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The 10 Best Smoothie Spots In New York City

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Updated: 29 October 2016
Whether you’re meeting friends or making a pit stop for an on-the-go snack, we profile our picks for the top 10 smoothie spots in New York City.


There’s no need to sacrifice taste for health at the East Village-based juice bar Liquiteria. Their menu offers a variety of cold-pressed juices, superfood smoothies, herbal supplements, healthy snacks, and more. Their goal is to inspire their customers to live a healthy life of vitality, so ‘cleanse coaches’ and ambassadors are there to support your choices. Try the Mean Green, a mix of kale, spinach, mango, bananas, and pineapple, for a delicious treat.

Liquiteria, 170 Second Avenue, New York, NY, USA +1 212 358 0300

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Image Courtesy of Liqueteria

Agavi Juice

Agavi Juice is a healthy and delicious snack venue with multiple combinations on offer. Featured smoothies include the Agave Mojito (made with pineapple, lemon, banana, mint, raw agave, and coconut water) and the Green n’ Mean (a mix of strawberry, papaya, raw agave, kale, and almond milk). Aside from the classics, Agavi offers a range of tasty tropical options to choose from.

Agavi Juice, 72 East Seventh Street, New York, NY, USA +1 212 390 8042

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Image Courtesy of Agavi Juice

Juice Generation

A spot that was founded in 1999 by Eric Helms that now boasts locations all over New York City, Juice Generation whips up incredible concoctions made from premium ingredients. Try the Kale Kolada, a mix of kale, coconut, spinach, and banana served in a coconut shell, or the Mr. Greengenes, made from spinach, kale, mango, banana, and nut milk. You can’t go wrong with this place; it’s a NYC go-to.

Juice Generation, 28 East 18th Street, New York, NY, USA +1 646 882 4299

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Image Courtesy of Juice Generation

Juice Smoothie & Tea Inc.

Using only the freshest fruits and vegetables, Juice Smoothie and Tea offers all-natural products with no artificial flavors or sweeteners. Try the Sweet Green smoothie, which is a combination of kale, spinach, cucumber, and green apple.

Juice Smoothie & Tea Inc., 316 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, USA +1 212 279 5444

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green smoothie-4 | © jules/Flickr

Oasis Jimma Juice Bar

Established by Abdi Abajebel in 2012, Oasis Jimma Juice Bar has become one of the most popular smoothie spots for New Yorkers. Fresh and all-natural ingredients give their smoothies incredible flavor, and customers can choose from a range of added protein and nutritional supplements like nut butter.

Oasis Jimma Juice Bar, 3163 Broadway, New York, NY, USA +1 646 590 0685

Smoothie | © Quinn Dombrowski/Flickr

Smoothie | © Quinn Dombrowski/Flickr

Equinox Juice Bar

With a full menu of local, organic, and seasonal ingredients to choose from, Equinox Juice Bar is an excellent option for anyone who’s just hit the gym. Smoothies are categorized by their properties, so choose to re-boot, burn, build, or drive yourself without sacrificing taste. Opt for a classic strawberry smoothie with hydrating coconut water, coconut milk, strawberry, banana, pineapple, and coconut flakes.

Equinox Juice Bar, 10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY, USA

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Smoothie | © Ida Myrvold/Flickr

Juice Press

Juice Press offers an organic smoothie bar, blending almond milk, hemp milk, coconut water, or coffee with the clients’ choice. Their menu features Açai bowls, which are smoothies filled with blueberry, butter, and almond butter with crunchy granola and another topping of your choosing. Their best sellers include Fountain of the Youth, made with coconut water, banana, strawberry, raspberry, blueberry, agave, hemp protein, and coconut oil. Also try the Hawaiian Healer, a mix of mint, coconut water, banana, cinnamon, ginger, and pineapple.

Juice Press, 70 East First Street, New York, New York, NY, USA +1 212 777 0034

Banana Nut Smoothie - Drink Up | © gogatsby/Flickr

Banana Nut Smoothie – Drink Up | © gogatsby/Flickr


Falafel and smoothie bar Taïm was founded back in 2005 by Chef Einat Admony and Stefan Nafziger, who envisioned a menu featuring street food classics with a gourmet twist. Their signature smoothies include pear with mint and lemon, cantaloupe with ginger, and strawberry with raspberry-Thai basil. Choose from one of their expertly-concocted juices or create your own.

Taïm, 222 Waverly Place, New York, New York, NY, USA +1 212 691 1287

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pink! | © Matthias Rhomberg/Flickr

Ripe Juice Bar & Grill

Free from added sugars or preservatives, Ripe smoothies are full of natural flavor. Their version of ‘additives’ includes the likes of echinacea, wheatgrass, and cayenne pepper. They only use fat-free or skim milk yogurt, with vegan options for the dairy-free among us. The Açai Detox, made from açai berries, strawberries, blueberries, and apple juice, is particularly delicious.

Ripe Juice Bar & Grill, 70-13 Austin Street, Queens, NY, USA +1 718 261 2881

Smoothie | © miss_yasmina/Flickr

Smoothie | © miss_yasmina/Flickr

Branson Got Juice

Branson Got Juice has a vast variety of flavor and nutrient combinations, with extra shots and supplements available. Try the ‘Sugarhill’ made with açai berry, cider, strawberry, blueberry, and raspberry, and be sure to add extra vitamin C and ginseng. The ‘Papaya Ale’ is also a crowd favorite and is made from papaya, banana, peach, whey protein, ginger, and almond milk.

Branson Got Juice, 741 Saint Nicholas Avenue, New York, NY, USA +1 212 233 2700