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Blue Dragon Coastal Cuisine & Musiquarium

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61-3616 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743 (Hwy 19)
+1 808-882-7771
17:30 - 22:00
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Thu - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
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Edmonton, Canada
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to this restaurant 3 times already and I must say it's one of my favourites. I ordered the tacos and they were great! The live music really set the mood and me and my wife got up to dance. Very good service and I love the outdoor setting so you can see the stars. Hawaii is one... More 

Thank Dave P
Waimea(Kamuela) Hawaii
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This wonderful place is a local's favorite. Dance under the stars while enjoying good food and good company. Quality entertainment, delicious, moderately priced food, and island breezes under the stars...what more could you wish?

Thank FairJulia
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Easy to make reservations online. On their website you can see their entertainment schedule. We requested seats close to dance floor, but next time we requested table a little further back (that way people aren't dancing close to your table). Food was great. People of all ages up dancing 2- 92yrs. A fun evening.

Thank sarahwinter_11
San Francisco, California
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Blue Dragon is one of the few restaurants on the Kohala Coast of the island of Hawaii that actually serves good food at a reasonable price to quality. They take the food seriously and it comes first, with fresh, quality ingredients. The menu could be revised a bit to offer a broader range of choices for different palettes. The... More 

Thank AdventuresEscapes
Castro Valley, California
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The food was excellent as was the service. We listened to John Keawe play his fantastic Hawaiian slack key guitar as his lovely wife, Hope, did the hula....looking above (no ceiling there) at the stars was amazing. I hope they will reopen soon...we want to go back asap.

Thank pattygoodwoman
Phoenix, Arizona
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This restaurant was a hoot. The food was fine though not spectacular but the music and dancing and the whole vibe was fun for my whole family. Loved the specialty cocktails

Thank Warren M
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We ate here for dinner and found the food and drinks to be okay. What we really enjoyed was the live entertainment and festive atmosphere. It was great to see all ages - 5 - 75 - dancing under the stairs to live music.

Thank csthacker
Richmond BC Canada
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100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Maybe they'd already left on vacation as the next day was the start of their annual refurbishment shutdown. Several items on their fairly short menu were not available. A question about wifi was met with a laugh - yes they have it but it doesn't usually work. Service was middling (super slow and three easy requests never met) where it... More 

Thank juliehn
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

We came here for the last night of our Big Island vacation and had an unforgettable night! Between the live music, incredibly delicious food, and unique ambiance (no roof) we'll be back on our next visit to the island. Their Mai Tais can't be beat, and the Living Salad is a must to be ordered! PS - They do have... More 

Thank CountryDude3
Morro Bay, Ca.
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We have been going to the Blue Dragon on every trip to Hawaii for the last 3 years. The food is wonderful and the music is lively and fun. The atmosphere is very tropical. My one criticism is that we had a reservation for a party of 8 on my husbands birthday. On arrival we were met at the door... More 

Thank pnr315
BlueDragonManager, General Manager at Blue Dragon Coastal Cuisine & Musiquarium, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your feed back, it is always welcomed and appreciated. I do apologize about the Birthday Party. The entire neighborhood had lost power and Internet that evening. Unfortunately, this day and age all of our reservation systems are both electronic and internet based. So it was impossible for us to contact our guests to inform them... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$36
Seafood, Hawaiian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-3616 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
    (Hwy 19)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kawaihae
  • Phone Number: +1 808-882-7771
Recently voted Best Dining Atmosphere, Family Entertainment, Bartender, Live Music and Night Spot by West Hawaii Today. Our fresh, festive food features global, coastal flavors and offers the freshest of ingredients, from locally caught fish to produce from our own organic farm. We proudly offer vegetarian, vegan, and/or gluten free options as well as locally raised meat and the freshest of seafood! Our young and talented chef team sincerely loves to create the most amazing dishes with the finest local and seasonal products available. We feature live music nightly (when we are open for dinner Thursdays through Sundays) and offer the best talent and a wide array of musical styles. If the music moves you, get up and dance right under the stars as our dining area has no roof!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?