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Da Poke Shack

76-6246 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Ranked #1 of 229 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Hawaiian
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW via mobile

All the reviews day it all ...the best, The freshest, ...best value for money ...really a shack! No pretenses ...good service ...line up...select (wide selection) ...a bit of a wait.. But hey! It's worth it!! It's parking lot says '15minutes only'.., We were a party of 7! & there was already a line to the front door..; I stayed outside... More

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Fortuna, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

I LOVED it. This little shack was one of my last stops and I so wish I would have found it earlier. It was soooo yummy and surprisingly affordable!

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Conroe, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

The manager's special poke was a delight as well as the "standard" poke varieties. That said, it is a shack-like small shop with only 2 picnic tables to seat customers. Great "take out" fare - just don't go expecting a restaurant look & feel.

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Shelton, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Tried it four different times during our stay on the Big Island even though parking is tricky in their Kailua-Kona location. Had Pele's Kiss on two different occasions, the Dynamite and the Spicy Garlic Sesame - all very good.

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Toronto, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

this place has a lot of different varieties of poke to try, and the guy behind the counter seems genuine proud of his product. good place, not too much parking space though.

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Draper, Utah
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50 reviews 50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

im not one for raw fish , but i would eat this raw fish all day long!. they catch it that day and have plenty of options of what you eat it with,. i would recommend getting the poke with avocado.

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Orange, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Stopped here for a snack, ended up being a meal as we could not stop eating. Tried 4 different versions of their poke. All were wonderful, but you just can't beat the spicy tuna. Calling all poke lovers.... this is the place to stop without ruining the budget.

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Boulder
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

The poke is great and prices are reasonable for a nice portion. We sometimes buy the spicey tuna poke and stir fry with rice. Nice quick and tasty dinner at home.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

If you are a raw fish/sushi fan or just an adventurous eater, this place is not to be missed. Three months later, I still recall how delicious our meal here was. We stopped here after a long day hiking a grabbed dinner to bring back to our bed and breakfast. I don't know how raw fish could taste so great,... More

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

By pure chance, our condo we rented was just down the road and we passed it every day on our way to our favourite beach. Oh... I wish I was eating it right now! My favourite was the basic one in soy, onion - I tried the one with mayo, but felt it covered up the super fresh taste of... More

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