The best açaí bowls in Singapore
Açaí, pronounced as ah-sigh-ee, has recently been appearing all throughout our little red dot. These fruity, nutrient-packed açaí bowls in Singapore are the perfect alternative dessert to ice creams in the blazing weather.
Considering that many of them appear to be tucked away in corners, most açaí places can be pretty hard to discover. That’s why we’ve done the homework and came up with the best places to get your weekly dose of acai bowls in Singapore.
1. The Acai Lab — first açaí delivery specialist with in-house açaí blend
The Acai Lab is one of the first acai specialist places that offer delivery services at a flat rate of $6.90.
Their signature açaí bowl is available from $10.20 with other bowls like berry berries from $10.10 — a mango acai base, topped with granola, blueberries, raisins, and almonds. The Nutty Nature (from $9.90) is another bestselling bowl made of classic açaí base topped with banana, kiwi, mixed nuts, pumpkin seeds, goji berries, and blueberries.
Apart from these premade bowls, you can also opt to customise your own bowl from $10.80.
Tip: Choose to combine your orders from The Acai Lab with sushidelivery.sg to save on delivery cost. So you get to enjoy a meal and an açaí dessert in one setting.
2. An Acai Affair — served in fresh coconut husks
Founded by two 20-year-old students with a shared interest in nutritional food, what had initially started out as a small stall in Katong blossomed into an acai business called An Acai Affair
They have about 8 signature bowls you can choose from. Their Husk Solo from $6.90 is topped with fruit and other superfoods served in a fresh coconut husk. This gives off a fresh and authentic feel, perfect as insta pics.
You can also customise your own bowl from $6.80 onwards. One of their most popular toppings is cookie butter due to its pop of sweetness, so do keep a lookout for that.
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Address: 101 East Coast Road, Singapore 428796
Contact: +65 8698 7462
Opening Hours: Mon – Thurs, 12:00PM – 10:00PM | Fri, 12:00PM – 11:30PM | Sat, 10:00AM – 11:30PM | Sun, 10:00AM – 10:00PM
3. Absolute Acai — zero added sugar
Absolute Acai offers signature bowls with zero added sugar from just $7.50 onwards. Their açaí contains all-natural ingredients; an açaí base made with a blend of apples, bananas, coconut water with seeds, and nuts for toppings.
4. Project Acai — Singapore’s first dedicated acai cafe
Singapore’s first dedicated açaí cafe, Project Acai is a must-try for any açaí lovers.
Their berries are blended throughout the day to ensure freshness while fruit and toppings used are freshly cut before serving.
Get their Original Flower Bowl from $6.80 which consists of banana, granola, strawberries, chia seeds, bee pollen, cacao nibs, goji berries, and coconut shavings, all freshly prepared before your very eyes.
5. Coocaça — for cocoa lovers
Pronounced “coo-ka-sa”, Coocaça offers unique bowls including a cocoa bowl for chocolate lovers.
Their Sao Paolo Super bowl from $12.50 is a blend of açaí, cacao, banana, soy milk, and almond butter topped with homemade granola, goji berries, coconut flakes, and cacao nibs — a type of crushed cocoa beans which gives this bowl in particular its chocolatey factor.
If you prefer something more classic, they also have the Pura vida from $12.50 — a blend of açaí, mixed berries, banana, and coconut water.
6. Parallel — located around CBD area for a quick acai fix
Parallel’s outlet is located in the CBD area. This is great for working adults around the area as their prices are not too steep, as most food prices are in that area.
Their bowls also boast no added sugar, so if you’re on a diet, you can rest knowing that their bowls are not packed with artificial sugars. For starters, opt for their Signature Superstar bowl from $8.90 which is topped with banana, blueberries, and granola. Other optional toppings include dragonfruit and goji berries.
7. Haakon — scandinavian cafe with health boosting bowls
Pronounced as ‘haw-coon’, Haakon is a Scandinavian inspired cafe located in the central area. Their bowls are also uniquely categorised according to various health benefits including their energy-boosting bowl from $7.90 — made of their classic açaí berry base topped with coconut flakes, banana, strawberries, and blueberries.
8. Seed and Soil — signature superfood sprinkle
Seed and Soil is known as a cold-pressed juice and smoothie bowl joint.
Their classic acai bowls from $10 are all natural with no added sugar. They are topped with their signature superfood sprinkle which are hard to find in other açaí-based stores. This includes a rich blend of oats, dates, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, buckwheat, and dried mulberries.
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Address: 1 Tanjong Pagar Plaza #01-22 Singapore 082001 (Tanjong Pagar MRT Station)
Contact: +65 9644 0752
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri, 8:00AM – 8:00PM | Sat, 10:00AM – 5:00PM | Closed Sun & PH
9. Afterglow by ANGLOW – raw homemade ingredients
If you’re bored of the classic açaí bowl set-up, then head down to Afterglow by ANGLOW. They are known for their unique ingredients like walnut brownie, coconut crackers, salted tahini ‘caramel’, and berry compote.
Their Classic Açaí Bowl from $15 is served in a wooden bowl and boasts a refreshing açaí sorbet, raw muesli, coconut crackers, bananas, and salted tahini ‘caramel’ drizzle.
Açaí bowls — healthy alternative for dessert
Açaí bowls are the perfect dessert when you’re out shopping in the tropical heat. With this list of the top places to satisfy your açaí cravings, it shouldn’t be too hard to get dibs on refreshing açaí bowls in Singapore.
Written by Angeline