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“Great Service and good Seafood”

Umekes Fishmarket Bar & Grill
Ranked #22 of 304 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Description: “UMEKE” is the Hawaiian word for “bowl.” At any Umeke’s eating establishment, a majority of menu items are designed to be served in bowls. Owner and Head Chef Nakoa Pabre is a seasoned professional who takes pride in giving customers the freshest, most exciting and varied menus that the Big Island has to offer. Guests typically design their own custom meal by selecting from a wide variety of Hawaiian inspired entree items accompanied by their choice of sides. Full service air-conditioned restaurant including a full bar, a retail poke and fresh fish counter, as well as a variety of Hawaiian fusion dishes. Outdoor seating also available.
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Description: “UMEKE” is the Hawaiian word for “bowl.” At any Umeke’s eating establishment, a majority of menu items are designed to be served in bowls. Owner and Head Chef Nakoa Pabre is a seasoned professional who takes pride in giving customers the freshest, most exciting and varied menus that the Big Island has to offer. Guests typically design their own custom meal by selecting from a wide variety of Hawaiian inspired entree items accompanied by their choice of sides. Full service air-conditioned restaurant including a full bar, a retail poke and fresh fish counter, as well as a variety of Hawaiian fusion dishes. Outdoor seating also available.
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We just found the Restaurant by luck. We loved the service and the food was very good.
Make sure to get Seafood because that is what the Restaurant is good for.
If you just would like to eat a Burger there are better places. Fish and Chips is huge so bring your hunger or share (-;

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Thank Patrik K
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Fish tacos and beer were great despite slow service . Good happy ambience and game room in back . Perfect place to chill out

Thank Beentheredonethatb4u
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I am visiting Kona and have heard so much about this place. Totally blew away all expectations. The absolute best fish and chips made with fresh caught Ono. The fries were so crispy and sprinkled with furikake. So delicious. Ordered a few Hawaiian specialties to go for later like lau lau and local smoked pork. Bought a pressure cooker sealed ahi tuna in a jar to make tuna for lunch. Great deal for only $7. I can't wait to return to to this temple of fresh Hawaiian delicacies. These guys are famous for their Poke served in several different ways. A must when in Kona.

Thank Jack F
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Then Umekes is your place! We asked several locals where they go. Hands down Umekes was their favorite. Now it is our fave too!

Thank OlympicPeninsula2
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

After being told what great fish they have we were very disappointed. My husband and I both had Ono. His in fish and chips mine in tacos. The breading on both dished was greasy and soggy. Had to remove to eat it. The fish under was ok though.

2  Thank Carol H
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