Poke has become more prevalent over the past few years and I for one am a huge fan! Yearly I contribute to the AFBA City Guide with an updated sushi guide
and a poke guide. Here is a mouthwatering look at some of the poke our wonderful city has to offer:
Chef Teddy Simon
Chef Teddy Simon has a variety of themed daily lunch boxes where he drops off (locally) his delectable dishes. Mondays are usually Poke Days. Follow him on Instagram or preorders and updates: https://www.instagram.com/chefteddysimon/
Blu Ocean Poke & Ice Cream
9070 Research Blvd Ste 104, Austin, TX 78758
Craving poke and ice cream? Blu Ocean Poke & Ice Cream has you covered. In addition, they serve up a handy poke burrito too.
Fish & Rice Poke Bar
6719 N Lamar, Austin, TX 78752
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11am-3pm & 5pm-8:3pm; Closed Sunday
With a glowing 5 star average rating on Yelp, this new kid on the block is sure to impress. The perfectly curated bowls are not customizable. Do save room for Dole Whip!
211 Walter Seaholm, Ste. 115,Austin, Texas 78701
Hours: Open Daily 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sheik Poke Shop Dallas bread Malibu Poke is located at the Seaholm District. The chef centric menu consists of healthy ingredients and utilizes a high tech ordering system. Customers may enjoy chef created poke bowls or create their own with a seemingly limitless of combinations of ingredients! Their house made sauces will delight with smoked bonito aioli, coconut curry, Japanese sancho pepper, red miso, daikon, umami powder, marinated shitake mushrooms, signature sauce and more. I loved that they let you try the sauces before deciding on your ingredients and they also let you order on the side right from the kiosk! While they offer an impressive variety of raw seafood options, they also offer an incredible variety of cooked options, gluten-free and vegan, to include a completely Whole30 compliant bowl. The updated menu now features poke tacos, ramen and miso soup.
|Me So Poke
Me So Poke
1700 W Parmer Ln, Ste 240, Austin, TX 78727
Hours: Monday-Saturday 11:30am-9pm & Sunday 12pm-8pm
Brought to you by the folks behind Teahaus, this bright and airy build-your-own poke bowl invites you to get creative and create your own or try their signature bowls such as the California, Dragon, or Vegeta. They\’re located at the corner of Metric Blvd and Parmer Ln near Scofield Farms Neighborhood Park.
Me So Poke
10815 RM 2222, Unit 207, Austin, TX 78730
Soft Open Hours: Monday-Saturday 11:30am-9pm
The Teahaus/Me So Poke team opened a new location on 2222 on February 19th! The new location os connected to a Teahaus bringing guests two restaurant experiences in their open welcoming spaces. The new 2222 Station business is a welcoming addition. I for one am super excited that they are just minutes from my office.
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6808 N Lamar Blvd, B110, Austin, TX 78752
Hours: Sunday 12:00 PM-9:00 PM, Monday-Friday 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Ola Poke serves up their bowls in the different sizes. They are also know for their kimchi fries, Korean fried wings and hibachi entrees.
2001 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705
Hours: Monday – Saturday 11am-9pm, Sunday Closed
Poke Bay located on the Drag is a favorite among UT students. In addition to loaded poke bowls they make hearty Hawaiian BBQ dishes.
2701 US-183, Ste A, Leander, TX 78641
Monday-Saturday 11am-9pm, Closed Sunday
Poke Fit opened this year bringing some of the best area poke to the Leander community. This hip poke shop not only serve build-your-own Hawaiian-style sushi bowls. they also have a variety of tantalizing starters with the fried Brussels sporuts being some of the best I have tasted! Poke Fit is BYOB/Apple & Android-pay-friendly. The hip modern decor and comfortable atmosphere make you want to stay long enough for dessert.
11150 Research Blvd, Ste 216, Austin, TX 78759
Hours Monday – Saturday 11am – 9pm, Sunday 11am – 8pm
Poke House claims to serve delicious Hawaiian poke made using only the highest-quality, sustainably sourced fish. Each poke bowl is customized to your liking and comes packed with fresh flavor.
|Poke Me Long Time
|Poke Me Long Time
88 Rainey St, Austin, TX 78701
You can find Poke Me with their cleverly named menu options and fresh fish in East Austin. I recently met one of the owners who I found to be kind and passionate at what he does. I like their ahi tuna in a waterfall bowl topped with the spicy doggy style marinade.
3100 S. Congress Ave Ste A, Austin, TX 78704
Open Daily 11am-9pm
2320 Hancock Dr, Austin, TX 78756
Open Daily 11am-8pm
Owners Trish and Jason opened the first Poke-Poke location in LA back in 2010. They discovered the Hawaiian dish while visiting O\’aha just six months earlier. 6 months later they opened on Venice Beach. And today, they are bringing creative ahi poke to both Los Angeles and Austin! They were one of the first to hit the Austin scene with their bright blue beachy decor and perfectly marinated fish.
1201 Barbara Jordan Blvd #1410, Austin, TX 78723
Hours: 11am – 9pm Daily
Pokeatery aims to provide a variety of choices from a more traditional poke with onion, limu, lightly sauced with our original sauce and some Hawaiian salt, or the works with every choice and a mix of our signature sauces. They also swirl up their famous Dole Whip.
|The Bug Kahuna
The Big Kahuna Closed
5000 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78756
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 12pm-8pm, Closed Sunday & Monday
Not only is the poke the best I have ever tasted, presentation is beautiful and the owner is both hospitable and funny. I got the ahi poke with sticky rice and a side. The portions are generous and oh my is the poke good!! We did byob and had a wonderful dining experience in yes, a food trailer park. I highly recommend. Come check them out at their trailer in 5000 Burnet Food Park.
9828 Great Hills Trail Suite 300, Austin, TX 78759
4800 Burnet Rd C300, Austin, TX 78756
While not a full on poke spot, Honest Mary\’s serves up gorgeous bowls made with quality ingredients. I hear the poke bowl they serve is superb.
1700 W Parmer Ln #100
Austin, TX 78727Hours: Tues-Sun 11am-7:30pm
Salty Cargo is a fast casual restaurant located in the Hana World Market food court serving up poke and more. They take Hawaiian staples and add an Asian twist. The name Salty Cargo derived from owner names Michael Carranza and John Gocong. This is honestly the best poke I have tasted.