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Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge

72-100 Kaupulehu Dr # 0, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610
+1 808-325-8333
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (81 reviews)
“mongolian beef” (20 reviews)
“lobster” (42 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Soups, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
72-100 Kaupulehu Dr # 0, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610
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1 - 10 of 583 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Extremely overpriced for the elegant setting and great service. We expected the big dollar prices but also expected excellent food for that price. NOT. Bowl of a few pieces of chicken with bones in broth $40.00. Enjoy the setting with a cocktail only.

Thank nadine033
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beef was just great! The best I have every had. The chocolate soufflé was great too. Great restaurant overall.

Thank JBarrett123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying in a home in Hualalai and it made it very convenient to take the golf cart to this restaurant. Fabulous buffet brunch and pretty terrific dinner menu. Everything from Pizza to Fresh Fish. You can bring a bottle of wine for a...More

1  Thank StretchCampbell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here after a long day of traveling. We were guests at the hotel and it was a 5 min walk there from our hotel room. The restaurant is beautiful - set right off the beach and gorgeous open air layout with wood architecture....More

1  Thank ercs16
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

This place was pretty expensive but had really good quality food. They have a great view outside of the sunset going down. Also very small portion sizes so add some sides if you are really hungry.

Thank kimberly_hollner
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

My gf and I went on holiday to the four seasons. We were told about Ulu before we arrived to HI. I am a huge sushi fan and this place did not disappoint. This place had some very spacial dishes. Some of the fish was...More

1  Thank Peter G
Reviewed 4 December 2017

After a wonderful day exploring the island and saving our appetite, the three of us were looking forward to a wonderful dinner experience at the Chef's table. Initially, I was a little nervous that no one had called or emailed to confirm the reservation, but...More

Thank 28travel
Reviewed 2 December 2017

My fiancé and I dined at Ulu on our last night in Kona. It was the greatest dining experience and honestly, the bet way to finish our vacation. The sushi was unbelievable and those views were heavenly. The overall atmosphere is worth the price; also...More

Thank akels10
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Great venue, great food and great staff. Perfect in every sense, and not too expensive for the quality of the experience.

1  Thank dukefast7
Reviewed 28 November 2017

I have to say this is the best bar, as while we were sitting at the bar being entertained by the bartender, another couple came up who claimed to come every year, and ONLY because of the bartender. I have to believe it, as we...More

Thank NickellFamilyTravel
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544deb
8 October 2017|
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Response from Skruggs | Reviewed this property |
They have previously done a buffet for Thanksgiving. Email them and ask for this year's menu
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Kris M
11 January 2017|
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Response from cmariec | Reviewed this property |
kinda fancy, but not totally. he may feel a little out of place if he wears runners/flip flops, but it's Hawaii!
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ReefDiving
3 September 2016|
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Response from Thomas V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is valet parking in the front and you walk thru the resort to the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72-100 Kaupulehu Dr # 0, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610 (Formerly 'Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge)
    (Queen Ka'ahumanu Hwy)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-325-8333
Description
‘ULU Ocean Grill & Sushi Lounge is the breathtaking new oceanfront fish and seafood restaurant at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, where Executive Chef James Babian’s acclaimed “R.S.A. - Regional, Seasonal and Artisanal” cuisine is served in Hawaii’s most beautiful setting - alongside the surf and under the stars. The restaurant showcases a stylish blend of Hawaiian architecture and modern flair - a lively, informal setting where guests are inspired, surprised and delighted by the Hawaii’s beauty and the flavors of the Pacific, through an innovative menu with playful tableside presentation. Cuisine is prepared oven roasted, flame grilled and wok fired, while an extensive wine list, with a special selection of boutique wines is presented via iPad. The modern sushi lounge and ocean view bar feature the Island's freshest sushi, as well as craft cocktails, sake and Japanese beers. Casual, friendly and knowledgeable servers guide guests through a social dining experience not to be forgotten.
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