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All year long, our pals at Eater tempt us with things that are unmentionable in January. Things like bucatini carbonara and authentic French macaroons. But since it's Fitness Week—and since food editors make resolutions, too—Eater's latest guide gives the lowdown on Chicago's finest juice bars. So if you're in the market for a little cleanse, follow the handy map below, drafted up by Eater Chicago contributor Jeffy Mai. (And resume your sausage-and-beer fest in February.)

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1. Peeled

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1571 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 266-7335
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The fresh juices, smoothies and nut milks are locally and organically sourced, and made using small batch methods to retain the highest level of vitamins and minerals. ‘Life Support’ is a mix featuring greens, carrot, apple, beet, lemon and ginger while ‘Please, No Autographs’ is a smoothie loaded with nutrients, super foods, complex enzymes and Chinese herbs. In addition, customers can add boosters like wheatgrass and ginger shot as well as try 3, 5 or 7 day cleanse packs or a detox meal plan.

2. Protein Bar

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352 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 527-0450
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With several locations downtown, Protein Bar is a quick on-the-go option for those in a hurry. The raw juices are designed to help cleanse, detoxify and provide all of the necessary nutrients. Selections include ‘Beetbox,’ apple, cucumber, beet, carrot and ginger; and ‘Greenberry,’ kale, lime, apple, strawberry, cilantro.

3. Mana Food Bar

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1742 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 342-1742
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The popular vegan restaurant offers an array of ingredients that can be combined for a build-it-yourself juice. Choose from collard greens, pear, tangerine, grapefruit, ginger, cucumber and more. Smoothie options include mixes like peach, oatmeal and almond milk; and avocado, pineapple and coconut water.

4. Green Corner

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1880 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 292-4393
Sisters Colleen and Elizabeth Murzyn opened this juicery to create juices that give you the energy to work and play. The fresh organic juices include “Winter Cure,’ loaded with cattor, orange, apple and ginger; while the ‘Juicy Lucy’ smoothie features pear, orange, carrot, pineapple and strawberries. The bar will also work with patrons to design a specific cleanse to suit their needs.

5. Karyn's Fresh Corner

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1901 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 255-1950
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Karyn’a Fresh Corner is a place to “facilitate your individual path towards well-being” through a variety of juices, shakes and smoothies. Start the day off with the ‘Peaceful Warrior,’ carrot, kale, cucumber, spinach, celery, or a shot of wheatgrass or goji juice. Smoothies include ‘Smooth Move,’ coconut water, nut milk, banana, flaxseed and vanilla, or customize your own featuring a liquid base, fruit and choice of supplement.

6. Earth's Healing Cafe

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1942 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 728-0598
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If you’re looking for something a little different, Earth’s Healing Café has what you need. Made from local and organic ingredients, the aim is to heal the body through therapeutic beverages. Unusual ingredients are in abundance in the ‘Kidney Rejuvenation,’ featuring cucumber, apple, dandelion, parsley and burdock. Or clear out the sinuses with the ‘Orange-Carrot Fire,’ orange, carrot, ginger, jalapeno and cayenne. Juice and smoothie cleanses are also available for purchase as well as a 10-day liver and gallbladder detox, all designed to purify the body.

7. Chicago Raw

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131 N Clinton St, Ste 7
Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 831-2729
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With a goal of delivering the “highest in quality of fully uncooked, 100% plant-based products,” raw’s best seller is its Signature Green Juice. Other favorites include the ‘Velvety Almond,’ a ‘milk’ blend of almonds with a touch of dates, and the ‘Spirulina Grapefruit’ smoothie.

8. Brian's Juice Bar & Deli

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80 E Lake St
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 332-3435
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A favorite in the Loop for many years, Brian’s Juice’s menu may be small but the juices have been perfected to help detox and cleanse. There’s the ‘Green Cleanse,’ with spinach, celery, cucumber, lemon and Romain, as well as ‘Refresh Red,’ carrot, apple, lemon, ginger and beet.

9. Element Wellness

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233 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 229-0031
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The juice bar at Element Wellness features organic raw juices and superfood smoothies designed to alleviate your condition. ‘Karma’ will help with blood pressure and circulation while Lotus deals with digestion and pain relief. The smoothies also pack a punch and include everything from bee pollen to chia and hemp. In addition, you can purchase three or six-day juice cleanses.

10. Loop Juice

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131 North Clinton Street
Chicago, IL 60661
(847) 630-6991
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Tucked inside the French Market, Loop Juice offers fresh fruit and vegetable juices along with homemade smoothies. The popular ‘Green Juice’ features spinach, parsley, celery, kale, ginger, cucumber and apple while the ‘Detox Blend’ smoothie combines pomegranate, blueberries, ginger and lemon.

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1. Peeled

1571 N Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60642
The fresh juices, smoothies and nut milks are locally and organically sourced, and made using small batch methods to retain the highest level of vitamins and minerals. ‘Life Support’ is a mix featuring greens, carrot, apple, beet, lemon and ginger while ‘Please, No Autographs’ is a smoothie loaded with nutrients, super foods, complex enzymes and Chinese herbs. In addition, customers can add boosters like wheatgrass and ginger shot as well as try 3, 5 or 7 day cleanse packs or a detox meal plan.
1571 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL 60642

2. Protein Bar

352 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654
With several locations downtown, Protein Bar is a quick on-the-go option for those in a hurry. The raw juices are designed to help cleanse, detoxify and provide all of the necessary nutrients. Selections include ‘Beetbox,’ apple, cucumber, beet, carrot and ginger; and ‘Greenberry,’ kale, lime, apple, strawberry, cilantro.
352 N Clark St
Chicago, IL 60654

3. Mana Food Bar

1742 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622
The popular vegan restaurant offers an array of ingredients that can be combined for a build-it-yourself juice. Choose from collard greens, pear, tangerine, grapefruit, ginger, cucumber and more. Smoothie options include mixes like peach, oatmeal and almond milk; and avocado, pineapple and coconut water.
1742 W Division St
Chicago, IL 60622

4. Green Corner

1880 N Damen Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
Sisters Colleen and Elizabeth Murzyn opened this juicery to create juices that give you the energy to work and play. The fresh organic juices include “Winter Cure,’ loaded with cattor, orange, apple and ginger; while the ‘Juicy Lucy’ smoothie features pear, orange, carrot, pineapple and strawberries. The bar will also work with patrons to design a specific cleanse to suit their needs.
1880 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL 60647

5. Karyn's Fresh Corner

1901 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614
Karyn’a Fresh Corner is a place to “facilitate your individual path towards well-being” through a variety of juices, shakes and smoothies. Start the day off with the ‘Peaceful Warrior,’ carrot, kale, cucumber, spinach, celery, or a shot of wheatgrass or goji juice. Smoothies include ‘Smooth Move,’ coconut water, nut milk, banana, flaxseed and vanilla, or customize your own featuring a liquid base, fruit and choice of supplement.
1901 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60614

6. Earth's Healing Cafe

1942 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613
If you’re looking for something a little different, Earth’s Healing Café has what you need. Made from local and organic ingredients, the aim is to heal the body through therapeutic beverages. Unusual ingredients are in abundance in the ‘Kidney Rejuvenation,’ featuring cucumber, apple, dandelion, parsley and burdock. Or clear out the sinuses with the ‘Orange-Carrot Fire,’ orange, carrot, ginger, jalapeno and cayenne. Juice and smoothie cleanses are also available for purchase as well as a 10-day liver and gallbladder detox, all designed to purify the body.
1942 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60613

7. Chicago Raw

131 N Clinton St, Ste 7, Chicago, IL 60661
With a goal of delivering the “highest in quality of fully uncooked, 100% plant-based products,” raw’s best seller is its Signature Green Juice. Other favorites include the ‘Velvety Almond,’ a ‘milk’ blend of almonds with a touch of dates, and the ‘Spirulina Grapefruit’ smoothie.
131 N Clinton St, Ste 7
Chicago, IL 60661

8. Brian's Juice Bar & Deli

80 E Lake St, Chicago, IL 60601
A favorite in the Loop for many years, Brian’s Juice’s menu may be small but the juices have been perfected to help detox and cleanse. There’s the ‘Green Cleanse,’ with spinach, celery, cucumber, lemon and Romain, as well as ‘Refresh Red,’ carrot, apple, lemon, ginger and beet.
80 E Lake St
Chicago, IL 60601

9. Element Wellness

233 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60610
The juice bar at Element Wellness features organic raw juices and superfood smoothies designed to alleviate your condition. ‘Karma’ will help with blood pressure and circulation while Lotus deals with digestion and pain relief. The smoothies also pack a punch and include everything from bee pollen to chia and hemp. In addition, you can purchase three or six-day juice cleanses.
233 W North Ave
Chicago, IL 60610

10. Loop Juice

131 North Clinton Street, Chicago, IL 60661
Tucked inside the French Market, Loop Juice offers fresh fruit and vegetable juices along with homemade smoothies. The popular ‘Green Juice’ features spinach, parsley, celery, kale, ginger, cucumber and apple while the ‘Detox Blend’ smoothie combines pomegranate, blueberries, ginger and lemon.
131 North Clinton Street
Chicago, IL 60661