Fresh juices are the BEST. They're hydrating. They're healthy. And they're cost-effective. So, while water is great when you're thirsty AF, a glass of chilled juice is like a piece of heaven. If you're someone who prefers fruity juices over aerated drinks or heavy milkshakes, we've rounded up some places you can hit up for your daily dose of satisfaction and hydration.
Juice It Up: Sip On Fresh Fruit Juices From These Popular Joints
Haji Ali Juice Center, Mahalaxmi
Starting the list with one of the most iconic and landmark joints sitting proudly since 1937 right beside the shores of Arabian Sea. A magnet for tourists and a go-to for locals - Haji Ali Juice Center - is known for their over-the-years maintained quality, fresh and seasonal ingredients, and their evolution in terms of innovation and infusion of products.
Sip On: Their killer combinations like Dillagi (Pineapple + Grape), Dosti (Pineapple + Orange). Or opt for their exotic options like New Zealand Cherry, New Zealand Kiwi, Golden Glory.
Amar Juice Center, Multiple Locations
Yes yes, we know they're really popular for their lip-smacking pav bhaji. But hey, you've got to try their fresh juice. Originally started off in Juhu, Amar Juice Centre has branched out to various pockets of the city including Girgaon Chowpatty, Tardeo, Borivali, Andheri East etc.
Sip On: Watermelon juice, Ganga-Jamuna, Cocktail juice.
Badshah Cold Drinks, Crawford Market
What better way than finish a hot day of shopping at Crawford market than sit and enjoy some fresh fruit juice at Badshah? While people rave about the falooda, we also sampled an array of their juices – a huge hit, mind you. Established almost a decade back, Badshah has garnered a huge chunk of loyal fans, who drop by the store either for a late-night bite or post-shopping.
Watch what all we feasted on when we dropped by this iconic joint.
Sip On: Black currant, watermelon, mosambi/orange, Kashmiri soda.
Health Juice Centre, Multiple Outlets
For those working at Lower Parel and finishing late, a drive to King’s Circle leads you to Health Juice Centre. Don’t let the name fool you. The goodies available here are full of calories and delicious, which is why we keep repeating our visit here. If you're up for sipping on juices with some quirky fusion, this place is for you!
Sip On: Strawberry kiwi, Strawberry colada, lichi melon, grape punch, rangoli.
Elco Arcade, Bandra
Celebs still talk of the wonderful chaat they get at Elco on Hill Road, but it’s the juices that we fell in love with. The watermelon juice in particular is more refreshing than any we’ve had in the city.
Sip On: Watermelon juice, Cocktail, Anar peru, Watermelon blossom, Grape blossom.
Patil Juice Centre, Charni Road
Nestled in the busy and commercial Opera house, this joint is always surrounded by professionals, students and of course foodies. If variety is what you're looking for, you've got to check this out as they're solely decided to juices, fresh creams and mocktails. From classic and basic ones to the unique and special ones - they've got a lot on offer for you.
Sip On: Plum Peach, Cherry, Strawberry blossom, Gold coffee blossom, Musk melon blossom.