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Brown's Beach House - The Fairmont Orchid - Kohala Coast

4.6
1475 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Hawaii Regional Cuisine
Perfect For:
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
The AAA Four Diamond award-winning Brown's Beach House is the place for the quintessential island fine dining experience located just steps from shore. Innovative, Big Island inspired cuisine is drawn from simple, pure flavors from locally grown, sustainable agriculture and seafood. Products using the diverse variety of fresh seafood from our island waters redefining the continuing evolution of Pacific Rim, Hawaii Regional, and most recently Big Island Cuisine. Exceptional nightly Hawaiian entertainment by resident soloists and romantic shoreline sunsets at a hand's distance blend naturally with the outdoor open-air seating for a memorable evening under the stars.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Hawaii Regional Cuisine
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Sunday - Saturday: 6:00pm - 8:30pm
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Phone number
(808) 885-2000 ext. 7368
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Hubert des Marais
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Private party facilities
Please contact hotel for more information
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Private party contact
Kenneth Kwok: (808) 885-2000 ext. 7360
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Neighborhood
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Parking details
We offer complimentary valet and self parking.
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Entertainment
Hawaiian solo guitarist nightly
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1475 People Are Saying
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4.6
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4.7
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

My husband and I enjoyed our dinner here very much! We live on the island, in Hilo, and had come across the island to celebrate our anniversary- we picked Brown's for its location and menu, and we were not disappointed! Lovely and comfortable outdoor seating, great view, and we were blessed with one of the most colorful sunsets we have ever seen! Soft live music and torches added to the ambience. Excellent service, appealing and creative menu, delicious food and drinks, dietary need easily accommodated. All around wonderful experience, would definitely recommend to friends and will consider coming back :)

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

We ate here for our final dinner in Hawaii and it was the special dinner we anticipated. Great view, great menu, great service, great everything. The live music (guitar player) added to, didn't detract from, the ambience. Staff is very attentive, chef is very creative. Looking forward to when we can return.

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

As always, a wonderful dining experience in Hawaii

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Spectacular food. Such creativity with different flavors and textures. Our beat meal on Hawaii!

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

A wonderful elegant dining experience with great tasting food, service and ambiance.

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2.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Very disappointed. The quality of food was significantly less than our last visit. Fish overcooked, shrimp undercooked and gelatinous. Quality of food and long wait for food likely affected by other events that evening. Server did a nice job given the circumstances. The live entertainment was lackluster at best and left for lengthy periods of time.

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4.0Dined on April 12, 2018

初のハワイ島で到着日の夕食にて利用させていただきました。日本語の話せる接客担当の方からいろいろご提案をお聞きして、美味しい夕食をいただきました。オススメいただいた料理がどれも美味しくて満足しています。また、17:30の予約で18:30過ぎから美しい日没を楽しむことができたことも非常にラッキーでした。

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Food was fantastic, service outstanding. The setting is superb!

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

We had a wonderful meal to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. Our meals were excellent, Crab Crusted Kona Kampachi and filet. Split the octupus appetizer which was outstanding. The open air seating was heavenly with ocean breezes gently blowing. Really enjoyed the live music too. We were pleasantly surpised with a yummy ice cream dessert to cap off a perfect evening.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2018

staff was fabulous. Nice room and resort. Fish way over cooked and dry. Duck was ok.
Fish is one of the few items we have in Hawaii that is local and typically good quality. Maybe just a freak event but had Mahi and was bone dry, as were the shrimp in the dish. Sorry but true. A bit dissapointing at $45 for the main plate.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Wonderful place. Great food.

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5.0Dined on April 5, 2018

Forty-eighth Wedding Anniversary

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Beautiful ambiance, professional wait staff, and the best dinner we had on the Big Island.
Wish this restaurant was in my back yard.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Brown’s is always our last night out in Kona. Beautiful setting!

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2.0Dined on March 29, 2018

There was a large group that the kitchen could handle. It took 45mins for us to get our appetizers.

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2.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Food was mediocre. Big disappointment given the prices. Will not return.

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5.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Lovely place on the ocean with terrific live music, local ingredients, great food and service.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Ate there twice over four days and had outstanding food and service both times. Christian and Bruce were both excellent. The ambiance at sunset cannot be beaten. Would highly recommend to anyone.

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5.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Seated immediately, great service, great drinks and food, amazing sunset views!

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5.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Excellent food and exquisite service. You have to sit in Christian's section on the lanai. He is truly outstanding!

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

We dine at Brown's Beach House whenever we're on the Big Island, and we've never been disappointed. Last night our server was particularly good: friendly, attentive, responsive. I had to send my fish back because it had chili oil on it, and he was deeply apologetic and made sure the replacement was rushed out asap. And it was. And it was delicious. My husband loved his seared tuna. We also love the abalone appetizer - sustainably farmed right down the road in Kona. It's wonderful to be able to spend time in a restaurant where we don't have to shout at each other to be heard. You can't beat the waterfront location - bring a sweater or light wrap in case the breeze comes up. Wonderful!

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

It was delicious as it always is . We love dining at Brown’s . A beautiful setting .

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Our server Cliff was great. The food of filet mignon and eggplant were delicious as well as the Macadamia nut Mac and cheese. They treated us very well on our anniversary dinner. Great restaurant

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1.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Food was very ordinary for the price and inconsistent quality. We eat out a lot and rarely have a bad experience. I was unable to eat my entree as it tasted terrible and they seemed rather unperturbed by this. This restaurant trades off the fact it is in the Fairmont Hotel and not on returning customers therefore the quality of the food is not what you would expect for the price. Location you can do a lot better also, as we were crammed up against another table and a lady from the table behind us was sitting in between us.
Overall very bad experience.

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3.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Both our soups were served at room temperature and my main course was barely warm. Restaurant reheated my main course and did not charge for either. Would have preferred to eat with everyone else. Food quality was good but not memorable.

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Always great food and service!

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5.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Beautiful setting, great sunset and great food. The live entertainment made for a perfect dinner and night out. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for the perfect end to a day on the Big Island.

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3.0Dined on March 9, 2018

This was the poorest meal we have had so far on the Big Island. We have been to 5 other restaurants that were far better!

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Lovely evening dining outdoors
Pleasant live background music enhanced the ambience

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5.0Dined on March 7, 2018

Brown’s Beach House is phenomenal!! The ambiance was fantastic with all outdoor seating. Watching the sunset and listening to the live acoustic guitar player was memorable. We were hosting a party of 12 and the service was very good and attentive. The food was superb. Make sure to leave room for dessert - delectable!!!

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4.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Great food and service but was a very windy evening which made it a bit unpleasant

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Incredible food service location ambience etc. We love Canoe House at Mauna Lani and this is over the top on the north coast.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Spectacular food, service and ambiance. Had it all plus excellent entainment.

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

Beautiful location. Great service. Food was good.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Great food! Wonderful service! We are from Pittsburgh, Pa. staying at the Four Seasons! Our 3 year old broke into tears that he didn’t want to leave this hotel and it was so pretty! We had to drag him out!

Very relaxed , chill atmosphere.
And lovedour waitress Ann! And the rest of the staff! Super quick service too! For little Ones! We have a 3YO and a 5MO! Easy breezy!

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

It’s the best the island has to offer, the BEST SUNSET‼️

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

A gorgeous setting for a terrific meal. We were very impressed with every aspect of our meal, including the setting, service and food. Prices are high but not unexpected given the location and attachment to a Fairmont resort. Highly recommended.

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

My husband and I were very satisfied, starting from the beginning till the end of our dining experience. I ordered the kampachi with sweet purple potatoes and it was really good. My hubby had Mahi-mahi and he loved it. Since we’re celebrating our anniversary they gave us a complimentary dessert. Their service was extremely exceptional. The ambiance was just perfect and amazing views.

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

A perfect beachfront location and views of the surf, sand, cove and ocean as far as you can see. The tables are well spaced so no issues of noise esp if you sit outside. The service was fast and very friendly. The menu is extensive with surf or land dishes and a broad wine by the glass or bottle. We could not have had a greater dinner and evening experience for a hotel- based location.

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Wonderful experience. The setting is beautiful and the food was fantastic. We felt pampered and it was pricy but well worth it.

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