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10 Stellar Acai Bowls to Try in South Florida

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Acai, a dark purple fruit pronounced ah-sigh-EE, comes from the Brazilian acai berry grown in the Amazon forest. South Florida restaurants serve the super fruit in robust, appealing bowls, which can serve as either a meal or mid-day snack.

Praised for being particularly beneficial to health and well-being, the superfluity treats are cold, thick, and spoonable, also packing a lot of nutrition and antioxidant-boosting properties that can keep Below, the best 10 options to indulge in now.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. 3Natives

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2602 S Dixie Hwy
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
(561) 513-8000
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In West Palm Beach, 3Natives manages to keep the health appeal of acai as well as its rich flavors. There are ten bowl options to choose from including a make-your-own iteration and the Calypso, made with Greek yogurt for tang and an elaborate mix of granola, almond butter, and banana. That base is enhanced by a fruit blend of blueberry, raspberry, and pineapple, then sprinkled with hemp seeds and chia seeds.

2. Myapapaya kitchen + juicery

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2528 N Federal Hwy
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305
(954) 338-5651
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A favorite amongst Fort Lauderdale locals, Mypapaya Kitchen + Juicery keeps things simple with a lone mouthwatering acai bowl on the menu, which combines organic acai, banana, blueberry, strawberry, and apple juice. The treat also packs Mya’s granola and pineapple and is sprinkled with shaved coconut, honey, and a handful of goji berry for a dose of antioxidants.  

3. Sarava Acai Café

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2213 N Dixie Hwy
Wilton Manors, FL 33305
(954) 530-4001
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Sarava Acai Cafe’s offers acai bowls ranging from $2 to $6. The highlight is the Amor Verde in where acai teams up with blueberry, banana, citrus juice, and granola to create a source of energy in the base. Chopped dates, coconut flakes, and more granola are thrown on top and kale and spinach break up the all-fruit flavor and adds a bit of freshness. Pair with a mango ginger smoothie for an all-around feel good meal.

4. Green Bar & Kitchen

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1075 SE 17th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
(954) 533-7507
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Indulge in the Tropical Delight bowl, an perfect fo pick-me-up after a workout session mixed with banana and granola. The textural contrast of coconut flakes and chia seeds adds to the dish, while perfectly ripe kiwi and pineapple are piled round up the flavorful bites. 

5. Flyfuel Food Co.

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20804 Biscayne Blvd
Aventura, FL 33180
(305) 894-6936
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At Flyfuel it all starts with a base of choice, which could be low-fat, soy, almond, oat or coconut milk, coconut water, orange juice, apple juice, or lemonade. For the restaurant’s classic acai bowl the base is blended with organic acai and banana for extra creaminess. The mix gets topped with granola for crunch, banana slices, and strawberries, then a drizzle of honey brings all together and coconut is added for gentle flavor. For the PBGA bowl, the base is flavored with acai, banana, and peanut butter, to which granola, banana, and cacao nibs are thrown in for texture and a delectable dose of sweetness. A pitaya bowl is also on the menu for those who prefer a hot-pink dragonfruit base.

6. Carrot Express (Multiple locations)

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1755 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 535-1379
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Carrot Express’s varied menu of offerings includes an Brazilian acai bowls made with Mario’s granola and sweet tropical fruits like strawberries, blueberries, banana, and pineapple. Enhanced with honey, the bowls also contains raw coconut flakes, raisins, and nuts for a nice crunch. 

7. Koa Poke and Burrito

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1600 Collins Ave Unit 103
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 539-0960
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For a mix of a healthy and indulgent order the Supreme Leader, a fusion of acai, banana, coconut water, and guarana syrup. The hearty bowl is mixed with granola, strawberries, banana, blueberries, and goji berries, along with coconut chips, chia seed, bee pollen, and dark chocolate chips. Last but not least, choose between peanut butter or Nutella to make it even more elaborate. 

8. Sagrado Cafe

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900 Biscayne Blvd r102
Miami, FL 33132
(786) 671-7434
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This Downtown Miami cafe is one of Miami’s most popular destinations for true acai lovers. The unsweetened Brazilian acai is the foundation, mixed with banana for body and can easily replace brunch. The smooth, ice-cream-like base comes served with sides of classic granola for a welcome additional texture and honey so customers can get the sweetness just right.

9. Sproutz

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60 SW 10th St
Miami, FL 33130
(305) 603-9370
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The thoughtful menu at the Sunny Isles-based Sproutz boasts a vibrant selection of açaí bowls like the crowd-pleasing Protein, a hearty mix of organic Brazilian açaí blended with banana, mango, and vanilla whey protein, with layers of bananas on top. Last but not least, Sproutz sells a filling açaí in an eight-ounce cup, sweetened with guarana, to which items like spirulina, matcha, and turmeric can be added. 

10. Pura Vida (Multiple locations)

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1104 S Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33130

At Pura Vida—which has South Florida outposts in Brickell, South Beach, West Palm Beach, and Fort Lauderdale, amongst others— guests can choose from three generously portioned acai bowl varieties. The standout here is the Bali Crunch, a mix of raw organic Brazilian acai blended with banana and boasting decadent topping combinations of vegan gluten-free granola, mango, cacao nibs, goji berry, and almond butter drizzle.

1. 3Natives

2602 S Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 33401

In West Palm Beach, 3Natives manages to keep the health appeal of acai as well as its rich flavors. There are ten bowl options to choose from including a make-your-own iteration and the Calypso, made with Greek yogurt for tang and an elaborate mix of granola, almond butter, and banana. That base is enhanced by a fruit blend of blueberry, raspberry, and pineapple, then sprinkled with hemp seeds and chia seeds.

2602 S Dixie Hwy
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

2. Myapapaya kitchen + juicery

2528 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305

A favorite amongst Fort Lauderdale locals, Mypapaya Kitchen + Juicery keeps things simple with a lone mouthwatering acai bowl on the menu, which combines organic acai, banana, blueberry, strawberry, and apple juice. The treat also packs Mya’s granola and pineapple and is sprinkled with shaved coconut, honey, and a handful of goji berry for a dose of antioxidants.  

2528 N Federal Hwy
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305

3. Sarava Acai Café

2213 N Dixie Hwy, Wilton Manors, FL 33305

Sarava Acai Cafe’s offers acai bowls ranging from $2 to $6. The highlight is the Amor Verde in where acai teams up with blueberry, banana, citrus juice, and granola to create a source of energy in the base. Chopped dates, coconut flakes, and more granola are thrown on top and kale and spinach break up the all-fruit flavor and adds a bit of freshness. Pair with a mango ginger smoothie for an all-around feel good meal.

2213 N Dixie Hwy
Wilton Manors, FL 33305

4. Green Bar & Kitchen

1075 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Indulge in the Tropical Delight bowl, an perfect fo pick-me-up after a workout session mixed with banana and granola. The textural contrast of coconut flakes and chia seeds adds to the dish, while perfectly ripe kiwi and pineapple are piled round up the flavorful bites. 

1075 SE 17th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

5. Flyfuel Food Co.

20804 Biscayne Blvd, Aventura, FL 33180

At Flyfuel it all starts with a base of choice, which could be low-fat, soy, almond, oat or coconut milk, coconut water, orange juice, apple juice, or lemonade. For the restaurant’s classic acai bowl the base is blended with organic acai and banana for extra creaminess. The mix gets topped with granola for crunch, banana slices, and strawberries, then a drizzle of honey brings all together and coconut is added for gentle flavor. For the PBGA bowl, the base is flavored with acai, banana, and peanut butter, to which granola, banana, and cacao nibs are thrown in for texture and a delectable dose of sweetness. A pitaya bowl is also on the menu for those who prefer a hot-pink dragonfruit base.

20804 Biscayne Blvd
Aventura, FL 33180

6. Carrot Express (Multiple locations)

1755 Alton Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139

Carrot Express’s varied menu of offerings includes an Brazilian acai bowls made with Mario’s granola and sweet tropical fruits like strawberries, blueberries, banana, and pineapple. Enhanced with honey, the bowls also contains raw coconut flakes, raisins, and nuts for a nice crunch. 

1755 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139

7. Koa Poke and Burrito

1600 Collins Ave Unit 103, Miami Beach, FL 33139

For a mix of a healthy and indulgent order the Supreme Leader, a fusion of acai, banana, coconut water, and guarana syrup. The hearty bowl is mixed with granola, strawberries, banana, blueberries, and goji berries, along with coconut chips, chia seed, bee pollen, and dark chocolate chips. Last but not least, choose between peanut butter or Nutella to make it even more elaborate. 

1600 Collins Ave Unit 103
Miami Beach, FL 33139

8. Sagrado Cafe

900 Biscayne Blvd r102, Miami, FL 33132

This Downtown Miami cafe is one of Miami’s most popular destinations for true acai lovers. The unsweetened Brazilian acai is the foundation, mixed with banana for body and can easily replace brunch. The smooth, ice-cream-like base comes served with sides of classic granola for a welcome additional texture and honey so customers can get the sweetness just right.

900 Biscayne Blvd r102
Miami, FL 33132

9. Sproutz

60 SW 10th St, Miami, FL 33130

The thoughtful menu at the Sunny Isles-based Sproutz boasts a vibrant selection of açaí bowls like the crowd-pleasing Protein, a hearty mix of organic Brazilian açaí blended with banana, mango, and vanilla whey protein, with layers of bananas on top. Last but not least, Sproutz sells a filling açaí in an eight-ounce cup, sweetened with guarana, to which items like spirulina, matcha, and turmeric can be added. 

60 SW 10th St
Miami, FL 33130

10. Pura Vida (Multiple locations)

1104 S Miami Ave, Miami, FL 33130

At Pura Vida—which has South Florida outposts in Brickell, South Beach, West Palm Beach, and Fort Lauderdale, amongst others— guests can choose from three generously portioned acai bowl varieties. The standout here is the Bali Crunch, a mix of raw organic Brazilian acai blended with banana and boasting decadent topping combinations of vegan gluten-free granola, mango, cacao nibs, goji berry, and almond butter drizzle.

1104 S Miami Ave
Miami, FL 33130

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