Hawaii’s favorite dish is making its way stateside. Poke, a seasoned raw-fish salad bowl, is the go-to, low-carb, healthy dish of the summer. If you’re craving a tropical fresh bite to eat, check out one of these local favorites.
This fast, counter-style eatery serves up fresh poke bowls perfect for the summer weather. The Hawaiian-inspired menu features house favorites like the Ahi on Fire and Salmon Lover’s--a mouth-watering combination of seaweed, sesame seeds, ponzi, tomatoes, cucumbers, avocado, pickled ginger and, of course, Hawaiian salt. 958 N. 2nd St., 267.319.9943
Philly Poke prides themselves on offering authentic Hawaiian-fare with a Philadelphia twist. With totally customizable bowls, diners can choose every ingredient from rice to protein, fruits, veggies, sauces, and toppings. For a spicy kick, be sure to add wasabi and their homemade spicy Japanese mayo to your next order. 1016 Race St., 267-930-3674
Serving up surf-inspired Poke bowls, PokéOno captures the Hawaiian sprit by incorporating fresh flavors and a relaxing atmosphere. The menu has something for everyone! Vegetarians will be drawn to Umma’s Tofu bowl while Sushi lovers will want to try the Californication bowl, a combination of shrimp, wasabi shoyu, avocado, and cucumber. 59 W. Lancaster Ave. Ardmore, PA, 484.413.2058
This Arch Street oasis is the perfect place to grab a quick lunch on the go. Choose from signature dishes such as the Aged Tufo Poké, a vegetarian-friendly bowl consisting of Japanese tofu, avocado, red onion, edamame, pickled carrot, and a sweet chili sauce. 938 Arch St. First Fl. 267.909.8358
Nestled in the heart of Headhouse Square, Red Poke Express is ideal for those looking to enjoy a good meal during a quick lunchbreak. The menu boasts an array of signature bowls, sushi burritos, soup, and a create-your-own-option, perfect for even the pickiest of eaters. 135 S. St., 215.923.0800