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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” (177 reviews)
“chicken katsu” (72 reviews)
“roast pork” (46 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
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

My family and I were looking for a good place for dinner, one where locals go. We drove by and decided to try Big Island Grill. It was crowded with a line, so we thought for sure this was a good place- and it was!!...More

Thank BBDoll619
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff are friendly and helpful. I had the local moko extra - 2 scoops of rice with a hambuger paddy laying on top, with two eggs. Pulled pork on one side with breaded chicken on the other and all smothered with gravy and all...More

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in and did a carry out order. We ordered two local moco’s (one pork and one hamburger). Both were delicious and portion size was more than adequate. Staff was extremely friendly and restaurant was clean. Would definitely visit again. Steve and Dawn

Thank stevezeinner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best meal! Plenty of food and great variety. Good prices for an excellent meal. There is a family friendly vibe and they also serve beer and wine. Tbere is no view of the ocean, but the quality of the meal made up...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good Hawaiian good and reasonable prices. My husband had the pork and ribs and I had the vegetables and rice. Nice service. Wasn’t too busy for early dining on a Friday night. My husband was super impressed and happy with his meal!

Thank arthursmom11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really friendly and attentive staff - coffee comes around every couple of minutes and it's delicious. I had the fresh catch and eggs (swordfish) with hash browns and it was so darned good we went back a couple of days later for a repeat performance....More

Thank Agent17Sparkle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the best teriyaki chicken! So much food I couldn't eat it all. Such friendly service and great food and dessert! Highly recommend!

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Landed hungry and wanting to grab something casual. I gather a far amount of the customers were locals. Always like finding hidden gems or trying what the local residents like. This place had a pretty large variety of selections.. The noodle soups that are popular...More

Thank chattygirl7491
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we drove by the parking lot was packed, so we gave it a try for breakfast. The kids really liked it, but I thought it was just OK. We would rather go somewhere else for breakfast. People must really like it because it...More

Thank 30,063,006
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We found this little gem in 2009, and now we eat here every time we visit the Big Island. They have multiple options for types of foods, they serve a lot of food, and the service has always been great. I recommend splitting your plate...More

Thank hhclemrn
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16 January 2018|
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Response from HawaiiFoodlover | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take American Express & most other major credit cards.
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.
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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