Brevard County

Kona Poké will open a fifth restaurant in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Central Florida’s popular food concept Kona Poké is coming to Melbourne later this year.


The restaurant will be near the Melbourne Square Mall.

Kona Poké is based on a healthy lifestyle and Hawaiian-style poké bowls filled with fish and sauce. Guests can choose from a variety of fresh ingredients and vegan, vegetarian, keto and gluten-free options.

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Poké is cubed raw fish eaten by itself or over a bowl of sushi rice. The company said this traditional dish has been around for decades.

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The store will feature the Kona Poké fresh island bowl menu, along with Dole soft serve frozen desserts.

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Brevard County resident Ernie Falco III helped found Kone Poké in Central Florida in January 2019.

Currently, there are other stores located in Lake Mary, Apopka and Sanford, and the business plans to open more stores in Central Florida.

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