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Don the Beachcomber

$$ - $$$American, ,
75-5852 Alii Dr, Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
+1 808-329-3111
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (38 reviews)
“pupus” (31 reviews)
“coconut shrimp” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
75-5852 Alii Dr, Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
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1 - 10 of 728 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We ate here for brunch after our minimoon stay at the hotel. It was delicious. Loved the food and atmosphere was great. The customer service was awesome and our server was very attentive to coffee refills and taking plates away. There's a really neat pancake...More

Thank sbisgard8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well we were so looking forward a very special night but were sadly disappointed. The setting was amazing but the food was terrible from start to finish. The ahi tuna poke had no flavor and it was stringy. The tsunami prawns said they were Jumbo...More

Thank Fish-on C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don the Beachcomber Restaurant is one of our favorite restaurants to go to. Don't understand why it is not one of the top rated restaurants in Kona. However, it is only open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Not sure why, unless it is because...More

1  Thank Sharon_Matt1983
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I go to Don's every month multiple times to see famous Hawaiian talent. When I went to see Henry Kapono I waited 90 minutes with no service. I finally asked the waitress fit my section, Lacey, if she would stop by my table and she...More

1  Thank nancyjeanw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect place to watch as the sun sets over Kona. Very peaceful, unless there is torrential rain. Started with the Kahuna Don's Island Breeze Salad. So fresh and yummy. Mixed greens topped papaya, mango, pineapple, avocado and roasted pecans. The lilikoi vinaigrette is so delightful....More

Thank hrs314
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Great bar location. Perfect for watching the sunset. Bar is located adjacent to where they have a luau on Tues & Fri. You can see the dancers and hear the music from the bar. We had second mai tai and a free show.

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Yep, this is the place. If you want an original recipe Mai Tai, you need to have it made here. They invented it. Awesome! I'd recommend it.

Thank JimO80
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Sunset, ocean crashing below you, balmy evening, great food and drink (consider the priced fixed for two menu item. Good deal, with a bottle of wine included! Fine service, too.

Thank brumbie55
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Title of review says it all. They really know their Mai Tais here. They could use some extra staffing during happy hour, though. The whole area was packed and they only had two bartenders. Great view, too.

Thank OtterPuffin
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We come to this bar and restaurant almost every time we come to Kona. The sea breezes, and the combination of ambiance, elegance and openness make for a place I want to come back to year after year. The prices are high for appetizers but...More

Thank Robert D
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Marcia R
May 6, 2016|
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Response from TNAllison | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a prime rib dinner, but I was there for breakfast.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
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: 75-5852 Alii Dr, Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1310
    (Walua Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-3111
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at Royal Kona Resort
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