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Don the Beachcomber

) #34 of 200 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona €€ - €€€ American, ,
75-5852 Alii Drive, Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808-329-3111
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“prime rib” (38 reviews)
“pupus” (39 reviews)
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American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
75-5852 Alii Drive, Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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1 - 10 of 635 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a nice lunch with a beautiful view of the bay. They have a casual bar lunch menu with sandwiches, salads, etc. The food was fine but the view was great!

Thank Islandguy808
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped for happy hour. Nothing special. MaiTai a special if u want sweet. Pupus good. Service spotty View is probably the hilite

Thank renostew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I cannot believe a restaurant takes up prime real estate in the Royal Kona Resort and is closed on 4 out of 7 evenings! My vacation just happened to coincide with all 4 nights closed so this restaurant, was completely useless!!! Fortunately there are many...More

Thank Johnny B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We passed some time at Don the Beachcomber while waiting for the luau to start. Great open area with great views. The menu was so much better than where we actually stayed (The Sheraton Kona - buyer beware). Staff was friendly, food and drinks were...More

Thank Mary U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mai Tai's, Sunset, waves crashing, friends, laughter... this is your place. We went Thursday night, which was crazy busy due to live Hawaiian Legends music. Was great atmosphere, food average

Thank OlympicPeninsula2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant is located at the Royal Kona Resort and open for dinner only three nights a week - very strange since there is no other restaurant on the premises. Although it was not busy at all, we still had to wait in line before...More

Thank ArieArjan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Still one of the best places in Kona to watch great sunsets! Of course, having a half priced happy hour cocktail in hand also helps. Not all drinks are half priced during happy hour, but enough are to give you a reasonable choice. Many of...More

Thank mbotos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went here for dessert and music,after eating dinner elsewhere. Big mistake. No music, though it was advertised. They said they could not provide us with coffee--several excuses were given, none of which made sense given that the bar adjoins the restaurant. And to cap...More

Thank FormerTucsonian
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We arrived early for our luau and decided to have a seat and a few drinks. The bar is very easy to access and seating was not crowded. Service was very relaxed but attentive. Our table was right beside the ocean and were able to...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We looked online for a nice bar to get Mai Tai's on our first night in Kona. It got excellent reviews. The venue was beautiful. The bar was nice, the sunset was even better. But the drinks were poor, watered down. We ordered prime rib....More

1  Thank Slpma
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Marcia R
6 May 2016|
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Response from TNAllison | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a prime rib dinner, but I was there for breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5852 Alii Drive, Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
    (Walua Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-3111
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  • This restaurant is at Royal Kona Resort
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