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Huggo's On The Rocks

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75-5828 Kahakai Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5308
+1 808-329-1493
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Plymouth, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a place for a great lunch or dinner. They often have entertainment at night. You couldn't find a better view.

Thank Marilyn C
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were staying next door so we decided to make it an easy walk to dinner. The atmosphere is fun and casual. Barefoot in the sand. Great bar and food. Great music both time we went. Also went to their regular place next door. Both are great food and service. Views are awesome!

Thank mnardo47
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is lively, at night they usually have live music and they light the ocean, you can see the beautiful blue water crash on to the rocky beach from the deck seating, which also provides a sandy floor for you to put your toes into during dinner. The food is well prepared and beautifully presented, the staff was very... More 

Thank Luisa M
Vancouver, Canada
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171 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Happy hour on the beach. Had a fun time. Good setting but the food left a lot to be desired., pretty bad really, drinks not much better!

Thank Don154943
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

First impression walking in was not a good one. No upkeep as establishment banking on location only. Service just ok. Food nothing to write home about. Smelled Maybe it was just the ocean but enjoying our meal was not achieved

Thank cheynakye
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to the restaurant for dinner. We ordered tacos and they were freshly made. Its ok but could be better. The service was friendly and there was live music when we were there, some guests were dancing following the music. The restaurant has a nice atmosphere.

Thank indie_dive
Orlando, Florida
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Walked right in. Grabbed a table on the wall. Fer $4 the mai tai was rockin' I got the Korean beef tacos. I will be dream in' about them on the mainland! My baby had some happy hour snacks and a lilikoi lava flow and she loved it! The atmosphere for happy hour ... I couldn't ask for anything more!... More 

Thank tj13000
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 4 of us arrived hungry and thirsty. Our very pleasant waiter promptly gave us water and took our drink order. It became very busy but he never missed a beat when we ordered our second round of drinks the bartender delivered them because he was taking a order from a larger party .Our lunches came quickly a taco salad,a... More 

Thank fidgetmouse
San Ramon, California
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667 reviews
375 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast at Huggo's On The Rocks after we landed at Kona International Airport and getting our rental car. We drove into downtown Kailua-Kona and headed straight for Huggo's! My wife had the Kahakai Breakfast, 2 eggs with bacon and rice. I had the FBI Omelette with mushrooms, local spinach, feta cheese, scallions and macadamia nut pesto. In a... More 

Thank Rob M
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to have lunch before heading to the airport and this was a great choice. We ordered the Mahi Mahi tacos they were great!!! The view was great beautiful ocean view loved it!!!

Thank yeli1218

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?