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Ba-Le Kona Sandwich & Vietnamese Food

Palaini Rd., Kona Coast Shopping Center, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good55%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapioca” (10 reviews)
“banh mi” (9 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
Palaini Rd., Kona Coast Shopping Center, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Due to its location close to the Kona International Airport, I've dropped by several times on my way in and out for business. Food is tasty and service is quick for the price point. They have a variety of Vietnamese sandwiches, spring rolls, egg rolls,...More

Thank truffles808
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I first had the Ba Le Chicken sandwich on a croissant a few years back in Maui. I loved it so much, that I ate four of them in just a week's visit. To my surprise, while visiting the big island, I saw Ba Le...More

Thank Staffing_Man
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

It's small place in a shopping strip. But the lunch we had was very tasty the service was quick also

Thank Elizabeth C
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Kinda weird I haven't written a review for Bale yet. This is one of my go-to spots, not only because it's almost the only Vietnamese in Kona- but because they are really good too. When I first ate here I would almost always get the...More

Thank charley-marley
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Naturally we like to eat try new places when traveling but this place was so good my husband and I revisited it on our return trip to through town and plan to pick up some sandwiches to-go for our flight. The service is fast and...More

Thank megskiqueen
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We stopped here for supper after an afternoon at the Waikoloa shops. Although the restaurant itself is lacking a little ambience, the service was great and the food quite delicious! I ordered the grilled chicken banh mi and a green papaya salad with shrimp. My...More

Thank alittletlp
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Now that the restaurant finally got a make over (a tiny one, but hey, it is at least something!), I am happy to give this place again 5/5 given that their food is absolutely delicious. Always the perfect spot to grab a banh mi before...More

Thank HelmutsFoodPorn
Reviewed 30 November 2016

My friend took me here as it is one of her favorite local spots. Let me just say it did not disappoint. I had the special Saimon bowl on my first visit. The broth was so sublime, so perfect and clean in its taste that...More

Thank delaplaya
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Tasty Vietnamese food! We really especially loved the Pork Bun though the Beef Pho and Spring rolls were also fantastic. Good prices, healthy and lovely food. Came for lunch and dinner again the next day. The coconut tapioca is also very lovely.

Thank imademokat
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Reasonable for the area, but the food didn't agree with me or my wife. Even though we both had simple rice dishes we both felt a little queasy 30 minutes later. Service was friendly, food was brought out quickly. We did both like the sweet...More

Thank TomandJerrilynn
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palaini Rd., Kona Coast Shopping Center, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: 808-327-1212
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