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Top 5 Poke Bowl You Need To Try in Penang!

Hello Foodies! Are you looking for something for your lunch or dinner? Well, we would like to suggest you try poke bowl!  If you don’t have any idea what is a poke bowl, fret not! We will tell you what is poke bowl and the best place for you to try it in Penang! The first thing you need to know is, it’s pronounced “POH-keh.”

What Is Poke Bowl?

You’ve probably overheard the buzz or seen poke bowl on social media, and now is the right time for you to try it! Poke is diced raw fish served either as an appetizer or as a main course and is one of the main dishes of Native Hawaiian cuisine. The main ingredients of a poke bowl usually are yellowfin tuna, sea salt, soy sauce, inamona, sesame oil, limu seaweed, and chilli pepper.

1. Tummy Bowl

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Who says healthy food is boring and didn’t taste good? Sorry but you’re wrong, my friends! Nestled in Elit Avenue in Bayan Baru, Tummy Bowl serves colourful healthy food and it tastes really good! This place has both counter-style and make-your-own Poke. For make-your-own poke, there’s an array of choices to build your meal! Tummy Bowl is hailed from Ipoh, so make sure you pay a visit to taste this goodness in Penang.

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📍  Tummy Bowl

3, Elit Avenue, Jalan Mayang Pasir, Bandar Bayan Baru, 11950 Bayan Lepas, Pulau Pinang

🕑 11 AM – 3 PM, 5 PM – 10 PM

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📞 012-212 2884

📝 Pork Free Cafe

2. Pilipala by Woodmanz

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Other than being the first igloo cafe in Malaysia, Pilipala by Woodmanz is also the first place that serves poke bowl in Penang! If you don’t take raw, try their bake protein to satisfy your taste bud! Intensify your dine-in experience here by dine-in in an Instagrammable igloo here!

P/s: The igloo is only open from 6:30 pm and customers need to spend at least RM30 to be entitled to enter the igloo.

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📍  Pilipala by Woodmanz

B1-07 Udini Square Lebuh Tunku Kudin 3 10600 Gelugor, Penang.

🕑 11 AM – 10 PM

🔗 Facebook

📞 016-443 0303

📝 Pork Free Cafe

3. Wholey Wonder Vegan Cafe

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Calling for Vegans out there! We all know that Poke Bowl is mainly made from diced raw fish. But, fret not! For vegans out there, you still can get a chance to taste this hype food! To ensure the vegans have the same experience, Wholey Wonder Vegan Cafe have invented ‘fish’ slices that are made from Konjac jelly to replace the fresh fish. This bowl of goodness is topped with a light refreshing vinaigrette dressing for just the right balance of flavours.

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📍  Wholey Wonder Vegan Cafe

61, Jalan Gurdwara, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang

🕑 12 PM – 9 PM (Closed on Monday)

🔗 Facebook

📞 016-443 0303

📝 Pork Free Cafe / Vegan

4. Sushi Tei

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Other than just Sushi, you also can try a luscious Poke Bowl at Sushi Tei. A bowl full of fresh and healthy goodness ingredients were served in the poke bowl which less than 500kcal per. It comes with Japanese Akita brown rice that is really known for the rich of minerals and vitamins. Unlike those usual poke bowl that served fresh raw fish, Sushi Tei also offers meat lovers with Chicken Teri Poke Bowl. Chicken Teri Poke Bowl comes with grilled chicken served with Akita brown rice. It is complete with a power-packed chia & sunflower seeds, almond, and mixed vegetables.

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📍  Sushi Tei

🕑 11 AM – 10 PM

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📝 Pork Free Cafe

5. Javu cafe

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It’s pretty hard to find poke bowls in Penang, but this is a place that you can go to enjoy good food with your family or friends. There is a varied selection of food for you to choose from! If you pay a visit here, you must try their Hawaiian Poke that is served with your choice of rice, meat, and sauce. Unlike other places, Javu cafe has plenty of protein option which is Fresh Tuna Shoyu, Salmon Batayaki, Pork Lemon Grass and also Chicken Teriyaki. The price of the dish depends on the choice of meat.

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📍  Javu Cafe

26, Lebuh Lembah Permai 4, Tanjung Tokong, 11200 Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang

🕑 12 PM – 9 PM (Closed on Monday)

🔗 Facebook

📞 0012-401 0101

📝 Not a Pork Free Cafe

Satisfy Your Craving Now

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Here comes the end of the list for ’Top 5 Poke Bowl in Penang′, we hope you enjoy reading it. Pay a visit soon to satisfy your craving! Don’t forget to bring your family and friends to try this goodness with you! Do share with us which Poke Bowl you love the most!

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  1. Hi there, javu cafe is actually closed on Tuesdays. The operating times is from 830am for breakfast all the way till 10pm at night. The poke bowls start at 11am till 9pm, 9pm being the last call for the kitchens.

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