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Ba-Le Kona Sandwich & Vietnamese Food

Palaini Rd., Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good68%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pho” (11 reviews)
“banh mi” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Palaini Rd., Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

I first had the Ba Le Chicken sandwich on a croissant a few years back in Maui. I loved it so much, that I ate four of them in just a week's visit. To my surprise, while visiting the big island, I saw Ba Le...More

Thank Staffing_Man
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

It's small place in a shopping strip. But the lunch we had was very tasty the service was quick also

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Kinda weird I haven't written a review for Bale yet. This is one of my go-to spots, not only because it's almost the only Vietnamese in Kona- but because they are really good too. When I first ate here I would almost always get the...More

Thank charley-marley
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We stopped here for supper after an afternoon at the Waikoloa shops. Although the restaurant itself is lacking a little ambience, the service was great and the food quite delicious! I ordered the grilled chicken banh mi and a green papaya salad with shrimp. My...More

Thank alittletlp
Reviewed 30 November 2016

My friend took me here as it is one of her favorite local spots. Let me just say it did not disappoint. I had the special Saimon bowl on my first visit. The broth was so sublime, so perfect and clean in its taste that...More

Thank delaplaya
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Reasonable for the area, but the food didn't agree with me or my wife. Even though we both had simple rice dishes we both felt a little queasy 30 minutes later. Service was friendly, food was brought out quickly. We did both like the sweet...More

Thank TomandJerrilynn
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Literally the only pho option in town. Their soup is hot (temp) and flavorful, the noodles are snappy, and the sliced meat is tasty. Try the sandwiches too. My fav is the lemongrass spicy. Save room for tapioca (coconut, chocolate, sweet potato). Delish.

Thank Maxine K
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is next to the KTA supermarket on Palani in downtown Kona. Food is good, service fast and friendly, and prices well below Kona average.

Thank Profigast
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Headed here for lunch as my husband and I just wanted something quick and tasty, and we were not disappointed. We both had ba-le rolls (1 lemongrass chicken, 1 pork meatball I think) and were really pleased. Service was fast and friendly - great place...More

Thank travels_ahoy
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Recently came back to Kona to eat at this place. Used to eat here all the time when living on this side of the island. It’s still at the same location after all these years. Had a bowl of rice noddle with lemongrass chicken. And...More

Thank punacoast
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palaini Rd., Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: 808-327-1212
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