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Kona Grill

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444 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101 (Broadway & Pennsylvania)
+1 816-931-5888
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11:00 - 23:59
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Austin, Texas
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156 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a nice place to hang out at on a beautiful day. The first time I've been to a Kona was in Austin, Texas. I knew what to expect here in Kansas City. It's nestled in a beautiful area of the city, cold beer and cold cocktails. People watching? Oh yes..... get your chill on here.

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Thank AustinActor
Columbus, Ohio
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48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food option at the Plaza. Lots of seating space. We have gone there for Lunch no waiting time at least for lunch. Great options available. Food is good value for Money.

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Thank ShubhKush
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

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Pescara, Italy
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53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I've been here an evening with a friend with no expectations! Then I have realized it's really a nice place to get sushi 🍣! The day after I went there again! Enjoy it's a good restaurant!

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Thank Stefano R
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Stefano, Thank you for giving Kona Grill a try. Brandon King More 

Kansas
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177 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We had reservations and requested a booth. There were other open booths nearby but we were seated right next to the kitchen. The server was friendly but it took forever to get our drinks and they were quite expensive. Probably the reason they don't put prices on the menu! There was no salt and pepper on the table, we had... More 

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Thank KansasWildcat99
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that you did not have a great time on your last visit, I would like to speak to you more if you would please give me a call at 816-931-5888. Brandon King More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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342 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I recently had dinner with my son on a Saturday evening. The atmosphere was lively with many folks watching the NCAA games in the bar area. We were seated right at our reservation time and had a great experience. The food as very good and we ordered quite a few sushi rolls to share. Service was also very good and... More 

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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120 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I always find time to dine at Kona while visiting KC. My family and I love their sushi and this visit did not disappoint! We had dinner on a Friday night so there was a bit of a wait. Once seated, we were served promptly by a great waitress! We ordered 4 sushi rolls and passion fruit creme brûlée for... More 

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

It was a very snowy day when I went in to take sanctuary because of the cold. It was a very pleasant greeting and I was situated in the bar area. The food and the service was excellent and reasonably priced. I discovered it by chance but will certainly return. It is a very popular place

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Thank Michael P
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

I am glad you found Kona Grill, We hope to see you again. Brandon King More 

Hudson, New Hampshire
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Stopped in here late for a quick bite. Our server was pleasant, friendly and accommodating for the various ages in our party. We had a variety of appetizers and all were tasty and very nicely presented.

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Thank Tami H
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Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had sushi here. The service was great but my boyfriend felt like the sushi was lacking it's flavors and it's size in diameter. My boyfriend had mention that to our waiter Nick. We didn't really expect him to do much about it because it wasn't his fault. But our bill came out to be $37.13, we... More 

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Thank Pa Da V
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the comments, I will follow up with my team on this. I would like to talk to you more if you would like to give me a call. 816.931.5888 Brandon King More 

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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I had an amazing experience here, the service was excellent, the food, and let's be specific, the SUSHI was excellent and dessert (carrot cake) was wonderful too. I recommend avoiding the Picasso roll unless you're into weird, unholy spicy rolls, but every other bite of rice rolled around fish was perfection. And we still ate every bit of the Picasso... More 

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Thank Lauren W
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. Brandon King More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Cuisine
Bar, Sushi, Japanese, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:59
Thursday
11:00 - 23:59
Friday
11:00 - 23:59
Saturday
11:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 444 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101
    (Broadway & Pennsylvania)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-931-5888
Description
Kona Grill offers diners freshly prepared food, personalized service, and a warm contemporary ambiance that creates an exceptional, yet affordable dining experience.
The diverse menu includes a wide variety of mainstream American dishes, as well as a variety of entrees and appetizers with an international influence. Specialties include Baked Sea Bass in a miso-sake marinade, Filets, Almond Crusted Pork Tenderloin, and Kona Grill's signature dish - Macadamia Nut Chicken.
Kona Grill also features an award-winning sushi menu containing all of the traditional favorites plus several unique dishes created by talented sushi chefs.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?