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Fish Hopper Seafood and Steaks

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75-5683 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1601 (Alii Drive)
+1 808-326-2002
07:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The BEST part of this place is the staff. Starting with Shanna as the leading aura of providing a wonderful customer experience. The staff is engaging and genuinely interested in each customer they meet. I went back several times for the great conversation, yet the food never let me down. Always tasty and elegant.

Thank Kristin G
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We love the Fishhopper!! Never have had a bad meal!! Shanna.. the bar Manager is Awesome!! As is Matt & Mark!! Shanna KNOWS her wines!! And they've got a great wine menu! Staff is Very attentive & friendly!! They are willing to make a special order meal or beverage! One of our favorite "Go To" places!!😊👍

Thank JoMortison
Baltimore, Maryland
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Came for Thanksgiving dinner. Very good food, served quickly and good portions. One of the few places that serve a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. You can have their regular menu too.You must make reservation well ahead of time. You can see the view by going to the webcam. Turn in the little alleyway on the north side of the building, up... More 

Thank therarebreed
North Carolina
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place, without fail, is one of best places to eat while visiting the Kona port. It has a consistent quality product. My favorite is the Almond crusted Mahi, Mahi. If you are on any of the cruise ships visiting Kona, it is very close to Kona Pier. It is lively place with great views of the bay and Ocean.... More 

Thank pjod_1
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151 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant has open sides overlooking the water. It is very nice, very Hawaiian very good and the fish is the freshest. Although a bit pricey, it was well worth it for the indoor/outdoor ambiance.

Thank STraveler2
Waco, Texas, United States
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146 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food is delicious, the service is great, and the view is incredible. The manager, Joel, is very pleasant and attentive. Tim, our server, was on top of everything. The wine list is typical for a one glass in Wine Spectator, but we found the Malbec to be as advertised on the menu.

Thank Kenneth R
Longmont, Colorado
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a dinner at this resturant had a coupon for a free appetizer they limit to calimari. Which I did not want so did not honor it. (did not say this on coupon) said had to purchase a entree. I had fish and chips was not at all happy with my meal or drink very light on the rum.... More 

Thank dengle2
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Dinner was wonderful, the fish dishes were cooked perfect. But most of all was the in house desserts. The Kona coffee/chocolate cheese cake was heavenly. Our server was very attentive and made sure we were taken car of.

Beverly Hills, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were vacationing in Kona. We went to the Fish Hopper for breakfast. We were seated and waited on right away. While we were wating for our food we couldn't help but notice how clean the place was. We also noticed how they were even cleaning all of the items that sat on the front desk. We... More 

Thank ronmJ5605TW
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One breakfast and one lunch. Greek omelette and tuna lunch. Both were very good, within expectations. Service also very efficient, great harbor view. Seems slightly pricier than nearby options, but not out of line.

Thank Lanny M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 35
American, Seafood, Soups, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5683 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1601
    (Alii Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-2002
Fish Hopper - Kailua-Kona * Experience the beauty of the Pacific Ocean at The Fish Hopper Seafood and Steaks, overlooking Kailua Bay on the Big Island Hawaii. Enjoy fresh Big Island and seafood flown in weekly from California. Our bar serves up signature Bucket of Fire and Volcano flaming drinks and is the perfect oceanfront location to gather with friends for Happy Hour. We are within walking distance to shops and historic sites. A landmark (formerly the Ocean View Inn) and a local favorite Kona restaurant since 1934. The Fish Hopper has been beautifully restored to expand upon its spectacular ocean views. We proudly serve seafood from sustainable sources, harvested by methods that do not harm the environment. Open daily from 730am-930pm.

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