Poké bowls, acai bowls, sushi burritos - seems like the food trend in Vancouver lately is pretty Hawaiian and tbh we're loving it.
Poke bowls are a Hawaiian staple, a sushi-grade, raw fish dish complete with seafood and seasonings and sauces to give it a flavourful punch. It sure takes the sushi game to the next level.
Want to get in on the hype in Vancouver but not sure where to go? No fear, Narcity is here! Check out our guide to poké bowls in Vancouver, you definitely won't regret trying this bomb dish.
Westcoast Poke // 463 W 8th Ave
Westcoast offers fresh and delicious poké bowls that will have you feeling like you're in Hawaii. They offer 3 different size options, ranging from $10 to $15. You can also check-in on Yelp and get a free house drink/miso soup! The ambiance here is also fresh - modern and clean.
Open: Everyday from 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
The Poke Guy // 420 Richards Street
This is Canada's first and only Ocean Wise Poke Restaurant! The Poke Guy is setting an example for other poké joints with how they source their seafood - responsibly and sustainably. The seafood and poké bowls reflect these values and definitely will not disappoint your taste buds.
Open: Monday to Friday 11:30 am - 5 pm (or sold out), Saturdays: 12 pm - 5 pm (or sold out)
Pokérrito // 558 Dunsmuir Street
Pokeritto has 5 different signature flavours for poké bowls, named after different locations in Hawaii. There's also a build your own option, and they offer 3 base choices, 8 types of fishes, and over 20 toppings for you to choose from.
Open: Monday to Saturday, 11 am – 9am
Poké Time // 1258 Robson Street
Hawaiian fusion foods galore! Conveniently located in Downtown, Poké Time is Vancouver's first Hawaiian fusion Poké joint and offers poké bowls, salads, burritos and even poké nachos. It sure is a poké world here.
Open: Everyday from 11:30 am - 9 am
The Poke Shop // 306 Water Street
Unlimited toppings? Um yes please! Conveniently located downtown, The Poke Shop also offers unique base options aside from white rice or greens, such as zucchini noodles and purple rice.
Open: Sunday to Thursday from 11 am - 7 pm, Friday and Saturday 11 am - 9 pm
Carp // 2516 Prince Edward Street
The mini tuna poké bowl is $6 here, which is a steal for poké bowls in Vancouver. Carp is a cute and small neighbourhood joint with fresh poké bowls and sushi.
Open: Monday to Friday from 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Shishinori // 2328 Cambie Street
Would you like a side of matcha parfait with your poké bowl? Shishinori serves up tasty poké dishes and several other Japanese dishes and desserts, like their popular matcha parfait.
Open: Everyday from 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Pacific Poke // 625 Main St
One of the newest restaurants to bring a taste of Hawaii to Vancouver, Pacific Poke serves up wholesome food with a bold punch, resulting in tasty innovations of the poké cuisine.
Open: Monday to Friday from 11 am - 9 pm, Saturday and Sunday 11 am - 8 pm