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Pokérrito serves up latest food trend in Vancouver 

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Poke shops are the latest craze to hit Vancouver’s food scene, with several new entrants setting up shop downtown in the past year. Pokérrito, at Dunsmuir and Seymour is one of the new entrants.

If you’re wondering what poke is – it’s a raw fish salad served in Hawaiian cuisine, typically as an appetizer. However, most of the new shops in Vancouver are serving it up as an entree, although it’s probably not very authentic. 

On a Monday evening, it was busy with a steady stream of young customers. The ordering process is similar to Chipotle or Subway: you can choose from several different poke bowls, burritos or salads, or build your own. 

For about $11 including tax for a regular sized bowl, you can have a healthy, satisfying meal. 

The Diamond Head Bowl has spicy tuna, crab, ginger, green onion, cucumbers and jalapeños over rice, and was a nice mix of flavours. 

Service is fast and friendly, and they have free lemon water and even a machine dispensing coffee for .25 cents. You can eat-in or take out. 

Toppings at Pokérrito
There are several different bowl toppings to choose from.
Pokérrito toppings
Toppings include tuna, shrimp and even octopus.
Menu board
Menu board showing the different options.
Pokérrito toppings
Vegetable toppings for the bowls and burritos.
Order counter
Ordering counter at Pokérrito

Pokerrito is open until 9 p.m. nightly.

Peter Meiszner
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I am planning to run for Vancouver City Council in 2022. Please visit peterforvancouver.com to stay informed on my campaign.
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Poke shops are the latest craze to hit Vancouver's food scene, with several new entrants setting up shop downtown in the past year. Pokérrito is one of the new spots.Pokérrito serves up latest food trend in Vancouver