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Big Island Grill

American, ,
75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
+1 808-326-1153
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“loco moco” (183 reviews)
“chicken katsu” (69 reviews)
“roast pork” (42 reviews)
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Diner, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're expecting 5-star cuisine- go somewhere with white table cloths. This is local as it gets with traditional Loco Moco and Lua Lua plates, etc. Very busy weekend nights but people are in and out fairly quick. Hawaiin Plate special is the best on...More

Thank ConsultantRob2121
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last weekend during my first Big Island trip my family went to this restaurant at lunch time. Most guests seem the local people. Service was very nice and the taste was very good. We ordered loco moco, fish and chips, BBQ pork and beef stakes...More

Thank 118hyejin118
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate breakfast here and found that while is was good, it wasn’t anything spectacular. Granted, I stuck with a regular omelette and hash browns and it’s hard to screw that up. Someone else at the table had the eggs Benedict and wasn’t impressed. Another...More

Thank bwolsen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 days in Kona and ate at this restaurant twice based on a recommendation of the staff at the Holiday Inn which was right across the street. Both times were a rewarding experience. This seems like a place where the locals eat for...More

Thank SDTrvlrs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food ... Nice people..nice prices. The Monday special.. meatloaf is amazingly good. My favorite day to go.

Thank stmedic911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First stop after arriving in Kona. Ordered the Saimin and super loco moco. Good quality food at decent prices. Great service as well.

Thank bernardlee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here on our last visit, 10 years ago! The food was just as good as we remembered it! This is a spot where the locals eat, with solidly good food, reasonable prices (for Hawaii) and convenient location. This place is not fancy, but,...More

Thank carybenn53
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As tourists we wanted to eat some good Hawaiian food. We found the best Kalua Pork with cabbage at Big Island grill and didn't have to go to luau to experience it. My husband had fish and chips and said the fish was fresh and...More

Thank Rosemary M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The reviews were great on the site but....... it is NOT something to go to if you want something better than the typical dinner food. The portions were good....service was friendly and fast. .......but not that cheep at $15.00 a person for a roast pork...More

Thank norman m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Big Island Grill was easier to access than some other restaurants in the area. It had a big enough free parking lot and a sign visible from the road. The food was ample, very good and they had daily specials. It was a spacious...More

Thank travelbuff373
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Kevin A
25 December 2016|
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Response from Chowa-Rides-Again | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Parties of 6 or more have a 17% gratuity added. But you can always ask or ask to see your itemized bill. We did.
Zachary L
24 August 2016|
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Response from JKL1104 | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonable prices and huge portions. The kids menu is also really fairly priced with big servings.
Scott G
10 February 2015|
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
7.00 am to 11.00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-1153
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