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Chubby's Diner

75-5591 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3631
+1 808-329-2960
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good49%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“mac salad” (4 reviews)
“loco moco” (6 reviews)
“pot roast” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:45All hours
American, Hawaiian, Diner
75-5591 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3631
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Reviews (46)
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 20 May 2017

If you are alone or with your family and friends this is a good place to go to . It has a large variety of food at a good price and good portions. Besides the food you can go for bowling or different games all...More

Thank norman m
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Go here if you're looking for what the locals really eat. You will stand out if you look like a tourist but won't feel uncomfortable.

Thank Kathy O
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Chubby's is inside the bowling alley so it's kind of hard to find. Order at the counter and your food will be brought to your table. Breakfast all day features eggs, waffles, pancakes, loco moco that is a LOT of very tasty food. The quality...More

Thank theonewhogetsaway
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We wanted something to eat around 9:40 at night. Other fast food places had no appeal. I'd read about Chubby's so we went for late-night burgers and fries. It was good! I think we were the only non-locals in there but everyone was friendly and...More

1  Thank Silly B
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We always get the Korean chicken plate. Comes with two sides, rice and mac salad. Good price for lots of food. Good service too.

1  Thank krg999
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

A great place to hand out and eating for lunch and dinner. Chubby's have a good OX soup, pork with cabbage and fried liver beef. People was very nice 👍 👍👍

Thank JPDallasTX
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Hidden gem inside a bowling alley! We really enjoyed the pick 3 platter and chicken wings after a long day at the summit. We choose the short ribs, beef teriyaki and fried shrimp with white rice. My favorite was the short ribs and chicken wings,...More

Thank SimplyBee86
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This diner is in a bowling alley so can get a bit loud. The staff was friendly and service prompt. The tables were filled with locals. The plates of food were huge and delicious. Prices seemed average. Great choice when you are really hungry and...More

2  Thank Kona-KonaKen
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We were in Kona for an outrigger race and our coach knew about this place. We would never have considered it otherwise. It is in a bowling alley and it serves up huge and delicious portions of local favorited. My husband had the Kalua pork...More

2  Thank Tsmithmorse1
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Chubby's Diner gets points for being open late! My husband and I were on vacation in Kona and looking for a late night spot to grab some local island grindz and saw that Chubby's was open after 10PM when a lot of the other local...More

2  Thank Christine D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Hawaiian, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
09:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5591 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3631
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-2960
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