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Cary’s Best Spots for Smoothie Bowls

(The Triangle Trend) There’s nothing quite like a smoothie to kick-start your morning or renew you after a workout. But often you order a smoothie that’s just too runny or not satisfying. That’s where smoothie bowls and açai bowls come in. They are thick, large servings of blended fruits and veggies topped with nutritious seeds, nut butters, granolas, and superfoods. Fortunately, their popularity is quickly growing, making them more available in the Cary area. Here are the top thirteen spots in Cary to get your smoothie bowl fix, and maybe a little something extra, too.


Pure Juicery & Vegan Food Bar

716 Slash Pine Dr, Cary, NC 27519

Pure Juicery is a juice and vegan foods bar new to the Triangle. They focus on using high quality, healthy ingredients to make great tasting, ultra-premium juices, smoothies, and food.


Rush Bowls

2811 Hillsborough St, Ste 105, Raleigh, NC 27607

A Rush Bowl is a thick, creamy blend of all-natural fruits and vegetables. It’s topped with delicious, crunchy, organic granola and a drizzle of honey. A Rush Bowl is a complete meal in a bowl designed to satisfy your hunger and fuel your rush.


Buoy Bowls

The Triangle’s first açai bowl food truck. They serve award-winning organic açai bowls that are topped with organic hemp granola, a variety of fresh fruit, superfood toppings, and honey, all made-to-order. You can visit their website to see a schedule or order online.


Mission Market

124 N Salem St, Apex, NC 27502

Conveniently located in downtown Apex, this coffee, bakery, and gift shop is roomy and inviting. They offer seven different açai bowls, including their Mission Bowl, Campfire Bowl, Loco Bowl, Bee-lieve Bowl, and PB & Jammin’ Bowl.


Fount Coffee + Kitchen

10954 Chapel Hill Rd, Morrisville, NC 27560

Fount Coffee + Kitchen is a specialty coffee shop and gluten-free café located in the heart of Research Triangle Park. Fount’s allergen-friendly and all-natural menu boasts of smoothie bowls, artisan toasts, salads, and baked goods, all made fresh and in house.



1369 Kildaire Farm Rd, Cary, NC 27511

The bowl creation process at JuiceVibes is simple. Start with açai, pitaya, or both; choose your base from almond milk, coconut milk, coconut h20, to apple juice; choose a fruit, like strawberry, blueberry, pineapple, banana, mango, apple, or a seasonal option; and top with granola and local-raw honey.


La Horchateria

2261 New Hope Church Rd, Raleigh, NC 27604

Aside from their delicious açai bowls, La Horchateria has the best horchata in the triangle. Not only is everything they serve creamy, sweetened to perfection, and totally tasty, but they have lots of different flavors to choose from.


Sweetberry Good Vibes Only

150 W Holly Springs Rd Holly Springs, NC 27540

Customer smoothie bowl favorites include their Sweetberry Açai Bowl topped with granola, banana, strawberry, coconut flakes, and Nutella; their Hermosa Açai Bowl, topped with granola, strawberry, blueberry, and honey; and their OG Açai Bowl, topped with granola, chocolate protein, banana, and peanut butter.


Raleigh Raw

7 W Hargett St Raleigh, NC 27601

Raw gets you back to the way nature intended for you to feel through raw and purely organic fruits and vegetables. Their menu is packed with delicious, and they make seven different smoothie bowls. Want to try something new? Grab a dragon fruit, blue spirulina, or house-made-truffle smoothie bowl.


Clean Juice

3035 Village Market Pl Morrisville, NC 27560

Clean Juice is an organic juice and smoothie bar. They offer juices, smoothies, protein smoothies, açai bowls, salads, toasts, and organic cold-pressed juices and cleanses. Their açai bowls are packed with fresh fruit, nuts, and granola to get you satisfied and refreshed.



5011 Falls Of The Neuse Rd, Ste B Raleigh, NC 27609

Juicekeys is an organic juice and smoothie bar serving up healthy smoothie bowls and more. You can order online and get your bounty to go. Need the power bowls to come to you? Juicekeys has you covered with delivery in select locations.


Happy + Hale

443 Fayetteville St Raleigh, NC 27601

Happy + Hale’s salads and smoothie bowls are always fresh, flavorful, and unique. They have a bunch of options that the chef has already put together, but you can also build your own salad or smoothie bowl with any ingredients that you want.


Kwench Juice Cafe

9660 Falls Of Neuse Rd Raleigh, NC 27615

Kwench’s mission to bring you smoothies with fresh, never frozen fruit means that they are committed to finding the best possible ingredients. They shop locally for fresh and organic ingredients to ensure you won’t find a fresher juice or smoothie.

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Cierra Smith | Editor

Raleigh-born writer passionate about cultural awareness and social change. You’ll typically find me somewhere studying a language, writing, or doing pilates. Consider me a health-conscious foodie with an interest in all diets and lifestyles.

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