One of the most delicious and authentic Hawaiian cuisines is the Poke Bowl.
What is a Poke Bowl? “Poke” is the Hawaiian word for “chunk.” This is a reference to the way the dish is served as chunks of fish mixed with rice, vegetables, and other sauces. Here’s what you want to know about Poke Bowls.
The main ingredient is fish, which is typically either tuna, salmon, crab, tofu, or most any other seafood variety. It has a resemblance to sushi, and you may encounter it with crispy onions and other items to compliment the fish component.
Poke bowls go as far back as pre-colonial Hawaii, where fishermen would catch fish, cut them into small chunks, then season them with salt and seaweed. This would eventually become so popular that you would see it done everywhere from gas stations to grocery stores to restaurants.
Do you have to be in Hawaii to try this tasty and healthy dish? Nope! Island Fin Poke delights in serving Poke Bowl to locals and visitors right here in North Las Vegas.
You’re in for a real treat if you’ve never encountered the variety of Poke Bowls we can prepare for you at Island Fin Poke. You can get a glimpse of that if you check out our online menu.
There are literally dozens of foods you can put into a Poke Bowl: Ahi Tuna, shrimp, octopus, chicken, edamame, wicked wahine, pineapple and mango salsa, wonton, coconut, wasabi cream, macadamia nuts, and much more.
Island Fin Poke is located at 6050 N Decatur Blvd, Suite 102, in Las Vegas. We’re open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday as well as 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. You can also order online or try our catering service. For catering, we have two great options, the Poke Mo’Ol elo and the Poke Nui loa, which can be arranged to serve anywhere from eight to 20 people.
Restaurants have had a tough time during the pandemic, but Island Fin Poke is ecstatic about serving the community of North Las Vegas. As a matter of fact, we’re doing Poke Bowls nationwide. Despite the hardships many restaurants have faced during the pandemic, we’ve hardly ceased to deliver. As Sam Oches from Food News Media says, “Poke was one of the hottest menu segments before the COVID-19 pandemic, and consumer demand clearly hasn’t slowed. That may explain why Island Fin was so successful even in the midst of an unprecedented crisis.”
So, what are you waiting for? Come check out Island Fin Poke and discover why everyone is raving about Poke Bowls!