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Kailua-Kona Restaurants

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  • OpenTable Dinervip
    Chicago / Illinois •2 reviews
    Dined 5 days ago
    Fantastic service and food! We had kids ages 6-16, plus adults who wanted to try local specialties and there was food perfect for everyone. Outdoor seating and a fun atmosphere.
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    Island Lava Java BistroPrice: Moderate• Contemporary American• Kailua-Kona
  • gro2709
    San Francisco Bay Area •4 reviews
    Dined 5 days ago
    I've eaten at the Fish Hopper for going on 22 years and refer everyone who wants a great meal and friendly staff to eat there, too. Tyler was our waiter and a more professional waiter could not be asked for! He spent time explaining to my guests what they needed to understand and gave his suggestions, too. Since I've been eating at the Fish Hopper for so long, I have had most of their menu EXCEPT the pasta selections. This visit, I chose the seafood pasta and it was to die for! If you're in Kona, please enjoy a meal (breakfast, lunch or dinner) and you'll go away with wonderful memories. And the views are as spectacular as the food!
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    Fish Hopper - Kailua-KonaPrice: Expensive• Seafood• Kailua-Kona
  • KimM
    Portland / Oregon •5 reviews
    Dined on Jul 5, 2024
    We went here twice during our weeklong stay. The tuna stack was that good. The mai tais were also outstanding. Definitely go for sunset. It’s gorgeous.
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    Kona Inn RestaurantPrice: Moderate• American• Kailua-Kona
  • jrtgvip
    San Francisco Bay Area •10 reviews
    Dined on Jul 4, 2024
    Breeana was an attentive server! We brought our dog, whose birthday was today, and we had a relaxing, wonderful meal in a beautiful location. Food was delicious! One of my favs in Kailua Kona 🤙🏼
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    Papa Kona Restaurant & BarPrice: Moderate• American• Kailua-Kona
  • OpenTable Diner
    Las Vegas •3 reviews
    Dined on May 16, 2024
    Awesome restaurant….great food and excellent service….very friendly and attentive staff… highly recommended.
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    Honu's on the Beach RestaurantPrice: Moderate• Hawaii Regional Cuisine• Kailua-Kona

Discover Kailua-Kona

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, is known for its white sand beaches and beautiful weather. Most days of the year are sunny and dry because it is on the leeward side of the island. This dry, sunny weather is ideal for visiting the open bars that line the streets near the beaches. Kailua-Kona's signature Kona coffee is grown locally, and early risers will see that having a cup of joe is one of the most popular things to do early in the day. The Kailua-Kona area was originally a sleepy fishing village, and seafood continues to be the most popular type of cuisine. You'll also find opportunities to attend a traditional Hawaiian luau, featuring roasted pork, pineapple and plenty of alcohol. The local specialty, Mai-Tai, and handcrafted ales are also brewed right on the island.

Frequently asked questions

The best reviewed restaurant in Kailua-Kona is Magics Beach Grill

The best vegan restaurants in Kailua-Kona are Papa Kona Restaurant & Bar, Island Lava Java Bistro and Kenichi Pacific

The best vegetarian restaurants in Kailua-Kona are Island Lava Java Bistro, Kenichi Pacific and Papa Kona Restaurant & Bar

The restaurants with the best service in Kailua-Kona are Chefs & Table, Magics Beach Grill and Napua @ Mauna Lani Beach Club

The restaurants with the best ambiance in Kailua-Kona are Magics Beach Grill, Napua @ Mauna Lani Beach Club and Beach Tree Restaurant, Bar and Lounge

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