Fresh and Tasty Hawaiian Bowls at Yu Poke

Yu Poke is a small Hawaiian restaurant located within the Gongguan Night Market. If you’re tired of the abundance of fried food found in night markets and want to opt for something altogether fresher and healthier, then Yu Poke is worth a visit.

Yu Poke Taipei

For those not familiar with poke dishes, they’re bowls of rice and vegetables usually topped off with raw fish and a sauce. Here, you get to customise your bowl with the following options:

  • 1 Fish/Meat
    • Chicken / Octopus / Shrimp / Salmon / Tuna
  • 1 Base
    • White Rice / Brown Rice / Salad / Half & half
  • 4 Mixes
    • Egg / Mushrooms / Corn / Cucumber / Broccoli / Edamame / Black Beans / Tomato / Carrot / Seaweed
  • 1 Sauce
    • Sesame / Ponzu / Teriyaki / Sriracha Spicy Mayo
  • 1 Topping
    • Coriander / Spring Onion / Black or White Sesame / Masago
Yu Poke Taipei

You can add further mixes for an additional NT$15

The final bowls are some of the freshest and tastiest dishes we’ve tried in Taipei, and cost only NT$160.

Yu Poke Taipei

You’ll need to mix them well before devouring, as the sauces are placed at the bottom of the bowl. If you’re not keen on raw fish, they have cooked chicken as an option too.

Yu Poke Taipei

You can upgrade to add a drink or a small dessert similar to a panna cotta.

Yu Poke Taipei

If you come here during peak hours, the queue often extends outside of the restaurant, and the lack of seating means you will need to wait a while but it’s definitely worth the wait.

Yu Poke Taipei

Yu Poke is a fantastic fresh alternative to the abundance of fried food found in the nearby night market. Thoroughly recommended!

Yu Poke Taipei

Yu Poke Menu

Yu Poke Menu

Pros

  • Very fresh and tasty bowls

Cons

  • Not much seating

Price: $$

Level of English: Good (English on menu)

Traveller Tips

Avoid peak dinner hours

Yu Poke Location

Closest MRT: Gongguan Station (green line – exit 1)

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