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Kona Grill - Carmel

$$ - $$$American, Sushi,
14395 Clay Terrace Blvd, Carmel, IN 46032-3613
+1 317-566-1400
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (75 reviews)
“butter cake” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Sushi, Contemporary, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
14395 Clay Terrace Blvd, Carmel, IN 46032-3613
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the atmosphere, staff is friendly and service is great. Food is fantastic. There is a sushi bar if you like that. Macadamia crusted chicken salad with honey mustard is to die for!

Thank cindyrobison
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad you had a great time dining at our establishment Cindy. Please ask for me on your next visit to Kona Grill. I would love to buy you dessert. Thanks, Christian J. Kilgard Assistant General Manager Kona Grill

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loveee Kona Grill, their food is so good! My mom and I used to come and when they had specials on their appetizers, we would order 3 or 4 of them and split them for our meal and they were delicious! The lettuce wraps...More

Thank rooskyroo21
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the great review. We are glad you enjoy dining at our establishment. Please ask for me on your next visit to Kona Grill. I would love to buy you dessert. Thanks again! Christian J. Kilgard Assistant General Manager Kona Grill

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have enjoyed eating at the Kona Grill for the last 15 years and the food is superb as is the service and the atmosphere! It is a bar type restaurant without seating for small children but the quiet ambience versus loud noisy restaurants is...More

Thank Eleanor P
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great feedback. We are glad you enjoy dining at our establishment. Please ask for me on your next visit to Kona Grill. I would love to buy you dessert. Thanks again, Christian J. Kilgard Assistant General Manager Kona Grill

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I eat at Kona a couple of times a month. The bar has a great atmosphere and the food is great as well. Happy hour has a wide variety drinks and appetizers. Ask for Josh. Best waiter ever!! Remembers our favorite drinks...More

Thank gschaeffer
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the great review. Josh is pretty awesome. I'll pass along your comments. Please ask for me on your next visit to Kona Grill. I would love to buy you dessert. Thanks again, Christian J. Kilgard Assistant General Manager Kona Grill

Reviewed 30 August 2017

On a business lunch, 4 of us came here. We had good service with an attentive server who had a great personality. We were in and out in an hour. We all ordered sushi rolls and I tried a roll with my favorite fish, sea...More

Thank Kim_F_CA
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Kim, My name is Christian Kilgard. I'm the Assistant General Manager at Kona Grill in Carmel, IN. I'm glad you and your co-workers had a great time at our establishment. I apologize that you did not care for the Yamada roll. We would have gladly...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Visited the Carmel location a couple of days ago and learned they took Ahi Tuna Wonton Crisps off the menu. That had to be a top seller..?..Why 😩😩 would corporate do such a thing??? I know menu changes are common but why break up a...More

Thank Danielle B
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Danielle, Thanks for the great feedback. We are glad you enjoy dining at our restaurant. You are not the first guest who has mentioned they want to see the Ahi Wonton Crisps back on our menu. My suggestion is to go to KonaGrill.com. Click on...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The food is always ok but the service is always slow!! Also inside dining is extremely loud. They offer the kids an Etch Sketch and a cute meal. Sadly it doesn't make up for the noise.More

Thank IndianapolisShel
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

My name is Christian Kilgard. I'm the Assistant General Manager at Kona Grill in Carmel, IN. I apologize about the slow service you received at our establishment. I would like to talk to you about your experience and have the opportunity to win you back...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017

This place is a bit odd to me. It is both a Sushi restaurant, a seafood restaurant and almost Italian with the number of things served with pasta. Service was good, but certainly not great. Portions are huge. Atmosphere is nice, but nothing special. I...More

Thank Berrythree
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

My name is Christian Kilgard. I'm the Assistant General Manager at Kona Grill in Carmel, IN. I apologize about the food and experience you received at our establishment. I would like to talk to you personally about your experience and win you back as a...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Our meals were excellent although I felt that the service was a bit lackadaisical for the classiness of the venue.More

Thank GAR8601
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

My name is Christian Kilgard. I'm the Assistant General Mamager at Kona Grill in Carmel, IN. I want to apologize about the lackadaisical service and experience you received at our establishment. I would love to speak with you about your experience and have the opportunity...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

My husband and I love to pop in there for happy hour on a Friday or mid-week and sit on the patio! My girls and I also love to do happy hour at Kona. My kids think it's a great spot for a bday dinner....More

Thank Peggy H
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill - Carmel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thanks for the great review. We are glad you and your family enjoy dining at our establishment, especially on a special occasion. Please ask for me the next to you dine with us. I would love to buy you dessert. Always delighted to serve, Christian...More

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Robert S
30 January 2016|
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Response from CRMays | Reviewed this property |
7pm. I was told one night when we rushed there to get there before 6pm to order happy hour. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Sushi, Contemporary, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14395 Clay Terrace Blvd, Carmel, IN 46032-3613
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 317-566-1400
Description
Kona Grill was built on Exceptional Experiences and meals that create memories. Our global menu features contemporary American favorites, award-winning sushi, and specialty cocktails — all made from scratch using only the freshest ingredients. While the places that inspire our cuisine may be far away, a welcoming place that offers inspiring food, ultimate hospitality, and diverse choices is right around the corner.
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