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Kona Grill - Omaha
Kona Grill - Omaha
  • Address:
    295 North 170th Street
    Village Pointe Shopping Center
    Omaha, NE 68118
    West Omaha
  • Cuisine:
    Contemporary American
    Price: $30 and under

Kona Grill - Omaha Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.konagrill.com
  • Phone: (402) 779-2900
  • Hours of Operation: Monday - Thursday 11:00am-11:00pm (3-7pm regular Happy Hour & 9-11pm Reverse Happy Hour) Friday 11Am-Midnight (3-7 regular Happy Hour &10PM-Midnight Reverse Happy Hour) Saturday 11AM-Midnight (1-5 regular Happy Hour & 10PM-Midnight Reverse Happy Hour) Sunday 11AM-10PM (No happy hour)
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, Sushi
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Parking: No
A word from Kona Grill - Omaha
Kona Grill offers diners freshly prepared food, personalized service, and a warm contemporary ambiance that creates an exceptional, yet affordable dining experience. The diverse menu includes a wide variety of mainstream American dishes, as well as a variety of entrees and appetizers with an international influence. Specialties include Baked Sea Bass in a miso-sake marinade, Filets, Almond Crusted Pork Tenderloin, and Kona Grill's signature dish - Macadamia Nut Chicken. Kona Grill also features an award-winning sushi menu containing all of the traditional favorites plus several unique dishes created by talented sushi chefs.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Diner Reviews
  • "The drinks and appetizers were unique and very tasty! The dinner was pretty to look at but very bland in comparison to other restaurants that we have dined. We were celebrating our anniversary and it was very loud and hard to have a conversation over the noise. We would return to Kona Grill but only for drinks and appetizers."
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "We were seated on time and the host staff was very friendly. We were seated at a booth on the northwest corner of the dining area. We noted a foul smell in our area that faded in and out. I ordered a salad item with fresh strawberries. While eating my salad, I frequently noted small fruit flys hovering in our booth. This was the first time we had ever experienced issues at Kona regarding the cleanliness of the establishment."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "The food and drinks were remarkable. I highly recommend the Ahi Tuna or ribeye. ..excellent sushi as well. My only complaint is that people could try just a little bit to let some people enjoy a nice evening in a nice restaurant without turning it into a McDonald's. Kona should tighten the dress code a bit. I don't need to see a dudes hairy pits when I am trying to have a nice meal...baseball caps? At $25-30/ plate, I should be able to enjoy the atmosphere. Otherwise, the place was outstanding!"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "I had not been to Koma for a long time and there are plenty of other restaurants I could dine at. It was so noisy that I could hardly hear the person next to me. The service was ok but started really badly. The waiter was much better as the night went along but there was a definite issue in the beginning. The food was good but more expensive than a lot of restaurant of similar quality. We will not return for dinner but stick to lunch. It is a fun, nice restaurant but it feels like something with management and staff needs some fine tuning."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Was there for a Girls Nite out and all of us had a Blast!!!!! food, wine and service was all great and had a great time...."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "This restaurant is absolutely incredible! The food was outstanding, the service was amazing, and the overall beauty of the restaurant was fantastic! I would recommend this to anyone!"
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "The service was so-so, but the food was excellent. The atmosphere was very loud, but there was also a concert going on in the area and it was a Saturday evening also. I can't complain - we enjoyed it!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We ate at Kona for a family celebration. The restaurant was very busy & noisy, but we were seated at a large booth in the corner & it was very cozy & quiet. The service was fast & very attentive. All of our meals were very good, with half ordering from the sushi menu. Everything was as we ordered and very good! Special mention to the Sea Bass & Flatbread Pizza, which were both exceptional!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "I came to Kona Grill for my birthday dinner and had a great time. The waitress was nice, food was great, and the restaurant is friendly."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "My wife and I dined at Kona Grill recently. The food was very good (especially the sweet and spicy salmon) and their sushi rolls were excellent. As a non experienced sushi "orderer" I really appreciated the time that our server took to walk us through our choices. It was an excellent experience overall, and while it was a decent amount of money, I would absolutely dine there again! A special thanks to Flame for her outstanding service, front to back during our visit!"
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Made reservations for 10 for father's day and husband's birthday. They seated us in a private dining room and the waitress was very attentive. Sushi is awesome for reasonable price. We made several special requests which they accommodated readily. Been to Happy Hour several times and atmosphere and pricing are super."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "It was our sons 20th birthday and we had a wonderful time. The service was great and the food was spot on."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Kona Grill gives all new meaning to the term "fast food". The service is so rushed that it feels like they're pushing you out the door as fast as they can. We ordered an appetizer, and it was delivered to our table (no kidding) two minutes later, before our drinks arrived. Even our waitress was surprised how quick it arrived. It wasn't hot in the middle, so we know it wasn't made fresh for us. About 3 minutes after ordering our main course our salads arrived. Then, our entrees showed up right afterwards. We'd been seated for exactly 15 minutes - and already we had our app, our salads, and our entrees. At 6:20 the check was dropped off. I hate spending $65 for dinner only to be given the bum's rush. It really was uncomfortable."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "We had the Macadamia nut chicken and the chicken was so tough to the point we couldn't eat it. My husbands mashed potatoes were cold. We were with a large party so we didn't complain, but we will never eat there again."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "I wish your Reservations didn't only apply to your dining room."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "It had been a while since we visited Kona Grill - Omaha. Glad to see some new items on the menu. It was busy on Mothers Day but nothing unusual for the restaurant. Food was slow to come. We asked that our daughters kid meal come with the appetizer. Her meal did not come until after we (3 of us) received our meals. Food was okay - not warm enough - like it had sit in the kitchen for a while. Service was good but it seemed the kitchen was overwhelmed. Overall, not as good as previous visits."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "food was delicious. nice presentation and cool environment. the cocktails were dissapointing. they were expensive and watered down. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "It's by far one of the best sushi places in town. Friendly service and is in a good enviornment. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Food was great and it was lovely eating by the open outside window"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "We always enjoy dinner at the Kona Grill. The sushi is excellent."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Creating an online reservation was fantastic and easy. Upon arrival, we were seated immediately (no waiting). The service was fast and enjoyable. We received a discount because we were celebrating our 30th Anniversary. I would recommend this to all my friends and co-workers. The waitress was very attentive to our every need, never once did we wait for drinks or food."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Overall experience was ok. I had made reservations for 3. The third person was meeting us, so we decide to go ahead and sit down. When the third person showed up and spoke to the hostess asking where we were sitting, she said that we weren't they and asked if she wanted to cancel the reservation. My friend then said several times that she knew we were there and the hostess kept saying we were not. The hostess did not allow her to walk around the restaurant to find us, but was allowed to walk around the bar area. Eventually, she did get to sit down with us."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We had reservations for 745, arrived at 730 and were seated promptly. The macadmian chicken was excellent. Kona is the only place I order chicken and it's always perfect! I tried a coconut mojito and it was fine. The service was friendly and attentive without being annoying. Didn't get one but the desserts looked great."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We were visiting from out of town and had enjoyed eating at the Kona in the Detroit area so we thought we'd try Kona Omaha. We were not disappointed! We had to change the time of our reservation and Kona staff were very happy to do that. The service was attentive, menu questions were answered, and even our person with dietary restrictions was made to feel welcome and appreciated. I can't say enough about the food. Everyone in our party thoroughly enjoyed their entrees! Kona will not disappoint you!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Amazing service and awesome food. Definitely going back soon"
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "I had the seared Ahi and my wife had the tuna tower. Both were really good. We left room for desert......the Key lime pie. It was as good as I have had in Florida. Service was really good."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "Great for large groups, The varied menu choices made it easy for both kids and adults to find something they liked. Food was very good and the atmosphere relaxed --not rushed through the meal. A little pricey so save this for a special occasion."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "There were 6 of us in a booth. Probably not the best for 6 adults. Also the main course food was just ok. Not good considering the price charged. I don't mind paying more if the food knocks my sox off... The main dishes did not. However the dessert did. We had Bread pudding and the carrot cake. Yum. Other than that I loved being able to do the online reservation and the waitress was good. Our group had a very nice evenng."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "The food is great and it is a very popular place which makes for a loud environment. It is a great place to go and have a drink on the patio or a nice dinner with friends in the dinning room."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "We went to Kona Grill Friday night with reservations for 4. We had another person join our party, but the wait was less than 5 minutes, and we still got in before our 6:00 reservation. Friday night is not the time to dine, unless you are there for happy hour with loud friends. We were there to catch up with friends and enjoy a nice sushi meal with wine. The place was so loud we couldn't hear our own table talk. We informed. our waitress and the host who came by to check on our meal and both just shrugged it off to "that's how it is". Other than that the sushi and wine were great."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Service was good, atmosphere was energetic, but the food was too salty."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Made reservations the day before, 65 minute wait but my table was ready at my reserved time! Service was exceptional and the food was great!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Nothing to go back for, sushi was worse than walmart or hyvee. Disappointment for night out for dinner. We ranked it as the worst dinner out ever. Disappointing."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "very busy valentines day had to wait 20 min for reservation. food very good service also good"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "This was our first visit to Kona. We did not know what exactly to expect when we went. It was every busy when we arrived and extremely noisy. Even though we were 10 minutes early for our reservation, the hostess apologized for being behind. Our waitress was very friendly and quick. My wife had their sushi and really enjoyed it. I had their Big Kahuna Burger with cheese and bacon. The burger was pretty good, not great though. The sushi was very good and presented well. The dessert with the butter cake and ice cream was very good. The noise level was high and it made it hard to have a conversation. The men's restroom was dirty and had a smell. The women's restroom was much cleaner. Those would be my only complaints about the place."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Its very sad when you make a reservation and you still have to wait more than half and hour and also awhile waiting there is no room in the lounge to sit. The staff doesn't tell us sorry or anything like that. Server was not that great we had to wait a long time just to get our drink refilled and she tried to let order the food faster."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Normally I like Kona a lot and do not have complaints. We had made reservations in advanced for 6pm since it was Valentines day. When we arrived (on time) we were informed that they were running "a bit behind" on reservations, when I asked how long she said they were currently sitting the 5:45 and then they would be sitting the other 6pm who arrived before us. We finally got seated around 6:40. When I looked around there were 3-4 tables open and remained open for another 15 minutes before anyone was sat there. I liked our waiter a lot, but he was definitely bombarded with tables. He was very personable and did give thoughts and suggestions to our menu. He did forget our sushi, and apologized many times. Food was warm not hot."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Overall I was very impressed with our Valentine's dinner at Kona Grill. Every dish that came out to our table not only tasted fantastic, but was presented beautifully. Perhaps the only thing keeping this from a 5-star rating was my salmon. It was significantly drier than I would have preferred, but in the end was still enjoyable. As far as the service, they knocked it out of the park in my opinion. Our waitress was extremely friendly and made sure we were virtually never without drinks. Overall a very good experience; 'twas just a tad unfortunate I had a little bad luck on the salmon."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We had 5:00 pm reservations to avoid the high traffic time to make sure we had good service etc. The food was good but at the end I asked our waitress to put our food into a take home container and add a piece of carrot cake for us for when we got home. She brought back a sack with two take home containers in it. We paid and left. We live 30 miles from Omaha and by 9:00pm we were ready to share that carrot cake at home watching the Olympics. Well, guess what? No carrot cake! She put the sushi and small amount of green beans in two containers. We were bummed out. We liked the food but will probably not return because of service. There are a lot of nice places in Omaha to try."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Our server wax the Best! Foods was delicious also."
    Dined on 1/24/2014