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Kona Grill

$$ - $$$, Sushi,
444 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101
+1 816-931-5888
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good53%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (81 reviews)
“flatbread” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Sushi, Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
444 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I came here for Valentine’s Day!! What a great environment, wonderful staff and great happy hr. We did the reverse Happy hr 9pm-11pm. Jessica was our waitress and she killed it!! She was on top of everything. I’m a waiter in key...More

Thank Joel P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a Happy Hour there at the big table. So it suits well for big companies. Very pleasant staff, delicious food, nice american portions on the plates, and perfect dessert! :)

Thank liloo-19
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for choosing Kona Grill. Brandon King

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here several times and it is an enjoyable experience each time. It is a little pricey, but what sushi place isn't?

Thank kcbarbie
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Come give our Sushi and Sake Thursday a try. 5 Sake tastings and any roll.

Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

For food the Kona Grill will not disappoint. This was our second trip to this grill. We always go here right before Christmas. We had a reservation and were seated immediately upon arrival. The server was friendly but much of the order had to be...More

Thank Joe S
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Happy Holidays to you and your family.

Reviewed 21 December 2017

Kona Grill has a great happy hour - good choices on food - the lettuce wraps are incredible and definitely worth ordering.

Thank ssulzberger
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Thanks for visiting our Kona Grill.

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Love this restaurant. We had sushi and steak, along with an appetizer and two desserts. Everything was terrific as usual. Quality food, friendly server and good portion size. Atmosphere is also good albeit a little noisy but we sat in the bar area so that...More

Thank SusyChapstick
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thank you for the great review and hope to see you again at Kona Grill.

Reviewed 28 October 2017

We have gone to this place for about 5 years now. It is good that they extended the seating for happy hour, but it is still truly a mad house in there during this time. It is tough to find a place to sit because...More

Thank Jennifer L
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

I am glad you like the remodel changes that we made. Thanks for your positive review. Brandon King

Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Ate here around 2:00 PM on a Monday. Very few people in the place. Was waited on very quickly but the food was slow in getting there. It was good. Rather small portion but good. I had to order another sushi roll to fill me...More

Thank Kirby P
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Thank you for your comments.

Reviewed 15 August 2017

I like the inside atmosphere .. it was great. The food quality is fine but little bit expensive .. no issue. When I told the staff that today is my friend birthday, they brought a small cake with a candle in the middle and surprised...More

Thank Sameh_M_Eissa
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The tomato Basel soup is GREAT. I was a little disappointed in the salad. The service is good, yet it is slow for lunch.

Thank kathysH5886CQ
Brandon K, Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Please come back again and try our new summer menu starting on the 2nd of August.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Bar, Sushi, Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 444 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101
    (Broadway & Pennsylvania)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-931-5888
  • E-mail
Kona Grill was built on Exceptional Experiences and meals that create memories. Our global menu features contemporary American favorites, award-winning sushi, and specialty cocktails — all made from scratch using only the freshest ingredients. While the places that inspire our cuisine may be far away, a welcoming place that offers inspiring food, ultimate hospitality, and diverse choices is right around the corner.
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