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Founded in 2016 by Danny Brawer and Norman Wu, Just Poké has become the regional destinational for eating clean, healthy food in the Pacific Northwest. Our signature motto has been “Eat Clean, Act Right, and Live Well” and we put this into practice every day by serving the freshest of food, considering the environmental impact of every decision, and ensuring we take care of our employees.

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Just Poké’s first food truck opens on Mercer Island

As featured in My Mercer Island, September 27, 2020, by Naomi Tomky Danny Brawer and Norman Wu met in the fourth grade at Lakeridge elementary on Mercer Island and stayed fast friends through their youth and young adulthood. Various entrepreneurial ventures kept them connected throughout the years and between cities – Seattle and Los Angeles. Their most recent business is a fast-casual restaurant called Just Poké, which brings them back to the island with a delicious

Cofounder Norman Wu Speaks On Expert Panel At Regional Business Summit

The Regional Business Summit‘s line up of local Eastside business experts this year, which includes Just Poké cofounder Norman Wu for the first time. The Eastside business leaders will discuss how they are working toward recovery and sharing their best practices. Engage with the experts and learn how they have pivoted to meet the needs of their customers in our post COVID-19 world. Norman Wu (co-founder of Just Poke) will discuss how Just Poke’s business

Just Poké Expands to Mercer Island

Home Sweet Home! With co-founders born and raised on Mercer Island, we are so excited to open our Mercer Island location on Thursday, August 17!  As our 11th Just Poké store as well as our first food truck, the Just Poké truck will be parked at Haps Burgers from 11am-8pm everyday of the week. Big shout out to the Homegrown Team and very excited to partner with another local Mercer Island entrepreneur. Come check out

Seattle Refined: ‘People over Profits’ is the Just Poké motto

The following article by Susan George appeared in Seattle Refined  on August 13, 2020: I’ve always struggled with weighing the convenience of fast food with the unhealthy toll it can take on your body. With most restaurants still being restricted due to the pandemic, take out options are more valuable than ever. Luckily, I’ve found one restaurant that combines clean eating and convenience so you can fuel your body well while on the go or

425 Magazine Best of 2020

Just Poké wins Best of 425 Vegetarian Restaurant

425 Magazine awards Just Poké Best of 2020 in the Vegetarian restaurant category: “Seattle natives Danny Brawer and Norman Wu fell in love with poke during a trip to Maui, and so they decided to open their own poke restaurant here in Washington. The stores were constructed with recycled materials, and the friends even decided to do away with cheap, throwaway plastics and instead opted for containers that are biodegradable and compostable. Stop in for

Responding to COVID-19

To our loyal and amazing customers, Rest assured, we’ve been working hard behind-the-scenes to make sure Just Poke stores and respective teams are safe during this crisis. The set of slides outline most of the steps we’ve taken thus far. We are currently preparing for every scenario as should you. In our internal team memo, we told our team not to panic, but to also take things seriously. Starting tomorrow, we will only be allowed

Just Poké Certified as Ocean Friendly Restaurant

We have something exciting to share!  All of our Just Poké location have become certified as an Ocean Friendly Restaurant by the Surf Rider Foundation. More on the certification: Ocean Friendly Restaurant, which means that they take proactive steps to eliminate single-use plastics, such as not providing polystrene foam, not offering plastic bags, providing only reusable tableware, recycling effectively, and serving straws only on request.  Some of our restaurants also go the extra mile and

Bellingham Business Journal: Poke Restaurant Opening Location in Bellingham

In the March 5, 2019 Bellingham Business Journal: A poke and acai bowl restaurant is set to open soon in downtown Bellingham. Nathan and Alisha Spencer are opening Just Poke and Verve Bowls at 201 East Chestnut St., Bellingham. Just Poke and Verve Bowls are both based in Seattle and have multiple locations there. The Bellingham location will be a partnership between the two businesses, and will be a fast-casual restaurant serving poke, acai bowls