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Shimaichi sushi kona

75-5742 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1777
+1 808-747-0152
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“nigiri” (9 reviews)
“fresh sushi” (6 reviews)
“miso soup” (5 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
75-5742 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1777
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This sushi is seriously good (and we're sushi snobs) - especially their specialty rolls. The prices are unreal and we expected subpar fish but were encouraged by all the reviews. We couldn't believe how good it was. As others have mentioned, there can be a...More

Thank Jenn and Rod L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sushi is very good, the staff very friendly. We payed around 40$ for two persons incl. drinks and miso soup + edamame as starters.

Thank Jan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were on our way back to Kona from a day in Hilo. We wanted something tasty to take back to the condo with minimal fuss. My wife found this place on her phone so we ordered for pick up as we drove through town....More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Ok. They warned us when we came in that it was going to be a half hour or longer wait. We didn’t listen. It ended up being a good hour. While the sushi was great - really loved all the choices with pineapple - and...More

Thank soontobeforty
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

I found Shimaichi’s by accident while staying in the adjacent HIE in Kona. In the week or so when I was there, I tried something different each evening, and every meal was better than the last. Fantastic food, very friendly staff with great service.

Thank Bobby S
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

You can pay $8 per Cali Roll at almost any other sushi shop in town, or pay $10 for their lunch special (2 rolls + a drink). Dynamite rolls were excellent. Wish we had tried some sashimi and non-fried maki rolls, but what we had...More

Thank mrsvleek
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

The whole place smells like fried fish. They might need a scrub down. Rolls are a little sloppy, and rice is mushy. Fish is fresh. Signature rolls are heavy on sauce. Service is efficient.

Thank AdventureTripping
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We ate here twice during our six nights in Kona. The first night it took our food a very long time to come. Our server was aware of that, and apologized and thanked us for our patience. The second time was much quicker. Each visit...More

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Friendly staff, really good prices and--best of all--GREAT sushi. Check it out; we will be back for sure!!

Thank lpsh
Reviewed 6 February 2018

The owner used to be a chef at one of the Islands best restaurants and wanted more say and latitude in wht he served, so he opened Simaichi Sushi in Kona. Its near the farmers market and has some parking spots right outside. If you...More

1  Thank Christopher S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
00:00 - 14:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
00:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5742 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1777
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-747-0152
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