Tropical Smoothie Cafe Reviews

Updated Sep 22, 2020

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3.2
47%
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160 Ratings
Pros
  • "Easy transition into a new work environment(in 33 reviews)

  • "it seems like a very easy job to catch on to(in 32 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay, simplicity, lack of creativity(in 27 reviews)

  • "There is a very low starting wage (almost always minimum wage(in 26 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Work!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shift Leader in Maumee, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tropical Smoothie Cafe part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    A Lot of available hours, perfect for high schoolers and college students, food discounts, management is great!

    Cons

    The business is always very busy so be prepared, conflict between day and night shift is constant, working with many high schoolers can lead to drama.

  2. "Good Culture"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Greensboro, NC

    I worked at Tropical Smoothie Cafe full-time

    Pros

    Good culture, strong management team

    Cons

    Undercompensated for hours, long hours


  3. "Good first job"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Manager 

    I have been working at Tropical Smoothie Cafe part-time

    Pros

    Easy Fast-paced Friendly environment Works with your schedule

    Cons

    Customer Service Young staff Not much upward mobility

  4. "Great experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Shift Leader 

    I worked at Tropical Smoothie Cafe part-time

    Pros

    Flexible, great environment, clean, fun

    Cons

    fast paced, rude customers, multistepped

  5. "Fun work, low pay"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Midlothian, VA

    I worked at Tropical Smoothie Cafe full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Fun work with coworkers

    Cons

    -Low pay and poor management

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  6. "Easy job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Crew Member in Bowling Green, KY

    I worked at Tropical Smoothie Cafe part-time

    Pros

    Easy to move shifts around

    Cons

    Low pay for the work

  7. "Great Environment"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Crew Member 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Tropical Smoothie Cafe part-time

    Pros

    Great environment, amazing people to work with

    Cons

    Somewhat tiring, not enough scheduled hours

  8. "Depends on your coworkers"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Shift Leader 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tropical Smoothie Cafe part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible hours and pretty easy to get shifts covered

    Cons

    have to ask to use sick hours

  9. "Ok"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Team Member in Estero, FL

    I worked at Tropical Smoothie Cafe part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Easy...if more than 3 people are on shift with you

    Cons

    Overwhelmed by the amount of orders during season

  10. "Pay isn't really worth it imo"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier in West York, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Tropical Smoothie Cafe part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Cash register experience. A salary.

    Cons

    Generally understaffed, questionable management, questionable hygiene, stressful environment, poor pay.

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