Poke Bowls

“Poke” is pronounced as “pokay”.

When my friend first suggested we meet at Aloha Poke for lunch, I assumed that this was just another salad bar and rejected the suggestion instantly.  However, when she said it is not a typical salad and sent me the link to the website, I decided to give it a go.  Unfortunately, as there was limited sitting and the cafe does not take reservations, there was already a long queue and we were unable to find seats.  We settled for a Chinese restaurant nearby that day.

I did return a week later for dinner and was hooked!  In my opinion, it is basically a western/Hawaiian version of the Japanese chirashi don.  The word “chirashi” means “scattered,” so this is basically a big bowl fish, vegetables, and additional ingredients of your choice on rice.


I went back several times after that dinner to have lunch when it was less crowded.


This was the queue at about 12pm on a Monday.  Do not be fooled as it gets crowded very quickly after 12pm.


The pokes are served in paper bowls for lunch and you get to choose from a list of ingredients.


Here is my poke bowl from one of my lunches.



I also tried A Poke Theory, located on Boon Tat street, about 3 minutes walk from the Amoy outlet of Aloha Poke.

  Aloha Poke A Poke Theory
Base White Rice

Brown Rice

Rice Mix

Salad Only

Signature Sushi Rice

Lemon Herb Quinoa

Romaine Lettuce

Poke Salmon


Vegetarian Toufu




Sizes 3

Lil’ Swell (75g) – $11.90

Standard Nalu (150g) – $16.90

Big Kahuna (225g) – 19.90


Regular (100g) – $11.50 for tuna, $12.50 for salmon

Large (150g) – $15 for tuna, $16.50 for salmon


Complimentary Add-ons 2

Additional at $0.50

All complimentary
Superfoods / Premium 1

Additional at $1.00

$2 each unless specified otherwise
Salad Dressing Yes 3 types to choose from
Seating Limited Quite spacious
Location(s) Amoy Street

Marina Bay Link Mall

Boon Tat Street

In my opinion, Aloha Poke is yummier.  Below is a picture of my poke bowl from A Poke Theory.


Aloha Poke (Amoy Street)
92 Amoy Street Singapore 069911
Lunch   Mon to Sat: 11.30am – 2.30pm
Dinner Mon to Sat: 5.30pm – Late
Closed on Sun and Public Holidays
+65 6221 6165

Aloha Poke (Marina Bay Link Mall)
8A Marina Boulevard, #B2-46 Singapore 018984
Mon to Fri: 11.30am – 8pm
Closed on Sat, Sun and Public Holidays
+ 65 6634 0730

A Poke Theory
27 Boon Tat Street Singapore 069623
Weekdays / 11AM – 6PM
Saturdays / 11AM – 4PM
Closed Sundays

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