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Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge

72-100 Kaupulehu Dr # 0, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610
+1 808-325-8333
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“mongolian beef” (22 reviews)
“sushi” (84 reviews)
“lobster” (44 reviews)
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Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Soups, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
72-100 Kaupulehu Dr # 0, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While we always expect the best from the Four Seasons, Ulu Ocean Grill is truly over the top. With a quiet and elegant beach front setting, the service and food lived up to the ambience. We went specifically for a first-class sushi experience and were...More

Thank Joanne K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time I visit Kona I go to Ulu. My fav!!!! Service still excellent and food just as awesome. I am building a home now in Kona and plan to go to Ulu on a regular basis when there permanently. I NEVER disappoints. PS; Start...More

Thank Kwan G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great restaurant on the Kona coast! The table side ahi tuna is incredible! The fresh seafood is great too! We had incredible sushi 🍣 rolls, and tasty octopus 🐙!

Thank cale a
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed at the four season several times and I have always thought ULU was special. It's location is incredible being on the water and seeing the waves breaking on the beach. At night they shine lights into the surf and it is spectacular...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is located inside the Four Seasons Resort in Kailua-Kona. We enjoyed the best breakfast buffet we’ve ever had while sitting by the ocean. We even got to see whales breaching not far off shore. As you would expect at The Four Seasons, the...More

Thank lauratF3919ZD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great experience here. Our food was fantastic, the waiter was hilarious and friendly (good luck in Portland at Medical School!), and the atmosphere was very enjoyable!

Thank KB40_40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favorite restuarant on the island but unfortunately we came away disappointed after looking forward to having dinner at ULU tonight. First we didn’t have very good service. The waiter assigned to our area spent most of his time chatting to another table...More

Thank 47sue2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had a fantastic dinner here for our anniversary. The food was excellent and the service was even better. It was the best meal of our whole trip. Expensive but worth every dollar.

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently dined at Ulu three times on our recent trip to the Big Island. We have been going to this restaurant since it opened (and even before that if you count Pa'huia the restaurant at the Four Season that it replaced) and it is...More

Thank ATLTraveling
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I expected so much h more from this restaurant since it was rated best on the island. The poke appetizer was poorly presented on the plate and not much flavor. My husbands Mongolian Beef was overcooked so the beef was tough. I had fish that...More

2  Thank Pat W
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8 October 2017|
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Response from Skruggs | Reviewed this property |
They have previously done a buffet for Thanksgiving. Email them and ask for this year's menu
Kris M
12 January 2017|
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Response from cmariec | Reviewed this property |
kinda fancy, but not totally. he may feel a little out of place if he wears runners/flip flops, but it's Hawaii!
3 September 2016|
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Response from Thomas V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is valet parking in the front and you walk thru the resort to the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72-100 Kaupulehu Dr # 0, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610 (Formerly 'Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge)
    (Queen Ka'ahumanu Hwy)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-325-8333
‘ULU Ocean Grill & Sushi Lounge is the breathtaking new oceanfront fish and seafood restaurant at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, where Executive Chef James Babian’s acclaimed “R.S.A. - Regional, Seasonal and Artisanal” cuisine is served in Hawaii’s most beautiful setting - alongside the surf and under the stars. The restaurant showcases a stylish blend of Hawaiian architecture and modern flair - a lively, informal setting where guests are inspired, surprised and delighted by the Hawaii’s beauty and the flavors of the Pacific, through an innovative menu with playful tableside presentation. Cuisine is prepared oven roasted, flame grilled and wok fired, while an extensive wine list, with a special selection of boutique wines is presented via iPad. The modern sushi lounge and ocean view bar feature the Island's freshest sushi, as well as craft cocktails, sake and Japanese beers. Casual, friendly and knowledgeable servers guide guests through a social dining experience not to be forgotten.
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