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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp trio” (37 reviews)
“clam chowder” (145 reviews)
“seafood” (206 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Soups, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75-5683 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1601
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Reviewed yesterday

The good..... the food and atmosphere was good. open air seating with view of the beach across the road. The bad.... the soft drinks we ordered were not fit for human consumption. Terrible! And the.... birds, lots of birds in the dinning area. but I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 99Jerry
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place was unexpectedly good!! We walked off the street expecting to find the usual greasy pub fare and were pleasantly surprised when our meals arrived accompanied by gently steamed vegetables and rice. I had the half serve of baby back ribs (which was massive...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MmmmmmChocolate
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food and service seem consistently great at this restaurant. It is just pricy. Everything I have eaten here has been delicious- well cooked and well served.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 146adrianned
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fun staff, good food, generous happy hour, and a great vibe. The Kahlua Pork flatbread, fish tacos, and coconut prawns were all really good.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rtbp99
Reviewed 4 days ago

And she mostly loved it! That drink is, well, a seafood meal in itself. I got one of the specials of the day (the island platter, I believe). It included several very good things but the really GREAT thing was the coconut fried shrimp with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Emily R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We ate here before and after a manta snorkel outing. The clam chowder hit the spot, especially afterwards when we were needing some warmth!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Bwilliams21
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was pretty good - we shared some apps ( calamari and the local plate ) and had a local beer recommended from our server Gage. The service was really fast, we were seated right when we walked in even thou it was busy....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank niklaw86
Reviewed 6 days ago

Food here was very good, but over priced for what you get. Service was not that great - we only saw our waitress twice - once when we ordered and a second time for the bill. Someone else brought our food and another waitress refilled...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JoyL2358
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Close up to the sea wall we enjoyed beverages and enjoyed the ocean view Parking was close and there were little shops around to visit food was good

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank richduncanco
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Way overpriced for what you get. And so many other great restaurants to choose from near by. Don’t bother eating here.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank melissaw728
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October 17, 2017|
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Response from Melful | Reviewed this property |
July 29, 2017|
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Response from FishHopperKona | Property representative |
The menu is filled with a variety of seafood including but not limited to oysters on the half shell, calamari, mahi, and a family recipe for clam chowder. We also have vegetarian options, delicious steaks, burgers and... More
Mary Lou I
December 15, 2016|
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Response from FishHopperKona | Property representative |
Yes! We have a private driveway on the right side of the restaurant when looking at the building. Go up the drive and there is parking. There is also a handicap spot for those who need ramp access into the building.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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
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Fish Hopper Seafood & Steaks - 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 seafood and a selection of seafood flown in weekly from the mainland's west coast. Join us for Kona's longest Happy Hour from 2pm - 9:30pm every day! We have a variety of mixed drinks including our signature Bucket of Fire, Flaming Volcano and gluten free Big Island Mai Tai! This is the perfect oceanfront location to gather with friends! We are within walking distance to shops and historic sites in Kailua-Kona. Our restaurant is a landmark (formerly the Ocean View Inn) and has been a local favorite since 1934. The Fish Hopper has been beautifully restored to expand upon its spectacular ocean views. Every seat has a view! We proudly serve seafood from sustainable sources, harvested by methods that do not harm the environment. Open daily from 7am - 930pm.
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