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Da Poke Shack

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Seafood, Asian, Polynesian, Hawaiian
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76-6246 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-4614
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Valley, WA
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The shack has the best poke on the island. They have the best selection, everything is very fresh, and very delicious. This is really a must stop on the Big Island of Hawaii. It's a fairly quick meal, too. It's usually our first stop! enjoy

Thank sunshinewa
Pleasanton, California
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Some of the best food I have ever eaten! Get there early because whatever they made fresh for the day, when it's gone, you are out of luck. You can either buy a plated lunch which comes with 2 scoops of poke (get 2 diff flavors) a side and a scoop of either white or brown rice; or you can... More 

Thank Jennifer Y
Reno, Nevada
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177 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a small parking lot and easy to drive right by off of Alii drive. There are several tables outside to eat at. The $14.50 meal deal comes with one scope of poke, one scope each of two sides, and one scope of rice (white or brown). The garlic shrimp had a LOT of garlic. The crab had some... More 

Thank fuzzyfred
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little gold mine serves up the best poke around. Plus for those that don't care for poke they do have other options like calamari or octopus for example. Fresh fish and friendly people.

Thank Craig m
Koh Tao, Thailand
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously the best poke selection I've ever had. Everything is fresh and DELICIOUS. Best meal quick meal kona. It's a must if you are a visitor!

Thank misa w
Columbia, South Carolina
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138 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed their Poke bowl; brown rice w choice of two types of poke (cubed ahi tuna sashimi w various spices and additives), plus choice of one side. I enjoyed their seaweed salad as the side dish. Locals eat here and take to go. Two picnic style tables w umbrellas outside to use as well as a couple small tables inside.

1 Thank Charles R
McLean, Virginia
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Da Poke Shack offers the most distinctive version of the Big Island's definitive dish. The staff is excellent, offering tastes of the various preparations and turning even a brief visit into a memorable event. I had heard so many good things about this restaurant, and it absolutely lived up to expectations. I found the Ahi poke the best, especially Wet... More 

1 Thank McLean14
Belo Horizonte, MG
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76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Da Poke Shack is not exactly a restaurant. You choose size, sauce and sides at the counter and decide weather to takeout or eat-in. No matter what your decision is, you'll have an absolutely delicious Hawaiian food experience. Due to the "Always fresh, never frozen" motto, ingredients depend on availability of the catch of the day (before).

1 Thank fmalves
Syracuse, New York, United States
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285 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I read about Da Poke Shack before I arrived on the Big Island and, from the reviews, it appeared to be one destination that I just had to experience. Poke is a dish I had never tried, but, as a culinary adventurer and sushi lover, it looked appealing. To begin with, the Shack has only one small table inside and... More 

2 Thank Warren F
Mukilteo, Washington
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263 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were starving and wanted something real healthy, so we're searched out Da Poke Hack at about 4:00. They were just about out of poke with an hour or two Togo before closing time. We ordered remnants of what was left and ate it in the car. There are two outside umbrella tables and one small bench inside. This is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Asian, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76-6246 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-4614
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: 8083297653

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?