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Fish Hopper Seafood and Steaks

75-5683 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1601
+1 808-326-2002
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp trio” (31 reviews)
“clam chowder” (135 reviews)
“seafood” (198 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Soups, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
75-5683 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1601
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Reviewed yesterday

Nice menu with lots of good food. People were very nice. Kudos to Joel G, the manager and the young bartender willing to learn to make an old classic drink he had never heard of! : ) Great views of the water, right on the...More

Thank Kelton
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was an easy walk from the Holiday Inn and we had a nice dinner. We had good service and enjoyed the open view of the ocean. My seafood pasta was excellent. Husband had the shrimp trio and liked it, although he thought the portion...More

Thank Pam F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We came here for lunch great place a lot of different kinds of food for the whole family when we were done nothing left on anyone plates O had the grilled chicken sandwich my husband and daughter had a hamburger they really loved that and...More

Thank kmh4nym
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Fish Hopper was recommended by both TA and by our hotel. This restaurant is a typical open style Hawaiian Restaurant that has ceiling fans everywhere. The menu is quite extensive and we enjoyed the tropical drinks and fish dishes. My wife really liked her...More

Thank charmking
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stopped here after checking out menu-they had great variety -poke nachos are killer-best I’ve had! Would just eat that for my meal-I had fish tacos-a salad was also ordered-coconut shrimp everyone enjoyed food-we ordered volcano drink-which was good-more for show—their specialty mai tai was awesome

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Clam chowder bread bowl ever!!! Great ambiance, if you get a window seat, even better, watch people walk by, listen tot he ocean, watch the waves crash over the sea wall or get there fro sunset. Prices a little on the mid to high...More

Thank Nick F
Reviewed 1 week ago

So my wife and I stopped here during a trip in July. Excellent open air place, where you can have a bite, watch people and the sunset. Had a nice meal of fish tacos. Reasonable prices, good service. All good!

Thank Al S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten at and brought many guests to enjoy the Fish Hopper. Their specials are wonderful andI have never had a bad experience. Fresh fish and healthy choices keep me coming back when I am in town.

Thank BlueGingerGallery
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had shrimp ceviche & clam chowder for appetizers. Chowder was superb. For dinner my husband had the shrimp trio & I had the ultimate pasta. Both excellent, great presentation & tasted delicious. For dessert they had too many to choose from. We chose the...More

Thank Truelove4ever
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great view. Great staff. Great drinks! Definitely a must when visiting. Stop in for a drink and an appetizer and watch the sun set.

Thank ngenova
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tmc7889
October 17, 2017|
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Response from Melful | Reviewed this property |
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Loyst
July 29, 2017|
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Response from KELLY P | Reviewed this property |
We walked in with no reservation!
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Mary Lou I
December 15, 2016|
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Response from Gordon T | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There is a road behind all the restaurant and shops. You can find parking in all the lots that feed the shopping. If one is full just go down the street a little. The downtown Kona area is very compact, so walking... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5683 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1601
    (Alii Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-2002
  • E-mail
Description
Fish Hopper - Kailua-Kona * Experience the beauty of the Pacific Ocean at The Fish Hopper Seafood and Steaks, overlooking Kailua Bay on the Big Island Hawaii. Enjoy fresh Big Island and seafood flown in weekly from California. Our bar serves up signature Bucket of Fire and Volcano flaming drinks and is the perfect oceanfront location to gather with friends for Happy Hour. We are within walking distance to shops and historic sites. A landmark (formerly the Ocean View Inn) and a local favorite Kona restaurant since 1934. The Fish Hopper has been beautifully restored to expand upon its spectacular ocean views. We proudly serve seafood from sustainable sources, harvested by methods that do not harm the environment. Open daily from 730am-930pm.
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