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Boke Bowl

) #359 of 3,585 Restaurants in Portland $$ - $$$ Japanese, Asian
1028 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214-2186
+1 503-719-5698
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steamed buns” (9 reviews)
“ramen” (28 reviews)
“pork” (12 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian
$$ - $$$
1028 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214-2186
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

I went here with family last week for dinner. I ordered a bowl with brown rice and fried chicken. It was fantastic. I'm not even sure of what all comes in the bowl, but it tasted great. My niece got a pork Raman bowl ....More

Thank leannadanna
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Someone must order the fried chicken. We love going to Boke bowl for the 3 steam buns or rice bowls. You can order 3 different buns, so the fried chicken, brisket, and pork belly buns are our favorite. We like to get a side of...More

Thank Shelly B
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I had heard great things about Boke Bowl, but it was nothing to write home about. I tried the ramen with the fennel broth and found it to be oily and not very flavorful. The environment was noisy and a bit chaotic - lots of...More

Thank Marthapel
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Returned to our favorite ramen place to sample its offering for Portland Dumpling Week. The pork filled dumplings were perfect -- first steamed then lightly fried to make the bottom dough have the right amount of crunch. Hope Boke adds these regularly to its menu.

Thank Timothy C
Reviewed 6 February 2017

My first time here. While lacking ambiance and conversational atmosphere, the food and service were great! I had the shrimp rice bowl. So different in a good way. A nice bed of sticky rice with black sesame seeds surrounded by delicious toppings including fresh yummy...More

Thank Patti C
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I went during the Portland snow and ice period. Very popular with the locals for take out. Pleasant service and quick. The ramen and broth was excellent and travelled well.

Thank steve-h132
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Maybe in not such a good way. Long tables, lots of noise, order at the counter from a chart on the wall. Hard to share with your group because everyone orders separately. Had Ramen, and some tasty buns, they brought the food to the table...More

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Spent two nights in Portland and was craving ramen one of the nights. We searched up Ramen joints and Boke Bowl was one that popped up. Reviews seemed okay so we decided to try it out. Between two of us we ordered the Sui Mai,...More

Thank MrTraveler604
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A cafeteria style dining room and seeral common tables. The food is very good but the ambince is lacking.

Thank 415koconnell
Reviewed 11 October 2016

My kids live in Portland and one of their favorite things is to take me food-exploring. On this rather chilly day, we ended up at Boke Bowl. I'm not a fan of ordering at a counter because I usually have no idea what I want...More

Thank catsmom46
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1028 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214-2186
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-719-5698
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