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Big Island Grill

75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
+1 808-326-1153
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“loco moco” (189 reviews)
“chicken katsu” (72 reviews)
“roast pork” (46 reviews)
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7:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Diner, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It’s a favorite with Kama aina and visitors alike. We sailed in just before the place closed and were graciously seated. We know exactly what we wanted - Saimin for him, and a breakfast of fish and eggs over easy for me. The soup was...More

Thank grgrosen
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped here for dinner after reading several reviews and glad we did! When we heard the locals like to come here we figured it was good. Their menu is very large, with many good looking options. We both had catch of the day (moon fish)...More

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were told this is the spot that locals go so we had to try it out. The food was good and not over priced . My fav was the garlic mashed potatoes, I love the raw garlic taste.

Thank FogHat13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crowded at lunch time. Large menu with both American and Asian influenced dishes. Salads were good, portions were good sized, food was hot and prices reasonable.

Thank Dave J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go to the Big Island Grill every time we are in Hawaii, which is usually once a year. They serve fabulous teriyaki steak, and Kahlúa pig with cabbage, and quite honestly everything is good, but those are our favorites. Their macaroni potato salad is...More

Thank jillericson2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been eating here on visits to Kona, for at least 10 years. It has been consistently good food. It seems very well run, super clean with a great wait staff. It is always crowded and seems to be popular with the local folks....More

Thank 580diane47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the fish and chips, they were good. My wife had the Korean chicken wings, good as well. We had to wait a bit for a table, looks like a popular spot for locals.

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ya know, it's not glamorous, but it's always there when you need it. And, if it wasn't housed in a former IHOP, or something like that, it would probably get a lot more respect. But maybe that's okay, because as a fish lover, I can...More

2  Thank galleygirlBoston
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing fancy of a place, but wonderful service, great prices, and amazing loco moco if you are a fan! I recommend for breakfast or lunch!

Thank Foodie4Life81
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food at a reasonable price- but quality is marginal. If you want a large portion of average food- this place is for you.

Thank Hawkeyedds1988
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17 January 2018|
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Response from HawaiiFoodlover | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take American Express & most other major credit cards.
Kevin A
25 December 2016|
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Response from Chowa-Rides-Again | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Parties of 6 or more have a 17% gratuity added. But you can always ask or ask to see your itemized bill. We did.
Zachary L
25 August 2016|
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Response from JKL1104 | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonable prices and huge portions. The kids menu is also really fairly priced with big servings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-1153
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