Renowned Kona Restaurants
Dine in Kona, Hawaiian Style
At Kona Coast Resort
For a casual dining experience by the Makai Ocean Pool, enjoy lunch or dinner at Aloha Fridays at the Point, one of the top Kona restaurants.
Aloha Fridays at the Point
Hours: 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Aloha Fridays serves breakfast, lunch and dinner until 9 p.m., and the bar is open until 10 p.m. daily. American and Hawaiian fusion cuisine. Room service is also available. View the Aloha Fridays menu or the kids menu. Room service is also available.
When you are ready to experience the rest of the Big Island, Kona Coast Resort is ideally situated near a number of popular dining 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 the 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.
Jameson’s By the Sea
77-6452 Alii Drive
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
Jameson's, located on the ocean just south of Kona at Magic Sands Beach, serves lunch weekdays on the lanai overlooking the crashing surf. Enjoy a beautiful sunset with dinner, served nightly from 5 p.m. Relax in our beautiful oceanside atmosphere and 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. For beautiful Kona sunsets, it doesn't get any better than Jameson's.
Huggo’s Fine Dining
75-5828 Kahakai Road
In the 35 years it has been open, Huggo’s has earned a reputation as Kona’s premiere restaurant for fresh seafood, oceanfront ambiance, and casual elegance. Hugo’s focuses on the just-caught fish using a Pacific Rim style of preparation, innovative chicken fare, salad offerings that utilize the Big Isle’s fresh bounty and desserts that offer a grand finale to a satisfying repast. Huggo’s has it all—seaside location, balmy breezes, expert service and cuisine that refuses to compromise.
Jackie Rey’s Ohana Grill
75-5995A Kuakini Highway
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
Jackie Rey’s Ohana Grill serves up delicious, fresh Hawaiian cuisine in a warm, colorful atmosphere, enhanced in the evenings by cheerful, twinkling lights. For lunch, you’ll find creative dishes such as the Mac Nut Basil Pesto Chicken Sandwich, the Ohana Club Salad with papaya and sesame soy dressing, and the Spicy Teriyaki Beef Bowl. At dinner, don’t miss the Seared Wasabi Ahi, the Crab Crusted Fresh Catch, and the Mac Nut Herb Chicken. A lighter fare menu is also available for dinner.
75-5744 Alii Drive
We of the Kona Inn Restaurants are committed to excellence. We are relentlessly concerned with quality. We devote each day and every day to the purpose of providing the best and freshest foods available. Then we take pride in offering superb service by a group of people enthusiastically concerned with your well being. We pay special attention to your environment, providing a comfortable ambiance of casual elegance enhanced by one-of-a-kind waterfront views.
Vista Restaurant and Lounge
78-7000 Alii Drive
Vista Restaurant serves 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 features Pacific Rim cuisine that is sure to tempt and delight your taste buds.