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Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge

72-100 Kaupulehu Dr # 0, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610
+1 808-325-8333
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Soups, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
72-100 Kaupulehu Dr # 0, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This wonderful beachside restaurant used to be called Pahu I'a. Located on the grounds of the Four Seasons Resort at Hualalai, it now operates under the name Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge. That modest name describes but a few of its virtues. The sushi...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank C2000Consulting
Reviewed 5 days ago

We celebrated our anniversary with a table close to the ocean and a beautiful view of the sunset. The hostess was very welcoming. Our waiter was adequate but definitely not up to par for the prices and thus tip received at such a place. Figure...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank hawaiigo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our good family friends highly suggested we go to this restaurant during our stay. Reserved our table through OpenTable app. Was a bit tricky to find as you had to weave your way through the Hualalai Resort grounds but once there you can understand why...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AKOsburns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here was excellent as was the service. The fish was very well done. The wine list is very extensive. The best thing though was the view. You can eat and watch the waves crashing on the beach.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KeithH82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend recommended Ulu grill for sunset dinner and sushi. We went. First of all, the Four Season resort is well done. It is by the beach, far away from the high way, so leave yourself enough time. The view is absolutely beautiful with walking...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank finfin1990
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had two nice dinners here. Plenty of options for everyone. Sushi was particularly good. The lobster was beautifully cooked.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lchew8
Reviewed November 6, 2018

great service ...very good food ....the setting is worth the trip... the walk from the valet parking was enjoyable

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ebdeervalley
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We had our 1 year anniversary here. They have great sushi selection and daily fish options. A bit pricey but worth it for the romantic atmosphere.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kmichelle84
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

The view is spectacular and you’d expect the same for the food and service for the Four Seasons. Everyone around us had photo taken at sunset but our waitress didn’t offer so I tried videoing it and as I’m just at that point she comes...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dolcebellamae
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

I’m new to traveling, but not new to food as I live in the Bay Area. This place had an amazing view, looking towards what may have been Maui over the horizon. I lost a football bet to my girlfriend. I had to take her...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tres_leche_flan
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Olivia M
October 9, 2018|
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Response from Trav2912 | Reviewed this property |
Not fancy at all but island dress up. By that I mean the men wore nice shorts and Tommy Bahama type shirts. Women wore nicer sandals and skirt or casual dress. It is dressy for Hawaii but not fancy. You would not wear beach... More
September 26, 2018|
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Response from bsunofsky | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the above answer, we stayed one night, and then came back to eat at their restaurant. It is terrific, and we loved their breakfast buffet.
October 8, 2017|
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Response from Skruggs | Reviewed this property |
They have previously done a buffet for Thanksgiving. Email them and ask for this year's menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72-100 Kaupulehu Dr # 0, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610 (Formerly 'Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge)
    (Queen Ka'ahumanu Hwy)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-325-8333
‘ULU Ocean Grill & Sushi Lounge is the breathtaking new oceanfront fish and seafood restaurant at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, where Executive Chef James Babian’s acclaimed “R.S.A. - Regional, Seasonal and Artisanal” cuisine is served in Hawaii’s most beautiful setting - alongside the surf and under the stars. The restaurant showcases a stylish blend of Hawaiian architecture and modern flair - a lively, informal setting where guests are inspired, surprised and delighted by the Hawaii’s beauty and the flavors of the Pacific, through an innovative menu with playful tableside presentation. Cuisine is prepared oven roasted, flame grilled and wok fired, while an extensive wine list, with a special selection of boutique wines is presented via iPad. The modern sushi lounge and ocean view bar feature the Island's freshest sushi, as well as craft cocktails, sake and Japanese beers. Casual, friendly and knowledgeable servers guide guests through a social dining experience not to be forgotten.
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