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Yelp Cleveland’s Poke Party



This July, Yelp Cleveland Elites adventured to 2nd and High Poke House + Bar in Downtown Cleveland for a delicious poke party. 2nd and High Poke House + Bar is one-part cocktail bar and one-part casual service Hawaiian poke restaurant, perfectly paired for a unique experience featuring quality seafood, creative cocktails and friendly service in the heart of Downtown Cleveland. As Elites entered, each guest was warmly greeted with a flower lei and boozy beach snow cone while they settled in to meet the owner, Matt.As Elite Kristen M. wrote, “I learned about the history of poke, and how to properly pronounce it! The owner came out and shared his story which was really cool. He built every square inch of the restaurant except the stools!” 2nd and High believes in a sustainable lifestyle, which includes their restaurant built from repurposed materials. In the coming months, 2nd and High will make new renovations to deepen the authentic Hawaiian-feel of the space.While Elites sipped on the Big Island Margarita or First Lady cocktail, 2nd and High introduced their mouthwatering menu for the evening. The SPAM Mesubi, Poke Bowl and 2nd Street Bowl gave Elites a taste of the true art of their inspired menu. As Jennifer B. described, “The food was fresh and full of flavor without straying from the healthy vibe. The tuna was flavorful but the sauce didn’t overpower the natural taste. I would have never found this restaurant without this event.”
Elites mixed and mingled as they discovered the healthy and flavorful art of poke. To sum up the evening, Alyssa F. wrote, “We had a blast at 2nd and High. It’s certainly not a place that I would have found on my own, but now that I have, I know that I’ll be back. I’m really looking forward to sampling more of their menu because the items that we did try last night were awesome.”

Check out the outstanding reviews and photos here. For more information about the Yelp Cleveland Elite Squad, visit yelp.com/elite.

Special thanks to our sponsors:
2nd and High Poke House • Elizabeth Sturm Photography

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