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Umekes Ali'i Plaza

75-143 Hualalai Rd, Suite #105, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3715
+1 808-329-3050
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rice” (80 reviews)
“poke bowls” (26 reviews)
“seaweed salad” (30 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
All hours
Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
75-143 Hualalai Rd, Suite #105, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3715
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the first time I’ve had Poke Bowl and I’m glad I️ went to Umekes to try it. It was very good and taste very fresh. I’m only here for a week but I’d definitely come back again.

Thank Sheilaaaaah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in and immediately felt welcomed by the staff. We were new to authentic poke and they walked us through how to choose. Everything we ordered was absolutely delicious. My husband ordered ahi poke and I ordered a shrimp bowl. Each came with rice and...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in at Umeke's after a day of fishing and snorkeling. We were looking for some authentic Hawaiian poke and this was definitely the place to get it! The Ahi Poke was amazing and my wife's Kauai shrimp (with heads on) was incredible. Really...More

Thank JoelRC535
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Poke is full of flavour. The sides, compared to the poke were better seasoned. The laulau is on the dry side. Big portions.

Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived during happy hour on a Saturday and the place is not busy. It looks like it is a place good for families. Our server was really nice but it seems like the whole place seem to run on slow motion (must just be...More

Thank mdvvcm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended this place by a friend and it lives up to it's name. This place is great for takeaway poke bowls and is a great deal for a shared lunch. The portion sizes are large. Also delicious homemade lemonade in takeaway jars. Come...More

Thank LeahChamberlinGunn
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing. Everything delicious We ate at 2:00p and there was a line out the door. The poke of the day was so fresh. Made with avocado and mango The seaweed also was sooooo fresh and yummy We also ordered the grilled ono. All delicious I...More

Thank sjhoop
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Casual but professional. Quick service and very reasonable prices. the poke bombs are so delicious...four flavors of poke served as scoops in a delicious tofu pillow. each night is a diff poke of the day. the chili ginger was so good we came back the...More

2  Thank garydevoss
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Don't miss this place. Food is excellent. Poke nachos were delicious. Split a half order. Had plenty to eat along with grilled Mahi. Their macaroni salad is so creamy and yummy. Loved the place so much we ate there twice.

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Stopped in here for dinner after a day of adventuring on the island after a recommendation for a local dive shop. Good drink selection. Very noisy. I very much enjoyed getting to sample to poke before making an order. Ordered a Longboard Beer and Basil...More

Thank mayazink
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14 June 2016|
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Response from NakoaP | Property representative |
Google Maps or Google Search will help you as we have a virtual tour we also have online ordering and menu available online as well as business hours under Umekes Poke 808
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$9 - US$14
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-143 Hualalai Rd, Suite #105, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3715
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-3050
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Umekes is the home of the True Authentic Fresh Hawaiian Ahi Poke Bowls! Umekes means Bowl in the Hawaiian language and we have Poke bowls for everyone. Umekes will create your Poke bowl the way you want it raw or grilled (pulehu) with healthy sides you can get your high protein and low fat for the day. We serve samples to our customers as we want you to be able to happy with your Poke bowl. Stop by our three locations open Monday through Saturday for your Poke Pleasure. Alii Plaza, Lanihau Shopping Center and our newest restaurant Umekes Fishmarket Bar and Grill off of Kuakini Highway and Kaiwi Street. Call ahead and order or scoop on by Umekes where Aloha is served daily!
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