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Brown's Beach House

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1 N Kaniku Dr, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9731
+1 808-885-2000
18:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 20:30
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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tuna was not edible. Cocktails were great. Coffee was great. View was great. Service was faster than that most of the other restaurants.

Thank Milleroms
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of amazing reviews but very high price and very average food for me. Our waiter was nice, the setting was great, but overall just... meh!

1 Thank tcwings
Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Brown's Beach is an excellent restaurant. It is located at The Fairmont Orchid hotel. The menu is amazing and lot of choices for the family. It is also a fabulous restaurant for couples. It has an amazing view and very close to the ocean. You can also get seating outside. The service was outstanding and the food delicious.

Thank cicigirl
Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to eat here mostly out of convenience as we were enjoying happy hour next door and didn't want to too far for dinner with a crabby baby. What we didn't expect was the level of service and quality of food that we would receive. Our server was outstanding and offered great advice based our search for local ingredients.... More 

Thank JPercy_10
Saint Charles, Illinois
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196 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great outdoor venue at Fairmont hotel. Service was very good and professional. Food excellent. Fresh fish was wonderful Nice wine list too Prices reasonable for Hawaii A little more upscale. Not so much a place for kids but did see some there I recommend trying it

Thank lope1430
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fine dining in open air at the beach with good view of ocean. Great service and great food. Reservation often neccessary. Located in Fairmont Orchid.

Thank Peter Jan R
Phoenix, Arizona
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89 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've eaten here several times for lunch. Their poke dishes are amazing as well as their sweet potato fries.

Thank WSG34
Aptos, California
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most expensive restaurant we've been to in Hawaii & as we've come every year since 1987 that is saying a lot. Service is friendly and attentive. Mixed drinks are creative and tasty. BUT...my poke should have been tossed the previous day; it was not fresh. Not a good thing for raw fish. My ahi entree was tasteless. My wife reported... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking through the Fairmont Orchid is breathtaking, the chandeliers, the orchids, the gorgeous view of the ocean and pool complex. The restaurant is situated near the pool but not with a view of it, the view is of the gorgeous beach and palm trees. The ambiance incredible - the food disappointing! My husband and our good friend ordered the fish... More 

Thank PinkPlumeria3
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is terrific; the view is mesmerizing. Don't feel guilty if you want to eat there every night and not explore the island!

Thank George K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 60
American, Seafood, Polynesian, Contemporary, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 N Kaniku Dr, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9731
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kohala Coast  >  Puako
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-2000
The AAA Four Diamond award-winning Brown's Beach House is the place for the quintessential island fine dining experience located just steps from shore. Innovative, Big Island inspired cuisine is drawn from simple, pure flavors from locally grown, sustainable agriculture and seafood. Products using the diverse variety of fresh seafood from our island waters redefining the continuing evolution of Pacific Rim, Hawaii Regional, and most recently Big Island Cuisine. Exceptional nightly Hawaiian entertainment by resident soloists and romantic shoreline sunsets at a hand's distance blend naturally with the outdoor open-air seating for a memorable evening under the stars.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?