Whether it’s incorporated into your post-workout routine or you just want to indulge your sweet tooth, smoothies reign supreme. And the great smoothie places of Rhode Island are sure to impress. From energy-boosting green smoothies to delectable peanut butter smoothies, here are the 10 best places to get one in Rhode Island.
Located on an unassuming corner on the picturesque Benefit Street, this juice bar serves up hearty sandwiches, pastries and, of course, smoothies. Make sure to head there in the summer to sit outside at the corner as you sip on one of their delicious house-made smoothies, like the Nutty Monkey, with banana, almond milk, and peanut butter, or the Mexicali, with coconut water, mango, pineapple, chia seed, lime, and cilantro. Don’t be afraid to ask the baristas to customize your smoothie, too, so you can achieve your ideal fruit ratio.
While few would consider Rhode Island tropical, this smoothie cafe might make you feel that way for a moment. With several locations around the Providence area, Tropical Smoothie Cafe is one of the best smoothie deals around. The cafe has been known to host smoothie happy hours with $1.99 smoothies.
This dog-friendly juice bar will have everyone licking their lips. The creative juices are full of energy-boosting vitamins. Go for the “Fennel Attraction,” made with kale, fennel, orange, carrot pineapple, and ginger. Their acai bowls are also worth a try!
You’ll find the Power of Juice giving out samples at the farmers market on weekends or at their storefront on Aquidneck Avenue. While not smoothies, their juices carry the same bold flavors and impactful ingredients. The best part? You can bring plenty of jars home, too!
If you’re searching for a healthy option in downtown Providence, Kwench is the place to be. Just one look at the baskets of fruit that line the walls and you’ll know that Kwench uses fresh ingredients in all of their food. Service is fast and friendly—you’ll soon be making a habit of starting your days with a smoothie rather than a coffee.
While you might not be able to resist the pastries and cakes that greet you at the door, the smoothies at Wildflour are just as incredible—and you can be sure that everything is completely vegan. And even those who don’t eat vegan will appreciate their use of fine ingredients and dedication to fresh flavors. Try some of their more unique beverages while you’re there, such as their beet root latte, made out of beet juice rather than coffee and sweetened with a bit of maple syrup.
At no other smoothie cafe will you find the type of rare tropical fruits that Fruteria uses. The menu, written in both Spanish and English, features mostly one-ingredient smoothies, but you’ll at just $4 a smoothie you’ll want to try all of them. Try the passion fruit juice to go with your Cubano sandwich!
The juice is on tap at this Pawtucket smoothie and juice bar. The cold-pressed juice preserves nutrients in the locally-sourced fruits and veggies that go into their smoothies. They keep the juice raw and unprocessed, making sure you get the full range of flavor in every glass of their juice. You can even order their juice to be delivered to your doorsteps on Wednesday mornings.
Smoothies aren’t just a snack—they can also be a meal. At this health food bar, enjoy a Herbalife meal replacement shake or smoothie, packed with protein but low on the sugar and sodium.
This cafe and gift store is painted with as many bright colors as you’ll find in their smoothies. Their fun, playful staff will treat you right as they serve up one of the many healthy options on the menu. Despite the cafe’s small size, the menu is extensive. Try the mango-coconut-pineapple smoothie for a refreshing summer taste!