Best of Boise 2019

Paddles Up wins “Best Poke” three years in a row!

Also places 2nd in “Best Lunch” and top three in “Best Caterer” two years in a row!

Thank you Boise! We love you!

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Paddles Up Expands to Sun Valley

"We've got a lot of healthy eaters out here," said Paddles Up owner Dan Landucci, speaking to BW from Ketchum, "and just that outdoor lifestyle, which is what we really try to push at Paddles Up as kind of our theme and our motto: being outside and exploring Idaho. All of our stores really push that with our customers, so actually having a store in an area where we can get out and explore Idaho to the fullest was important to us."

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Boise Poké Restaurant Paddles Upstream to Sun Valley

Paddles Up Poké is set to open a third location – part of a fast start for the Boise-based chain of Hawaiian cuisine restaurants.

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Best of Boise 2018

Paddles Up is proud to announce winning Best of Boise in two different categories after being nominated for four.

Paddles Up placed 1st place for poké and 2nd place in catering. We were also nominated for best seafood and best lunch.

Thank you for all of your support and everyone that took part in this years Best of Boise.

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Best of Boise 2017

Paddles Up is still a new kid on the block, but it managed to do the near-impossible in a food scene as crowded as the one in Boise: It found a niche, and did it right.

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The Ultimate Boise Food Guide

As someone who’s very skeptical of the seafood options in landlocked states, I can attest to how tasty Paddles Up is. With fish that’s flown in daily, their sushi burritos and DIY poke bowls are filling and tasty.

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Cheerleaders! Free Ice Cream!

Some new restaurants do soft openings. Paddles Up Poke prefers loud.

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Food delivery service apps bring in big sales for local restaurants

After the food delivery service Uber Eats was introduced to the Treasure Valley last June, local restaurants that subscribed say they have seen a big jump in sales.

Paddles Up Poke opened up shop in downtown Boise last May. Owner Dan Landucci says the restaurant sells on average 300 poke bowls each day.

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Asian dishes were among the top Treasure Valley restaurants in 2017

Paddles Up Poké (237 N. 9th St., 208-412-5581, debuted earlier this year in Downtown Boise. The quick-service eatery specializes in Hawaiian-inspired poké bowls made with raw fish that can be customized to order, in addition to nori-wrapped burritos.

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How big a splash did this new Boise restaurant make?

Things have gone swimmingly for Paddles Up Poke since the rafting-themed restaurant opened seven months ago at 237 N. Ninth St.

“We’ve been killin’ it,” owner Dan Landucci says.

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Greenbelt Magazine

The phrase “paddles up” is a rafting term that means to attack the rapids head on, facing the challenges to come. For business partners and long-time friends, Dan Landucci and Jordan Tapangco, paddles up means so much more than just fun on the river. It embodies their passion and dedication for their new restaurant, Paddles Up Poké.

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Nudge, Nudge, Poké Time!

Paddles Up Poke is the confluence of chill river vibe and delicious fresh fish....

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Boise's Top 17 Bites - Summer 2017

Here is a good summer to do list to help you eat your way around Boise.

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One Wild Week Road Tripping Through Idaho

Paddles Up Poké –This restaurant serves up poke bowls (a Hawaiian raw fish salad). It was so good we stopped back two days in a row, something we never do. That should tell you enough how good it is. If you like fish at all, make sure you stop here.

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New poké restaurants specialize in Hawaiian fish dish. Paddles Up wins!

Based on my positive experience here, it appears that Paddles Up Poké is poised for a long run.

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Keepin' it Raw in Boise Idaho!

When Dan Landucci was rafting last summer in Riggins, whenever they hit a rapids, the guide would yell, “Paddles up!” to put everyone in attack mode.

The phrase stuck. “I kind of took it as a life motto,” Landucci says......

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Paddles Up coming soon!

Paddles Up Poke is ready to make its splash.

The rafting-themed restaurant at 237 N. 9th St. will open at 11 a.m. Monday, May 1, serving tasty chunks of marinated raw fish in bowls.....

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New Downtown Boise Restaurant encourages customers to live life "Paddles Up!"

For Dan and Jordan, the sound of construction inside their new restaurant is music to their ears.

"My dream was to always open a restaurant in downtown Boise," said Dan Landucci, co-owner of Paddles Up Poke in downtown Boise....

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Raw Fish and mixed Greens coming to Boise!

Popular Downtown Boise gift retailer Mixed Greens is getting a larger space -- and its old spot will quickly be turned into a new restaurant....

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