Updated February 2023! A few years ago, we featured Nekter Juice Bar when they launched natural dairy-free ice cream in their shops. Unfortunately, Skoop, as it was called, has been discontinued. But Nekter still blends a big dairy-free menu of juices, smoothies, protein smoothies, acai bowls, and even chia parfaits.
Nekter Juice Bar Dairy-Free & Vegan Menu Guide
Everything on the menu at Nekter can be made dairy-free. They use their own house-made cashew milk, and blend in fresh ingredients. We have listed their menu options first, followed by custom order components. Be aware of special order requirements in parentheses () next to the menu items, and see the Heads Up notes to help fill in the blanks.
Protein Note: Nekter defaults to whey protein powder, but all locations offer a dairy-free, plant-based protein option. At last check, they no longer offered hemp protein, but still offer pea protein.
Blender Note: Though they don’t use dairy milk, Nekter does use Whey Protein in some of their smoothies and bowls. So dairy is used in their blenders. Make sure the pitcher is clean and the equipment is safe for your allergen needs before ordering.
Other Allergen & Dietary Notes: All menu items at Nekter can be made gluten-free nd soy-free on request. Unlike most juice and bowl shops, Nekter uses agave nectar instead of honey, so their menu is also very vegan-friendly. All of the items listed below are vegan, unless otherwise noted.
- Açaí Banana Berry Bowl
- Açaí Mango Bowl
- Acai Peanut Butter Bowl
- Acai Superfood Bowl
- Dragonfruit Bowl
- Immunity Bowl
- PB&J Bowl
- Protein Power Bowl (choose dairy-free protein)
- Berry Banana Burst Smoothie
- Elderberry Smoothie
- Mango Delight Smoothie
- Orange Crush Smoothie
- Pink Flamingo Smoothie
- Popeye’s Açaí Smoothie
- Tropical Cooler Smoothie
- Make Your Own Smoothie (see ingredient options below)
- AB Health Nut Smoothie (choose dairy-free protein)
- AB Mocha Smoothie (choose dairy-free protein)
- Cold Brew Protein Smoothie (choose dairy-free protein)
- PB & J Smoothie (see Heads Up below)
- PB Health Nut Smoothie (choose dairy-free protein)
- PB Mocha Smoothie (choose dairy-free protein)
- Peanut Butter Chocolate Protein (choose dairy-free protein)
- Pineapple Matcha Smoothie (choose dairy-free protein)
- Strawberry Banana Protein Smoothie (choose dairy-free protein)
Heads Up! For an upcharge, Nekter does offer almond butter as a peanut butter substitute. The “AB” in the smoothies above is almond butter. Nekter does not list protein powder as an ingredient in their PB&J smoothie, but when ordering online, it prompted to choose a protein and had “extra protein” as an add-on option. Be sure to specify “no protein” or a dairy-free protein powder when ordering.
- Celery Aide Juice
- Green Apple Detox Juice
- Recovery Juice
- The Buzz Juice
- The Greenie Juice
- Toxin Flush Juice
- Make Your Own Juice (see ingredient options below)
Heads Up! All Wellness Shots were also dairy-free at the time of our review.
- Black Tea
- Pitaya Passion Fresher
- Strawberry Green Tea
Grab N’ Go Cold-Pressed Bottled Drinks
- Celery Detox Juice
- Classic Greens Juice
- Healing Greens Juice with Prebiotics
- Magic Butterfly Skinny Lemonade with Probiotics
- Turmeric Citrus Lemonade
- Vanilla Spice Superfood Protein Almond Milk
- Berry Chia Parfait
- Cinnamon Apple & PB Chia Parfait
- Fresh Fruit
- Protein Poppers – Chocolate, Coconut, Crunchy Peanut
Heads Up! Packaged snack items may vary by location. Check the packaging to find more options at your local shop. Some Nekter stores sell packaged items that do contain dairy.
- Apple Juice
- Cashew Milk
- Coconut Water
- Orange Juice
- Immunity Boost
- Metabolism Boost
- Pea Protein
Smoothie/Bowl Add-Ons (options may vary by location)
- Agave Nectar
- Almond Butter
- Bee Pollen (not vegan; select locations)
- Cacao Nibs
- Chia Seeds
- Cocoa Powder
- Coconut Flakes
- Elderberry Powder
- Goji Berries
- Granola, Gluten-Free
- Granola, Hempseed (house recipe)
- Granola, PB Protein
- Hemp Hearts
- Peanut Butter
- Sliced Green Apples
- Superfood Blend
This Post is for Informational Purposes Only
Menus, ingredients, kitchen procedures, management, food sourcing, and restaurant protocols are subject to change at any time. Always read the menu and discuss your dietary needs with the staff before ordering. Make sure they can accommodate your situation. This post is for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as advice.
There is always a risk for potential cross-contamination of allergens in any commercial kitchen. If cross-contamination is an issue for you, always speak with the manager to ensure that your meal can be safely prepared. Listings here do not guarantee that a restaurant is safe enough for your individual needs. Only you can make that decision.
Each location of a chain restaurant has different management and staff, and some might have different owners. This means differences in processes, ingredients used, menu options, and food sourcing can occur. Always verify the safety of your order for your needs at your current location.
Where to Find Nekter Juice Bar
Nekter has over 100 locations throughout the U.S., with a heavy concentration in the warmer states. See their website below for a store locator and online ordering. If you don’t live near a Nekter, you can still order one of their cleanses online. They ship these packaged drinks, including a dairy-free superfood protein almond drink, nationwide in the U.S.