Let’s face it—health is hard. But opting for a smoothie or cold-pressed juice over a coffee can feel like a much easier decision when it’s made by a professional. Step into the New Year on the right foot, and consider visiting one of these local juice bars to indulge in a flavorful drink creation. Here are some of the best spots in Washington.
Zoe Juice Bar
The team at Zoe Juice Bar is so confident that you’ll love your smoothie or cold-pressed juice, that they offer a “Goodness Guarantee” that states they’ll replace any smoothie or bowl that doesn’t seem up to par with the company standards. Not only do they serve delicious drink options via an extensive menu, they also offer an energetic and warm environment that’s accented with colorful baskets of fruit all throughout the store. For more information, visit www.zoejuicebar.com.
Electric Beet Juice
Electric Beet Juice aims to empower and inspire their consumers via unforgettable healthy drink options like smoothies, cold-pressed juices, acai bowls and a number of other conscious goodies. The shop boasts a 100 percent organic menu that pulls inspiration from classic comfort food staples. For more information, visit www.electricbeetjuiceco.com.
Emerald City Smoothie
Emerald City Smoothie is a health-focused smoothie store that features an eclectic variety of flavors and add-ins that can take an ordinary power drink from good to great. The shop is also conveniently located near an LA Fitness, so you can treat yourself after an unforgettable gym sesh. For more information, visit www.emeraldcitysmoothie.com.
Fruititude’s signature smoothie creations are regarded as some of the best in the state. Even in its otherwise hidden location—the shop is tucked away inside the Nordstrom of the third floor of the Southcenter Mall—the juicery has still managed to garner a reputation for its exquisite menu offerings and noticeably fresh ingredients. For more information, visit www.nordstrommedia.com.
If there was ever a smoothie shop that could give consumers a glimpse into the next generation of health and wellness, it’s Ephata Cafe—a space that’s as effortlessly cool as the decadent drinks and treats it produces. From tropical beet smoothies to gluten-free scones and a number of other baked goods, this cafe is a can’t-miss destination in Spokane. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/ephatacafe.