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“Great breakfast place!”

Bongo Ben's Island Cafe
Ranked #28 of 296 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$8 - US$23
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Grill
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Good for: Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Buffet, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Walua Road
Transit: The Big Island, "Hele-On", public bus and Kona Trolley stop right in front of the restaurant.
Description: Bongo Ben's Island Cafe has quickly made a name for itself as the "Go-To" place for an extensive menu and delicious food, outside ocean front dining with great ocean and sunset views, upbeat local evening entertainment Wed-Fri., large portions and affordable prices, and an Aloha fun-friendly atmosphere! We are honored to be voted "Best Breakfast West Hawaii" from the voters at the West Hawaii Today the last three out of four years, but you'll love our lunch and dinners too!
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We ate breakfast here twice as the menu offered both traditional breakfasts and healthier fare such as sushimi. It fit the varied tastes of our group.

Thank judyaj215
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Bongo Bens multiple times when we were staying at a resort across the street. Everything morning we had great service and food. The cinnamon roll is crazy good!

Thank Melissa G
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

While visiting the big island of Hawaii our family stopped at Bongo Ben's Island Cafe at the south end of Kailua/Kona. They lunch and breakfast. Had some delicious fish tacos. Try the coconut crusted onion rings. Yum!

Thank Nazsnaz
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Bongo Ben's was within an easy walk of our condo in Kona. Their breakfast was great - excellent and plentiful coffee, plus the french toast, eggs and bacon we got were all wonderful. This was an easy recommendation for breakfast.

Thank Michele G
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

This is open for Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Happy Hour is from 2-6, good burger and beer special. Busy at breakfast, but can get seated quickly. Open air, overlooking the beach (across the road).

Thank Mark P
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