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All Poke NYC

What’s Poke?

Poke, pronounced poh-kay,  is a traditional Hawaiian fish salad that’s  available everywhere on the islands, even at gas stations. The raw fish is typically marinated in a Asian sauce such as soy sauce and sesame oil.

Where Do I get Poke in NYC?

New York City has officially gone Poke!!! Being that Poke is a fairly healthy meal, it’s easy to understand why it has become the new “trendy” lunch fad. See below for my favorite places to get Poke Bowls in NYC. Of course, with the emergence of new Poke restaurants daily, this list will be updated frequently.

  • The PokéSpot (East Village)

    If you’re hip to the NYC Instagram food pic scene, then I’m sure you’ve seen The PokéSpot’s famous avocado boats.  the East Village’s  poke restaurant also offers fresh snow crab as a protein option. Cuisine: Poke, Hawaiian

  • Sweetcatch Poke (Midtown East)

    Chef Lee Anne Wong, owner of Koko Head Cafe in Honolulu, and Top Chef alum, created this Midtown East takeout spot, which offers more than 10 types of marinated poke, including an organic tofu option. Poke at Sweetcatch is probably the most authentic style poke that you will find in read more

  • Sons of Thunder (Murray Hill)

    Sons of Thunder is a decently priced Poke spot, offering the Hawaiian specialty in custom bowls with protein options including salmon, tuna, octopus and tofu. Cuisine: Poke, Hawaiian