Kailua-Kona Restaurants

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  • 1. Huggos on the Rocks

    Huggo's is an old school stand-by on the water of Kailua Bay (downtown Kona). Food is good Hawaiian standards like crusted mahi-mahi, ahi tuna, steaks, burgers, etc. I think it really shines as a...

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  • 2. Bubba Gumps

    Bubba Gump Shrimp Factory is a kitchsy chain of shrimp restaurants based on the movie Forrest Gump. While I generally think theme restaurants are lame, I've been surprisingly happy with Bubba Gump...

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  • 3. Hard Rock Cafe

    What can I say? At Hard Rock Cafe you will see memorabilia from celebrities. The food is great. While you are eating/waiting for the food, you can have a look outside on the ocean. After your meal,...

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  • 4. King's Shops

    GREAT food. Very personable service. Nice place, Mellow romantic setting , double glass entrance / exit doors, glass windows overlooking lake, air conditioned, with outdoor seating as long as its not...

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  • 5. Kona Brewing Company

    Great outdoor atmosphere. I have heard the pizza is outstanding, but we sampled pork sandwiches which were innovative and really delicious. The menu is varied and we plan to go back to try more. Avoid...

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  • 6. Pancho & Lefty's Cantina

    Pancho & Lefty's Cantina is one of the restaurant/bars located on the main street, Alii Way. The restaurant/bar is located up a set of stairs from the street. My wife and I decided to stop here for...

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  • 7. Cocunut Grove Marketplace

    If ya want good ole tucker, then go to Outback. This Australian themed steakhouse always has the best bread in town and will fill you up until you are bursting. The menu is 95% the same as all other...

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  • 8. Kona Inn

    Walking through the center of Kona, you might not notice the entrance to the Kona Inn. It is worth stopping by, however. The oceanfront grounds are really nice, and the bar and restaurant have a good...

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  • 9. Royal Kona Resort

    The best thing at Durty Jakes Cafe & Bar is that you can sit outside and have a view over the ocean. The dishes are tasty as well. For lunch: Veggie Sandwich with a salad. For diner: Roasted Veggie...

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  • 10. Bongo Ben

    Breakfast menu that is hard to beat. Eggs Benedict always reliable. Respectable chicken fried steak (if you ever lived in Texas you know what I mean). Also grits that even this Yankee can appreciate....

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  • 11. Wasabi's Japanese Cuisine

    This is a very small restaurant in the center of Coconut Marketplace, but it is a real gem. This was by far my favourite restaurant out of all I wen to across the Hawaiian islands. The Japanese food...

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  • 12. The Coffee Shack

    Located about 1000ft above sea level on the steel slope going down to Kealakakua Bay, The Coffee Shop offers what may be the best breakfast on the island. The open seating offers fresh air and great...

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  • 13. Taeng-On Thai

    Most of the restaurants in Kailua-Kona are way over-priced, but you find a real good deal at the Taeng-On Thai Restaurant in downtown Kona. They have a lunch special, where you get a full platter of...

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  • 14. Splasher's Grill

    Splasher's Grill is how my wife and I began our day in Kona. We had just arrived in port and wanted to have breakfast off the ship. My wife had done her planning for this trip and already knew this is...

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  • 15. Lava Java

    Lava Java is the best place to get your caffeine "kick" on Ali'i Drive. It's popular with locals as well as visitors, and is good both for picking up "Joe to Go" as well as for lounging around with a...

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  • 16. Banyan Court Mall

    There are many restaurants along Alii drive but most cater to tourist tastes. We much prefer going into the Banyan Court Mall, finding a table in the breezeway, and enjoying a great Indonesian satay....

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  • 17. Fujimamas Restaurant and Sushi Bar

    The restaurant is Asian fusion, lots of different influences from East Asia and they also have a full sushi bar that features fresh island caught fish everyday. Most think it is Japanese but once you...

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  • 18. Drysdale's Two

    This was the first place I ate (other than breakfast at the hotel). The person at the hotel recommended I try a place at the Keauhou Shopping Center for something simple and quick to eat. I settled on...

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  • 19. Fish Hopers

    A great little seafood / steak restaurant and bar as you enter into the active strip of downtown Kona. They have good service and some pretty decent dishes. Cocktails are tasty too. Great views of the...

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  • 20. King Kam Hotel

    The restaurant in King Kamehemehe hotel. In the hotel lobby are lots of interesting Hawaiian artifacts. THat alone makes going there worth while. The food and prices weren't bad, either. Prime rib was...

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  • 21. Kona Canoe Club

    The Kona Canoe Club can be both a casual place or a romantic one, depending on how you want to play it. It is a casual enough setting, but the location on the waterfront with the setting sun is...

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  • 22. Keauhou Shopping Center

    While most of your tourist spots are found on the north end of Ali'i Drive, head south to the end, to the Keauhou Shopping Center for first class Asian fussion cuisine. In this not so extraordinary...

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  • 23. Sam Choy's

    Have visited this hillside restaurant several times for lunch and to enjoy the sensational panoramic view. Nothing to complain about. Then we planned a special dinner with friends and were seriously...

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  • 24. Rocky's Pizza

    Our favorite place in Kona. Great food at a great price with a very friendly staff. Indoor air conditioned dining or outside under fans on the lanai. We love the pizza made any way you like, also the...

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  • 25. Coscto

    The food is so much more expensive than we had even heard. On virtual tourist, the best tip I ever got was to BRING YOUR COSTCO CARD! We ate lunch daily with the kids. Hotdogs with a drink are $1.50....

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