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Island Fin Poke, the perfect location with the freshest ingredients

With a city full of sports, hiking trails, bike paths, etc., Island Fin Poke has brought Gilbert a light, nutritious option to residents looking to fuel their healthy lifestyle.

Located within the “heartbeat of Gilbert,” Island Fin Poke has brought their Hawaiian style poke to Verde at Cooley Station. The new 23 acre development has everything from restaurants to retail stores, offices, health and wellness facilities, apartment residences and their central park, “the Green.”

The taste of freshness:

With a city full of sports, hiking trails, bike paths, etc., Island Fin Poke has brought a light, nutritious option to residents looking to fuel their healthy lifestyle.

Island Fin Poke falls under the QSR (Quick Service Restaurant) and FC (Fast Casual) category. With 4.8 stars on Google the quality of their food is evident in every bite. 

Offering vegan, dairy free and gluten free options, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. If you’re new to poke you can start with a veggie or chicken bowl. For poke fanatics, create a bowl with their ahi tuna, spicy tuna or salmon. 

The goal from the original founders was to be able to transport guests to the white sand beaches of the tropical Hawaiian islands through their inspired bowls. 

Prior to opening, the team at Gilbert’s Island Fin Poke spends three hours cutting up fresh fruits and vegetables and making their five marinating and five finishing sauces in the shop daily. The sauces are curated following the CEOs award-winning recipes. 

It’s not only the fresh, tasty, and endless bowl flavors and combinations possible at Island Fin Poke that make it stand out, it’s also the “ohana” mindset. Every guest that walks through the door is greeted as family by the team members that genuinely want to get to know you. 

They bus all the tables, make sure your drink stays full and, when you’re done, will send you off with a sample of Dole Soft Serve®. 

With the freshest boat-to-bowl and farm-to-fork ingredients, savor the flavor of each ingredient as it seamlessly blends together creating your tasty bowl. Step away from your day to day life and allow yourself the time to sit back, listen to calming music and watch surfers catch the Hawaiian waves at their themed beach shack. 

It’s a tropical getaway in the desert. Island Fin Poke is located at 2490 S. Recker Road Suite 101 in Gilbert. 

The location:

Previously farmland, this development has brought the Gilbert community a new and trendy mixed-use center at the southwest corner of Williams Field and Recker roads. 

Creating a “modern mainstreet lifestyle experience,” patrons get to “live, work and play the Verde way.” The surrounding area features around 5,000 mid to high income homes and apartments with more residencies coming soon. 

Crust Italian, Coach Pain Academy, Cha-Nails Lounge, the Brass Tap, Pixie Sticks Dog Boutique, Sophie May Boutique, Hash Kitchen and Sip & Shop are just some of the tenants in Verda at Cooley Station.

There’s always something going on with the Green being a gathering hub for entertainment and events.

Island Fin Poke, located within this brand new development is in a prime location. The Economic Innovation Group named Gilbert as the “Most Prosperous City in the Nation.”

Niche 2023 rankings have Gilbert named as the number one best suburb to raise a family in the Phoenix area and in Maricopa County. Gilbert takes the number two spot as the best suburb to buy a house and best suburb to live in the Phoenix area.

Gilbert is also ranked as the third highest place with the best public schools in the Phoenix area and the fifth best suburb for young professionals in the Phoenix area. Gilbert has earned its spot as one of the safest, most family oriented places to live and it’s only continuing to grow.

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Island Fin Poke is a member of the Queen Creek Sun Times Preferred Business Program.