Where to Find the Best Poke Bowls in San Antonio
San Antonio really loves poke – that much is evident given the number of poke spots that are popping up like crazy. Because we know y'all want to get all the poke and find out which place is your favorite, we rounded up some of the best places to score a poke bowl – whether it's a pre-made dish or one you can create to your liking.
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20770 US 281 N, Ste 105, (210) 998-2556, sanpoketx.com
If you’re up north past 1604, you’ll definitely want to hit up San Poke for your poke fix. Avocado is extra, but you won’t care when all of these yummy flavors come together. Just don’t combine hot and cold flavors – choose one or the other. For an extra treat, order a bubble tea that’s served in a light bulb!
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1130 TX-1604 Loop #101, (210) 479-7653, pokecentral.com
With the tagline “sushi in a bowl,” you can expect great tasty flavors at Poke Central. It’s all about the sauce here – and of course the toppings. Go for the crab meat for $1 extra to really go big.
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Multiple locations, facebook.com/HulaPokeBandera
With locations throughout SA, you can always hit up Hula Poke when hunger strikes. In addition to sushi burritos, you can score fresh-as-heck bowls of poke that give an equal emphasis on protein and produce.
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7302 Louis Pasteur Dr #103, (210) 627-6060, pokeplanetsa.com
The Medical Center scores with the modernly-decorated Poke Planet. You can build your own or order a traditional pre-made. Or you can order the Puro San Antonio bowl, which features pulled pork al pastor. Oh, and they offer delivery.
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Food truck around San Antonio, (210) 551-4074, facebook.com/pokemanbowl
This family-owned food truck is all about satisfying your poke needs. You can build your own bowls and even call in your order to make sure you skip the line. Be sure to take advantage of the military and first responders discounts.
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15900 La Cantera Parkway Suite 26180, (210) 877-9999, pokeworks.com
The next time you’re shopping away at La Cantera, stop by Pokeworks to recharge. The New York-based poke chain lets you do poke your way – with numerous options for sauces and crunchy toppings. Of course, you can always go for one of the signature bowls if the decision is just too much for you.
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Multiple locations, facebook.com/YellowFishSushi
For the poke bowl, choose from sushi rice or zucchini noodles and your protein of choice, then have it topped with carrots, cucumber, spinach, chives, daikon, sweet corn and avocado. There’s also the more broad “bowls” section of the menu that lets you build it the way you like it.
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7211 Green Glen Dr, (210) 451-0050, koi-poke-sushi-restaurant.business.site
UTSA students will already know that Koifin hits the spot with its poke offerings. It’s all about variety here as poke is available over rice, as a sushi burrito, over kale noodles. Pro tip: save room for dessert as there’s a Kung Fu Tea in the same strip.
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Multiple locations, sushizushi.com
Though you can’t build your own poke bowl here, you can score a super delicious creation that will hit the spot. Give the Mango Poké a try – it has tuna poke, mango and avocado, which is all tossed in soy sauce, sesame oil and shichimi pepper. And finally, it’s topped with habanero caviar.
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7701 Broadway St #124, (210) 826-1488, hanzobar.com
Hanzo brings Japanese gastropub vibes to Alamo Heights – oh, and a delicious poke bowl! All you have to do is choose between salmon or yellowfish tuna, and then you can just sit back and enjoy your visit (which should include plenty of cocktails).
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