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Shimaichi sushi kona

75-5742 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1777
+1 808-747-0152
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“nigiri” (9 reviews)
“fresh sushi” (6 reviews)
“miso soup” (4 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
75-5742 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1777
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I found Shimaichi’s by accident while staying in the adjacent HIE in Kona. In the week or so when I was there, I tried something different each evening, and every meal was better than the last. Fantastic food, very friendly staff with great service.

Thank Bobby S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can pay $8 per Cali Roll at almost any other sushi shop in town, or pay $10 for their lunch special (2 rolls + a drink). Dynamite rolls were excellent. Wish we had tried some sashimi and non-fried maki rolls, but what we had...More

Thank mrsvleek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The whole place smells like fried fish. They might need a scrub down. Rolls are a little sloppy, and rice is mushy. Fish is fresh. Signature rolls are heavy on sauce. Service is efficient.

Thank AdventureTripping
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

We ate here twice during our six nights in Kona. The first night it took our food a very long time to come. Our server was aware of that, and apologized and thanked us for our patience. The second time was much quicker. Each visit...More

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Friendly staff, really good prices and--best of all--GREAT sushi. Check it out; we will be back for sure!!

Thank lpsh
Reviewed February 6, 2018

The owner used to be a chef at one of the Islands best restaurants and wanted more say and latitude in wht he served, so he opened Simaichi Sushi in Kona. Its near the farmers market and has some parking spots right outside. If you...More

1  Thank Christopher S
Reviewed January 25, 2018 via mobile

went there for dinner, had couple of nigiri, they were okay only. it's not that it's not fresh but the quality is not the best. rolls are good, very flavour full. I liked it. miso soup are okay, tempura are fried nicely however I do...More

Thank tzuijenhung
Reviewed January 19, 2018

Simaichi Sushi's exterior is deceiving and not real inviting. However, the food is good-try the Kona Sunset with Kirin on tap. Worth a visit!

Thank Dan D
Reviewed January 17, 2018

We went to this restaurant with the intention of eating a ton of sushi, and we met our goal. The prices here are extremely reasonable for being in such a good location and the sushi is fantastic. Very laid-back vibe with a nice, closed in...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed January 2, 2018

I food was great! Other than the place being closed as the times I need, it's got a great location for walk-in. There is also a nice, screened in area for eating in. I was a little disappointed that the "spicy" had very little spice,...More

Thank Becky V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5742 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1777
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-747-0152
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