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Hula's Island Grill

622 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1008
831-655-4852
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Ranked #3 of 257 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $21
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, Hawaiian
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Houston, TX
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237 reviews 237 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

After seeing this place near the top of the list on both Yelp and Tripadvisor for restaurants in Monterey, we decided to give this place a try. We were both famished after a long drive up the coast and needed to relax. We arrived during Happy Hour and it was a lot of fun. The hostess/owner was so nice, greeting... More

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Krakow, Poland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

We found Hula's Island Grill on TripAdvisor on our last evening in Monterey. And I really wish it happened few days earlier. It was a great place to have a late dinner - the food was delicious, beer was cold and drinks were amazing! So was the service - those guys were fabulous and you could tell that they kinda... More

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Monterey, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Appetizers and drinks are reasonably priced and super yummy. All night on Tuesday and starts early on Saturday I think - this place is really good at tiki drinks - I like the dr. funk - and tasty food.

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Eating at the Hula Island Grill is an experience that's fun. Every inch of the place is decorated in Tiki chic, from the velvet paintings, to the collection of Tiki mugs. My advice, start with the Hula Pie and Coconut cake. I thought I died and went to heaven. Their unique calamari is not the traditional fried calamari rings but... More

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Santa Monica, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Great portions from their large double zombie drink to their huge crab cake app filled with crab meat not just breading. I would definitely visit again.

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Monterey, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We've been going to Hula's forever. It features great flavors, an inclusive menu, consistent quality and a commitment to great service. We enjoy visiting with the owners and the staff and love the new offerings as well as the favorites. Vegetarians will be very happy here.

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Rome, Italy
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

My husband was living in Monterey for couple of years some time ago, and Hula's was his favourite restaurant. So he obviously took me out for a dinner there during our visit to Monterey last summer. I had never had this type of cuisine before in my life, so the combination of flavours was absolutely new to me. It's very... More

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Folsom, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Husband and I stopped in here for dinner with our 1 year old daughter. She's usually great at restaurants, but not this night. She was very fussy, and the staff was extremely accommodating/friendly/understanding. We did take her outside (don't want to disturb other diners) but were so pleased by how kind the staff were, particularly considering this isn't a "kids"... More

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Monterey, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Hula's is a favorite of mine and my friends. We go for special events, they have a back room that is very nice and we also go for everyday food during the week when we don't want to cook. Prices are right and the food is delicious. A must stop for visitors and you will understand why it is so... More

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Monterey, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

As a local this is one of my favorite places to go for Happy hour, drinks and tasty food. I like the variety of the menu and the food is always good! I the spicy edamame is amazing! Lots of tasty choices from the Happy Hour menu as well as the lunch and dinner menu! The desserts are also fabulous!

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Additional Information about Hula's Island Grill

Address: 622 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1008
Phone Number: 831-655-4852
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 21
Cuisine: Caribbean, Hawaiian

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