Miami’s 15 Best Juice Bars
Feb 24, 2020 February 24, 2020
We all know that Miami is one of the healthiest cities to live in, what with all of the sea, sand and sun. So there’s nothing like a freshly pressed juice to jumpstart your health kick. Plus, a tall glass of pressly pressed juice is known to fix many things – lethargy from a midnight binge, a Saturday-night hangover, the flu, sluggish metabolism, nutritional deficiencies, and even a bad mood. No matter what your reason to reach for an ACE or Green Goddess, these are the 15 best juice bars in Miami to get a fresh, yummy, health-packed pick-me-up that will certainly brighten up your day.
737 5th Street, South Beach
With a laid-back, bohemian vibe, this little juice and coffee shop serves some interesting hippie-approved blends. From its Happy Buddha Juice to Turmeric Latte and Marley Smoothie, your nutritious concoctions come with a side of good vibes. Locals also love this cozy spot for its delicious açai bowls. And, while you’re sipping on a glassful of deliciousness, you can browse through their collection of handmade, eco-friendly products such as soy candles, bohemian purses, jewelry, and much more.
143 NE 3rd Avenue, Downtown
Find a great variety of blended to fresh-pressed juices within the industrial-chic interiors of this juice bar and café. Juice Master Alexander Vasquez has whipped up a menu full of nutrient-rich concoctions using the tropical fruit he grew up eating back in Peru. A great spot for a cleanse as well as cheat days, the menu offers super smoothies to açai power bowls, whole grain waffles, and even flavor-packed empanadas.
Proudly using only organic produce, this local juice chain already has nine South Florida locations, and counting. Step in to savor their wide collection of juices that include power-packed organic sports drinks, raw-puccinos, smooth-e-lixirs, and even pre-made cleanse packages. Top recommended blends include the Tasty AF, ChocoLIT and Blue Majik. You’ll even find a good mix of flavorful açai bowls to take care of those hunger pangs.
6942 Collins Avenue, North Beach
Going strong since 1942, this charmingly old-school juice bar is nothing short of an institution. Try their signature pulpy punch or hand-cut fruit salad with cottage cheese and nectar. Patrons also rave about their fruit-filled açai bowls. Definitely worth a stop if you’re craving a no-nonsense, fresh fruit or veggie juice.
230 Almeria Avenue, Coral Gables
One of Coral Gables’ best-kept secrets, this hidden gem packs its made-to-order juices and smoothies with bold flavors. Even the simplest of lemonades takes on a more flavorful twist with the addition of zingy ginger or toothsome apple. A great spot for lunch, not only will you find healthy concoctions, but also low-cal, guilt-free pizza! Yes, their Muscle Pizza is full of wholesome goodness with ingredients such as quinoa, oatmeal, chia and hemp protein making it one of the healthiest cheat meals you’ll ever have.
270 E. Flagler Street, Downtown
As the name suggests, this place is a great pick when you’re in the mood for more than just a juice. Besides offering a great variety of cold-pressed juices and superfood smoothies, their wide-ranging menu includes popular comfort food items like turkey BLT and green Thai curry, vegan delights, as well as paleo specials. Best part, if you bring back your juice jar the same day, they are known to offer a discount.
Translating to “pure life,” this juice bar and eatery boasts of an all-day menu full of “clean” food and drink choices. Loyalists keep coming back for their breakfast and brunch menus as much as their juice menu. Visiting any of its chic branches, you get to indulge in a guilt-free variety of fresh juices, green juices, wheatgrass shots, ginger shots, smoothies, amazing salads, wraps, signature açai bowls, brown rice bowls and much more.
Equally serious about the impact they have on the environment as well as your body, this organic bistro does green living right. From saving energy with LED lighting to using compostable dinnerware and putting concoctions like “Fck Cancer” on the menu, they are as passionate about caring for the environment as much as your wellness. Besides their nutrient-packed juices and smoothies, their made-to-order açai bowls, sandwiches and wraps are worth a try too.
222 NE 25th Street, Edgewater
With equally healthy juice, smoothie and dining menus, this casual spot is great to chill at before and after working out. Their Stamina shot is the perfect energizer to take on a busy day, while the Nourish smoothie hits the spot when your body craves some wholesome TLC. Regulars also rave about their vegan arepas, beet burgers, waffles, and açai bowls.
1534 Alton Road, South Beach
A local hotspot, this long-standing South Beach health market and café has plenty of cold-pressed, made-to-order as well as grab-and-go juice options. With a menu that will delight vegans and carnivores alike, loyalists highly recommend trying the ahi tuna salad, falafel wrap, tofu pizza, and lentil soup (that comes as a side with most orders). Even their smoothie menu features almost two dozen options with Tranquility Tango and Detox B topping the charts.
Firm believers of “you are what you eat,”, this mini café chain takes serving fresh food, coffee and juice seriously, which is why you’ll find a variety of more than three dozen smoothies on the menu. Their specialty juice and food menus are equally hefty and nutrient-packed. Get charged up with a Wheatgrass High, recover with the Hangover Remedy, or just guzzle down their all-rounder Cure. Other must-tries include the avocado toast, tuna melt pita, and crepes.
A Danish import, the baristas at this juice bar like to put on a show akin to any upscale bar. With an appropriate playlist always plugged in, think twirling straws and meticulously balanced cups getting ready to receive their contents. Regulars highly recommend trying their Green Mile, Iron Man, protein shakes, and ginger shots. On the food menu, their avocado toast options and spicy tuna sandwiches are always a good bet.
A color-coded menu (according to health benefits) helps you navigate through the grand variety of energizing food and drink available at these chic cafés. From freshly blended live juice to cold-pressed detox drinks, non-dairy milks, health shakes and white coffee, this mini-chain of cafés serves 100% organic, performance food and beverages. Locals love their live Green Juice No. 5, Golden Mylk Latte, avocado toast, quinoa porridge, and vegan sandwiches. Other interesting finds from the menu include Damage Control, Beauty Elixir, Slimmer, Love for Kids, and a spirulina-ginger booster, where the names say it all.
2992 Mcfarlane Road, Coconut Grove
With a menu crafted by nutrition expert Mariana Diez, this minimalist-chic juice bar’s ambiance is as clean and detoxifying as its juices. Every drink on the menu has a purpose, from the Defenses Up to the Keep me Awake and Slim me Down. What sets this juice bar apart is that their customized detox programs not only include healthy juices but also nutrient-dense eats to help you ‘detox with food and not just juice.”
With its pink flamingo wallpaper a hot favorite among Instagrammers, and its chic South Beach locations, these peppy juice bars have much more to offer than just good vibes and photo ops. Both juice and coffee lovers have something to look forward to at these local hotspots. Besides an extensive menu of cold-pressed and fresh-squeezed juices, walk in to find a wholesome variety of wellness shots, fruity lemonades, classic milkshakes, smoothies, coffee, tea, chai lattes, and five types of matcha. Their acai bowls and avocado toast make a healthy pairing for the drinks.
This ranking of Miami’s Best Juice bars is based on establishments with Yelp ratings of 3.5 and higher, plus our own local expertise and opinions.
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