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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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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Seafood, Soups, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
75-5744 Alii Dr, Ste 135, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1784
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Friendly service at bar for lunch, no wait. Drinks and beer were excellent. Food was well done, but kitchen was slow.

Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I got in to Kona Sunday night after a long flight from NY. We wanted to stay up as late as possible, so went to one of our favorites for our anniversary. It was a little crowded when we arrived at 7:30,...More

Thank Teri22
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great food good service fantastic view, what more could you ask for. Started off with Calamari followed by Macadamia crusted Mahi-mahi, all when well with a cold white wine. Great sunset that night.

Thank Christine L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely place with ocean view patio. We had their tuna English muffins and they were so good we ended up coming the next day to eat them. Attentive and welcoming staff. Great place to chill

Thank Olya S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This one is a family favorite. First they truly serve the best Mai Tai on the island. The views of the Bay are perfect any time of day. The food is great and the service is too. You are always welcome whether local or visitor....More

Thank mahlonjanwhittle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Read previous reviews for Kona Inn Restaurant. We tried it and the food was delicious. My husband had the calamari sandwich. I had fresh fish of the day. And the shrimp crab cakes, were mouth watering. Delicious just doesn’t describe the taste. We definitely urge...More

Thank Deb A. N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Can’t beat the setting, especially if you plan the reservation around the sunset. Mai tais are surprisingly good... and the local fish is simple but delicious. Our service was quite god, the server Tyler took good care of us from start to finish.

Thank mrg128
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second visit to this great restaurant overlooking the bay at Kona and once again enjoyed excellent margaritas. We were here in 2012 and again 2017 and the consistency and excellent service keeps us coming back, Keep up the good work guys. Food...More

Thank Julie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the best mai tai you're ever going to drink go to the Kona Inn Restaurant at 75-5744 Alii Drive in Kona, Hawaii. The food is great and the ambiance can't be beat. Watch the sun setting on the ocean after a great meal with...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely spot for a meal by the ocean. Watch out for avocado if you are allergic! I had a great pulled pork sandwich.

Thank dalfredg
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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
View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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