You’ve seen them appear on your social media feeds – colorful bowls of what looks like ice cream adorned with fruits. They’re actually acai bowls – a superfood concept originating from Brazil that doesn’t just look and taste good but is also packed with tons of antioxidants and health benefits for all ages like improving heart problems, weight loss, and skin condition.
To kickstart your introduction to these beneficial dessert alternatives, we’ve narrowed down a list of the best places to get acai bowls in Singapore. Happy, healthy eating!
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With 12 locations all around Singapore, you won’t have any excuse not to get your acai fix from An Acai Affair. There are plenty of options here, ranging from pre-mixed classic combinations like Nutty Party or Coco Glow to your own customized creation. Beyond the yummy goodness you can order up, they also retail merch like stickers and T-shirts so you can wear your acai addiction with pride!
An Acai Affair, multiple locations, www.anacaiaffair.com
Be spoiled for choice when you choose every ingredient that goes into your acai bowl at Absolute Acai. From acai flavors like mango or strawberry, to toppings that include pumpkin seeds, goji berries and fresh fruits, the number of combinations are endless, with prices starting from SG$5.90. If you can’t decide, let the folks at the cozy Novena store recommend their usual, like the Signature Bowl (from SG$7.50) that is packed with fruits and superfoods.
Absolute Acai, 10 Sinaran Dr, #B1-131 Square 2, Singapore 307506, +65 6258 1870, www.absolute-acai.com
Pronounced “coo-ka-sa”, Coocaça is a small acai joint located in Orchard and Great World City with everything to cool down your day like acai bowls, frozen yogurt, soft serves and smoothies. They also guarantee that all their ingredients are 100% natural without preservatives and every bowl is made fresh upon order, so you only get the best quality. If you want to take home the acai experience, they also have DIY kits available!
Coocaça, multiple locations, www.coocaca.sg
Instead of traveling and visiting a store to get your acai, have it come straight to your doorstep instead! Smoof delivers acai, smoothies and other health boosting desserts, with options completely customizable on their website before your order is submitted. They even have a dairy and gluten-free vegan acai sorbet option. With free delivery for orders SG$29 and above, and a 3 pints for SG$33 promo, you can now enjoy your acai any time in the comfort of your own home.
W Acai leans more to the affordable side, with acai bowls from just SG$6.80 and quirky names like “White Collar”, “Supermodel” and “Iron Man”. Although there are 3 outlets islandwide, they also offer islandwide delivery with free delivery for SG$40 orders and above. What’s even better? You can also order coffee from them, so you can also satisfy your caffeine fix at the same time!
W Acai, multiple locations, www.facebook.com/WACAISG
Acai Beach Club only has one outlet in town that might not be located at the beach, but it will likely call to mind a paradise getaway with each bite into their scrumptious acai bowls. They’re generous with their toppings, so you can go all out with options like chia pudding, nuts, granola, seeds and fresh cuts of fruit, before sauce drizzles of honey or almond butter.
Acai Beach Club, 68 Orchard Road #03-21A, Plaza Singapura, Singapore 238839, +65 8776 0168, www.facebook.com/acaibeachclub
As one of Singapore’s first acai cafes, Project Acai stays committed to providing healthy and appetizing acai bowls. For something that is a hybrid of acai and ice cream, get their Acai Sundae Bowl that features goji berries, cashew cream and bananas. All their offerings are also dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan, so rest assured those who are lactose-intolerant can also enjoy. What’s more, they have packs of ingredients on sale so you can make your own bowls at home!
Project Acai, multiple locations, project-acai.com
Nestled in the enclave of Serangoon, The Acai Collective has 100% organic acai with bases of unsweetened acai and frozen bananas. Besides the array of acai bowl options that cater to your liking, they were also the first to launch two exciting alternative treats. The Acerola bowl is a blend of acerola superfood with mangoes and bananas, while the Spirulina bowl has a combination of frozen bananas and kiwis, and is rich in protein, Vitamin B.
The Acai Collective, 1 Maju Ave, #01-08, myVillage, Singapore 556679, theacaicollective.com
While Poke Theory is well-known for their fresh poke bowls, did you know that you can also get acai bowls from them? While you can’t customize your preferences, they have 3 yummy pre-made combinations. Spring Fling has delights like blueberries and coconut flakes, Choc A Lot, Please is filled with coconut chocolate and cacao nibs while All Or Nuttin’ features roasted cashews and almond butter. Time to dig in!
Poke Theory, multiple locations, poketheory.com.sg
Spot Haakon on your next family day out if you’re looking for a healthy meal. They’ve got plenty of salads and grain bowls, but you can also cap off your date with some refreshing acai. Their acai bowls start from SG$7.90, with 4 crowd favorite options to go for. If those aren’t enough to satisfy, add-on toppings like bee pollen or coconut flakes from SG$1!
Haakon, multiple locations, www.haakon.com.sg
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