Austin Fit Magazine Best of 2016
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Best Smoothie Shop
Will JuiceLand’s reign ever come to an end? Although they have an extensive menu full of juices, hot drinks, and healthy shots, the smoothies reign supreme by allowing customers to keep it fresh (in more ways than one) with every order. Continuing its undefeated streak, it remains Austin’s favorite place to grab a smoothie.
2. Daily Juice
JuiceLand Fun Facts
What are your best-sellers?
(fresh apple juice • banana • blueberry • cherry • peanut butter • brown rice protein • flax oil • spirulina)
(almond milk • banana • spinach • hemp protein • peanut butter)
What makes JuiceLand so popular in Austin?
At JuiceLand, we source the highest-quality ingredients, keep the music super fresh, and dedicate time, money, and juice to supporting various local nonprofit organizations. Our shops have a unique vibe spirited by creative and conscious employees, and we're all about feeling better all the time.
How does JuiceLand extend beyond juices and smoothies?
We have recently had the opportunity to offer a submission-based scholarship program to our employees, to be used toward going back to school to create a more sustainable future, or getting a yoga teacher certification to share mindful living with our community. Our goal is to make the the world a better place by creating happy, healthy, sustainable communities.
Best Coffee Shop
This powerhouse international chain beat out local boutique java shops this year. With numerous locations around the city and delicious seasonal specials, a Starbucks is never too far out of reach.
2. Summer Moon
3. Caffe Medici
Favorite Guilty Pleasure
With more than 30 years of history in Austin, Amy’s Ice Creams has mastered the craft of making sweet treats worthy of your cheat day cravings. The menu changes frequently, and the employees are as funny as the treats are delicious.
Favorite Brunch Spot
Newly opened in May, this brunch spot has quickly made a name for itself in Austin. Treat yourself to the scrumptious pancake flight or get your hair of the dog fix with one of their boozy breakfast beverages.
2. Kerbey Lane
Best Food Truck
Fusing Korean and Mexican flavors into all of their dishes, this unique food truck keeps you coming back for more. The food truck has seen immense success, going on to open three brick and mortar locations, as well as securing a deal on Shark Tank to continue the expansion.
Best Healthy Restaurant
Another new kid on the block, True Food Kitchen has become a fan favorite since its opening in February. The menu is full of food options for every kind of diet and palate, while keeping a focus on local, sustainable produce.
3. Casa de Luz
Offering one-of-a-kind craft cocktails in a hip, airy space, Whislers is exactly where you need to be during happy hour… or any other hour of the day.
Favorite Local Beer, Wine, or Spirit
Naturally gluten-free, and offering six different flavors, Deep Eddy gives you the ingredients you need to be creative with your cocktails.
2. Tito’s Vodka
Favorite Grocery Store
This grocery chain offers a variety of products and brands, all at a reasonable price. With locations around Austin, HEB is convenient and reliable for residents citywide.
If you have long struggled with your relationship with food or you’ve (unsuccessfully) tried every diet in the book, Carly gets it. Working with Carly goes beyond nutritional advice; she provides motivation, education, and support. Plus, a little bit of tough love when you need it!