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Sushi Shiono

75-5799 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1773
+1 808-326-1696
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (173 reviews)
“tempura” (26 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75-5799 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1773
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was mediocre. Took 15 min to place drink order and then was decent after that point. Waiter in general was not very friendly. Not rude but just “there”. Ordered some sushi rolls. Expected much better based on some of reviews. But there are a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I eat here so often that I probably tried everything and have not found anything I didn't love ... so hard to not come back

Thank Hypr F
Reviewed 10 February 2018

I believe that the food was a little disappointing. High prices for small pieces of sashimi. The presentation of the food (sushi) was not quite up to the beautiful Japanese artsy style. Overall it was very ordinary. There are other choices in Kona.

Thank 88kcat
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

This is a gem of a sushi restaurant in an unassuming building. We ordered the Deluxe Sushi Boat for 2, it did not disappoint! House saki was so-so, but the food was so good it didn't really matter.

Thank Danielle H
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Our first experience with Sushi Shiono was outstanding. We truly thought it was a fluke. Our second visit was equally good if not better. The hamachi as fresh and flavorful as it gets. The tempura is outstanding, light, not greasy and well proportioned. And the...More

Thank AlohaQ
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We went to this restaurant around 8pm one night. Obviously it was busy but we wanted to leave our name and see how long it would be approximately for a table. They kept saying they would be fit with us, stood in front of us...More

Thank samneric
Reviewed 4 January 2018

This is a good sushi restaurant, not average or very good, but good. It is busy and the employees did a great job of accommodating our large group. The service was good, and the I enjoyed the sushi. Not the best sushi I have ever...More

Thank Geoff O
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Our meal was disappointing. We selected this restaurant based on the reviews we had read on Trip Advisor and in our guidebook. We waited for 30 minutes for our water and sake and watched while other tables received their food. Chefs special sashimi appetizer was...More

Thank tastywords
Reviewed 27 December 2017

We always drop in at Shiono's for sushi whenever we visit our son and daughter in law in Kona. Never disappointed! Always good, always fresh. Staff very helpful and friendly. A must for sushi lovers.

Thank KaimukiBoy
Reviewed 10 December 2017

How do I know it's Authentic? My wife is Japanese. Staff and owner at restaurant are Japanese. We wanted a light late evening meal our last night in Kona and wandered into this restaurant. Fish was very fresh and the Seafood Salad was large enough...More

Thank Len B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5799 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1773
    (Alii Sunset Plaza)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-1696
Sushi Shiono is without a doubt the best sushi restaurant on the Big Island of Hawaii. We offer only the finest and freshest selections of fresh fish from all over the world, including lots of local Kona fish expertly prepared and served with love.
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