These are must visit spots when you have poké bowl cravings!
If you missed it, the poké bowl came over from Hawaii at the end of last year. A traditional Hawaiian dish that consists of rice, raw fish and fresh ingredients such as cucumber, tuna and coriander. The classic sushi roll made place for sushi in a bowl! We love poké bowls and the spots where you can get one of those delicious bowls emerge everywhere in the city. Because of this healthy fast food bowl you don’t have to feel guilty when you open your Foodora app once again ;-) Where you can get the best poké bowls? We made a list with the best spots voor poké bowls in Amsterdam!
Ps. Don’t want to leave the house? Order a poké bowl for at home. We added the spots where you can order a poké bowl for you. You’re welcome ;-)
7 x the best poké bowls in Amsterdam
Wiki Wiki: Wiki Wiki means ‘quick quick’ in Hawaiian, but at Wiki Wiki they are very laid back and make carefully selected poké bowls. We tried the poké bowls of Wiki Wiki and have to say, they’re good! Try the poké bowl with salmon, quinoa and apple or the Mexican tuna with black rice, pineapple and avocado. Yum!
Poké Perfect: Poké Perfect is the first Hawaiian restaurant in Amsterdam and spot where we could get poké bowls. You can choose from six signature dishes, but it might be even better to create your own poké bowl with all your favourite ingredients!
Bowls & Buns: Try the classic bowl at Bowls & Buns with tuna and salmon, mango, beans, onions and cucumber. The bao buns here are also recommended over here. Specially the variant with pulled pork, we love it! A poké bowl and bao bun together cost € 12,-, perfect for a weekday night out, if you ask us.
The Poké Market: On the menu at The Poké Market you can find a bowl salmon, boiled rice, soybeans, cucumber and radishes. Are you vegetarian? Then go for the delicious Veggy Paradise Bowl with crispy tofu, bioled rice, fresh mushrooms and carrots. And here too, you can create your own poké bowl as you like it.
Sushito: At Sushito they combine flavours from Mexico, Japan and Hawaii in one. This is thé spot in De Pijp where you can go for a delicious lunch or dinner. Besides tasty poké bowls (which you can put together yourself) you can also go for a sushi burrito.
Temakery: At Temakery we can enjoy Korean, Vietnamese and Thai delights. Hawaiian poké bowls, sushi wraps and handrolls are prepared with love right in front of you. So good!
Pluk: Also at our all time favourite spot Pluk you can have one of those delicious poké bowls. They have one with sushi rice, salmon, edamame beans, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, mango, avocado and sweet onion with sesame. Yum!
Enjoy these spots for the best poké bowls in Amsterdam!
THINGS TO DO:
⋙ Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
⋙ A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
⋙ The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
⋙ Visit Artis Royal Zoo
⋙ Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
⋙ Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
⋙ Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
⋙ MOCO Museum for street art
⋙ Photography museum FOAM
⋙ Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
⋙ Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
ONE OF A KIND:
⋙ Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
⋙ Red Light District tour
⋙ Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
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Our favourite hotels:
AFFORDABLE // €
☾ Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
☾ The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
☾ Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
☾ CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
☾ Motel One: budget design hotel with locations at
VERY VERY NICE // €€
☾ Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
☾ Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
☾ Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
☾ Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
☾ Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
☾ Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
☾ Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
☾ INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
☾ The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
☾ Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
☾ Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
☾ QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
TOP LUXURY // €€€
☾ Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
☾ Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
☾ L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
☾ Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
☾ W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.
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I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.
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