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About Hawaii Calls - Marriott Waikoloa

Enjoy the ambience and 'Anaeho'omalu Bay views from your table at our Waikoloa restaurant. Start your day with an elaborate daily breakfast buffet and a la carte menu. Salads, sandwiches and tropical drinks are available for lunch, poolside or in our restaurant’s seated dining area. Dinner features Hawai'i Island's flavors and flares paired with the culinary excellence of our very own Executive Chef Jayson Kanekoa.

69-275 WAIKOLOA BEACH DR
Waikoloa, HI 96738
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Hawaii Regional Cuisine

Hours of Operation:


Breakfast: Daily 6:30am-11:00am

Lunch: Daily 11:00am-5:00pm

Dinner: Daily 5:00pm-9:30pm

Cross Street:
Adjacent of the Waikoloa Kings' Shops

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(808) 886-8111

Website:
http://waikoloabeachmarriott.com/

Entertainment:
From Hawaiian to Jazz...Entertainment nightly.

Parking Details:
Parking with validation (from Waikoloa Beach Marriott Outlets):
Valet $10
Self Parking $5

Executive Chef:
Jayson Kanekoa

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please contact Restaurant Manager.

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Treat your Sweetheart to a 5-Course Prix Fixe dinner, featuring selections of Sous Vide Duck, Lobster Bisque, Beef Tenderloin & King Crab Oscar, finishing off with a decadent flourless chocolate cake. 5-9:30pm $69 Adults, $30 Children age 6-12. Tax & gratuity not included. Reserve your table today!

Hawaii Calls - Marriott Waikoloa Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

3.9

service

3.8

ambience

4.2

value

3.6

Noise

Moderate

73% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Outdoor Dining (7)
Local Ingredients (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
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Casual (4)
Good for a Date (4)
Good for Groups (4)
Good for Anniversaries (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Romantic (3)
Scenic View (3)
Special Occasion (3)
Bar Seating (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
People Watching (2)
Waterfront (2)
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Live Music (1)
Authentic (1)
Great Beer (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Happy Hour (1)
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 (Houston)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Went reluctanly based on some of the reviews I read but we had a great meal and service. The food was really good and the waiter was great. I would give this restaurant a shot. So much better meal than the outrageously priced Kamuela Provision Company.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Anchorage)·Dined on January 5, 2018

The outdoor setting was great, but don’t go for the food. Boring menu. My fish was o.k. But it was served with plain old white rice and four green beans. And the rice was dry and sticky. My husband was not impressed with his rib eye. But ... we did enjoy the atmosphere and our server was friendly.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Service was just ok. Food was good and fair price compared to similarly located restaurants. Good for kids.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

We went for the all you can eat prime rib and crab legs buffet. All of the food outstanding. I’d definitely recommend them!

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

It took 10 minutes for a waiter to come to our table. He did not write anything down, and after 35 minutes of waiting, brought my wife the wrong dish. The appetizer was served with the entrees. Very poor management overall, and feral cats crawling among tables to boot.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Our server was terrible... we suspected there may be problems with our order when he tried to memorize it and ask us twice after he left What we ordered. Of course the orders were wrong. The prime rib was good, the chicken was good, but the lobster was almost raw. The server could care less😕 We talked to the restaurant manager the next day and she apologized and picked up the tab for our dinner the next night.

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on December 26, 2017

For the exorbitant price of the meal and it being a Christmas dinner we were expecting more then the limited food choices on the buffet. We were very disappointed.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We enjoyed the Christmas Eve buffet

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 (Dallas)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Just now catching up on some of our reviews. Dined at Hawaii Calls on 12/15 for their prime rib and seafood buffet. As a result of hotel remodeling the buffet area and selections have been reduced to make space available for the fitness center. Food selection not as varied as in past visits and quality was either very good or marginal depending upon selection. Very little seafood. Service adequate; but, generally more busing than table visits and/or effort at making you feel welcome, etc. Outdoor seating with views of pool and ocean made the experience very relaxing.

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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Excellent food and very nicely plated. The service was superb.

Tags: Authentic, Scenic View, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Jennee(sp) & Arron are awesome servers for you to enjoy

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Thanksgiving Dinner 2017. Food was overall very good. A little pricey for a buffet. But yes it is a resort in Hawaii on Thanksgiving Day. Service was excellent.

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 (Pittsburgh)·Dined on November 20, 2017

We thought that the restaurant was Oceanside but it was not. The meal was good but not as good as many of the other ones we visited. Look for their nightly specials, which are a great value.

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 12, 2017

We had the prime rib and crab buffet, can not go wrong!
Food was hot, service was friendly and just excellent !
We enjoy this restaurant even if it a little over priced.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Great outdoor view, decent for lunch but disappointing for dinner. Service was not memorable.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (New England)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Hawaii Calls has a quiet ambiance in a lovely hotel overlooking the pool and gardens. We were exhausted and decided eating at the hotel was the best choice. Service was great but unfortunately, the meal was not. The tomato salad contained tomatoes so hard that they were inedible. The risotto was good and the tofu dish was very good. In retrospect we should have ordered the all you can eat crab legs, as people seemed to be loving those. We will try again as the convenience and relaxation were appreciated.

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 (London)·Dined on October 23, 2017

We dined during a 50% off entre evening. As a result, the overall cost was reasonable, but the dinner was disappointing. My prime rib was done correctly but was cold by the time it was delivered. Service was slow. My wife’s wine was $22 per glass and mine was $18. These were for OK but not great wines. The outdoor setting is nice and the evening was comfortable, but our ocean view was largely nonexistant because our table was at the back of the restaurant.
There are a large number of Kona area restaurants with better views, better food, better service and greater value.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

The occasion was our 56th anniversary, weather perfect and the food was as wonderful as my beautiful wife. What more can I say?

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 11, 2017

The service was excellent. The food was very yummy, delicious and satisfying. The wine was great. My husband and I had such a wonderful experience. The setting was perfect. Couldn’t have chose a better place to spend our anniversary. We could hear the soft singing of the musician from above us. Very romantic. And they brought out a beautiful anniversary dessert for us. We are looking forward to spending more special occasions dining there. Thank you to Hawaii Calls Marriott Waikoloa who made our anniversary night so special.

Tags: Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Comfort Food
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

We spent a weekend at the Marriott and actually ate there 2 nights in a row.
First night was Prime rib and Crab, and 2nd night was 50% off on dinner entree.
The service was fine, and they even remembered our names the second day.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Groups, Waterfront, Comfort Food
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 15, 2017

A very pleasant dining experience. The prime rib looked great but was tough. Knives need to be sharper. The service was very good.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on September 10, 2017

We've eaten at Hawaii Calls a number of times. It's ok, not great, but then again there are few really good restaurants on the Big Island. The crab legs and lobster bisque are my two favorite things from the buffet dinner. I like eating outside and the quiet atmosphere - especially if you go earlier in the evening and manage to get a table away from any large group tables. It's the kind of restaurant we eat at once in a blue moon - for a change in venue and to eat crab legs.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual
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 (Portland)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Great meal in our hotel. We were looking for something close but we didn't expect the food to be so tasty! My wife and I loved their greens salad and whole lobster. It was very romantic next to the garden with the ocean/sunset view. We will definitely visit again!!!

Tags: Romantic, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 29, 2017

Hawaii Calls is an average hotel restaurant. Although almost poolside the overall ambiance was ok. Food was good but nothing exceptional. HC is good for the norm but not a special occasion.

Tags: Good for Groups, Scenic View, Casual
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 (Detroit)·Dined on July 23, 2017

This place is at the Marriott Waikoloa and works well if you don't want to leave the resort. Most of the items on the buffet were very tasty and have a good assortment of items. The service was extremely slow.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Scenic View
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 (Orlando)·Dined on July 15, 2017

We have been eating the crab leg and prime rib buffet here for years but while the price goes up the quality of the food has diminished. The crab legs and fish were cooked dry. The chicken and pork were also not as tasteful as past visits. On the brighter side the Waimea vegetables were fresh and cooked perfectly and the prime rib was above average as well as the desserts.

We love the location with a wonderful sunset view but I believe that we will be watching the sunset from our lanai rather than forking out that much for a mediocre meal.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Denver)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Jenny was an incredible waitress. She went out of her way to make sure our experience was top notch and it really made all the difference. The buffet and drinks were also delicious!

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 (San Joaquin)·Dined on July 11, 2017

Food and ambiance always good. Dinner took almost three hours. Very slow, I like taking my time eating but this was way too long. The Marriott must do something about it or their restaurant business will suffer, too many other choices around

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on July 4, 2017

The food was only sub-par. The prime rib was tough, snow crab tasted old. The shrimp was obviously thawed from frozen. The mahi mahi still had the bloodline, making it very bitter.

Worse though, this place has zero shade. The sun made me physically ill. They need to add shade!!!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Service was great, our waiter was quite the character, in a very funny way. Although I expected more with the food wise. I mean $55 for buffet, i get it, theres crab and prime rib, BUUUUT there wasnt much else. Half the things i had to guess what it was cause there was no place card for what the food was.
The best time to go is once the sun has met the ocean, because that sun is brightly shinning on you. But the sunset view was amazing :)

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on May 20, 2017

Great ambiance, the buffet is over priced but good. Lava Lava down the street & Tommy Bahama is a five minute drive. Both are much better value.
Overall, good, not great.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on May 14, 2017

Mother's Day buffet was a hit. My mother enjoyed the live entertainment

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on April 23, 2017

Beautiful view of the sunset! Good wine selection and awesome service. The ahi was delicious.

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 (San Joaquin)·Dined on April 18, 2017

We went on lobster night, a great special! Outdoor relaxed dining, other entrees were very good. When our server forgot a beer, and soup, we reminded him and he brought them quickly and we weren't charged for those items.
Overall I would recommend the Marriott for breakfast lunch or dinner

Tags: Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on April 16, 2017

Beautiful location! A bit disappointed with the Easter Brunch Buffet menu. Shrimp and Ahi Tuna from the sushi side were excellent. Crab Legs were mushy. Fish on the steamed side was overcooked and hard/dry. Salad bar had a great selection of items. They also served Ham, Deep Fried Pork and a variety of Beef (unfortunately we don't eat beef or pork). Omelet bar was nice, however my omelet wasn't fully cooked through. Nice selection of desserts. Overpriced for what it was, maybe that's why the restaurant wasn't busy at all. Our service wasn't spectacular for as slow as it was but then again the tip (18%) was already built in to our bill. Not sure I'll be booking here again soon (we live on the island).

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on March 24, 2017

We have been there before for the buffet and had a good dinner. However they increased the price and the food was just so-so this time. Not worth going any more.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on March 24, 2017

If you have more than 2 people be prepared to pay 18% gratuity

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on March 7, 2017

We had a certificate to cover the food - thankfully!!! Waited 10 mins after being seated for any server. Another 15 mins for bottle of wine!! Very limited dinner menu. Placed our order and heard server at next table suggest the lobster, which wasn't listed on menu. Our server hadn't mentioned it. Did change our order to lobster. Nothing else served on plate other than 2 lobster tails. She hadn't suggested any sides. Other table had sides. Very disappointed in this Marriott restaurant.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Scenic View
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 23, 2017

We first had breakfast. Very good. A few days later we went for dinner. Very limited menu. I ask if this was the only selection, is there any other food. Our sever seemed to be offended. Why, that's not her doing, that's management. I got nothing. I ask again and she said no other food. Only when I metinned, "this is so limited and she can't find anything she wants, she picked this place and is paying, " only then our server said, "well, there's the bar menu. "
It may be policy but it should not be so hard to get to the fact, yes there is alternative food. Mom saw the kalua pig sliders and was happy with that.
Dad gor the boil, and it was mostly cold. Terrible to serve cold food. I got the special Asian style Opacka. It was overall ok, mashed potatoes were cold.
Service was very slow after the menu fiasco. Then the server seemed taken back that we actually wanted desert. Then she brought the same menu from the bar, to show desert. Had mom settled for something from the regular limited menu, then seen the "other " menu later, there would have been an confrontation. As it was we were very nice and left an appropriate tip. The server was short, kind of sticky, brown skin, grey hair of several shades as it had grown out.
The view and ambiance was great but service and food lacking. Too bad.
Mark Marlow

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on February 19, 2017

Service wasn't great, got order missed up, one person in our party had to wait for additional 20 min. Food didn't worthy the wait.

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