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Kona Grill

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Great Uptown
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5061 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77056 (McCue)
+1 713-877-9191
11:00 - 23:00
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Lindsay, Canada
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79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Appetizers are good. We loved the satay and the sushi rolls. The chicken dish was so so and the pai Thai was not great.

Thank lindsaytraveller2016
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Had a very quick lunch before my scheduled massage. Was seated quickly. Restaurant was not busy. Server approached quickly, was responsive and quick. Ordered avocado rolls and Cobb salad. Both delicious. Ordered extra chicken for my salad, which didn't come, server removed it from bill before even presenting check.

Thank JSCurtis70
Wea O, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We hope to see you again soon -- perhaps for a more leisurely dinner after your massage! Respectfully yours, Wea, G.M. More 

Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Food was extremely fast, great drink prices & perfect patio. Very nice staff & overall a good time . Highly recommended for either family fine in or friends hanging out.

Thank Michelle G
Wea O, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the recommendation and positive review. We hope to see you again very soon. Wea, G.M. More 

Houston, Texas
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Go here quite a bit for lunch and dinner. Large quiet group area with a cozy bar area in the back, even an outside patio facing Westheimer Blvd (but far enough off the road so you don't choke on car fumes). I love the octopus and cucumber salad, the sushi has always been fresh and well prepared, my co-workers have... More 

Thank Gbetzner
Wea O, Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for positive words. We take pride in providing great good and excellent service always. Stay tuned for our seasonal menu. Sincerely, Juan Tovar, AGM More 

Mexico City, Mexico
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101 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This is a safe and cool spot! Macadamia papaya chicken is always awesome! Rolls are always good and he ambience never disappoints! Service is always friendly! Great every time!

Thank ChulettasChoice
Wea O, Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Greetings, Thank you for your positive review from your recent visit to our Galleria location. We are glad that you always enjoy yourself, and look forward to your continued patronage. Sincerely, Juan Tovar III, AGM More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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94 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Very comfortable restaurant away from the main flow of the mall. A variety of items on their menu. Most of us got sushi. I enjoyed the chicken avocado club. It was served on 2 pieces of bread, not 3, much better. Attentive service.

Thank pennstat1
Wea O, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review. We hope to see you again soon. Wea, G.M. More 

Vestal, New York
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I guess it is a good place for a burger or drink, but it wasn't really all that special. The food was good, but not excellent (I had a burger) and the beers were okay (but not any really good beers). The service was also good but not great.

Thank Michael P
Wea O, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review. We seek to provide all our guests with a great rather than good experience. Please come to see us again so that we may demonstrate. Wea, G.M. More 

Lubbock, Texas
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My family and I went for lunch/dinner on Sunday. The mall was pretty crowded but the restaurant wasn't because of the time. Still, it took a long time for a server to come take our order and for the food to come. Pad thai and sushi tasted pretty good. However, Jambalaya was extremely spicy and that was a Mexican's opinion.... More 

Thank erezirena
Wea O, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience. We are glad you enjoyed our sushi and Pad Thai. Please be assured that the truffle oil, as a key component to a popular dish is an item that is does not stay long on our shelves so to speak. Do come again soon so that we may better demonstrate... More 

Eagle, Idaho
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

It is getting pretty dated and needs a renovation badly. The bar area is really noisy, but the dining on the other side is reasonably quiet. Service was spotty - it was a challenge to get another drink when my glass was empty.

Thank Paris-Amsterdam
Wea O, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for taking your time to submit a review. Yes, the dining room side is more sedate and ideal for quiet conversations. We will seek to provide you with a more perfect experience on your next visit. Wea, G.M. More 

Wichita, Kansas
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367 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while at the Galleria. We had several different Sushi rolls and the were all very good. The Key Lime pie was awesome as well. All and all an enjoyable lunch at the Galleria. Would go again.

Thank Ken M
Wea O, Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Dear Ken, Thank you for your wonderful review of our restaurant. We look forward to your continued patronage with us. Thank You Juan Tovar, AGM More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, American, Bar, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5061 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77056
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Great Uptown
  • Neighbourhood: Great Uptown
  • Phone Number: +1 713-877-9191

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?