Detroit’s Best Smoothies & Juices

Modified: January 19, 2022 | Story by Danielle Alexander | Photos by Beyond Juicery + Eatery and Freshii

Whether you are in The D for an event, game or just exploring the sights with family and friends, it has the potential to get quite hot in the city during the summer months. Or maybe you’re just craving a delicious, flavorful, nutrient-rich juice. Take a break and cool down at one of these 10 places to get a smoothie or juice in Detroit.

Balence at Brome Modern Eatery

Near Huntington Place and craving a smoothie? Walk upstairs at Brome Modern Eatery to Balence Bar, where you can get delicious smoothies, cold-pressed juices, simple juices, mocktails, and nutrient-rich shots. If you’re getting a smoothie for breakfast, try the Banana Nut Butter – you can thank us later.

Byblos Café & Grill

Want lunch with that smoothie? Byblos Café & Grill, located on both West Palmer Avenue and Cass Avenue, not only offers fresh juice and smoothies, but a full Mediterranean menu, as well.

Chickpea in The D

Known for its smoothies, hummus and wraps, Chickpea in The D is definitely a go-to spot for those craving a light snack or a full meal while on John R Street.

Cold Stone Creamery

Although best known as an ice cream shop, the smoothies at Cold Stone Creamery will satisfy anyone’s thirst. Located in Greektown, Cold Stone also offers shakes and cakes.

Detroit Water Ice Factory

Do no preservatives, low sugar and natural fruit appeal to you? What about helping Detroit’s neediest residents? If so, check out author and journalist Mitch Albom’s Detroit Water Ice Factory located on Woodward Avenue. One hundred percent of the profits go to Super All Year Detroit charities.


Griswold Street’s Drought serves organic, cold-pressed and “mindfully prepared” raw juice. The juice is served in glass bottles and never pasteurized.


Located on Woodward Avenue, Freshii, whose motto is “Eat. Energize.,” not only offers a variety of juices and smoothies, but they also provide customers with bowls, salads, wraps, burritos, soups, frozen yogurt and more.

Beyond Juicery + Eatery

Located in Eastern Market, stop here to energize before a busy Saturday of shopping local produce. Beyond offers over 24 flavors of smoothies alone. They also offer juice cleanses for those who are brave enough.

Hershey’s Ice Cream

Hershey’s Ice Cream has a range of frozen drinks, including Frozen Yogurt Smoothies that come in a variety of flavors. If you’re craving something fresh, cool and delicious but also something low in calories, come down Grand River Avenue for one of these or another delicious treat.


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Mentioned Attractions And Venues

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    Byblos Cafe & Grill
    4830 Cass Ave., Detroit, MI 48201
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    ChickP Detroit
    110 Clifford St., Detroit, MI 48226
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    Cold Stone Creamery
    510 Monroe St., Detroit, MI 48226
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    Detroit Water Ice Factory
    1014 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48226
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    719 Griswold St., Ste. 110, Detroit, MI 48226
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    1001 Woodward Ave., Ste. 105, Detroit, MI 48226