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Kona Inn Restaurant

75-5744 Alii Dr, Ste 135, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1784
+1 808-329-4455
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
75-5744 Alii Dr, Ste 135, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1784
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Shania was a fantastic waitress but above that the place is just wonderful. we came twice in our week long trip. The happy hour specials are worth every penny and you sit right on the water with a full sunset view. The kids play on...More

Thank carmen502020
Reviewed yesterday

In the heart of Kona town the Inn is inside the botardwalk along Alii drive. This restaurant has some great meals with a mid to high price range. I like the fish specials and will get anything but the Ahi. To me this fish is...More

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you want good drinks, some bites and a great sunset: The bar section is the place to be. The view is great and the prices reasonable.

Thank Iburinga
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were at the Kona Inn last week on our visit to Hawaii. We were walking through Kona doing some shopping and were advised by some locals to go here. We loved the food. The Pina Colada was amazing. The Tropical Itch was a bit...More

Thank Brett B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate lunch with wife, daughter and granddaughter. Wife had fish and chips, daughter chicken salad, me turkey sandwich with slaw. All were great and now hung left when we were done. Wife had lemonade and me a real ginger ale. Sat right at the edge...More

Thank Ronald R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful service. Very friendly staff. Would visit again Amazing view of the beautiful Kona coast. Amazing sunset.

Thank carmen s
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner with family at Kona Inn. Chef special was Cajun style fish (I had Ono). One of the best fish dinners I have ever had!! Outstanding. The waiter and service excellent. Very attentive and personable. The atmosphere can’t be beaten. Beautiful hardwoods, ocean view....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is very chill, sitting out the front looking at the view is a nice way to enjoy lunch. The food was really good.The drinks service really slow. The waitress did apologies for the bar staff but, really really slow.

Thank Rainy0
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have walked by Kona Inn Restaurant many times but had never eaten there, so decided this trip we would go to happy hour, we were told the Nachos that they serve during happy hour were quite large. Sue was our server and she was...More

Thank Buttons560
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So firstly the location is great, the staff are friendly and very helpful but the food let this place down a lot. We had 4 people in our group and the overall feeling was that it was a letdown. The Chicken was dry and overcooked,...More

Thank Azzman67
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1 March 2017|
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Response from Chowa-Rides-Again | Reviewed this property |
The menu is online. You can google it.
26 September 2015|
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Response from Kimberly C | Reviewed this property |
I doubt they have a gluten free menu per se but they offer lots of seafood options so if you are on a gluten free diet you should be able to find something yummy to eat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5744 Alii Dr, Ste 135, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1784
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-4455
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