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11 Places for Açaí and Smoothie Bowls Around Philadelphia

When it comes to frozen, fruity treats, nothing beats açaí bowls.


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Now that the warmer weather is here, we’re already looking for refreshing and delicious ways to cool down. Thankfully, açaí and smoothies bowls are not hard to come by in Philadelphia. Below, find ten Philly eateries where you can find fruity, frozen treats all summer long.

Animo Juice & Burrito Bar

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Where: 1701 Arch Street, Logan Square

What: As you might guess from the name, this Center City spot is a go-to for juices and burritos, but they also have an impressive smoothie bowl menu, including everything from dragonfruit bowls to papaya bowls to superfood “blue majik” to, of course, açaí bowls.

Bimini Juice Bar & Salad Bar


Where: 807 N 2nd Street, Northern Liberties

What: This healthy eatery does juices, smoothies, salads, and wraps — and they also added açaí bowls to the menu, topped with berries and bananas.

Boostin’ Bowls

Where: 100 Levering Street, Manayunk

What: Bowls are the name of the game at this cafe. Here you’ll find the eatery’s namesake bowl with blueberries and granola, a “banana split” bowl featuring dark chocolate chips and granola, and a “Bootella” bowl that’s topped with Nutella, along with many other tasty offerings.

The EnerJuicer

Where: 1600 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, Logan Square

What: Along with a packed menu of juices, smoothies, and juice shots — like ginger and wheatgrass — this shop has a short menu of smoothie and açaí bowls featuring classic fruit toppings like berries and bananas, as well as a “Cocoa Nut” bowl with cocoa powder and coconut flakes.

Front Street Cafe

Where: 1253 N Front Street, Fishtown

What: This full-service eatery is a go-to for “healthy” bar snacks (lookin’ at you, buffalo cauliflower bites), but you’ll also find an açaí bowl on the breakfast menu, made with an açaí banana whip and topped with fruit and a house-made nut and granola mix.

Happily Ever After Dessert Café

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Where: 230 Market Street, Old City

What: This movie-themed cafe is primarily a spot for desserts like frozen yogurt, but they also serve coffee — and açaí bowls.

The Juice Merchant

Where: 4330 Main Street, Manayunk

What: This cafe serves up salads and avocado toast, and they’ve also got a dedicated smoothie bowl menu section, featuring everything from a frozen banana bowl to a “Philly Bowl” with spinach and kale to the classic açaí superfood bowl.

Smart Street Healthy Kitchen & Juice Bar

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Where: 38 S 19th Street, Rittenhouse

What: This lunch spot has a packed menu of sandwiches, salads, and wraps, but they’ve also got four flavors of smoothie bowls, including a PB&J-inspired açaí bowl and a green bowl with maca powder and kale.

SoBol

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Where: 46 S 17th Street, Rittenhouse

What: New on the scene in Rittenhouse, SoBol specializes in açaí bowls, pitaya bowls, and smoothies — and toppings include everything from flax seeds to Nutella to natural nut butters.

Stripp’d Juice

Where: 263 N 3rd Street, Old City

What: You’ll find a menu of cleanses at this home-grown juicery, but you’ll also find three varieties of smoothie bowls: açaí, matcha, and blue majik.

Whole Foods Center City

Where: 2101 Pennsylvania Avenue, Fairmount

What: Yes, you can find just about every food under the sun at Whole Foods, but at the juice bar near the produce department, you can also find smoothie bowls in flavors like citrus, berry, peanut butter banana, with granola and fruit among the toppings.

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