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The Dolly Llama quickly became a top choice for LA’s late-night crowd as well as the city’s non-stop flow of international tourists. In part it was because of the flood of social media with amazing images of our one-of-a-kind dessert experience.

If you are a people person and would like to join one of the most notable, artisan and cool dessert franchise concepts in recent memory, we welcome your interest by completing the inquiry form below. We will be happy to address your initial questions and review available opportunities in your market.

Kids Group at The Dolly


The Dolly Llama dessert shop is quickly becoming the hottest dessert destination for great-tasting artfully designed unique desserts as well as the brand’s unmatched environment and identity. With her chic shades and cool LA swag, “Dolly” is becoming an icon and has come to represent our distinctively engineered business and has all the necessary brand elements for the modern market.

Territories are Available!
Franchise Opportunity Map showing 3 stores open in California, 1 store open in Utah, 4 stores open in Texas, 1 store open in North Carolina, 2 stores open in South Carolina, 1 store open in Tennessee and 1 store open in Florida.

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The Dolly Llama has carefully and proactively engineered our business model with NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Our low total initial investment franchise is ideal for any thriving location in North America. Our low start up costs allow our franchise partners to flourish with the initial investment starting at $142,000, which includes our $30,000 franchise fee.

Rest assured, we are with you each step of the way with impeccable customer service, marketing, and our exceptional branding. Our experienced support team works closely with you from finding locations through the grand opening preparations and beyond. Our goal is to help you become as successful as possible, regardless of your background or previous training. Whether you’re an experienced restauranteur or new to the industry, you will not find a better franchise opportunity than The Dolly Llama!

Included Support

  • National site selection and lease negotiation
  • Contemporary and cool interior design
  • National construction management support
  • Comprehensive initial training
  • Simple staffing and operational oversight
  • Grand Opening marketing and event planning
  • Community fundraisers and campaigning efforts
  • National purchasing and procurement program
  • Traditional and digital internet advertising initiatives
  • Strong social media programming and guidance
  • Local and brand centric public relations assistance
  • Innovative and effective marketing initiatives

The Dolly Llama Franchisee Application Process

Mutual Evaluation
Financial Review
Discovery Meeting
Territory Approval
Grand Opening


  • Strong social media programming and guidance
  • Uncompromising quality of fresh liege and bubble waffles
  • Premium artisan-made ice cream
  • Cool, colorful and efficient shop design
Double Scoop Ice Cream Cones

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