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Kenichi Pacific Sushi & Pacific Rim

Keahou Shopping Center, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 98626
+1 808-322-6400
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Keahou Shopping Center, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 98626
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1 - 10 of 253 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

This restaurant was recommended by a friend. My son loves salmon sushi, so he started with that and then asked if the chef could make him a salmon don (chirashi bowl, but with ONLY salmon) and the chef did and he ate it all. I...More

Thank PTAMOM2017
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Visited this restaurant for Happy Hour. I started with Saki and my guest had beer. We shared sunomono salad, which was excellent with the toasted sesame seeds and dressing. I had the vegetable sushi roll and my guest had the shrimp tempura sushi roll. Both...More

Thank Kathy Z
Reviewed 11 July 2018

It's mostly a local joint for happy hour and pupus which are not overpriced but if you're travelling you may not be so impressed. Sushi is fresh and tasty but not cost effective. You can find hula and local music on Fridays in the courtyard...More

3  Thank tallbigislandgirl
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is a place you will not want to miss! The owner is great and his servers have a knack for making you feel right at home! The bartenders are friendly and beautiful! Don't miss this treat if you are in Kona!

3  Thank MonAmi007
Reviewed 1 April 2018

The first meal was great, because we were able to have lots of fresh sushi during the Happy Hour. The return visit was a bit later in the Happy Hour period and the "cocktail Bar" was full so we had to order off of the...More

1  Thank K V
Reviewed 29 March 2018

We waited in a relatively empty restaurant to be seated--that was the first omen. The wait staff referred to me as "darling" several times even though I am at least 20 years her senior. More thorough knowledge of the menu is expected in a Zagat-rated...More

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

This place is very nice, our food was excellent, everything was clean, and our service was very good.

Thank Kona-KonaKen
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We love the sushi at this restaurant. On Friday nights we request a table on the patio so we could watch the live music and hula on the platform just outside the restaurant

Thank Scotia H
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We did a little happy hour and a little main menu. Everything was tasty. Service had some challenges.

Thank grammysharon
Reviewed 15 February 2018

This is a great traditional sushi spot, Kenichi makes you feel welcome, and Allison is an awesome bar tender. good times every time!

Thank David R
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24 May 2015|
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Response from Boyshe | Reviewed this property |
5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., but get there a little early, it fills up quickly. There are only about 4 tables and a bar inside and 4 to 5 tables outside.
24 May 2015|
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Response from betteskid | Reviewed this property |
I am not 100% sure - perhaps 5 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Keahou Shopping Center, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 98626
    (Kamehameha III)
  • Public Transportation: Keauhou shuttle It's new, Open-Air 44seat trolley type shuttle. Between Keauhou and Kailua town eight times aday.
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-322-6400
  • E-mail
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