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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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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mongolian beef” (22 reviews)
“sushi” (87 reviews)
“souffle” (22 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Soups, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
72-100 Kaupulehu Dr # 0, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610
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1 - 10 of 641 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our server Steve was once again amazing. He handled the entire meal beautifully. Food was fantastic.

Thank SteveNord
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m always sort of disappointed with the food on the islands. So, I was skeptical to try this place. However we wanted a “nice” meal so we went for it. All I can say is, at least from our experience, WOW!! Of all the meals,...More

1  Thank Paukenguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went there for our wedding anniversary, now before I really get into this review I must tell you that this is our second time here. We went last year and it was absolutely great but I don’t know if they switched...More

2  Thank Pioneer798491
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a truly delicious breakfast and dinner at Ulu! We stayed at the Four Seasons for just one night, and felt we were in paradise! This restaurant was the topper, as the food was amazingly fresh and flavorful and the service was impeccable! There...More

Thank bsunofsky
Reviewed August 7, 2018

The environment of the restaurant and customer service is good.The food looks good too. However, if you are looking for something special, this is not the place to go. The chefs cared more about how it looks instead of the tastes. A well balanced dish...More

2  Thank Ruixuan L
Reviewed August 6, 2018

We had the opportunity to sneak away for an evening during our family vacation and have a date night. I am so happy we chose Ulu Ocean Grill. Service was exemplar, the wine selection was excellent, and we had no complaints about any of the...More

Thank Hannastonemorris
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

An absolutely gorgeous setting. Beautiful sunset. Can be a bit windy. Some tables more exposed than others. Menu looked okay, but we went with sushi, mostly nigiri, and were not disappointed. The sushi was excellent. Great bartender and we had also had a really great...More

Thank Todd F
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Fabulous menu, great service & that view of the ocean as the sun is setting.... Expensive but worth every penny

1  Thank happydaysHerts
Reviewed July 28, 2018

I stayed at the Four Seasons Hualalai where this restaurant is set. I dined there two times in a short period of time, because the food is really good, the restaurant is right on the beach, the view is amazing. I would've given 5 stars...More

1  Thank marciaraedf
Reviewed July 27, 2018

As we begin to wrap our month long vacation on The Big Island, a tradition has been dinner at Ulu before heading back to the mainland. Always the perfect setting as you “almost” dine on the beach, really only about 50 feet away, we haven’t...More

Thank mikeadavis
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544deb
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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Kris M
January 11, 2017|
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Response from cmariec | Reviewed this property |
kinda fancy, but not totally. he may feel a little out of place if he wears runners/flip flops, but it's Hawaii!
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ReefDiving
September 2, 2016|
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Response from Thomas V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is valet parking in the front and you walk thru the resort to the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Meals
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
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
Description
‘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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