Pokey Okey (Burnaby): Need to Mix Things Up

Earlier this year, Pokey Okey opened up on Kingsway, near Metrotown so I decided to give them a visit in March. When I first walked inside this small little shop, I immediately noticed the large chalk board wall that’s adorned with messages from previous clients. I also noticed that they don’t have anywhere to sit to eat in here (this was before the whole coronapocalypse shut down dine-in eating). They did have some counter area along the wall where you can stand and eat however.

I decided to try their Medium Bowl ($13) and picked scallop, tuna, and spicy tuna for my proteins and adding red cabbage, imitation crab, edamame, pickled ginger, and crispy onions to top things off along with sesame sauce.

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A few thoughts… there weren’t a huge number of options for your poke but it did turn out to look like a nice bowl. As I decided to dine-in, they gave me my poke in a ceramic bowl which was a nice touch (although I later had to have them transfer it to a take-out container as I didn’t finish it). They had chopsticks but I think it would have been better if they also had forks/sporks as an option. I wish that the poke and sauce was more mixed before serving because the flavours didn’t mix up well and it’s difficult to mix things up with chopsticks.

4919 Kingsway
Burnaby, BC

https://www.pokeyokey.com/

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Posted on May 13, 2020, in Hawaiian, Restaurant Review, Seafood and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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