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Big Island Grill

75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
+1 808-326-1153
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“loco moco” (186 reviews)
“chicken katsu” (71 reviews)
“roast pork” (42 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to this restaurant 3 times all the food was great.I ate the Teryiake steak with chips and colesaw , The burger steak with mashed vegetables and greens And the last visit I had the Loco Moco which had Roast pork spam and corned...More

Thank StephenMM_12155019
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely people and delicious food. The menu has a wide variety of choices including many local varieties of fresh fish. I personally tried the roasted pork, fried chicken and the kalua pork. loved them all! This place is busy! Stop in and sign your name...More

Thank Sneakycin
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting with friends who live on the island they were excited to take us to a local restaurant for breakfast. Now, we all know that the locals know the best places to eat and Big Island Grill was no exception. My husband had a...More

Thank Martha S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not a fancy restaurant nor is it tourist infested. We were greeted with happy faces and was able to get a table right away for our party of 7. The food definitely satisfied our hunger after our flight to our the island. The...More

Thank KanBFun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super nice people including wait staff and manager! Food limited to heavy or greasy food like loco moco (sushi rice topped with different meats), eggs and brown gravy. Chicken katsu is panko breaded chicken. Both were good but we felt weighted down and heavy for...More

Thank Bobcat18793
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place on a best of kind of list. The food was good but really great. I had the chicken finger kind of thing and my wife had the teriyaki chicken. The chicken was great as it had good flavor and loved the...More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the short ribs, which were excellent. My wife had the saiman, which was also good. Great service.

Thank HFTravels
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended this place by a boat captain who lives on the island. He said before his family takes a big trip leaving for a while they go here. Food was great, not a touristy restaurant. Device was also on point. Not much to...More

Thank Abraham M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Holiday Inn Express and walked over for meals. We ate here 3 times during our trip. The service was good and there were lots of locals eating there. My test of a restaurant is if you see locals eating there, ordering...More

Thank Sgailk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not sure why this place has such great reviews, maybe the portion size. I had the veggie sandwich with fries, was good. Hubby had Teriyaki Chicken, large portion of chicken, fries and side salad. Said it tasted good. They have some local food here, I...More

Thank Denise S
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Kevin A
24 December 2016|
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Response from Chowa-Rides-Again | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Parties of 6 or more have a 17% gratuity added. But you can always ask or ask to see your itemized bill. We did.
Zachary L
24 August 2016|
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Response from JKL1104 | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonable prices and huge portions. The kids menu is also really fairly priced with big servings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-1153
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