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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“loco moco” (189 reviews)
“chicken katsu” (72 reviews)
“roast pork” (45 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
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 4 days ago via mobile

Crowded at lunch time. Large menu with both American and Asian influenced dishes. Salads were good, portions were good sized, food was hot and prices reasonable.

Thank Dave J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go to the Big Island Grill every time we are in Hawaii, which is usually once a year. They serve fabulous teriyaki steak, and Kahlúa pig with cabbage, and quite honestly everything is good, but those are our favorites. Their macaroni potato salad is...More

Thank jillericson2
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been eating here on visits to Kona, for at least 10 years. It has been consistently good food. It seems very well run, super clean with a great wait staff. It is always crowded and seems to be popular with the local folks....More

Thank 580diane47
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the fish and chips, they were good. My wife had the Korean chicken wings, good as well. We had to wait a bit for a table, looks like a popular spot for locals.

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ya know, it's not glamorous, but it's always there when you need it. And, if it wasn't housed in a former IHOP, or something like that, it would probably get a lot more respect. But maybe that's okay, because as a fish lover, I can...More

2  Thank galleygirlBoston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing fancy of a place, but wonderful service, great prices, and amazing loco moco if you are a fan! I recommend for breakfast or lunch!

Thank Foodie4Life81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food at a reasonable price- but quality is marginal. If you want a large portion of average food- this place is for you.

Thank Hawkeyedds1988
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I eat here often, the staff is friendly and helpful, and get to know you and your likes food is plentiful and very home style (Like you would make at home) prices are resonable

Thank Betty O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big Island Grill seemed to be home to many locals. The food was good but service was poor. My wife asked for some iced water and additional hot water for her tea. She never received either. When I asked for the check it took an...More

1  Thank Arman M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had Perfectly cooked eggs Benedict. The prices were very reasonable and wait staff was great. I would recommend this restaurant anyone looking to have a great local breakfast.

Thank Jerry S
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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 JKL1104 | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonable prices and huge portions. The kids menu is also really fairly priced with big servings.
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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
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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