We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Big Island Grill

75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
+1 808-326-1153
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“loco moco” (177 reviews)
“chicken katsu” (72 reviews)
“roast pork” (46 reviews)
Open Now
American, Diner, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (1,262)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 1,185 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had the best teriyaki chicken! So much food I couldn't eat it all. Such friendly service and great food and dessert! Highly recommend!

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Landed hungry and wanting to grab something casual. I gather a far amount of the customers were locals. Always like finding hidden gems or trying what the local residents like. This place had a pretty large variety of selections.. The noodle soups that are popular...More

Thank chattygirl7491
Reviewed 4 days ago

Every time we drove by the parking lot was packed, so we gave it a try for breakfast. The kids really liked it, but I thought it was just OK. We would rather go somewhere else for breakfast. People must really like it because it...More

Thank 30,063,006
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this little gem in 2009, and now we eat here every time we visit the Big Island. They have multiple options for types of foods, they serve a lot of food, and the service has always been great. I recommend splitting your plate...More

Thank hhclemrn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is spacious and bright because they have big windows that let natural light come in. Staff are friendly and accomodating. I had the Super Loco Moco for lunch with Spam, roast pork and hamburger patty topped with 2 eggs for $13.95 which is...More

Thank Angelic_PixieFairy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food at a very reasonable price. Only just found it, wish we had known about it a couple of weeks ago. Nothing fancy, just good food .

Thank Lucaner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't miss spot for breakfast. Always seems very busy and the waitress was friendly and on the go. The food came out hot and the breakfast menu options are excellent. No shortage of coffee and we will continue to come back when we are at...More

Thank RetiredSpendItAllNow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This seems to be a popular place for tourists and locals as well. When we arrived, there was one large group (10+ people) seated, and a second group came after us. There was a steady stream of customers while we were there. The omelets are...More

Thank cmbrown88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us went for Saturday breakfast. Arriving at a little after 8 am, we were seated right away. By the time we left there was a pretty good line, so get there early. Between us we tried a variety of dishes, all really good....More

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were craving saimin but did not know where to go this side of the island. We found Big Island Grill and loved it! The portions were huge! A small is plenty bug unless you are starving. We ended up ordering 2 larges and 2...More

Thank Kim P
Nearby HotelsSee all 47 hotels in Island of Hawaii
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Kailua-Kona
507 reviews
.15 km away
Uncle Billy's Kona Bay Hotel
537 reviews
.22 km away
Kona Seaside Hotel
1,286 reviews
.45 km away
Courtyard by Marriott King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
3,202 reviews
.54 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Frenchman's Cafe
225 reviews
.19 km away
Kope Lani Heavenly Coffee & Ice Cream
207 reviews
.20 km away
Scandinavian Shave Ice
802 reviews
.25 km away
Holy Donuts
269 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hulihe'e Palace
638 reviews
.23 km away
Mokuaikaua Church
353 reviews
.19 km away
Kona Farmers Market
202 reviews
.30 km away
Kona Inn Shopping Village
62 reviews
.31 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
17 January 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from HawaiiFoodlover | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take American Express & most other major credit cards.
Kevin A
25 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
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|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from JKL1104 | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonable prices and huge portions. The kids menu is also really fairly priced with big servings.
Improve this listing

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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing