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2011 Ocean Front Walk, Venice Boardwalk, Los Angeles, CA
3108225639
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Great service, great food, & great outdoor atmosphere! The BIG portion was more then enough to complete your craving for fresh Ahi tuna poke style!

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Thank Rickyale
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I come here about twice a month! They have the best acai bowls!!!!!!!!! The staff are really great too!

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Thank SCvibes1990
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Very good for a light healthy and tasty, casual lunch in front of Venice beach! Its a sort sashimi fast food but the quality of the food is great and the choices are various and good. Also important is the price that is affordable !!!! Its definitely not a fancy place. You would be eating on benches and enjoy the... More 

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Thank Stefania000000
Culver City, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Bowl's are pretty excellent here. The price was lower than expected for the area. Lots of choices and great taste. What else do you need? Fast service and easy location on the beach walk.

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Thank jasonmbrook
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have only had Poke a few times before but this was still a bit disappointing. Portions are small and expensive for what it is. I asked to have only a mild amount of wasabi in the dish and the result was still overpowering. There are better out there

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Thank JRThurman01
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I had no idea what to expect after ordering a Poke. But it was delicious. Wasabi sauce, a tonne of ahi and a good amount of brown rice. The perfect lunch for a busy day sightseeing.

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Thank Kym B
Miami, Florida
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283 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This iconic institution has led to many many more poke shops in Venice the past few years. It's always difficult to decide exactly what I want here because it all sounds so good but there's too many combinations to know what goes well together so you just take a leap of faith & wind up in culinary heaven every time!... More 

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Thank Papa G
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I'd never had poke before, but I'm really glad I tried it. It's cubed raw tuna fish served in a sauce with vegetables on top of rice, but you can choose from a variety of different sauces/marinades for the fish and throw in all kind of vegetables such as avocado, carrot, scallions, seaweed, etc and you can put extra sauce... More 

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Thank Amy S
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved the food here. There was several people in the queue but service was quick and thorough. We got the spicy tuna with avocado, one with brown rice and one without. Both tubs were large - very filling despite the apparatus. It was so flavoursome and fresh. Service from staff was very good. Lids are available to take away... More 

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Thank sherbetunicorn
London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

extremely yummy fresh raw fish ! looks nothing like 5 star but food quality is definitely that! generous portion and good price!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
Monday
11:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
11:00 - 18:00
Friday
11:00 - 18:00
Saturday
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2011 Ocean Front Walk, Venice Boardwalk, Los Angeles, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: 3108225639

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Venice

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Venice
Venice has always danced to its own beat as the epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along the boardwalk there are street performers and local craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings, souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders do their tricks around the skate park. All of it happens under the warm California sun with sprawling views of sand and sea. Heading east, the main drags of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Main Street are lined with boutique shops, some major retail stores, art galleries and restaurants. Here the ambiance is more relaxed and upscale than the frenetic boardwalk area. Venice is a mostly walkable (and certainly bikeable) neighborhood, full of areas to explore.
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