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About Kona Grill - Woodbridge

Welcome to Kona Grill in Woodbridge, NJ, located between Woodbridge Center and Menlo Park Mall. Enjoy your local paradise with friends or family. Fresh, wild caught fish is flown in daily to craft award-winning sushi, while contemporary American entrees are prepared from scratch in-house. Come for lunch, dinner or one of the best happy hours in Woodbridge. 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.

511 US Highway 1
Iselin, NJ 08830
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, Sushi

Hours of Operation:
Mon - Thurs: 11a-12a
Fri - Sat: 11a-1a
Sun: 11a-11p

Cross Street:
Gill Lane

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

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

Phone Number:
(732) 750-4400

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

Executive Chef:
Christian Coughlin

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, 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 - Woodbridge Ratings and Reviews

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4.2

service

4.2

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4.3

value

4.1

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Moderate

83% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (10)
Casual (8)
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Great for Lunch (7)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Healthy (6)
Special Occasion (6)
Good for Groups (6)
Bar Seating (5)
Romantic (5)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Business Meals (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Fun (4)
Cozy (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Spicy (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Comfort Food (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Notable Wine List (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Good for Anniversaries (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Scenic View (1)
Tapas (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Vegan (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Always a wonderful experience with friendly attentive staff, delectable food and good energy. Had the miso-sake sea bass and always delicious.

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·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent experience but a bit pricey. The carrot cake was excellent and big and worth every penny!

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 (Charlotte)·Dined 4 days ago

My server Franco was amazing. At first glance I was taken aback by the menu and worried about what to choose. He carefully went over the menu with us and in the end made perfect choice of the Salmon which is truly tasty! Will be going back!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Went on Tuesday (the day before Valentines Day) to get the date night offer, but it wasn’t offered. They had a “Valentines Day” listing with some different options for dinner but none of them sparked any interest for the price. We stayed anyway.

I don’t think they read any “special occasions” listed when you make a reservation on open table, as they didn’t even ask for my name when I arrived.

They must have had an issue with their soft drink machine as regular soda tasted like diet or zero calorie. The calamari was chewy. The tomato basil bisque tasted like pure pepper which makes me question if it was fresh or not. The filet, while cooked correctly, lacked in seasoning. The poke bowl was the same as last time.

Our server, Farley, was wonderful and attentive. I wish I could say the same about the food as this was the first bad experience we had. This is normally our go-to date night spot, but no longer.

Thankfully I had a $10 gift card and a free appetizer... otherwise I would have needed to speak to a manager.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Late-night Find
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·Dined 7 days ago

Brittany was an excellent waitress. She was very patient and attentive to our needs.

Tags: Happy Hour, Great for Brunch, Casual, Great for Lunch, Quick Bite, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Was our first time to Kona Grill. While the staff was pleasant and attentive, the wait time for drinks, appetizers and main courses were long and the restaurant wasn't at full capacity. The food itself was just OK. The appetizer shrimp, while flavorful, were very tiny. The main courses were decent but most disappointing were the desserts. The brownie was dry and the butter cake was not the least bit buttery but more like microwaved cornbread.
Again, the staff was pleasant and tried to manage expectations but doubt we would return.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 9, 2018

A great choice for a business lunch with tables at a discreet distance. Attentive professional service without interrupting conversation. Enjoyable meal.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Good, but our apps and Entrées came out the same time. Poor timing but the food was great!

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·Dined on February 1, 2018

Service was nice and accommodating. Drinks were weak and sugary. Food was good.

Tags: Late-night Find, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Great food, drinks and ambiance.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We had a great experience! I tell people to try Kona,good sushi and I work in NYC! Good service enjoyed my time there!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Quick Bite, Late-night Find
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Nice Saturday night dinner. We enjoyed the food... I really liked the Oriental Salad and Macadamia nut chicken. Service was a little off I think due to a large birthday party in our section but our server was still very nice, just a little busy. Would definitely go again.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 18, 2018

I have not been to this restaurant in quite some time and I was pleasantly surprised to see that everything is as good as it was before if not better. The service was excellent and the food is excellent and I would highly recommend going to Kona.

Tags: Romantic, Happy Hour, Fun
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Food very good, service above and beyond...

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 3, 2018

Great food and great service !

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great happy hour! There’s a decent amount to choose from and it’s a good value.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Tasting Menu
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Over cooked burger ordered medium came out very well done - hockey puck. Unacceptable

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Interesting menu with something for everybody. Sushi is available as well as lots of other choices with the full menu. My wife isn't big on sushi so it worked out perfectly.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

My waitress Dee Dee is the best! I ask for her table. The food, excellent. The ambiance is worth rushing to after work, or before a good of movie.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Happy Hour
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Food took a long time we had a reservation table ready quickly but after we order we waited 45 minutes to get the appetizers.
Not a good experience I wouldn’t recommend.

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 (Louisville)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Have eaten here 100 times. Sushi seemed to be a little sub par compared to what I am used to from this Kona location. They also took my favorite wine off menu. oh well. Appetizers were fantastic as always and all other meals great

Tags: Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Exceptionally good food and very nice place for celebrating a special occasion. Service was excellent though slow. Waiter was willing to do separate checks for group of 11 and very pleasant about it. Management provided a generous tray of desserts to mark the occasion. Highly recommended overall.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 20, 2017

The service was amazing! Even though the restaurant was super busy at 9:30pm,my reservation was honored. And i didnt have to wait!!Food was very flavorful.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Great food as usual. My wife loves the stir fry and I really like the salmon. Another great Anniversary meal.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Very attractive decor , above-average food, and fair to good service make this a place I would visit again. I love that the menu has an Asian bent to it, yet it is kid friendly too (my son is the burger or pizza kid who usually nixes most of our choices). All food we tried was fresh and yummy, however one small kink was that my husbands stir fry portion was very small, so he had to order some sushi afterwards. The bar area was really nice so next time I would stop in to eat or drink there for a different vibe. Overall, casual, local spot that I am going to add to my family-night out list for sure.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Sunday Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Fun, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Casual, Live Sports
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Happy hour menu is great and inexpensive. Perfect light dinner.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 16, 2017

As usual the food was very good.
My one complaint is that the menu has consistently gotten with less variety.
Also the prices have risen.
Service was also very good.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Self Seating was a little weird. Service was slow. Our server was a step behind us at all times. Bar drinks took a long time and weren't as described on the cocktail list. Ordered a Cucumber Southside , that had no cucumber or mint and was basically just club soda. Food was great! Yellowtail Jalapeno Sashimi was excellent!

Tags: Spicy
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 9, 2017

The bar took an extremely long time for the drinks. The waitress kept checking, but they took over 15 minutes to make two drinks. They need more bar tenders on Saturday nights.

Tags: Happy Hour, Fun, Quick Bite
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 3, 2017

The food was very good and service was excellent! Love the kids Bento box!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 29, 2017

Brought my 6 year old grandson for first time. He wore his Kona Grill tee shirt & his meal was free. The server was thoughtful to the little guy & your sushi chefs were so kind to Caiden when we went to thank them for the orange 🍊 bear they created. Well done Kona Grill.

Tags: Healthy, Kid-friendly, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 28, 2017

Great sushi and the outdoor seating was nice, A little loud for conversation but overall a good experience

Tags: Business Meals, Fun
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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on August 27, 2017

The hostess was not very cooperative with my daughter arrived 10 minutes before I did even though she explain to them that I was in traffic and I would be there within 10 minutes. When I arrived they seem to be more concerned about their social media on their phones and had me stand at the concierge's counter for five minutes. I found that the bar is not consistent I ordered a cosmopolitan 2 times and each one with me differently no consistency I asked for certain items when I was given my entrée and never received them. I want time experience is all I need to turn me away from poor service. I would not recommend this place to any of my associates.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Food was just mediocre. We were really disappointed. Cocktails were not good either.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Our party of four found the service to be marginal and slow, for the most part. Our waiter seemed totally disinterested and he didn't contribute to the evening in any way. I would not recommend ordering steaks, as they simply couldn't get them right. It seems like this could be a decent location, but it seems the indifferent level of service blanketed the entire experience. I might try it again sometime, but I'm not rushing back.

Tags: Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Very yummy sushi rolls and the drinks were good too.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Happy Hour was great, nice menu selections, the sea bass was really good, sushi rolls were a little too full of rice for my taste. Overall a good experience.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Food always delicious. BUT..... took along time to get a server to come to us even though we were told to just take a seat wherever . THEN.... took awhile to get our drinks. We ordered and after that all was fine . I couldn't understand since the restaurant was not at all busy.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 4, 2017

5 of us. The server was great. The food didn't come out at the same time. Well done steak came out before the sushi? How? Kitchen didn't send out the fries so we had to wait. I had sushi. Was sick all night.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 4, 2017

Hostess should not tell customers an entire dining area is closed for a private party when upon leaving an hour and a half later there were people sat in that area, and no private party

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