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Huggo's On The Rocks

75-5828 Kahakai Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5308
+1 808-329-1493
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (184 reviews)
“pupus” (65 reviews)
“pie” (35 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
75-5828 Kahakai Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5308
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1 - 10 of 2,835 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wonderful time enjoying drinks and pupus with a fantastic view of the ocean. Food, atmosphere, and service awesome!

Thank DonnaMac552010
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really good place to come and eat at the bar. There seems to always be a wait for a table and the dinner tables are in the sand. We had some great drinks and the fried rice bowl was delicious. Definitely recommend it.

Thank Myles B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely a great place to visit for the best view in town and some amazing food! Super friendly service and kid friendly

Thank Malou C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have eaten at Huggo's (restaurant) directly next door, on 2 occasions. People seemed to be having a great time!

Thank Jazzed51
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had breakfast for four; omelet, pizza, and eggs Benedict. Food was good with adequate portions. Service was prompt and friendly.

Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had to keep gong to bar to order drinks at 2pm. Not enough help working...people at other tables were following our lead after sitting 20 min. Still no Waiter-Waitress...tables were empty so it’s not like they were BZ. Just understaffed. We moved on to...More

Thank PetsRFamily2
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What an amazing setting. Watch the sun set over the Pacific- with great drinks and great food - and not a bad price. A must when on the Big Island

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an amazing restaurant with stunning views! We sat at a table o erlooking the ocean! We had breakfast....and it was a feast! The service was excellent....we were brought mini macadamia nut / banana muffins as a start....yummy! The portions are huge.....out two daughters...More

1  Thank 529debrah
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife had a great fish and chips, and I ordered a burger. I was happy to enjoy my clearly char broiled burger while listening to a ver good oldies cover band. My wife loved her meal as well. Our table was under cover, but...More

Thank Daryl-Hunter
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved visiting Huggo's twice while on the Big Island. Love the location and being able to sit at a table in the sand!! Great happy hour specials.

Thank JaneAnn M
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butterfly47
19 December 2016|
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Response from DirkaDirk | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. It appeared when we were there that one half of the restaurant takes walkins and the other half reservations. We had reservations.
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Harold F
13 June 2016|
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Response from Susan K | Reviewed this property |
it's within walking distance. It is on the other end of the row of shops.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5828 Kahakai Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5308
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-1493
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Description
Opened in 1998 in the waterfront location adjacent to Huggo's fine dining restaurant, On the Rocks is a come as you are, kau kau (eat) great food with sand between your toes, kick back and enjoy great island entertainment center of fun on Hawaii Island. "After operating Huggo's restaurant for 18 years, we had the opportunity to purchase the vacant lot right next door and we jumped at it," Eric says. "The concept is what you see today - a casual bar and restaurant set literally on the rocks and sand of Kailua-Bay. Like many locals, we were tired of driving 20 miles or more up the coast to enjoy this sort of relaxed resort ambiance and decided to create just that right here in town."
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