UPDATED JUL 14, 2020
The juice and smoothie craze has more than just hit Houston, it’s become an integral part of the local culinary scene. And to help keep you in the know, we've compiled your go-to list of the best juice spots in H-Town.
This family-owned boutique juice and coffee shop in The Heights is revolutionizing (see what we did there?) juicing in Houston. Case in point: they throw the likes of activated charcoal in their cold-pressed drinks and superfoods like hemp seeds, moringa, and bee pollen in their smoothies and bowls. Not only that, you'll find nut milks, plus pour-over and cold brew coffee on their menu. Fitt Tip: if you need a little extra boost, order up a turmeric, black pepper, and coconut health shot and thank us later.
Situated right on The Heights bike trail, this OG juice destination brings a little slice of Austin to Houston. With a variety of spots throughout Houston, JuiceLand has become a local fave for a satisfying, tasty drink after you’ve sweat it out. Even better, JuiceLand occasionally updates their menu, dabbling with add-ons that range from exotic to marine-based (spirulina, anyone?), so you’ll always find something fun to try! Stop by for a made-to-order concoction and when you're short on time, reach for one of their pre-made, raw pressed bottles.
Another Austin favorite found its home in H-Town, and we couldn’t be happier. Serving up more than just juice, this colorful healthy hotspot makes getting your daily dose of fruits and vegetables a no-brainer. Choose from juices, bowls, smoothies, and even grab-and-go meals, all made with fresh, real ingredients (read: nothing here includes processed or artificial foods). And with three cafés in the city—Memorial, West U, and downtown—satisfying your healthy cravings is always within reach.
When a juice spot has a drink named after Montrose’s dancing rollerblader, you know they’re committed to repping the neighborhood hard. Adding to the funky drink names on Nourish’s menu (Hawaiian Airlines, Beetle Juice, and Skinny Honey Boo Boo), this juice bar uses only organic ingredients to craft their creations so you're only getting the best of the best. Plus, good vibes are guaranteed with the hand-painted wall decor (found in Kalos Coffee in The Heights and in Rice Village) and the friendly and knowledgeable staff.
Juice Girl in The Heights and Montrose serves up all the usual suspects—juice, smoothies, shots, and bowls—but they also have soft serve, vegan ice cream. Yup, you heard that right. Using their most popular juices as a base, their soft serve juice cream—yes, juice cream— keeps us coming back with flavors like Flaming Lips Zinger and Green Apple'ade. And if you're not in the mood for a frozen treat, you can order a made-to-order juice drink of the same name, and with the same amazing taste.
At this CA-based Bellaire juice bar you can expect everything from the wellness cocktails to the wheatgrass shots to be made with local produce sourced by area farmers (along with a few exotic ingredients shipped in from around the globe). So whether you’re up for a full juice cleanse or just popping in after Pilates at Pure Body down the street, you know this spot is slinging the good stuff. And if you can’t get enough of their nourishing juice blends, their sister store JuiceWell is now squeezin’ in Greenway Plaza.
JuiceWell is Sustain Juicery’s hip, younger sister. Opened as an extension of the OG juice bar, this healthy haven brings all of Sustain’s top-notch ingredients and freshness. In the mood for all things chocolate? JuiceWell has you covered. Their rich Coco Loco smoothie comes chock full of chocolate and healthy antioxidants along with coconut, cacao powder, banana, and maca. But if you're looking for something a little more fruity, you can't go wrong with the Zing juice packed with apple, orange, ginger, and chia seeds. And if you're not in Upper Kirby, you can also find them off the Katy Freeway.
Nékter Juice Bar serves uber nutritious blends in West University, Bellaire, and downtown, so make sure to add this health-centered eatery to your list. Aside from their plant-based concoctions and superfood boosts, the mega juice franchise is now offering Skoop, a coconut milk-based frozen dessert made without dairy, gluten, or refined sugar at all three of their local shops. Now that’s what we call a guilt-free treat.
From seasonal bowls to delicious smoothies, the reasons to love Clean Juice appear never ending. But we're here to talk juice and this local spot has you covered with their tasty, made-to-order concoctions, cold-pressed bottles (perfect for grabbing on the go), and the best juice cleanses the city has to offer. Oh, did we mention they're the only certified organic juice bar in the country? Head to one of their many Houston locations to start working your way through the menu — we suggest starting with The Daily One made with apple, carrot, cucumber, ginger, and lemon.
Need a pick-me-up? Memorial’s 713 Juice Bar will do the trick. This all-natural juice and smoothie spot is as simple as they come, but in the best way possible. Each refreshing drink is filled to the brim with fresh fruit and organic greens and almost nothing else. Choose from any of the 26 signature juices and smoothies, request an acai bowl, or custom-create your own blend! The options are endless.
Cold-pressed juice, handcrafted smoothie bowls, wellness shots, hot and cold coffee, and nut mylks — there's not much Main Squeeze Juice Co. doesn't do. And while they care about helping you have access to healthy, good-for-you options, they also care about the environment. That's why, in addition to offering an entirely plant-based menu, everything they serve comes in biodegradable and recyclable packaging. That's what we call a win-win, friends. Find them with multiple locations in the Houston area (with more in the works).
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