6 kid-friendly places to sip smoothies and juices in Seattle
Ice-cold, creamy smoothies and flavor-packed fresh juices are hard to beat if you’re trying to keep your kiddos cool, hydrated, and satiated while they ride out this late-summer heat. Check out our six picks for the best places to sip smoothies and juices around town; you might just discover your new favorite smoothie joint!
Evolution Fresh’s extensive line of cold-pressed juices grace many a grocery store in the Seattle area; what you might not know is that they’ve got three brick-and-mortar locations in our fair city! Check them out downtown, in Bellevue, and in the U-District, respectively: 517 Pine Street, Seattle, 98101; 545 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, 98004; 2620 NE University Village St, Seattle, 98105
Jucivana’s freshly-blended smoothies come with a yogurt base (wonderfully tangy) or an orange juice base (totally classic). Best of all? Jucivana is a drive-thru, so you can swing by with backseat warriors in tow. Kids will adore the Chocolate Peanut Butter or the Strawbana (strawberry banana) smoothie. 110 Boren Ave South, Seattle, 98144
JuiceBox’s ridiculously flavorful pressed juices range from deliciously sweet to decidedly savory. Check out the Ginger Beet for a spicy twist on a seemingly kid-unfriendly vegetable that’ll surprise you with its sweetness. 1517 12th Ave #100, Seattle, 98122
Thrive’s smoothies have either a housemade almond milk base or freshly-harvested young coconut juice base. Sour-loving kids will love the strawberry-lime Sweet Tart blend; chocolate fanatics will dig the date- and cocoa-based Oh My Wonka. 1026 NE 65th St A102, Seattle, WA 98115
Chaco Canyon isn’t exclusively a juice and smoothie bar, but they offer both; you can pick one of their premade juices and smoothies or build your own. If you’re feeling adventurous, try the Cherry Almond smoothie, made with fresh cherries and almonds. Try any of their three locations in the U-District, Greenwood, and West Seattle, respectively: 4757 12th Avenue NE; 8404 Greenwood Ave N; 3770 SW Alaska Street