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Big Island Grill

75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
+1 808-326-1153
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“loco moco” (183 reviews)
“chicken katsu” (73 reviews)
“roast pork” (47 reviews)
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American, Diner, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is open bright and clean. The staff are wonderful friendly and very efficient. The meals are moderately priced considering all you receive. We went in for lunch and ordered off their Lunch Local Favorites. I ordered the mix plate which meant I was...More

Thank SgtFrankChill
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had the rib eye cooked medium, it came with fries a salad and veggies. Meat was tasty and perfectly cooked, not huge though. My partner ordered thr teriyaki chicken, this was also tasty and a large portion. Deserts were huge. A solid place for...More

Thank Kris U
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I dined here on a previous trip to the Big Island and loved the food and relaxed, coffee-shop atmosphere. We found the Big Island Grill when searching for the best Loco Moco on the island, and they have quite the variety from...More

Thank TropicalDreamer2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We aren't sure what the fuss is about. We were seated in a timely fashion and drinks came quickly. Seating in the restaurant is crowded and our party of 5 was seated at a table for 4, with the direction that the 5th person had...More

Thank Elise F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great food, good service. third visit and have always stopped here for at least one meal. You don't leave hungry.

Thank banaggy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Perusing over the local tourist pamphlets, this restaurant is supposed to be in the top 10 in Kailua-Kona. We arrive there for lunch around 11:30 AM. Small parking lot and couldn’t find parking. Finally got inside around 15 minutes later, signed in and waited for...More

Thank Wood77
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to go here on a whim and little did we know how much we would love this place! The Loco Moco was fantastic and the service was great!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate the best fish sandwich here. The catch of the day was swordfish and it was incredible. I passed my sandwich around and everyone at the table agreed.

Thank Naomi P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i am a very long time patron of this iconic Kailua Kona restaurant. On my last two visits, thing have not been as they should be. Two weeks ago ,we arrived just before six for dinner. The restaurant was only half full and we were...More

Thank JeffLookinatFish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great comfort food with great service! Lots of local favorites with daily specials.Large portions cooked well. We always return several times when on the big island.

Thank wongdo
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17 January 2018|
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Response from HawaiiFoodlover | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take American Express & most other major credit cards.
Kevin A
25 December 2016|
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Response from Chowa-Rides-Again | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Parties of 6 or more have a 17% gratuity added. But you can always ask or ask to see your itemized bill. We did.
Zachary L
25 August 2016|
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Response from Jason T | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonable prices. More home style cooking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-1153
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