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Kona Brewing Company Pub & Brewery

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PUPUS
A Perfect Accompaniment To Our Fresh Ales And Lagers, And A Great Way To Start Off A Delicious Meal.
$7.0
Roasted Garlic
served with toasted spent grain focaccia bread and warmed creamy gorgonzola cheese
$7.0
Pawai Pepperoni Rolls
our spent grain dough, rolled up with zesty pepperoni, whole milk mozzarella and our house-made ranch dressing, cut pupu- style! served with marinara for dipping
$8.0
Mac Nut Pesto Cheese Bread
fire rock focaccia bread topped with homemade macadamia nut pesto, roasted garlic and provolone. served with a side of marinara
$9.0
Kbcilla Pookela
a kona quesadilla made with mozzarella, cheddar cheese, green chilies, jalapenos and kalua pork, served with homemade salsa, then topped with diced tomatoes and green onions. sour cream upon request
$6.0
Cheesekbcilla
$14.0
Kawaihae Cajun Seared Ahi
lackened, seared ahi served sashimi-style over a bed of green papaya slaw with pickled ginger, wasabi and shoyu
$12.0
Hualalai Hummus
served with spent grain flat bread, feta, cucumbers, tomatoes, kalamata olives and pepperoncinis
$10.0
Tomato, Mozzarella & Basil
local vine-ripened tomatoes, whole basil leaves and fresh mozzarella cheese served with toasted spent grain focaccia bread, olive oil and balsamic vinegar
$6.0
Garlic Twists
homemade spent grain bread twists sprinkled with garlic salt and parmesan cheese. served with a side of marinara
$11.0
Chipotle Chicken Dip
creamy and spicy join forces in this thirst-inducing pupu! a blend of shredded chicken breast, sundried tomatoes, cream cheese, chipotle & jalapeno peppers and smoked mozzarella. served with kbcs herbed pita bread and tortilla chips.
SOUP & SALADS
To Support The Local Economy And Protect Our Environment, We Use The Finest Island Produce And Organically Grown Ingredients Whenever Possible.
Side $9.0
Dinner $12.0
Organic Baby Greens
organic baby greens with vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh cucumbers, sweet onions, and sprinkled with roasted macadamia nuts. choose from house made balsamic vinaigrette or ranch dressing.
Side $9.0
Dinner $12.0
Greek Salad
created with cucumbers, kalamata olives, sweet onions, pepperoncinis, tomatoes, and feta cheese atop crisp romaine. homemade balsamic vinaigrette on the side
Side $9.0
Dinner $12.0
Strawberry Spinach Salad
fresh baby spinach covered with strawberries, toasted macadamia nuts, gorgonzola and sweet onions. strawberry vinaigrette on the side
Side $8.0
Dinner $11.0
Caesar Salad
spicy and fresh, we start with locally grown romaine, toss it in our zesty garlic caesar dressing and top with homemade croutons and parmesan cheese
Side $9.0
Dinner $12.0
Mauna Loa Spinach Salad
fresh baby spinach, toasted macadamia nuts, chevre cheese, tomatoes and sweet onions. balsamic vinaigrette on the side
$0.75
Tofu $3.0
Extras
herb chicken, hot caesar chicken or shrimp fresh catch of the day
Market Price
Peles Throne Ahi Salad
seared furikake-crusted sashimi quality ahi, served over organic greens with sweet onions, vine-ripened tomatoes, cucumbers and house-made pineapple vinaigrette. prepared medium-rare unless requested otherwise.
Market Price
Seared Local Fish Salad
fresh local fish cubed, seared and finished with sesame oil, served atop fresh romaine mix, daikon sprouts, diced tomatoes and cucumbers with crispy won tons and a soy lime dressing on the side. vegan option with seared tofu available
$5.0
Served With A Side Of Bread. Add $1.0
Served In A Homemade Bread Bowl. Add $3.0
Serverd With Your Choice Of Side Salad. Add $3.0
Soup Of The Day
ask your server for todays variety of fresh house-made soup, served in a 10oz bowl.
PIZZA
We Hand Toss Our Authentic Spent Grain Crust And Use Only Whole Milk Mozzarella. Every Pizza Is Finished With A Sprinkle Of Reggiano Parmesan, Oregano And Basil
Sml 10 $11.0
Med 12 $14.0
Lrg 14 $16.0
Cheese
our homemade sauce topped with whole milk mozzarella
Sml 10 $12.0
Med 12 $15.0
Lrg 14 $18.0
Pepperoni
a zesty classic.
Sml 10 $18.0
Med 12 $22.0
Lrg 14 $26.0
Wild Mushroom
garlic infused olive oil base, mozzarella and chevre, wild mushrooms, roasted garlic, roasted red onions, roasted red peppers
Sml 10 $16.0
Med 12 $20.0
Lrg 14 $24.0
Pahoehoe Spicy Chicken
our house-made ranch dressing base, whole milk mozzarella, tender chicken tossed in franks redhot sauce and sweet onions. topped with crumbled blue cheese and finished with a drizzle of franks redhot sauce
Sml 10 $18.0
Med 12 $22.0
Lrg 14 $26.0
Kohala
garlic infused olive oil base, mozzarella, gorgonzola, roasted red peppers, fresh spinach, fresh garlic, parmesan sausage, macadamia nuts.
Sml 10 $18.0
Med 12 $22.0
Lrg 14 $26.0
Kona Garden
tomato sauce, mozzarella, zucchini, tomatoes, roasted garlic, mushrooms, roasted red onions, black olives
Sml 10 $18.0
Med 12 $22.0
Lrg 14 $26.0
Kulana Bacon Cheeseburger
marinara sauce, whole milk mozzarella, big island kulana farms ground beef, sweet onions, chopped bacon and cheddar cheese. topped with fresh shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes and kbc special sauce.
Sml 10 $18.0
Med 12 $22.0
Lrg 14 $26.0
Peles Own
cajun tomato sauce, mozzarella, andouille sausage, shrimp, roasted red peppers, roasted red onions, smoked mozzarella
Sml 10 $18.0
Med 12 $22.0
Lrg 14 $26.0
Ka u Pesto
our homemade macadamia nut pesto sauce, pesto chicken, sun dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, kalamata olives and mozzarella.
Sml 10 $16.0
Med 12 $20.0
Lrg 14 $24.0
Honaunau
tomato sauce, mozzarella & smoked mozzarella, parmesan sausage, black olives, mushrooms, fresh garlic.
BREW YOUR OWN
Start With A Cheese Pizza Made With Spent Grain Crust And Choice Of Sauce, Then Add. Toppings : Cheese Pizza ( Sml 10 $11.00 Med 12 $14.00, Lrg 14 $16.00); W/tomato Sauce , Extra Cheese ( Sml 10 $2.25, Med 12 $2.75, Lrg 14 $3.25); Veggies (sml 10 $1.75, Med 12 $2.00, Lrg 14 $2.25); Meats(sml 10 $2.25, Med 12 $2.75, Lrg 14 $3.25); Seafood (sml 10 $2.75, Med 12 $3.25, Lrg 14 $3.75)
Sauces
tomato, barbecue, cajun tomato, mac nut pesto, garlic & olive oil, thai peanut , , salsa
Cheese
mozzarella, fresh mozzarella, smoked mozzarella, cheddar, chevre, feta, gorgonzola, ricotta, parmesan, provolone
Roasted Veggies
red onions, red peppers, garlic
Veggies
tomatoes, sun dried tomatoes, black olives, kalamata olives, mushrooms, , wild mushrooms, pepperoncinis jalapeaos, artichoke hearts , zucchini , fresh spinach , fresh pineapple , green bell pepper , fresh garlic
Meats
pepperoni , herb chicken, bbq chicken, pesto chicken, , teriyaki chicken, parmesan sausage, andouille, sausage, canadian bacon, ground beef , bacon , porterhouse beef, turkey imu pork
Seafood
anchovies, shrimp
SANDWICHES & ENTREES
All Of Our Sandwiches Are Built On Our House-made Spent Grain Breads And Served With Krinkle Cut Salt And Fresh Ground Pepper Kettle Chips, Rice Pilaf Or Green Papaya Slaw. Substitute A Side Salad -add 3.
$12.0
Imu Pork
rich kalua pork slow cooked in our castaway ipa with cabbage and topped with roasted red onions, cheddar and provolone cheeses and our homemade black sand porter bbq sauce.
$14.0
Bigwave Shrimp Melt
tender shrimp braised in big wave golden ale and garlic. topped with our homemade avocado aioli, parmesan and provolone cheeses, roasted garlic, fresh spinach and tomato.
$12.0
Porterhouse Dip
sliced roast beef marinated and cooked in our black sand porter and served with roasted red onions, provolone and cheddar cheeses. porter au jus for dipping served on the side.
$13.0
Kailua Town Club
smoked turkey breast, bacon, avocado aioli and provolone cheese. topped with organic lettuce, tomato, sweet onions, and stone-ground mustard.
$13.0
Pesto Chicken Salad Wrap
mac nut pesto chicken salad, organic mixed greens, sweet onions, tomato and provolone cheese, wrapped in a soft basil & sundried tomato tortilla.
$12.0
Brewhouse Blt
bacon, lettuce, tomato and gorgonzola cheese on kbcs spent grain bun. served with a side of zesty ranch dressing
$21.0
Mana Grill
a delicious trio of danish baby back ribs, smothered in black sand porter bbq sauce, kbcs kalua pork and chefs choice of sausage. served with rice pilaf and a stone-ground mustard sauce for dipping
$12.0
Black Sand Porter Bbq Chicken Sandwich
tender, pulled chicken breast smothered in our homemade bbq sauce enhanced with our gold medal winning black sand porter. layered with canadian bacon, roasted red peppers, roasted red onions and cheddar cheese.
$13.0
Cubano
slow-roasted kalua pork, canadian bacon, provolone, sliced pickles and cuban mustard. baked on our house-made herbed flatbread
$14.0
Lawaia Special
our fresh local fish sandwich. ask your server for todays variety and preparation
DESSERTS
Save Room For Something Sweet!
$7.0
Seasonal Dessert
ask your server for todays special dessert.
$6.0
Try It With Wailua Wheat Or Black Sand Porter $7.0
Root Beer Float
creamy gourmet root beer and locally-made tahitian vanilla bean ice cream.
Single Scoop $4.0
Double Scoop $6.0
Fresh Local Ice Cream
ask your server for todays selection
Small $8.0
Large $10.0
Kilauea Lava Flow
a chocolate fudge brownie with macadamia nuts, topped with locally-made tahitian vanilla bean ice cream and our porter fudge sauce. topped with whipped cream, toasted macadamia nuts and a cherry.
$7.0
Mauna Kea Snow Cap
locally-made tahitian vanilla bean ice cream layered with our porter fudge sauce. topped with whipped cream, toasted macadamia nuts and a cherry.
About
The 2,000-square-foot outdoor lanai, surrounded by lush tropical vegetation and tiki torches, offers seating for 175 patrons. Customers also can enjoy a cool meal or beverage inside the air-conditioned bar area at one of several surrounding tables or at the koa U-shaped bar itself. Inside the bar area is the retail store, stocked with colorful T-shirts, hats, towels, coasters, mugs and much more.
PRICE RANGE
USD 10 - USD 20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food, awesome experience. Had dinner after dark under the lights, great beer and fantastic pizza.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Muckish33
Reviewed 2 days ago

Popular place offering a fine selection of beers and interesting food options. Be prepared to wait for your table, this place is packed on the weekends. The portions are huge, consider sharing especially the nacho option. Sandwiches can feed two easily and just consider that...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Claudia B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must visit when in Kona! They do a wonderful job handling the crowds of people. The beer and food were both well worth the wait.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank CBauer7
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great beer and delicious pizza. Cool atmosphere and friendly staff! Come here every time we are on the island.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank birddog78
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped here twice, very busy on a weekend but better on a weekday so had some lunch. I liked the food menu which also had smaller sizes for lunch. All round good experience

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank heidisally
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a reservation for dinner for eight the last night we were in Kona. Parking was definitely a challenge at this restaurant. We arrived at the restaurant to a huge crowd of people....had to stand/sit in line for quite a while before being seated....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank BCTraveller89
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ended up hitting Kona Brewing three times while on our visit. We just enjoyed knowing what we were going to get, and being a bit away from the touristy stuff. This is still a very busy and tourist filled place, but great service, decent...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank PNWtrailrunner_2019
Reviewed 5 days ago

I came to the Kona Brewery during my honeymoon in September of 2017. After some pleading (and begging) my wife and I decided to stop at this brewery on our very last day on the Big Island. We would have come here earlier, but i...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank etrujillo516
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed our dining and beer experience. Friday night wait was about 35 mins, but you could head to the bar for a pint then bring it back to the waiting area. Had a bit of a dining issue as one of our parties dinner did...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 7164KB
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place has good food. just about everything that I tried has been a pleasure to eat. Parking is always an issue here. You can park along the road entering leading to the cul-de-sac. otherwise, try and go at off peak times. With that said,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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travelledbones_com
7 February 2019|
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Response from allisonakd | Reviewed this property |
Yes we did that both times 30-45 minute wait.
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rungirl74
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Response from bobreda | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. We always eat outside, so I don't know. I suspect there are some screens inside, however.
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Response from robinmJ3911BD | Reviewed this property |
No, if you want to watch sports check out Oceans. It’s across from Outback Steakhouse. Lots of TVs and great tacos.
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