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Honu's on the Beach Restaurant

) #47 of 199 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona €€ - €€€ American, Seafood,
75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
+1 808-329-2911
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is good with a variety of dishes. The phone receptionist however, must've been having a bad day which she sounded irritated and grouchy with me over the phone, while trying to make a reservation earlier in the day... I'd suggest making an online reservation...More

Thank Kahala88
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We apologize for your disappointing experience while calling for a dining reservation. Out hostesses are usually very friendly and helpful. This is a very unusual report, however, we will look into it and remind our associates that our guests are our number one priority. Thank...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We felt fortunate to get same day reservations on the fourth of July! There was a line outside, but we were seated promply at opening time (5:30) because of the reservation and were seated at our choice of tables (party of 6).. The server took...More

Thank travelingrandma91355
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, We are very happy to hear back from you following your outstanding visit to our Honu's on the Beach Restaurant. We will be sure to let our dining and culinary staff know what a great job they did to create the perfect dining experience...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stying at the hotel, we had breakfast every morining at the Honu's on the Beach Restaurant. We also had the buffet one evening. The restaurant is ideally located on the beach and the view is amazing. The food is excellent from breakfast to buffet. A...More

Thank Maccisco
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Aloha, Thank you for sharing your amazing experience while dining at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant Our servers and culinary team, do an extraordinary job at providing each of our guests with a positively memorable experience. We hope you will tell your friends about this...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made reservations for Saturday buffet dinner. Seated promptly on the lanai. Beautiful weather, cool breeze kept the flies to a minimum. Diverse food choices at the buffet - which is on Friday and Saturday only. Pasta made to order, prime rib, assorted tempura, salads,...More

Thank HawaiiAndi
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, Thank you for sharing your recent experience dining experience with us at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant. We are happy to know you enjoyed your time with us. I am sorry to read about the couple of disappointing comments about your server and insect...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great location beachfront at the Marriott Kona hotel. Outdoor seating is covered in case of rain. Very fresh made to order sushi...you can watch them roll it. Many great cocktails and wine available ...specialty margarita was awesome. They also offer several kinds of Japanese sake....More

Thank dar0898
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We thank you for sending us such a wonderful review of your dining experience at our Honu's on the Beach Restaurant. We are very proud of the culinary and service associates there because of the amount of care and attention to detail they put into...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

It was my dads birthday so of course he wanted to go to the buffet here. It's always amazing! Our hostess greeted us with a smile and assured us that we would have a beautiful table and a cake with candles brought out at the...More

Thank jme808
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you for sharing your beautiful story with us and choosing Honu's as the place to celebrate such a great occasion. We will be sure to pass along your compliments about Cisco to him. He is truly one of the many great servers at Honu's...More

Reviewed 9 June 2017

We had excellent service, excellent food, excellent drinks and reasonable prices. You could have a full dinner or just a great sandwich! And it's on the water.

Thank ng927
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Every Friday and Saturday evening, Honu's at the Courtyard Marriott King Kamehameha Kona Beach Hotel offers an exceptional seafood and Prime Rib buffet with all of the delicious accompaniments of soups, salads, drinks, and desserts. The selection is clearly the best. And no matter what...More

Thank BackpackNationalPark
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Aloha, It was our pleasure to serve you dinner and provide such a memorable experience for you. We're happy to learn how much you enjoyed your meal at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant. We encourage you to come back and visit us again. Mahalo, Jak...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here on our first night in Hawaii. Freshly caught tuna (the marlin was on the dry side we were told). Excellent choise! Good wine, nice waitering, wonderful view a few metres from the small sandy bay)! We had mittens (mosqitoes) for about...More

1  Thank Kroglund
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2017

Aloha, Thank you for sharing your dining experience with us We are happy to learn that you had a pleasurable time with us. We hope to see you again. Mahalo, Jak Hu General Manager

Reviewed 22 May 2017

The buffet breakfast was very good and the omlette man, Jason was outstanding and the wait staff ladies are all excellent Our package included the buffet breakfast, but looking at the menu, it was about the same cost once you totaled up the coast. We...More

Thank Twywn
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Thank you for taking some time to comment about your dining experiences at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant. One of my favorite times there is during breakfast. Watching the sunrise over Hualalai and make its way over Kailua-Kona and the water is a sight to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Buffet, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 10:30
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-2911
  • E-mail
Description
Honu's on the Beach Restaurant features the most spectacular Breakfast Buffet with fresh island fruits, bakery items and breakfast basics enhanced by our famed "Live Omelet and Waffle Station". Ala carte menu available. We welcome you in joining Executive Chef Roy Basilio & our entire Honu's team with our newest "Farm to Table" menu. (Cuisine selections available Sunday to Thursday). On Friday and Saturday evenings we feature our famed Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet with a raw bar, appetizers, salads, specialty entrees and of course our "Slowed Roasted Prime Rib Au Jus and Steamed Snow Crab Legs". Join us for Sushi & live music, Sunday through Thursday evenings, 5:30pm - 8:30pm. Happy Hour daily at Billfish Bar, 20% off Pupus, drink specials, 5:30pm to 6:30pm.
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