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Kona Grill - Oakbrook, Oak Brook, IL

Kona Grill - Oakbrook

4.3
4.3
2896 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Welcome to Kona Grill in Oak Brook Promenade, conveniently located between the Oak Brook and Yorktown Center malls. We invite you to enjoy your local paradise after work or a day of shopping. Fresh, wild caught fish is flown in daily to craft award-winning sushi, while contemporary American entrees are prepared from scratch in-house. Be sure to try out our unrivaled happy hour. And don’t leave until you’ve tried one of the handcrafted cocktails, ice cold draft beer, or a glass of wine selected from the extensive drink menu. The restaurant’s diverse menu and contemporary ambience provide the perfect venue for special occasions like bridal showers, baby showers, birthday celebrations, business meetings, date night, or just any occasion really.

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2 people

10:30 PM


Booked 29 times today
Experiences are available.

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  • Order online

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Sushi

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 11:00 am–11:00 pm Fri 11:00 am–12:00 am Sat 10:00 am–12:00 am Sun 11:00 am–10:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 2:00 pm–6:00 pm Mon–Thu 9:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (630) 515-8395

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Catering

    Catering available for delivery & pickup through EZ Cater at: https://www.ezcater.com/catering/kona-grill-5

  • Neighborhood

    Oak Brook

  • Cross street

    Highland and Meyer

  • Parking details

    Private lot and underground parking across from the restaurant

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Experiences

  • Kona Grill Date Night

    $39.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    The search is over for the PERFECT DATE NIGHT! Make your reservation for DATE NIGHT at Kona Grill, offered every Sunday through Wednesday for $39 per person. This special menu features your choice of 1 of the 3 listed signature starters, Ribeye Meatballs or Lobster Toast or Ribeye Sliders. Followed by your choice of 2 of the 4 listed entrees, Sweet-Chili Glazed Salmon or Big Island Ribeye or Korean 5-Spiced Ribs or Assorted Sushi Board. Finishing your night off with Coffee Bread Pudding & a shot of Bailey’s. Add a bottle of Lunetta Prosecco, Chateau St. Michelle Chardonnay, or Two Vines Cabernet for $25.

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What 2,896 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.3
4.3 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Chicago / Illinois

    Most Booked 1000-Point Tables

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall3food1service4ambience3
    App were good, drinks barely contained any alcohol. Our Pad Thai was drenched in soy sauce, we ended up sending it back to have it remade & we ended up with the same issue again. Very disappointing since I had great experiences with their Pad Thai previously. Our server was great & very accommodating.
  2. CC

    CharlesC

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall3food2service4ambience2
    Way to overpriced for what you actually get and the food is Meh.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Kona Grill Oak Brook was the perfect setting for me and my siblings to enjoy ourselves. The drinks were, the appetizers even better. It was a great day for patio seating as well.
  4. J

    Jessica

    Chicago

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall2food3service2ambience4
    Being our first time at this restaurant I really wanted to like it. Our server seemed very on interested in being there and made us feel like we were a bother to him. My son has peanut/tree nut allergies. My son wanted a California roll but there was an Asterix next to it stating peanuts tree nuts and seeds. I asked our waiter what was in a California roll was it nuts or seeds, and he did not know. Later after my son consumed french fries he let us know that the french fries are made in the same oil as a chicken with macadamia nuts. That was upsetting but definitely at our own risk. Overall the food was OK. I just wish the service was better to come back.
  5. o

    ooooooooooo

    Chicago

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall1food4service1ambience4
    Our server barely checked on us, forgot every request we asked for, had us waiting on apps she never put in for about half an hour, the main entrees came out incorrectly, and we were treated by both the server and manager as if we were crazy for being disappointed.
  6. A

    Alynnez

    Chicago

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    Moriah was our server and she was FUN and super attentive. Makes all the difference!!
  7. LT

    LouiseT

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall3food1service4ambience4
    Food has become bland overtime. They changed their recipe for the calamari and it wasn’t good anymore. The sushi rice was dry.
  8. TA

    TonyAries

    Chicago

    13 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience5
    The food is dood. I have had better Stir Fry in the past but for the price, it is pretty good. I really enjoyed the Skinny margarita! It was perfectly made.

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded 6 days agoThank you for the great review Tony!! Come check us out for happy hour soon!

  9. GE

    GaryE

    Chicago

    27 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Good selection for nice evening meal. Service was very good and items well prepared. Worth a visit to experience for yourself.

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded 6 days agoThank you Gary!! Glad you had an amazing visit. hope to see you soon!

  10. r

    rasans564

    Chicago

    25 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    Over priced $ 70 for a sandwich and a shrimp appetizer and 1 ice tea

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded 6 days agoMake sure you check out our daily happy hour we have twice daily! Great value!! Hope to see you soon!

  11. MP

    MichaelP

    Chicago

    331 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    331 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Brunch offerings are super tasty- omelette w Diet Coke. Thank you

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded 6 days agoThank you Michael! we hope to see you soon!

  12. RC

    RandallC

    Columbus

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service were great. Highly recommended.

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded 6 days agothank you for the 5 star review!! Glad we could deliver a memorable experience!

  13. WM

    WenMos

    Kansas City

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience2
    DJ was way too loud
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Great ambiance
  15. RJ

    RayJ

    Chicago

    15 reviews

    3.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience5
    High prices. Limited menu.
  16. DO

    DavidO

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service! Also, the happy hour is such a good value. We would highly recommend!

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded 6 days agoThank you for the 5 star review!! Hope to see you soon David!

  17. LT

    LizaT

    Chicago

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience5
    Went for lunch. Service was great. Atmosphere was nice.

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded 6 days agoThank you for the positive review!! Hope to see you soon!

  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Ashley was great! Loved the surf and turf but honestly we both wished it was served on a plate instead of the wood-board.

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded 6 days agoThank you for the positive review!! I will let Ashley know how much you enjoyed her service! Please come see us soon!

  19. JP

    JeremyP

    Washington DC

    9 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall1food1service3ambience2
    The food was absolutely terrible. Potstickers had zero flavor and the crunchy spicy tuna rolls had actually smothered in a cold. Cold and refrigerated, not fresh, just awful. I will not be going back.
  20. Y

    Yrral

    Chicago

    74 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    74 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The music was outstanding today. I think the DJ changed his playlist. Also, it would be nice if the workers at Kona parked further away from the restaurant or in the garage to allow patrons to park closer. I see workers parking close to the restaurant and then walking into the restaurant right ahead of me.

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded 6 days agoThank you for the 5 star review!! I will fix the parking situation asap!! see you soon

  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall1food1service1ambience3
    Birthday dinner turned into an uncomfortable evening due to servers & manager’s attitude
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Good is great, the staff as well

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded on June 20, 2022Thank you for the 5 star review!! We pride ourselves on a 5 star experience!

  23. JL

    JudyL

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience4
    Messed up drink and food orders. There for a birthday with 6 adults. Charged for 3 desserts only got two. Didn’t notice bill until checking it over at home. Maybe the waiter was new??

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded on June 20, 2022Judy, I apologize for the error on the billing aspect, if you can reach out to me at the store level, I would love to see how I can correct this issue. I would appreciate the feedback so I can help improve the level of service in the future. Mario Monarrez GM

  24. SL

    SLS73

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Very good food we will definitely be going here again. Our waiter Mike was awesome too!

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded on June 20, 2022So happy you had a great experience!! We know Mikey is a great part of our team and happy he was able to deliver the kona experience!

  25. S

    Sterling

    Chicago

    7 reviews

    2.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience4
    Patio seating was great -- pleasant and spacious Service was so-so. Never refilled our waters. Otherwise server was excellent. Handled the massively underdone steak well (it went back immediately). Food was disappointing. everything was too salty. The Filet was dramatically underdone (ordered med-rare, got very-rare) When the new Filet arrived is was way over cooked (past well-done). Mashed potatoes were gluey. Brussel Sprouts were *very* chewy and not very flavorful. NY Strip steak was very good. Sushi roll was bland and had too much mayo. Don't think we'll be back. For the price I expected better.

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded on June 20, 2022Sterling, Our food quality is our number one priority here at Kona and I am sorry we weren't able to deliver the quality of food we both expect. Please reach out to my email at your earliest convenience and let's see how we can turn this experience around. GM.oakbrook@konagrill.co Mario M

  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Phoenix

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Jeanelle was wonderful! We had a great experience and everything was delicious. The surf and turf meals were presented nicely and so much food!

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded on June 20, 2022Thank you for the 5 star review!! Jeanelle is a rock star!!

  27. L

    Lens40

    Chicago

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great prices and service. Our server Mikey gets a 5 STAR rating. Will return again and again.

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded 6 days agoThank you for the 5 star review!! I will let Mikey know how much you enjoyed his service!! see you soon!

  28. d

    dine4fun

    Chicago

    46 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    46 reviews

    Dined on June 13, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Even though it was hot, my wife prefers to sit in the patio, the service was excellet and the food was good.

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded on June 16, 2022Thank you for your review, we at Kona grill appreciate your kind words!

  29. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food is always fantastic and they are open till 11 so when we have a late night it’s a good place to go. There is no long wait for food and service is outstanding.
  30. CS

    CassandraS

    Chicago

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall2food1service1ambience3
    My two items that I most anted to order and really looed forward to eating for my birthday dinner out were COMPLEELY RUINED BY THE CHEF ADDING LOTS OF HOT SPICES where they definitely did not belong, or the menu did not state, nor mention that those items were spicy at all. For example my set of sushi rolls, I think that they were titled " Snow Tiger" or "Sunrise" or something like that. Anyways those particular slices of sushi were only supposed to contain some tempura shrimp, avocado, and cucumber, but the menu NEVER MENTIONED THAT THIS SUSHI ROLL WAS TOBE SPICY WHATEVER. yet the chef just inadvertently added some red pepper fine powder which resembled some Mexican "TAHIJN" Chili Lime, and Sea Salt Seasoning sprinkled all over my sushi rolls.

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded on June 25, 2022We want to extend our sincerest apologies for the negative experience that you had with us. Although we try to make every experience exceptional sometimes we fall short. Please contact us at your convenience so we can try to make this right. We look forward to hearing from you.

  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    The server did not seem knowledgeable about the menu or anything regarding the safety of the kitchen as we had one party member who has a gluten allergy

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded on June 25, 2022We want to extend our sincerest apologies for the negative experience that you had with us. Although we try to make every experience exceptional sometimes we fall short. Please contact us at your convenience so we can try to make this right. We look forward to hearing from you.

  32. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The music was AMAZING!!!

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded on June 11, 2022Every friday an saturday night and even Sunday brunch!! come see us soon!

  33. DT

    DaleT

    San Francisco

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Not my first time to a Kona Grill. I’ve been to four other locations as well. The sea bass here was outstanding. My guests enjoyed their meals too.

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded on June 11, 2022Dale! We are so proud to deliver the same quality of food you are used to, from dining at our other locations!

  34. JT

    JoanT

    Chicago

    28 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on June 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Everything was so wonderful!! Server was great!! Friendly, funny, very attentive!! Food and wine outstanding!!!

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded on June 10, 2022Joan, thank you for this amazing review!! We take some much pride in giving the best experience possible! Thank you for spending the day with us!!

  35. J

    Jerome

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious and reasonably priced food with a great ambience.

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded on June 10, 2022Jerome, thank you for this 5 star review, hope to see you for that next special occasion!!

  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    5 reviews

    2.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience3
    We were celebrating my daughter’s graduation from HS, and unfortunately we had a bad experience from the host to the server that seem a little off.

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded on June 8, 2022I am so sorry we didn't deliver on the Kona Experience. If you could please email me at your earliest convenience, I would love to see how I can turn this day around. GM.oakbrook@konagrill.co

  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 6, 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    Unfortunately if you’re gluten and dairy free there is very little you can actually eat here. The margarita was quite small for the price tag and beers on tap were $8 which just kind of adds to the

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded on June 6, 2022Sorry we could not deliver on the food sensitive items, be sure to come check out our happy hour deals during the week!! we have one early in the day and a late night menu as well! Hope to see you back

  38. NW

    NotWorthIt

    Chicago

    36 reviews

    3.0

    36 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience2
    Decent food (not great), but certainly not worth the money. For example, what was supposed to be shrimp teriyaki was closer to tiny grilled shrimplets with some kind of sauce. It tasted OK, but it was certainly not comparable to shrimp teriyaki. And $20 for a sushi roll? Not worth it. There were a few unusual menu items (like avocado egg rolls) that were appealing, but more for their uniqueness than their flavor. Good atmosphere for a bar, but not for a meal with conversation. Took some guests to lunch for an informal job interview— there was a live DJ playing dance music at 80 decibels. Why?

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded on June 6, 2022Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our bar atmosphere and we sincerely apologize that the concerns you highlighted didn’t match our expectations. It’s important to us that our guests are more than satisfied and we would like the opportunity to make it right. Best,

  39. Y

    Yrral

    Chicago

    75 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    75 reviews

    Dined on June 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    Music was way too loud. And excessive drum music. Drum pounding sounded exceptionally loud.
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    17 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    We’re from the city and needed to pick up something from the mall out here and after a reservation search we decided to try out this chain for the first time. We were pleasantly surprised at the quality and cook of the food. For apps we got the ribeye meatballs served over miso mashed potatoes (delicious but meatball was maybe a little salty, wish there was a tad more of the sweet and savory pickled garnish) and the calamari which had a nice light fry and a great dipping sauce. For our entrees we got two surf and turfs which includes a sushi roll, choice steak, choice of potato, and sautéed green beans. The ribeye has a far superior beefy flavor over the NY strip but both were cooked a perfect medium rare with a nice grill char. Order some shoyu cream to dip your crispy potatoes; the included green beans were served hot but still perfectly crunchy, a nice palate cleanser to cut the richness. I would order the steaks again but pass on the sushi if we wanted appetizers. It was just a bit much after two apps and two sides. The spider roll (creamy, savory) and sunset roll (sweet, fresh) are nice if you want sushi. We might not ever have a chance to dine here again but definitely will if ever in the area! I also liked the decor- it wasn’t stuffy and felt upscale but comfortable. Can’t remember our server’s name but he was cheerful, attentive and on point even though he clearly had a lot of tables. Checked in on us whenever we got food to the table and was timely with drink refills. It is just a bit pricey with most apps nearing $20. The surf and turf is a *great* value if ordered alone. Again, so pleasantly surprised how great this place was. If you’re in the area and want a nicer, paced meal for sure stop in!

    Kona Grill - OakbrookResponded on June 6, 2022Thank you for this amazing feedback!! I will pass this information along to my staff and chef's!! Hope to see you soon, next time you're in town!!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

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You can order delivery directly from Kona Grill - Oakbrook using the Order Online button. Kona Grill - Oakbrook also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (630) 515-8395.

Kona Grill - Oakbrook is rated 4.3 stars by 2896 OpenTable diners.

Kona Grill - Oakbrook does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

10:30 PM


Booked 29 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
Google Map for Kona Grill - Oakbrook

3051 Butterfield Road Oak Brook, IL 60523

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Highland and Meyer

  • Neighborhood

    Oak Brook

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 11:00 am–11:00 pm Fri 11:00 am–12:00 am Sat 10:00 am–12:00 am Sun 11:00 am–10:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 2:00 pm–6:00 pm Mon–Thu 9:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary American, Sushi

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Private lot and underground parking across from the restaurant

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (630) 515-8395

  • Catering

    Catering available for delivery & pickup through EZ Cater at: https://www.ezcater.com/catering/kona-grill-5

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