Fresh, delicious, and healthy! The açaí bowl is made from this exotic Amazon fruit whose benefits have made it a breakfast and brunch favorite. The enormous popularity of açaí has prompted chefs to look for new concoctions, so they have been busy creating original and rich combinations. How about a bowl with peanut or almond spread? Toppings such as pumpkin seed, candied pineapple, or puffed quinoa? From classic to exotic, here we recommend the 10 best açaí bowls in CDMX.
Half & Half
This Mexican juice and smoothie bar located in Condesa makes bowls with their homemade açaí snow. Half & Half’s most popular açaí bowl tempts from first sight for its peanut spread and banana and berry toppings, though they also prepare it with almond butter. If you like their recipe, you can buy organic açaí and venture into your own homemade bowls.
Amsterdam 55, Condesa, Cuauhtémoc
T. 55 7045 3369
To our surprise, one of Giornale’s best-kept secrets is its açaí bowl. The renowned family-run restaurant serves it with strawberry, banana, blueberries, and shredded coconut toppings. For a similar craving, you can also order their banana, organic açaí and almond milk smoothie.
Lalo! is known as a fun, casual place for breakfast with its communal tables, graffiti-covered walls and, of course, tasty food. Their açaí bowl prepared with a selection of seasonal fruits and their homemade granola is a must-try!
Zacatecas 173, Condesa, Cuauhtémoc
T. 55 5564 3388
Mora Mora is a paradise for açaí lovers. With at least four bowl options, here you can find pure açaí combined with other ingredients such as blueberry, date honey, coconut nectar, almond milk or even the house-made peanut butter. For toppings, we recommend the cocoa nibs and even the edible spoon.
Instagrammable, pet-friendly, and with a surprisingly rich offering of açaí bowls. That’s Constela, the specialty cafe located on a corner of Colonia Roma. They offer bowls of açaí puree with chia, banana, or strawberry sweetened with dates that you can combine with cocoa nibs, dried coconut, or blueberry.
Colima 209, Roma Norte, Cuauhtémoc
T. 55 9136 1844
Ojo de Agua
For many, one of the best spots in the city for a sure bet on this dish. Their classic açaí bowl features a bed of banana and granola, and is accompanied by berries, shredded coconut, and organic honey. Although the bowl is included on the breakfast menu, you can order it any time of day.
With a healthy and sustainable philosophy, this juice bar in Polanco is known for its vegan açaí bowl, with unsweetened organic acai pulp, strawberry, blueberry, banana, date honey, and homemade organic almond milk. You can choose different toppings such as pumpkin seeds, slivered almonds or flaxseed.
Virgilio 8 local C, Polanco, Miguel Hidalgo
T. 55 7095 6246
If you don’t want to leave your house, Berry Hungry, which is focused on breakfasts and brunches, delivers its açaí bowl of seasonal fruits that you can combine with different toppings such as candied pineapple, peanuts, melon, cashews, homemade granola, kiwi, and many more. You can order through Uber, Rappi, or Didi Food.
Pedido a domicilio: berryhungrymexico.mesa247.pe
Although this place specializes in smoothies, it also offers a delicious cocoa açaí bowl made from chocolate granola, coconut, strawberry and cocoa nibs. There is also an organic option, with toppings like berries or puffed quinoa.
T. 52 56 2128 8563
As Happy as Larry
Inspired by the British expression, this restaurant and shop’s healthy & delish menu includes their Larry açaí bowl with mixed berries, banana, and açaí, combined with shredded coconut, kiwi, strawberries, and granola. Take advantage of their specialty smoothies, juices and cold-pressed shots while you’re there; we recommend trying their Mr. Hp with a scoop of protein, glutamine, açaí, banana, and almond milk.
T. 55 2563 9801