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Don the Beachcomber

$$ - $$$American, ,
75-5852 Alii Drive, Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-329-3111
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (37 reviews)
“pupus” (34 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
75-5852 Alii Drive, Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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1 - 10 of 645 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived for happy hour and was promptly greeted by Michael, who explained the food and drink options being offered. We sat at the bar and had a nice view of the ocean which is always welcome. We are ordered a Mai Tai and a Gin...More

Thank mjannunziata
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dressed up to enjoy sunset and music. My husband ordered a Ginger Mango Martini which was shockingly served in a small plastic cup. We were sitting at a table alongside the ocean, not at a pool bar. I ordered a virgin pina colada which...More

Thank FletcherHawaii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hands down the best drinks I had on any of the Hawaiian islands. Every bartender was A+, and Misty guiding me to the mud pie was a great choice. Please please have more bars like this.

Thank BriscosDad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You have not really dined in Hawaii if you have never eaten at Don the Beachcombers. Like Trader Vic's, it is one of the original Hawaiian restaurants with the fantastic decor & incredible mixed drinks. Great views & don't forget to get a souvenir. Only...More

Thank gfuller666
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been in search of the perfect Mai Tai for about 6 years and had to stop here for the original. It did not disappoint! We only had drinks here and the atmosphere had a very Hawaii vacation feel being in a resort. Nice view...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very expensive for the quality and type of food available. Better to go across the street for better and less expensive food. Service is slow getting water and coffee.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would skip the restaurant and eat in town. The drinks were worth it and also the view. Pork sliders were good.

Thank jimrK8718KR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I found the fish sandwich to be one of the best I had on the Island. The atmosphere is very nice with a great view overlooking the ocean. The service is very good and they kept my ice tea full during the meal. Prices are...More

Thank jdweber4
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Go for the views at sunset and enjoy a drink. Happy hour has a limited selection of half price pupus. Nonalcoholic versions of tropical drinks are fun for children, our son enjoyed a mango-tango while we sipped our traditional Mai Tai. Service is leisurely. On...More

Thank KLE2013
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had a delicious and relaxing prime rib dinner here. The service was good and we didn't feel rushed. It was really nice to be right at the water's edge. I wish we had been here for sunset; that would have made it excellent.

Thank dabbler45
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Marcia R
6 May 2016|
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Response from TNAllison | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a prime rib dinner, but I was there for breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5852 Alii Drive, Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
    (Walua Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-3111
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Royal Kona Resort
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