Kona Grill - Troy
Kona Grill - Troy

Kona Grill - Troy

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.konagrill.com/
  • Phone: 2486199060
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday-Thursday 11:00am-11:00pm Fri-Sat 11:00am-Midnight Sunday 11:00am-10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Sushi, Contemporary American
  • 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

  • Cross Street: Livernois
  • Parking: Public Lot
A word from Kona Grill - Troy
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.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerContemporary American
Kona Grill - Troy reviews from OpenTable diners
135 reviews since June 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.3
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelEnergetic
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
good for groups (66)special occasion (53)vibrant bar scene (53)great for lunch (49)hot spot (47)great for outdoor dining (46)fit for foodies (45)romantic (35)neighborhood gem (31)late-night find (25)notable wine list (11)kid-friendly (11)great for brunch (7)scenic view (6)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 9/29/2014
    Great atmosphere Monday night. Will definitely return
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good area choice
    Troycouple
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Good sushi, great salads, price increase like $19 for 2 slices of Macadamia Nut Chicken and deleting some items from the menu ie: Pan Asain Noodles will make me look at other choices before choosing Kona. Been a customer since day one.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always consistent
    MitchVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Great place, food and ambiance. Consistently good food and service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just OK
    outabout
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    I have heard so much rave about this place but I wasn't blown away. I ordered Hot Sake and it was served cold. We got our food a few minutes after our soup and salads. Way too many plates on table. I ordered Sushi because that's what they are known for but it was just ok.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • everything was just... ok...
    iceman
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Our service was only 2 stars I believe the girl at Subway helped me better. for a fine dining restaurant it was more noisy then a raging night club the prices for food To portion size is horrible I would give it 2 stars. food flavor was very good. 4 stars sushi was amazing love those Vegas Rolls. Overall for the amount of high end dining establishments me and my wife visit. We should have went to leo's coney island. Instead at least there it's quiet and with the money we would have saved well who knows what the night would bring.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Go during happy hour
    CharnedVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    I've been here twice now: once for happy hour with my friends, and once for dinner with my family. Go during happy hour. The food is so-so (delightfully plated, I will concede), but well worth the happy hour prices. In fact, it may be the best happy hour in Troy. If you do go during dinner, get a salad to share for the table. The chopped salads at Kona are ACTUALLY chopped, which is a nice treat (not having to force a 3-inch piece of lettuce into your mouth like you're folding vegetable origami with your teeth). I gave service three stars because the dinner waiter gave us sass for not ordering obesity-inducing amounts of food, and forgot to refill our water before dessert. Happy hour service on the patio was friendly and accommodating.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Awesome sushi
    Mallory
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Fantastic service and food as always! My only complaint would be that we always request a high chair in the special accommodations section and they never read it until we get there and have a table that would accommodate a high chair available.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • All time favorite
    lelig
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    It's always a good time at Kona Grill. The food and drinks are amazing and service is great. Recent change to the menu though left me feeling sad, bring back the sweet and spicy shrimp!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DinerGalour
    Dined on 9/22/2014
    One of my favorite sushi stops. Always fresh cut and the speciality rolls are extremely well done.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • KathyG
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Food here is usually outstanding. However, this time my friend's meatloaf was obviously quite burnt on the outside. I was truly surprised that the kitchen sent it to our table. We complained, and received a total new lunch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great management & staff
    cityhopper
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Greeted immediately, seated early. Waitress was friendly and personable (ask for Corinna!). Manager Barry Zilan was on the floor and helping not to mention even joined us for a few minutes to talk and see how it all was going. Great spot for work groups or family dinner too.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good time
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    The service was wonderful! Our waitress was friendly, attentive, and quick.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Food was good, service was good. Slightly limited menu, but has something in most categories.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great
    JimJ
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Great service, great food. Always something good to eat there. Nice atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Go to place
    Qubo
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    I can always find something great on the menu. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable of what they serve. It's a great place to go with my mom, boyfriend and afterwork .
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • never fails
    jomomma
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Kona never fails with great food, quenching beverages and excellent service!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fun and Tasty
    tksmd
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Pork tenderloin and ahi tuna entree's were very good. Sushi also very good as was the cucumber salad.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • This is a vice nice place to dine.
    Bigbaby5
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We love it. Happy Hour was good, the service was nice, not a long wait.
    Special Features:
    hot spot, late-night find, romantic, scenic view, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great food
    greatseabass
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    our waitress was wonderful and the food was great and making reservations we didn't have to wait. I come here especially for the sea bass
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good selection of food
    Chels
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Love the variety of food. Sushi, sandwiches, drinks--very good
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Susan
    Susan
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    This place is amazing. Best dinner I have had in a very long time, and reasonably priced too! I highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointed
    DisappointedVIP
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Loved Kona Grill in the past. This time there were fruit flies buzzing around our table the entire time. They moved us but, the flies came, too. There was a big in our soup as well. The manager was awesome - he apologized and deducted money from our final bill. Still, not the experience we had come accustomed to. Not sure if we will return - so disappointing!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Awesome
    Love2dine
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I have been here few times and every time the food was awesome. Staff is great and very friendly. Recommend it to everyone.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • too, too loud!
    grendelVIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    I realize that the sound of high-pitched laughter, babies crying, and loud toasts from a table of 12, is a sign of a popular restaurant. My husband and I, seated in a booth, had to scream in order to carry on any kind of conversation. We finally gave up. The food was ok. The potstickers were too crispy for my taste, the salad was drenched in dressing--my chicken entree was fine. Our server was excellent, but there was nothing to do done about the noise and confusion and chaotic nature of the restaurant. We won't be back. Oh yes, my husband's sushi was outstanding. Maybe sushi is the way to go at Kona Grill. If you can stand the noise!
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food/service as always
    Mallory
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Overall great experience. The macadamia nut chicken is the best! We were a little disappointed that they were out of the sea bass but the salmon was a delicious substitute.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Need a new hostess
    rick
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Dinner was amazing. Server was excellent. The only thing was the host who sat us down looked very unpleasant, unhappy, and did not say one word to us such as "come this way" or anything when we even sat down. She was very awkward and started the dinner out not positive especially since it was the first dining experience for two of my friends. Luckily we got an awesome server which made the experience better.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Great sushi, loved the angry edamame and the cucumber salad too. Service from Lisa was exceptional.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kona USED TO BE Good
    RadiantRachel
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Everyone came out in an excited mood for a good night and everyone left unhappy because the service was terrible. 45 minutes to get our first drinks, including water, the alcoholic drinks were watered down and it was an hour and a half to get food.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Another good lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Continually come for lunch as we love the food and today was no exception. Staff was extremely friendly and attentive. Food was a bit slow in coming which was not normal but excellent when it did.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loud, but great
    billlikestoeat
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    We visited Kona Grill for a family celebration, the food was awesome, the waitress and manager were very attentive to our needs, and it was a wonderful evening. The noise level made visiting with each other a bit difficult. We had a child with us, and were delightfully surprised at the care and attention that went into her food preparation, including sculpting an orange into an animal shape. We were a little surprised at the crowd for a Tuesday night, which made parking for some in our party problematic.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Delicious
    Chanel
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Tasteful and delicious! Service was great, drinks were great! Greater upon entry.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fav for the Sushi
    DinerGalour
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    Love the Sushi cut @ Kona & the Volcano "roll", though not as spicy as noted, was superb. The down side... Way too noisy. Fun place for bar life & large groups, but if you're hoping for table conversation, forget it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • vosseler
    Dined on 7/24/2014
    The noise level is positively unreal. I really do not know how people can go there and expect to carry on a meaningful conversationl. I would never go there on a business luncheon nor would I ever take friends there for dinner if conversation were to be a part of the evening. It turns out to be a shouting match.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fun time
    Annie
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    we celebrated our daughters 40 th birthday at Kona Grill....it was a beautiful evening, the waitress was great.....they even brought Amy a birthday dessert....was a fun time
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The food at Kona Grill was delicious and the service was great! This was our first time (for everyone at the table) at Kona and we were all very impressed and would definitely eat there again. We were there for lunch on a Sunday, so it was quiet and not very busy yet. Our server was very friendly. I am looking forward to having dinner there very soon with my family.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Date night with friends
    GB0212
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    Met up here for a girls night out and we had a great time! The service was impeccable and so was the food! It was a little pricier than I anticipated but other than that it was GREAT!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food....but too loud
    mary34me
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    If you want excellent food AND conversation it is best to be seated outside. We were in the main dining room and felt like we were yelling to each other to be heard.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • average
    tjdriker
    Dined on 7/13/2014
    I took my two daughters out for a Sunday dinner. the place wasn't very busy but service was slow. It seemed like it forever to get our meal. I spent $80...many more options on Big Beaver road to choose from. I won't be heading back anytime soon.
    Special Features:
    late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best in Town
    luv2eatsushi
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Love this place, our favorite place to go! Sushi is the best in town!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 7/11 girl's night
    KonaGr8
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    we had patio seating about 11 girls. Manager resolved an issue quickly which was great. Waitress was nice but it was all too much; for a large group it's prob best to have two waiters.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.