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Kona Grill - Carmel

) #6 of 194 Restaurants in Carmel €€ - €€€ Sushi, , American
14395 Clay Terrace Blvd, Carmel, IN 46032-3613
+1 317-566-1400
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Sushi, Contemporary, American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
14395 Clay Terrace Blvd, Carmel, IN 46032-3613
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The food is always ok but the service is always slow!! Also inside dining is extremely loud. They offer the kids an Etch Sketch and a cute meal. Sadly it doesn't make up for the noise.More

Thank IndianapolisShel
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

My name is Christian Kilgard. I'm the Assistant General Manager at Kona Grill in Carmel, IN. I apologize about the slow service you received at our establishment. I would like to talk to you about your experience and have the opportunity to win you back...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

This place is a bit odd to me. It is both a Sushi restaurant, a seafood restaurant and almost Italian with the number of things served with pasta. Service was good, but certainly not great. Portions are huge. Atmosphere is nice, but nothing special. I...More

Thank Berrythree
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

My name is Christian Kilgard. I'm the Assistant General Manager at Kona Grill in Carmel, IN. I apologize about the food and experience you received at our establishment. I would like to talk to you personally about your experience and win you back as a...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Our meals were excellent although I felt that the service was a bit lackadaisical for the classiness of the venue.More

Thank GAR8601
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

My name is Christian Kilgard. I'm the Assistant General Mamager at Kona Grill in Carmel, IN. I want to apologize about the lackadaisical service and experience you received at our establishment. I would love to speak with you about your experience and have the opportunity...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

My husband and I love to pop in there for happy hour on a Friday or mid-week and sit on the patio! My girls and I also love to do happy hour at Kona. My kids think it's a great spot for a bday dinner....More

Thank Peggy H
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Thanks for the great review. We are glad you and your family enjoy dining at our establishment, especially on a special occasion. Please ask for me the next to you dine with us. I would love to buy you dessert. Always delighted to serve, Christian...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

When you have a yen for seafood, Kona Grill is recommended. Their clam chowder is the best as are their other seafood entrees. Great service and pleasant atmosphere will compliment your visit.More

Thank HobieMan
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Thanks for the awesome review. If you love seafood you should try our Pan Seared Ahi. We actually fly it in from Hawaii and cut the Ahi fresh in house. It is only 2 days out of water when we receive the Ahi. Please ask...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Kona Grill does an excellent job all around - food, service and atmosphere. It's my favorite for that reason. I've never had a bad meal or service here. They have an amazing happy hour! So many choices of food and drinks. And it's all day...More

Thank CRMays
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thanks for the great review CRMays! We are glad you enjoy dining here at our establishment, especially during happy hour. Please ask for me on you next visit to Kona Grill. I want to buy you our Dynamite Sushi Roll. It's our house specialty. See...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

This is a terrific place to go if you're with a small group, or looking for an enjoyable time while eating great food. Their selections are mostly all delicious and served in ample quantities. Noise: 1/5 - This place is super noisy. If you're looking...More

Thank theNamssob
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2017

Thanks for the review. I'm glad you enjoy dining at our establishment, but I do apologize about our noise and the calamari. Our restaurant does have a tendency to get "noisy" during peak times, especially during the summer. Please ask the hostess to seat you...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017

This was my first time at the place. We were in a group. Two of us, ordered Churrasco Steak with Chimichurri, but it was very salty. Others food was okay – nothing exciting. We ordered two deserts both were good. The carrot cake is huge,...More

Thank Jamal K
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Jamal, My name is Christian Kilgard. I'm the Assistant General Manager at Kona Grill in Carmel, IN. I apologize that you and your friends did not enjoy our food at our establishment. We are a made from scratch kitchen. We make all our sauces, desserts...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I was here on a tuesday evening. The weather was great, the windows along the tables were opened. The atmosphere was very nice- a smell of spring. I decided to taste a combination of sushi rolls and a salat. Both was very delecious and the...More

Thank Speisefrosch
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you for you great review. We are glad you had a great time dining at our establishment. I wish I knew the name of your server so I could reward them for their outstanding job. Please ask for me on your next visit to...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I like their sushi collection and edamame. They have good drink collection to go with it as well. I recommend any day with family or business lunch or dinner.

Thank Atraveller0511
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

We are glad you had a great time dining at our establishment. Please ask for me on your next visit to Kona Grill. I would love to buy you dessert. Thanks, Christian J. Kilgard Assistant General Manager Kona Grill

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Robert S
30 January 2016|
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Response from CRMays | Reviewed this property |
7pm. I was told one night when we rushed there to get there before 6pm to order happy hour. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
Sushi, Contemporary, American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14395 Clay Terrace Blvd, Carmel, IN 46032-3613
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 317-566-1400
Description
Kona Grill was built on Exceptional Experiences and meals that create memories. Our global menu features contemporary American favorites, award-winning sushi, and specialty cocktails — all made from scratch using only the freshest ingredients. While the places that inspire our cuisine may be far away, a welcoming place that offers inspiring food, ultimate hospitality, and diverse choices is right around the corner.
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