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The Frisky Seal Surf Pub & Beach BBQ - CLOSED

75-5819 Alii Dr, Ste F, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1311
+1 808-331-2633
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
23 Apr 2014
“Tastiest in town”
9 Feb 2014
“Now called "Laverne's" - Location, service, and happy hour”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
75-5819 Alii Dr, Ste F, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1311
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

Went there 3 times this visit and the food is plentiful and very very tasty.. Their steak entree was way tastier than the one I had eaten the night before at The Outback nearby. Ribs are to die for... Waitress was friendly and service was...More

Thank carelesscanuck
Reviewed 9 February 2014

We visit this bar every trip to the Kailua-Kona area and even though they have changed their name and I am sure owners, the prices and service remain the same - GREAT! We had not been to the Big Island in a couple of years,...More

Thank Terri W
Reviewed 7 February 2014

I went here with my husband because his team was in the NFL playoffs during our honeymoon. I was not looking forward to spending time in Hawaii watching football in a bar, but we had a blast! When we arrived at the place was full,...More

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 28 January 2014

We were looking for the Big Ten Network to watch the WI Badgers men's basketball game and found The Frisky Seal, formerly LuLu's. Several TVs, a good beer selection and some of the best nachos we have ever had. A great place to watch sporting...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 23 January 2014

Great food. Portions are more then what you pay for. Great view. Busy but it's great view it's to be expected. Fun environment , great place to watch game.

Thank Desiree J
Reviewed 12 January 2014

Great place to go & watch the football playoffs. Too many TV's to count & great harbor view of the water. Good food, great Bloody Mary's & very personable service. Will go back for sure.

Thank Rocky208
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Its food is reasonable and service is good. We love their ribs because they are actually smoked. The drinks are great to and it is high and u can see the ocean and everyone walking around town below.

Thank Janine B
Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

Hard to find. Small entrance between two other restaurants. Look for chalk marks "The Frisky Seal" on the sidewalk. Upstairs on deck so you see the great sunset, cruise ships and people. We had the Banzai burger which was a very large angus burger served...More

Thank powellite
Reviewed 25 December 2013

After reading some of the reviews we have been stayng clear of this place. Since Kona specializes on poor service and no sports we had to try it to watch he Seahawks game. It's still real dirty, same employees as before. Looks like they may...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 23 December 2013

I thought we were in for a hamburger fries and beer place on the second floor but everything they brought had a fresh taste and appeal. The chicken sandwich my daughter had was one a person could choose, cornflake crust? toppings? condiments? she loved it....More

Thank bicycle53
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5819 Alii Dr, Ste F, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1311 (Formerly Lulu's)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-331-2633
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