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Da Poke Shack

76-6246 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Ranked #1 of 232 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
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

YUMMMMM, Line is tooo Long though but YUMMM. Fish is fresh, Employees are Great. Centrally located at a surf beach on the beach drive

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Collierville, Tennessee, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

If you like poke, then this is the place to get it! You eat outside on picnic tables, and bring a friend because the helpings are huge! Delicious, delicious and lots of choices!

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

The other reviewers have said it all already. Excellent poke, excellent value. You are missing out if you don't stop. We stopped, twice! Note they have two locations now, one in Kona downtown and one along the highway itself, so you have no excuse to skip it!

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El Segundo, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Excellent!! Just got to Kona and this was our first meal, let's just say that this will be hard to match. We will return.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Can't miss on the Big Island. Don't let location fool you. By far the best bargain, I wanted to eat there everyday.

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Edmonton, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Ate at both their locations...Kailua and Captain Cook. Excellent fresh and delicious poke, as well as the Ono burger and Ono plate in Captain Cook. Great portions at excellent prices

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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127 reviews 127 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

It's really amazing that such a humble "local" joint could achieve such celebrated status in a tourist-driven place like Kona. For those of us raised on raw fish and white rice, there's no mystery to the formula for success here: fresh-from-the-ocean raw fish specialties, chopped up and prepared with traditional ingredients like seaweed, onion, sesame seed, soy sauce and Hawaiian... More

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Southern Shores, North Carolina
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110 reviews 110 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

This was my second visit to Da Poke Shack. One again excellent fresh tuna. We bought some sesame and some of their special. Both were great. A must stop.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

No catch fish, No Poke.. that's the moto and and about as fresh as it can get. Sorta tucked off the side of the road either have it plugged in on gps or find it first before attempting to just find it.

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Toronto, Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Wow...this tiny little non assuming shack of a restaurant was a pleasant surprise! It's primarily takeout and the first time we got there (around 6pm on a Sat evening), it was closed, and we're thinking, what the heck? But this is Big Island, people, night life is virtually non existant! At the encouragement of the locals, we returned here the... More

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