Get Juiced: San Diego’s Best Juice Drinks San Diego Juice
Written By: Robyn Wyman-Dill San Diego Juice
“Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are, ” the world famous gastronome, Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, wrote in 1826. His hypothesis proved to be right. Foods loaded with vitamins, minerals and trace elements are essential for good health. Now, almost 200 years later, the most innovative trends in good health are happening in San Diego, where the juice movement began, with cold press mixology. Reconstructing foods that are good for you into nutrition-rich juices that taste refreshingly good is indeed an art. Add abundant sunshine, locally sourced organic fruits and veggies year round and San Diego becomes a new frontier for an eclectic ensemble of juicing talents bent on delivering the best while mish-mashing their signature kale, cucumber, beets and carrot blends. Here are our top picks for cold-pressed juices in town.
“We were founded on the belief that finding healthy natural beverages should be easy,” said Founder and CEO, Ryne O’Donnell. He possesses passion beyond measure in terms of a healthy lifestyle. Launching the first glass-bottled cold-crafted beverages, Sol-ti seeks to serve San Diego only the highest standard of natural beverages consisting of organic produce. Pure Green, Reishi Turmeric SuperAde and Jasmine Pearl Cold Brew Tea showcase raw, effortless, flavor sure to keep you coming back for more. Visit their 15,000-square-foot production plant and tasting room in Miramar to taste eight of your favorite refreshing, cold-crafted beverages on tap and take a behind the scenes tour of their production facility!
8380 Miralani Dr
San Diego, CA 92126
San Diego Juice
Founder Hanna Gregor knocks it out of the ballpark with 18 varieties of popular cleansers like Oh My Greens!, Nice Melons and Surfboard. Gregor dances to the beat of the greater good. As a nutritionist and athlete, Gregor is committed to maintaining the highest standard in ingredients and is certified organic. “We don’t cut corners, ” Gregor says. To ensure fresh quality in cold-pressed juices, OH! Juice juices every evening at its Kickstarter-funded North County location before delivering to homes, six farmers markets and a new tasting room located in Carlsbad.
5631 Palmer Way, Ste. A
Carlsbad, CA 92010
“My family has had restaurants and juice bars for 80 years, so when my cousin asked me to expand his LA-based company into San Diego County, I didn’t hesitate, ” owner Carol Roizen says. Originally from Mexico, the lawyer and her husband, Jonathan Goldwasser, owner of an optical business, became inspired by nutrition after learning about the power of food when treating their daughter for a rare disease. “We moved to the U.S. for her medical care and needed to feel we were doing something. The only thing we could control was what she ate, ” Roizen says. The couple manages three locations in San Diego with a plan to expand to seven. With a menu loaded with choice, you can’t go wrong with No. 3, No. 6 or No. 11.
1740 India St
San Diego, CA 92101