Kona Grill - Omaha

4.3
1069 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Welcome to Kona Grill Omaha, located in the Village Pointe Shopping Center. Enjoy your local paradise complete with global cuisine. Fresh, wild caught fish is flown in daily to craft award-winning sushi, while contemporary American entrees are prepared from scratch in-house. Happy hour on the beautiful, shaded patio overlooking the plaza fountain is a must. 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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Sun 10:00AM - 2:00PM 2:15PM - 2:45PM 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Mon - Thu 6:00PM - 8:45PM
Fri 12:00AM - 12:00AM 8:00PM - 11:45PM
Sat 12:00AM - 12:00AM 10:00AM - 2:00PM 2:15PM - 2:45PM 8:00PM - 11:45PM

What 1069 people are saying
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vipNsmak
Omaha
37 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Date night. Had date menu. Sushi and steak amazing. Shot of baileys and bread pudding! Delicious! Server, red head, was great.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded 8 minutes ago

So glad you chose us for your special evening and that you had such a great time! We hope you consider us for your next date night.

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bogeyman
Minneapolis
22 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated our granddaughters 8th birthday. Delightful meal, great service, fun night.

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KurtK
Oklahoma City
2 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing service! Great food. Thank you for being open late so we could eat upon getting into Omaha from Oklahoma City. God Bless you all and stay healthy!

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on October 11, 2021

KurtK, Thank you so much for the 5 stars! So glad that you were able to make it in to see us! Hope to see you soon!

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thomasS
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waiter was awesome! Great recommendations and friendly!

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on October 11, 2021

thomasS, Thank you for the 5 stars! See you soon!

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AndrewE
Omaha
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience3

First time to Kona in years. Sushi roll was very good. Chop salad tasted good, but had way too much dressing that it made the lettuce soggy. Pad Thai on the order was messed up - had bean sprouts and cilantro when we asked for without. The waiter tried to say it was our fault. He took it off the bill but didn’t offer to make a new one. Didn’t get our drinks refilled once. Overall, not too impressed, probably won’t be back any time soon.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on October 11, 2021

AndrewE, Disappointed to see that your experience was less than exceptional. Looks like this visit wasn't up to either of our standards. Please contact Ellyn or Nesha at 402.429.5429 so we can make this right. Hope to hear from you!

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vipbronco
Omaha
58 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sake Bombs!

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on September 30, 2021

bronco! Thank you so much for the 5 stars, we will see you soon for more Sake bombs!

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AlisonK
Omaha
8 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

It was very nice special night service was amazing

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on September 28, 2021

AlisonK, We are happy to see that we added to your special night. Thank you for the high star rating, please let us know how we can earn 5 stars next time. 402.201.2880

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Shane
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great experience. Food and service was outstanding.

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vipbluedragon
Portland
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience2

So expensive!!!

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on September 29, 2021

I know the cost of going out can be pricey at times. We have a great happy hour on weekdays where you can sample many of our great menu items at a better cost! As well as some other lunch and dinner menus that offer some great deals! Come see us again!

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KenT
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter was very attentive without being too pushy, the food was fantastic and the drinks were perfect. Everything was served at the right time and we never had to ask for anything our waiter had not already thought of.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on September 27, 2021

KenT, Thank you for the 5 stars and the positive feedback! Hope to see you soon!

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LeslieL
Omaha
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Very slow service. Was there 2 hours. Over an hour just waiting on service and food.

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PamA
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love Kona’s happy hour menu. It’s a nice quiet place to meet and chat with friends.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on September 27, 2021

PamA, Thank you for the 5 stars! Hope to see you next happy hour!

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HeatherK
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2021
Overall3food5service5ambience2

Our server was amazing!!!!!!!! The food was great. If it wasn’t for that we may never come back.

The carpet was so sticky and gross.
There were so many fruit flies that you had to constantly wave your hand to move them as you ate it was almost like you were outside.
Maybe you should spend a little money getting your carpets cleaned or replaced and that may help with those fruit flies that were everywhere.

Also, the west windows behind your bar the glare from the sun was ridiculous. I can’t believe you’ve been in business this long and nobody has complained, if you’re sitting at the bar you’d never be able to see anything and it glared into our eyes for at least 45 minutes at our table in the center of the room.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on October 11, 2021

HeatherK, we are very disappointed to see that the restaurant wasn't up to our standards. We are in the process of getting a refresh! Please give us a a call at 402.201.2880 so we can make this up to you. Look forward to hearing from you.

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JasonE
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Had perfect experience taking my family here to eat.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on September 7, 2021

JasonE, Thank you so much for the 5 stars! Happy to see the whole family enjoyed! - Ellyn AM

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RyanO
1 review
Dined on August 21, 2021
Overall3food5service5ambience1

Server was great. Food was good. Credit card machine was down. No water in restrooms. Sewer smell throughout.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on September 3, 2021

RyanO, Im happy to see that you enjoyed the food and service we are known for, but I wanted to assure you that all those issus have been resolved. Please contact 480.429.5426 so wee can make this up to you! Thanks- Ellyn!

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DavidP
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Bring back real menus. They only had one for us to share and it was covered in food. Gross. Not everyone can use the qr readers.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on August 22, 2021

DavidP, I apologize for the lack of menus, we are trying to get them out to all tables. Unfortunately during this time is is difficult to receive our ordered menus on time. However, the menu you did receive should have not been reused as we toss all menus after they hit the table. Please contact Ellyn (AM) 480.429.5426 to discuss your visit further

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NatalieK
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience3

I was celebrating a special event and the fact that there was no special amenities was disappointing

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on August 22, 2021

NatalieK, Thank you for choosing us for your special event. Please contact Ellyn (AM) at 480.429.5426 so we can discuss your visit.

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RebaRose
Dallas
2 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Six in our party to celebrate a 21st birthday. Best appetizer was the filet mignon meatballs. Rice bowls and macadamia crusted chicken were both very good. The big surprise was a three slice brownie tower served warmed with a very generous serving of ice cream.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on August 18, 2021

RebaRose, Thank you so much for the high stars and choosing us for the celebration! Please let us know how we can earn 5 stars next time!

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TiffanyP
1 review
Dined on August 15, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Never been there before. Server didnt seem to happy to be there. 2 servers were on break so we sat out in patio area. i heard our server telling the table next to us , Guests asked id if it was happy hour all day Sunday. Server replied no but do you want to still eat here or are you leaving. I was floored by his response. Made the rest of my visit a little awkward. Food was alright we all got a lil sick later that night from it. Service was cool but nothing over the top at all. There was nothing at that restraunt that would make me come back. Also your hostessess were all over the phone when we arrived. And seemed bothered we were a little early for our reservation. Ill be writing a yelp and google review in this visit as well. Overpriced for rudeness

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on August 21, 2021

Please contact me regarding your visit. I would like to discuss further. Shannon 402.779.2900

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DisappointedW
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience1

It was way too loud. We were seated next to a bachelorette party and another birthday party and it was obnoxious. We came there for date night and could barely hear each other over the sound of the other patrons. Definitely not a great atmosphere.

Our steak came back too done and we had to send it back. The manager and server were great and comped that dish.

But overall, the experience felt like an Applebees or a TGIF with a much higher price tag. Won't come back.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on August 18, 2021

DisappointedW, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us your feedback and we sincerely apologize that your dining experience did not match our exceptional standards. It’s very important our guests feel that a Kona Grill experience is well worth the value and we clearly missed the mark. Please contact Ellyn (AM) 480.429.5426 so we can discuss your visit further.

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OpenTable Diner
Omaha
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience1

Smoke all over in restaurant

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on August 13, 2021

Thank you for the 5 stars! We apologize about the smoke, the issue has been resolved. We hope to see you soon!

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KeithB
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience2

Overall it was a decent meal. Had to wait for at least 15 minutes for our table which isn’t bad. Seated in the patio area it was very loud could barely hear ourselves talk. Table was very sticky. Very long wait for a cocktail. Food was good. Waitress who was very young seemed irritated.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on August 6, 2021

KeithB, Thank you for the high star rating! Although it looks like we missed the mark on a few key steps to an unforgettable experience. Please contact Ellyn (AM) at 480.429.5426

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OpenTable Diner
Omaha
7 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and nice people.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on August 5, 2021

Thank you for the 5 stars! So happy to see you enjoyed your experience. See you soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
3 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, the food was delicious and the service outstanding!

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on July 29, 2021

Thank you for the 5 stars!

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DebK
Omaha
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience2

Our server and the food were excellent. One member of our party had strict food allergies and the waitress was very reassuring and informative about precautions.

The low ambiance rating is because it was VERY hot in the restaurant. You could feel it right when you entered the front door. Then we were seated in the outer room with all the large windows which normally would have been nice, but this room was even hotter. It was pretty miserable...

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on July 30, 2021

DebK, Thank you for the high star rating! Our staff is amazing, so glad that we could accommodate your guests allergies. I do apologize for the temperature of the restaurant, its been a HOT week! I assure you our air conditioner is working just as hard as we are. Hope to see you soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Dallas
1 review
Dined on July 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing. We had a wonderful time on our way back to Texas. The food was great and very well priced. The service was amazing. Jermain helped us and made us the best sweet tea!

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on July 27, 2021

Thank you for the 5 stars!! Happy to see that you thought of us on your way home! We agree, Jermaine does make the best sweet tea!

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DebK
Omaha
3 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and fantastic service! Our server Ashton was attentive and friendly. New menu items delicious! My hubby had the chili glazed salmon with rice and Brussel sprouts. I had the Asian salad with Salmon. And toffee bread pudding for dessert.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on July 24, 2021

DebK, Thank you for the 5 stars! So happy to see that you loved the new additions to our menu! Ashton is wonderful and we are glad to see she made your exceptional experience complete.

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TiffanyH
Omaha
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kona is a friends favorite and we decided to try. Mac and cheese with lobster was amazing. Stir fry and lemon garlic penne was de-lish. The coconut rum cake was good but not worth what we paid for it.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on July 24, 2021

TiffanyH, Thanks so much for the 5 star rating! I'm sorry your dessert didn't meet your expectations. Please contact Ellyn 480.429.5426

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vipToddA
Omaha
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2021
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Loud. Food is not as good as several years ago. Seems lower quality.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on July 25, 2021

ToddA, We appreciate you taking the time to provide us your feedback and we sincerely apologize that your dining experience did not match our exceptional standards. It’s very important our guests feel that a Kona Grill experience is well worth the value and we clearly missed the mark. Please reach out to Ellyn (AM) at 480.429.5426.

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vipKellyW
Omaha
12 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service! I appreciate very much that they are open later on Sundays, as most restaurants in Omaha are not.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on July 14, 2021

Thank you, KellyW! We are open late just for that reason. We look forward to seeing you again

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OpenTable Diner
Omaha
2 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jermaine was our waiter and he was really great! The food was fresh and amazing! Loved the DJ playing music. We will definitely be back.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on July 14, 2021

Thank you for the 5 stars!

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tigersBG
Omaha
10 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience3

Great place to dine for regular dining or a special occasion.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on July 9, 2021

tigersBG, Thank you so much for the 5 stars! We look forward to seeing you soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
2 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family get together

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on July 4, 2021

Thank you for the 5 stars! We appreciate your positive review and look forward to seeing you again!

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AshleyR
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service! It was busy but we didn’t have to wait long at all!

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on July 2, 2021

AshleyR, Thank you for the high star rating. Happy to see that you enjoyed our new expanded Happy Hour menu. We hope you join us again soon!

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vipJessiR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good service and great food!

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on July 2, 2021

JessiR, We are so happy to see that your enjoyed your experience! Thank you for the 5 star rating, hope to see you soon!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Omaha
16 reviews
Dined on June 29, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience1

We were sat on the outside portion and It was very hot and humid. We waited a good 15 minutes for our server to take our order. The portions are small for the amount paid. Kona has gotten very expensive.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on July 2, 2021

We appreciate you taking the time to provide us your feedback and we sincerely apologize that your dining experience did not match our exceptional standards. It’s very important our guests feel that a Kona Grill experience is well worth the value and we clearly missed the mark. Please contact Ellyn (AM) at 480.429.5426. We hope that you would give us another opportunity to make it right.

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Brandi
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2021
Overall1food2service1ambience3

Service was terrible, waiter did not check back on table empty drinks on the table didn’t see him until he brought a ticket

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on June 24, 2021

Brandi, We are truly sorry that your visit didn't meet your expectations. It sounds like it did not meet ours as well. Thank you for bringing your concerns to our attention, we will be sure to address these issues. We pride ourselves on our unforgettable experience and would love the opportunity to make this right, please reach out to Ellyn (AM) at 480.429.5426.

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Mosshouse
Omaha
2 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We have been eating at your establishment for years, Sunday had always be been all day happy hour. We were very disappointed to order our regular and received our bill. Imagine our shock when it was over $80.00.
The waiter never mentioned that you no longer have he happy hour on Sundays. We will not be back due to the lack of information. The table behind us left also after their waitress informed them that you no longer offer happy hour Sundays.

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Foodie4Fun
Omaha
3 reviews
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Service was slow but friendly. Salad came out after the entre. Table was dirty/sticky.

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on July 2, 2021

Foodie4Fun, Happy you enjoyed the food and ambience! We are sorry to see we missed the mark on service and overall value.. Please reach out to Ellyn (AM) 480.429.5426 to discuss your visit further.

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall2food3service1ambience3

Horrible service, server required multiple requests for ordered items. Not prompt. Food took forever. Overpriced. A side of white rice, $8?!- really?

Kona Grill - Omaha
Responded on July 2, 2021

We appreciate you taking the time to provide us your feedback and we sincerely apologize that your dining experience did not match our exceptional standards. It’s very important our guests feel that a Kona Grill experience is well worth the value and we clearly missed the mark. Please reach out to Ellyn(AM) so we can further discuss your visit. We hope that you would give us another opportunity to make it right.

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FAQs

Kona Grill - Omaha offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (402) 779-2900.

Kona Grill - Omaha is rated 4.3 stars by 1069 OpenTable diners.

Kona Grill - Omaha does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://konagrill.cashstar.com/store/recipient?locale=en-us.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.