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Kona Grill

$$ - $$$, Sushi,
444 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101
+1 816-931-5888
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good53%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (82 reviews)
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Bar, Sushi, Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
444 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Kona has a weekday happy hour with some pretty cheap rolls. The rolls are nothing crazy, but for some cheap sushi it cannot be beat!

Thank ampress727
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

I mainly have visited during happy hours. They have a wide selection of beers and cocktails, my favorite Sake Sangria, it is yummy... there are several appetizers on during happy hour, including sushi, flatbread pizza, calamari, shrimp, etc.. also the waiters are super nice, funny...More

Thank Jana M
Reviewed 17 April 2018

I have always enjoyed Kona. The atmosphere is always fun and it is located in the heart of the Plaza. The food is great lots of different choices but for the most part the food has a seafood/sushi feel. I would absouletly recommend the Sea...More

Thank Nicci M
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Lunch at the Kona Grill was an excellent choice - the three of us chose very different items. One person had the chicken pad thai - it was very good and enough for two! She took half with her, then added additional noodles to it...More

Thank Kayann
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came here for Valentine’s Day!! What a great environment, wonderful staff and great happy hr. We did the reverse Happy hr 9pm-11pm. Jessica was our waitress and she killed it!! She was on top of everything. I’m a waiter in key...More

Thank Joel P
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2018

Thank you and I agree Jessica is awesome.

Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We had a Happy Hour there at the big table. So it suits well for big companies. Very pleasant staff, delicious food, nice american portions on the plates, and perfect dessert! :)

Thank liloo-19
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thank you for choosing Kona Grill. Brandon King

Reviewed 23 January 2018

I've been here several times and it is an enjoyable experience each time. It is a little pricey, but what sushi place isn't?

Thank kcbarbie
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Come give our Sushi and Sake Thursday a try. 5 Sake tastings and any roll.

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

For food the Kona Grill will not disappoint. This was our second trip to this grill. We always go here right before Christmas. We had a reservation and were seated immediately upon arrival. The server was friendly but much of the order had to be...More

Thank Joe S
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Happy Holidays to you and your family.

Reviewed 22 December 2017

Kona Grill has a great happy hour - good choices on food - the lettuce wraps are incredible and definitely worth ordering.

Thank ssulzberger
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2017

Thanks for visiting our Kona Grill.

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Love this restaurant. We had sushi and steak, along with an appetizer and two desserts. Everything was terrific as usual. Quality food, friendly server and good portion size. Atmosphere is also good albeit a little noisy but we sat in the bar area so that...More

Thank SusyChapstick
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Thank you for the great review and hope to see you again at Kona Grill.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 30
Bar, Sushi, Contemporary, American, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 444 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101
    (Broadway & Pennsylvania)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-931-5888
  • E-mail
Kona Grill was built on Exceptional Experiences and meals that create memories. Our global menu features contemporary American favorites, award-winning sushi, and specialty cocktails — all made from scratch using only the freshest ingredients. While the places that inspire our cuisine may be far away, a welcoming place that offers inspiring food, ultimate hospitality, and diverse choices is right around the corner.
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