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Chubby's Diner

75-5591 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3631
+1 808-329-2960
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good48%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“garlic fries” (2 reviews)
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9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. Hours
American, Hawaiian, Diner
75-5591 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3631
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for good eats, local food, fun family environment- this is the place to go. Our favorite we love to order is their furikake fish (ask for fish of the day) & their Korean chicken. Don’t forget to check for there specials....More

Thank alexgD2925XN
Reviewed 20 January 2018

If you are looking for great local comfort food in large portions, this in the place. Recommended to us by locals, we would never have found this place on our own. The teriyaki beef was outstanding and we will visit again! The diner is part...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 2 January 2018

As others have said - hard to find. It's in the eXtreme bowling alley sports complex. Bakery on other side of strip mall is visible from street. Every thing we ordered was enough for two people. The patty melt, the chef salad, the fried chicken...More

Thank melindae91
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Surprisingly good food with excellent portions. Lots of variety/options/specials. Everything looked good. ordered the furikake chicken and was not disappointed. Wifey had the kal-bi and daughter had the portuguese bean soup. all good.

Thank KaimukiBoy
Reviewed 7 December 2017

We went here for dinner. Little hard to find since it's in a bowling ally and we didn't know that and no one told us that! :-) The food was SO good! I had garlic fries and the chicken teriyaki salad - the chicken was...More

Thank cwhatcott
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This restaurant has a large selection of Hawaiian style entrees. I had the Kailua pork and cabbage,which was very tastey. The portions are large, so it would be easy to share a dish. It seems to be a very popular locals place. There are lots...More

Thank Abundance2
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Read the reviews and stopped for lunch. Lunch was awesome. Enjoyed burgers and garlic fries. Staff was friendly, place was clean and quick. Cheapest meal so far on the big island

Thank Jjforjoann
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

On holidays we stopped into this location which wasn't the easiest to find but I remembered it was in a bowling alley so we were successful! Highly recommended! We got take out so that we could eat on our deck at the condo. The location...More

Thank Wrldtraveller7
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Most places in Kona close down pretty early. So, when we arrived in Kona at 8:30pm, it was slim pickings for finding a place to eat. Fortunately, we came across Chubby's. It was located in a bowling alley and packed with locals. Most food I...More

Thank Onefastdoc
Reviewed 19 May 2017

If you are alone or with your family and friends this is a good place to go to . It has a large variety of food at a good price and good portions. Besides the food you can go for bowling or different games all...More

Thank norman m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Hawaiian, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5591 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3631
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-2960
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