About Kona Grill - Tampa

Welcome to Kona Grill Tampa, located at MetWest International in the heart of Tampa’s Westshore Business District, across from International Plaza. Visitors and locals can enjoy a local paradise. Fresh, wild caught fish is used to craft the award-winning sushi, while contemporary American entrees are prepared from scratch in-house. Enjoy one of the best happy hours in Tampa on the beautiful, shaded patio. 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.

4134 W. Boy Scout Blvd.
#B-1
Tampa, FL 33607
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Sushi

Hours of Operation:
Mon - Thurs: 11a-10p
Fri - Sat: 11a-11p
Sun: 11a-10p

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(813) 877-5938

Website:
http://www.konagrill.com/

Catering:
We do offering Catering. Contact the restaurant for information.

Parking Details:
There is an adjacent lot next to PWC that you can also park at if our lot is full.

We offer valet parking Friday and Saturday nights.

Executive Chef:
Monica Banker

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Complimentary Appetizer When You Become A Konavore

Special valid Jan 8, 2018 - May 8, 2018 all week from 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Specials

Complimentary Appetizer When You Become A Konavore

Special valid Jan 8, 2018 - May 8, 2018 all week from 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Details

Complimentary Appetizer When You Become A Konavore. Excludes Tax and Tip. appetizer up to a $12 value. join here: http://www.konagrill.com/join-konavore. Special valid Jan 8, 2018 - May 8, 2018 all week from 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM.

Kona Grill - Tampa Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.3

value

4.1

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Business Meals (13)
Good for a Date (13)
Great for Lunch (11)
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Good for Anniversaries (10)
Special Occasion (10)
Good for Birthdays (9)
Casual (9)
Good for Groups (9)
Great for Outdoor Dining (8)
Happy Hour (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Creative Cuisine (7)
Romantic (7)
Fit for Foodies (6)
Fun (6)
Late-night Find (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Worth the Drive (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Healthy (4)
Scenic View (4)
Great for Brunch (3)
Comfort Food (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Authentic (2)
Cozy (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Live Sports (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Neighborhood Gem (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Seasonal (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Great Beer (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
People Watching (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Vegan (1)
Waterfront (1)
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

Food was great but very loud, even outside.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

We ate out on the patio. The food was food but the service was bad/slow. Our sushi appetizer arrived AFTER our entrees. Drinks slow to arrive no water no cutlery. Missing olive oil.

Tags: Business Meals
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·Dined 5 days ago

Great service, super attentive. Awesome food. Would definitely go back again

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 (Tampa)·Dined 5 days ago

My wife and I went for Valentines Day. It was a little pricey, but very good. Our server, David, did an excellent job with serving us and making us feel welcomed. I would highly recommend going and sitting in his section.

Tags: Vegan, Paleo Friendly, Healthy
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 (Tampa)·Dined 5 days ago

Kona Grill is a very special place. I have used it many times for special occasions such as anniversaries. The food and atmosphere are outstanding. One of the best dishes is the Sea Bass.

I would recommend this place to anyone in search of a special place for a special occasion.

Tags: Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined 7 days ago

The experience was great. The food and service was superb. My wife and I visit Kona Grill as often as we can.

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·Dined on February 10, 2018

Great experience. I had a friend fly in from NYC and we had dinner on Friday 2/9 out on the patio. Great friendly service and the patio was amazing..

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour
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·Dined on February 7, 2018

Dinner was very good. We will be back.

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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on February 6, 2018

This is a favorite go-to spot when guests are visiting from out-of-f town, since the menu is so varied that everyone can find what they want. Always a good meal with good service.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on February 5, 2018

Great as always.

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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Love this place

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 (Tampa)·Dined on February 2, 2018

We had the nicest server. Unlike so many restaurants, all the staff we engaged with were so terrific. Being older we try to avoid noisy places. At our request we were seated toward the rear of the restaurant where it is quieter. Certainly would recommend Kona Grill. The sushi was good and reasonable.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Excellent!

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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 27, 2018

The sushi and apps were great. The Nigori saki was fantastic. Great lighting simple menu would recommend to anyone. On a nice night the outside seating is hard to beat

Tags: Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 26, 2018

First time for dinner was good. Server was very friendly and helpful. Nice atmosphere and food was very good.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Business Meals, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 23, 2018

The night was perfect good food beautiful weather, the restaurant was cold so we sat outside .very nice evening definitely worth going again.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 21, 2018

The best place for a Churrasco and a good Carrot Cake

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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Food ,staff,and the environment was great all together..It's deftly was worth goin for my first time 😁

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Casual, Tasting Menu, Paleo Friendly, Cozy
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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Happy hour isn't much of a happy hour pricewise anymore. Food was good. Sangria was too tart but bartender was helpful in resolving that.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 16, 2018

My favorite place 3 times a month

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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Food was very good and service was great. Had made a special request in reservation about seating due to disability that was not taken into consideration. Ended up sitting in bar area, which was fine but not what expectations were.

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Good Food Slow Service.
We had lunch during the week and on Sunday, both times service was very, very slow. We have waited both times at least 10 minutes just to see our server to get the drink order. The food is very good and a lot variety. I hope the managment will hire more servers or train the existant ones better.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Our server forgot about us for more than 30 minutes but they apologized and then it was better.

Tags: Quick Bite
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vip
 (Tampa)·Dined on January 5, 2018

No doubt this is a vibrant bar scene. Pretty outdoor seating with heaters running. Nice indoor decor and not too busy. Bar is welcoming. However the food was only average and the price was high. I would recommend for happy hour or drinks before dinner. But if your looking for food head elsewhere.

Tags: Scenic View, Casual
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 (Tampa)·Dined on January 3, 2018

The food was mediocre for the prices they charge. The evening we went there, their heating was not working on the coldest days of the year and it was literally freezing inside. There were a few people who were so uncomfortable with the temperature that they left the restaurant without eating.

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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We had a great NYE experience for an early dinner. Our table was ready even before our reservation time, and our waitress (Shayna ) was super charming and attentive, highly recommendable. The portions were larger than we thought and well worth the price, especially the huge piece of carrot cake we weren’t able to make room for, but saw at the table next to us.

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on December 29, 2017

came here for dinner with my family and we both came from out of town. would definitely recommend this restaurant! our server was awesome and the food was delicious!

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Food was great but the service was ok at best. Our server had tables all over the place and it was not a busy lunch. Our food took over 30 minutes to be made and it was just sushi. I will come back and eat again as it is delicious but I was a little disappointed this trip.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Mac our server was great. The food as usual was awesome and the atmosphere made our anniversary special. Take good care of Mac. Don't let the chef get away either.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Fun, Late-night Find
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 23, 2017

I was really impressed with the food I ordered the kona churrasco with the chimichurri sauce and the flavors were amazing even without the sauce. I will be going again soon, and have recommended to all my friends.

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 21, 2017

There was not really anything that set this place apart from other establishments. The food was good, not wonderful, the atmosphere was noisy, but during the holidays it is hard to find someplace quiet. The ambiance was okay, the dark, romantic vibe, but the music was more pop/edm. As for the date portion of my experience, it was positive. This was an anniversary date and we were satisfied.

We will give it another shot. Hopefully it will be a more thrilling review.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Late-night Find, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 16, 2017

The food was good with the exception of the cucumber salad that was ordered by a vegetarian as it contained shrimp, which wasn’t listed on the menu. The service was less than ideal and reflected in the 10% tip that was left for the server. I’ve been to the location previously and enjoyed my experience. If I visit again and receive the same level of service, I will no longer be a patron of the establishment.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 16, 2017

I've eaten there a couple of times and have had Sashimi each time which I liked very much. Also their Smoked Gouda fondue was outstanding. Wifey loved the Sea Bass. Drinks were a little watered down.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 15, 2017

Very professional, convenient, easy, fast and fun.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Tasting Menu, Fun, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 11, 2017

I like it, i like it and i like it, i like it and i like it......

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Live Sports, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Service was subpar compared to other locations I have visited

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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Didn't see anything resembling Kona. Not sure why it's called that. Overall good time. Good food, good prices.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Great food and atmosphere. Was our third date together and really wanted it to be special. What a great place, food was amazing and the staff treated us like royalty...especially Chloe!! Thanks to everyone for making our night so comfortable

Tags: Romantic
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Everything was delicious and reasonable. Attentive service. Great ambiance.

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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Fabulous, as always. My group's fav spot for special occasions. This was a birthday celebration. Complete with (giant) slice of carrot cake and a candle for her to blow out.

Tags: Bar Seating, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Fun, Special Occasion
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