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Kenichi Pacific Sushi & Pacific Rim

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Keahou Shopping Center, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 98626 (Kamehameha III)
+1 808-322-6400
16:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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Sidney, Canada
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent sushi and the best calamari on the Island. Happy hour deals are great, but they will not let you sit in the empty restaurant part if the small lounge is full, unless you are having a dinner. Prices on the dinner menu are steep, such as $25 for nine tiny pieces of sashimi.

Thank jwr974
Vancouver, Canada
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44 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our meal here on Valentine's Day. Everything was flavourful and nicely presented. The only negative is the setting. We sat outside but it is in a mall. We would return because of the food!

Thank TyGor
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful Japanese food. Very nice ambiance. Service is wonderful. A bit pricey, but they do a lot for it. We go there regularly.

Thank Herb A
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177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have traveled to Japan, and were very excited to learn the owner is Japanese. We were staying nearby at the Sheraton, so it was very easy to get there--under ten minutes. We were warmly greeted when we arrived, and our waitress was friendly and very knowledgeable. My husband was very excited to get a superb sushi selection. And I... More 

Thank beeperVancouver
Prague, Czech Republic
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37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The happy hour offers good value for money. The sushi is average. We enjoyed it, but were not excited about it. One thing that disturbed us though was the pressure to turn tables. We were in the middle of our sushi plate and the waiter already brought us the check without even asking if we wanted to order anything else... More 

Thank Mulan W
Princeton, New Jersey
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We had a pleasant dinner on the terrace. Sushi were good for an acceptable price. Service was quite inconsistent.

Thank MJG8
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Best Happy Hour on the island! Get there early at 4:30 to enjoy fabulous cocktails and half-priced sushi rolls.

Thank U3578VIkarent
Kirkland, Washington
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75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We came here with our family of 8. While our server was lovely, the food was average and it seemed like there were issues in the kitchen as we got our food at odd times, some very late. You won't be disappointed in the food. It is good but, not anything to rave about.

Thank justthefacts41
Kansas City
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87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

It's a very nice restaurant with extensive menu list, friendly service, very good food, and reasonable prices.

Thank Ritochka
Holden, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed sushi, steak and duck on our visit. We highly recommend the firecracker sushi. The terriaki ribeye and duck confet were cooked to perfection. This restaurant is at the kta end of the shopping plaza. It has outdoor seating but no view of the ocean. We sat inside and the restaurant did the rest in making our experience a... More 

Thank Jupielew

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Keahou Shopping Center, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 98626
    (Kamehameha III)
  • Public Transportation: Keauhou shuttle It's new, Open-Air 44seat trolley type shuttle. Between Keauhou and Kailua town eight times aday.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-322-6400

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?