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Blue Dragon Coastal Cuisine & Musiquarium

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61-3616 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9721 (Hwy 19)
+1 808-882-7771
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17:30 - 22:00
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Thu - Sun 17:30 - 22:00
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Had been here before so I knew how loud it could get when live music starts so asked for a table far away so party could talk. Well,good was good and music was nice but our party couldn't quite carry on a conversation because of this atmosphere. Something to think about when planning your evening.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

We have had several wonderful dining experiences on the. Big Island this week, Merriman's and Pesto, to name a couple, but Blue Dragon was the most fun, hands down. A remarkable setting, delicious food, including extensive GF options, and great service. That night's band, Aloha Bluegrass was excellent and gave the eight of us a taste oh home. We had... More 

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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Make sure you check on the live entertainment and make reservations. Atmosphere is wonderful and will enjoy the specials and the regular menu is wonderful. Take your camera. Open air dining.

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Boston
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153 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

This was our first dinner on vacation and the others had a tough time being as wonderful. Loved the atmosphere, the music and the open sky. Food was terrific and don't forget your mango Mai tai.

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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2015

Chef Noah cooks up delicious island cuisine, and patrons enjoy it under the stars with balmy breezes and live musical accompaniment. You wouldn't know the ugly port was just across the street, because this restaurant was built with its outdoor patio on the inside of the building. All you see are palm trees and sky. The perfect island dining experience,... More 

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seattle
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124 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2015

We went to Blue Dragon on the advice of a colleague. After a few days of standard resort foods, we had high expectation for this place and we were not disappointed. From the outside, the restaurant is somewhat non-descriptive; however, once we stepped inside, it was one big party! We were glad we made reservation. There was live music with... More 

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Waikoloa, Hawaii
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We went to the Blue Dragon with relatives and friends. I advise to have reservations as the restaurant was packed that evening. Our group consisted of adults and a child and 3 adolescents. I think all of us enjoyed our time there. There was a man playing slack guitar and afterwards a band I think playing rock and roll. The... More 

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Bozeman, Montana
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015

Suggested by a friend, I thought it was closed but it comes to life 4 nights a week with music and magic and great freshly sourced food. It is open to the stars and really fun. One night we heard the island Big Band, a real treat. The service was wonderful, very thoughtful and the waiter and bartender spent time... More 

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Cripple Creek, United States
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2015

From the outside this doesn't look like much, but step inside and its amazing! Open air dining room and stage or outdoor patio. Staff was friendly and happy. Dinner was wonderful and the place was packed. We lucked out on getting a reservation that evening. Definitely worth a return visit.

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Spokane, Washington
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2015

We went with a party of 8 who had never been there before. We were very impressed with the quality of the food. I ordered the lamb chops and they were wonderful, cooked rare like I had ordered and with some very nice sauces. The only thing that marred evening was that two lettuce wedges with chicken were ordered but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 36
Cuisine
Seafood, Hawaiian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-3616 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9721
    (Hwy 19)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kawaihae
  • Phone Number: +1 808-882-7771
Description
Recently voted Best Dining Atmosphere, Family Entertainment, Bartender, Live Music and Night Spot by West Hawaii Today. Our fresh, festive food features global, coastal flavors and offers the freshest of ingredients, from locally caught fish to produce from our own organic farm. We proudly offer vegetarian, vegan, and/or gluten free options as well as locally raised meat and the freshest of seafood! Our young and talented chef team sincerely loves to create the most amazing dishes with the finest local and seasonal products available. We feature live music nightly (when we are open for dinner Thursdays through Sundays) and offer the best talent and a wide array of musical styles. If the music moves you, get up and dance right under the stars as our dining area has no roof!

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