Cold fruity drinks are a craving that comes with the warm weather heading our way. Finding the best juice bars and smoothie places around Manhattan to quench your thirst is definitely a must, but with so many spots, where do you even start the search? Look no further! We have listed our top 5 favorite juice bars with some of the best smoothies around NYC and some great suggestions for all of you to try. Kick the warm seasons off right with one of these tasty liquid treats!
51 E. Houston Street (between Mott & Mulberry)
This place has some of the tastiest and healthiest smoothies in lower Manhattan. Don’t let the small exterior fool you, for this juice bar has some of the biggest flavors! It can truly be considered a diamond in the rough of Manhattan juice bars; with everything from power smoothies, to veggie juices, to fruit shakes and hangover cures! All are at an affordable price ranging from $1.85-$5.75.
Our recommendation: The Bee Stinger
60 West 23rd Street (between 5th and 6th ave)
This is a great vegetarian hot spot in the Flatiron district with hearty and light smoothies and juices all vegetarian and vegan friendly. With their milk substitutes and soy, rice, and hemp protein add-ins, you can get your nutrients in for the day and a satisfying taste to any smoothie craving.
Our recommendation: The Green Power Smoothie
117 West 72nd Street (Other locations here)
This juice bar is a great spot to find the healthy and not-so-healthy smoothies with over 30 choices to pick from and hot blend mixes, there is really something for everyone.
Our recommendation: The Açaí bowl
170 2nd Ave (at 11th st)
This juice bar has everything from fresh squeezed juices to pressed juices, to smoothies and what they like to call “liquid meals." They specialize in detoxifying and rejuvenating drinks that will help you to get on the right path, cleanse your body, and create a healthy nutritious way of eating (or should we say drinking). The bright colors of this East Village asset keep a tropical and summery atmosphere and for those who don’t have time to stay, they even have their juices in bottles to go!
Our recommendation: The Berry Powerful Smoothie
125 E. 17th St
& 425 W. 15th St (at 9th ave)
One Lucky Duck is an NYC smoothie staple with classic smoothies, freshly pressed juices, and healthy shakes. Try one out in its Gramercy location or at the Chelsea Market while walking around the shops.
Our recommendation: Sarma’s Favorite Green Shake (grapefruit, pineapple, cucumber, chard, kale, cilantro, parsley, & Stevia)