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Honu's on the Beach Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, Seafood,
75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
+1 808-329-2911
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crab legs” (15 reviews)
“prime rib” (20 reviews)
“roast beef” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Food was great was recommended surf and turf that wasn't on the menu and sushi special from sushi bar and both tasted great our server pete was very polite and kind and very attentive and also great ocean view with fire pit will definitely be...More

Thank NYCFLU
Reviewed 3 days ago

Anniversaries, birthdays, company events or just a great seafood dinner with king crab legs and other culinary favorits including prime rib and deserts. Spend a good two hours to slowly partake and enjoy each dish with a coffee or tea. Bar drinks are available. Validated...More

Thank Clyde T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate tonight and were sorely disappointed! I am a Marriott Platinum member who stays in Marriott properties for business religiously. I am typically a huge fan, but tonight was more than a little disappointing. We came to the Courtyard Kona hotel for a vacation...More

Thank Kathie K
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha, We sincerely apologize for your unpleasant experience while dining at our Honu's restaurant. I have relayed your comments to our Food & Beverage Director to follow up on. We have our property and buildings treated regularly for insect control and our Director will be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband had these twice because they were soon good! His Gluten allergy was so happy to get something he can have that tastes delicious! The breakfast buffet is really good too! It's a combo of american and asian food and fresh omelets made to...More

Thank krs90
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mahalo for taking us along with you on the breakfast buffet experience! We do offer quite an extensive combination of traditional and modern breakfast items to the delight of our diners. The colorful fresh fruit offered will make your mouth water! Thank you for sharing,...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017

My husband and I got passes to the breakfast buffet as part of our room package at the Courtyard Marriott. The buffet was very expansive and filled with lots of great food, though it was rather expensive without the passes. We enjoyed the buffet every...More

Thank nanners617
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Aloha, We're glad you had the opportunity to experience breakfast at one of the most beautiful locations on the island. There aren't very many places where a guest can have breakfast so close to the water while enjoying our world famous Kona coffee. Thank you...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We visited after reading great reviews, although we were more than a little suspect when we pulled up to the Courtyard Marriott and had to walk through the lobby. (I'm not generally a fan of hotel restaurants.). The initial greeting area of the restaurant is...More

Thank NorfolkMom
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback about your dining experience at Honu's. Our Executive Chef, Roy Basillio, recently created a new dinner menu for our guests and so far it's been a big success. We are so pleased to know that we exceeded your expectations at...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017

Based on reading reviews, decided to try Honu's before heading to the airport. The mango mojitos were very tasty. The special sushi roll we got was just okay, but the Ramen was AWESOME.More

Thank Michele G
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to experience dining at our Honu's on the Beach Restaurant. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the specialty drinks and the ramen. It's fairly new item to our expanded menu and it has become a favorite for...More

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Food is good with a variety of dishes. The phone receptionist however, must've been having a bad day which she sounded irritated and grouchy with me over the phone, while trying to make a reservation earlier in the day... I'd suggest making an online reservation...More

Thank Kahala88
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

We apologize for your disappointing experience while calling for a dining reservation. Out hostesses are usually very friendly and helpful. This is a very unusual report, however, we will look into it and remind our associates that our guests are our number one priority. Thank...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

We felt fortunate to get same day reservations on the fourth of July! There was a line outside, but we were seated promply at opening time (5:30) because of the reservation and were seated at our choice of tables (party of 6).. The server took...More

Thank travelingrandma91355
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Aloha, We are very happy to hear back from you following your outstanding visit to our Honu's on the Beach Restaurant. We will be sure to let our dining and culinary staff know what a great job they did to create the perfect dining experience...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

Stying at the hotel, we had breakfast every morining at the Honu's on the Beach Restaurant. We also had the buffet one evening. The restaurant is ideally located on the beach and the view is amazing. The food is excellent from breakfast to buffet. A...More

Thank Maccisco
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Aloha, Thank you for sharing your amazing experience while dining at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant Our servers and culinary team, do an extraordinary job at providing each of our guests with a positively memorable experience. We hope you will tell your friends about this...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Buffet, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-2911
  • E-mail
Description
Honu's on the Beach Restaurant features the most spectacular Breakfast Buffet with fresh island fruits, bakery items and breakfast basics enhanced by our famed "Live Omelet and Waffle Station". Ala carte menu available. We welcome you in joining Executive Chef Roy Basilio & our entire Honu's team with our newest "Farm to Table" menu. (Cuisine selections available Sunday to Thursday). On Friday and Saturday evenings we feature our famed Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet with a raw bar, appetizers, salads, specialty entrees and of course our "Slowed Roasted Prime Rib Au Jus and Steamed Snow Crab Legs". Join us for Sushi & live music, Sunday through Thursday evenings, 5:30pm - 8:30pm. Happy Hour daily at Billfish Bar, 20% off Pupus, drink specials, 5:30pm to 6:30pm.
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