Get Juiced: Healthy Sips in Greater Philadelphia

Healthy Juice

If clean eating is on the top of your to-do list this year, listen up! Fresh-squeezed juice and smoothies are some of the most efficient and delicious ways to consume a large quantity of fresh produce and superfoods (hello, antioxidants!) in one go. We’ve gathered a few of our favorite cafes and shops for best juice in Philadelphia and the surrounding ‘burbs.

Whether you’re looking to jump-start new habits or just sweeten up your already healthy routine, we’ve got you covered! Add one of these local spots to your routine and start getting juiced!

Green Juice

The Juice Pod (multiple locations)

You can find the Juice Pod all over the Greater Philly area, with locations in Delaware, Montgomery, Chester and Philadelphia counties. It offers a delicious array of bowls, paninis, wraps and smoothies, AND a great cold pressed juice menu.  Power-packed and well balanced options include the Avalon Green (kale, apple, cucumber and lemon), Pineapple Mint, and Glammunity (kale, spinach, apple, grapefruit, celery, ginger, collagen protein, tocos and lemon). Juice Pod is one-stop-shop for a full nutritional power-up.

Jaco Juice (West Chester & Media)

Made-to-order fresh juice and smoothies top the reasons why we love Jaco Juice & Taco Bar in West Chester and Media. Not sure where to start on Jaco’s extensive menu? We recommend keeping it simple. Order one of our favorites off the juice menu: the Baco. It’s made with fresh squeezed OJ, carrot and ginger. Or, go for the Blueberry Hill with pineapple, blueberry, kale and coconut water. At Jaco, you won’t find fake; just delicious and pure. 8 W. Gay St., West Chester; (610) 436-4177; 21 W. State St., Media; (484) 444-2839.

Kay Way Juice (Lansdowne)

Kay Way Juice helps you reach your nutritional quota with super fresh, highly nutritious juices. It offers detox packs and subscription juice plans as well, for those looking to sustaining a healthy regimen. Kay Way’s customizable menu options include Wake Up Juice with pineapple, spinach and kale, mango-based Enzymes Glore, CocoLimon, and Toddie Turmeric Juice. Check out their online menu for more info about the nutritional properties of Kay Way’s natural ingredients! 32 E .Baltimore Ave., Lansdowne; (484) 461-3141. 

Q&K Juice Solutions (Havertown)

To rejuvenate, lighten up and energize, head to Q&K Juice Solutions for a great selection of healthy juices. Its juices address a myriad of mind/body concerns like stress, immunity, mental clarity, pain relief, and joy! Mind Solution is made with carrot, ginger, mint, orange, celery and lime while Pain Be Gone offers sweet relief with pineapple, carrot, kale, turmeric and red pepper. 120 West Chester Pike Suite A, Havertown; (484) 454-3598.

Health Juice

Crate & Press Juice Bar (Glenside)

Crate & Press Juice Bar serves mouth-watering, organic cold pressed juice on top of smoothies and bites! Charge up with Alkaline, with cucumber, pear, citrus and ginger, or whisk yourself away with Summer Mojito Juice (watermelon, strawberry, cucumber, lime and mint) or Vacation Breeze (mango, pineapple, cucumber, mint leaves and lime). You can further juice up with a 2 ounce shot of elderberry or flu-fighting pinapple, organge, turmeric and ginger. 266 N. Keswick Ave., Glenside; (215) 758-2668.

Main Squeeze Philly (South Philadelphia & Fishtown)

Main Squeeze Philly in south Philadelphia offers delicious, healthy acai bowls, smoothies and juices catering to your needs. Looking for an eye-opener? Try the Wake Me Up with orange, lemon and ginger. The Immunity Booster combines citrus, pineapple and turmeric to fortify your system while the low-calorie Health and Heal keeps it simple with celery and lemon for a cleansing refresh. 2510 S Broad St., Philadelphia; (267)639-6828

Made with Love Juicery (Fairmount, Philadelphia)

Made with Love Juicery in Philadelphia serves ups loads of powerful food and drink, from a variety of cashew milks to no-filler smoothies and plenty of juice. There’s made-to-order pressed juice, including a pick-four create your own option, and a “Beet It Sweetie” with beet, strawberry, lemon, apple and grape. Get green with the organic cold pressed options like Mighty Greens with leafy greens and green apple, or Tropical Greens with leafies, lime, and coconut water. 1925 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia; (267)855-8423

Purplish Squeezes Juice Bar (Olney, Philadelphia)

Purplish Squeezes Juice Bar specializes in all natural juices that consistently deliver in quality and deliciousness. You can buy everything in 16 ounce, half gallon and gallon sizes. The signature juice is Purplish Berry Burst, made with pineapples, strawberries, oranges, blueberries and raspberries. On a hot day, try Classic Cool Mint with Granny Smith apples, orange and mint. Be sure to catch the special seasonal juices, too, like Passion Peach Bliss and Watermelon Kiwi Splash. 5400 Rising Sun Ave., Philadelphia; (267) 973-3146.

Turmeric Juice

To all of you on the juice and smoothie train, do you have other go-to spots for your cravings? Please tell us!

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