Savor Stellar Kona Restaurants
Find Fresh, Local Fare on the Big Island
Holua Resort at Mauna Loa Village is ideally located near a number of dining options serving all types of fare, including American and Hawaiian cuisine.
Here are just a few of your Kona restaurant choices:
Keauhou Shopping Center
Kenichi Pacific will “wow” you with its highly praised Japanese fusion cuisine and sushi, and its contemporary ambience. In a relaxed, elegant setting, Kenichi offers unforgettable fusion dishes, such as Duck Confit, a Chinese five-spice cured duck leg served with celeriac puree and wild mushrooms in a delicious port wine reduction sauce. The Ono Tataki grilled rare, stands out as well, with mashed yams, green beans, oyster mushrooms and a ponzu emulsion. Another “must try” is the Dynamite Shrimp, tempura shrimp baked with smelt aioli and teriyaki sauce.
Vista Restaurant and Lounge
78-7000 Alii Drive
The Vista Restaurant is currently serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and can host banquet parties. The Vista is an ideal location to host any gathering as it offers unparalleled sunset views of scenic Keauhou Bay (birthplace of King Kamehameha III). Breakfast and lunch menus at the Vista feature American and local Hawaiian cuisine, an all-new dinner menu featuring Pacific Rim cuisine is sure to tempt and delight your taste buds.
Jameson’s By The Sea
77-6452 Alii Drive
Jameson’s is located on the ocean just south of Kona at Magic Sands Beach and serves lunch weekdays on the lanai overlooking the crashing surf. Enjoy a beautiful sunset with dinner, served nightly from 5 p.m. Enjoy delicious recipes featuring fresh seafood direct from Hawaiian waters, including “opakapaka, mahi mahi, ahi and ono, plus stuffed shrimp, scallops, lobster tails, New York steak and filet mignon.
Huggo’s Fine Dining
75-5828 Kahakai Road
Huggo’s is nestled in the heart of Kailua Kona and specializes in award-winning entrees like fresh island fish and beautiful sunsets. Reservations are required. “Huggo’s on the Rocks” is the perfect setting for lunch or pupus & cocktails at the ocean’s edge.
Don the Beachcomber
75-5852 Alii Drive
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Sample delicious Pacific Rim Fusion cuisine presented by award-winning chef Mikel Lamb and his team of culinary experts. Watch as food is freshly prepared in the new exhibition show kitchen.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company
75-5776 Alii Drive
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
Always casual fun, and exciting with outstanding service, serving great food such as Bourbon Street Mahi or Dixie-style baby back ribs.
Hard Rock Café
75-5815 Alii Dr.
Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Hard Rock Café provides the ultimate unique experience amidst a priceless collection of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia. Located in the Coconut Grove Market Place.
Kona Brewing Company
75-5629 Kuakini Highway
Kailua Kona, Hawaii 96740
(808) 334-BREW (2739)
Honolulu, Hawaii 96825
Hawaii’s largest craft brewery, distributed in Hawaiian Islands, Western and Mountain U.S., Japan, restaurants on the Big Island and Oahu serve craft beer, gourmet pizza, salads, sandwiches, and pupus