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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 261 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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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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156 reviews 156 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

Having never tried Hawaiian food before we decided to do just that and visited Hulas and we are so pleased that we did. The premises are warm and inviting and our greeting from our host Daniel made us feel like we were well known regular customers. He helped us to choise the food that he felt we would enjoy the... More 

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Ridgecrest, California
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90 reviews 90 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

We had planned on eating pizza in our hotel room, but when the electricity went out, we ended up at Hula's Island Grill instead. It ended up being a very pleasant inconvenience! Hula's was crowded, but the atmosphere made the wait go by very quickly. We were seated relatively quickly, and though the music was loud, it didn't hinder our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Everything was great! Food, drinks, service, music and atmosphere all perfect!!! We loved it! I had one of the specials (prawns in coconut curry sauce) and it was sooo delicious. The keylime pie was to die for... light crust, lots of tart filling, just a touch of whip cream. Don't miss it while in Monterey.

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Custer, South Dakota
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57 reviews 57 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 via mobile

so many choices hard to choose but we had the fish tacos and Thai bowl. They both were great. Seasoned just right. Had to order coconut cake to go as we were stuffed. Jordan did a great job waiting on us and giving us suggestions on what to order. Not a quiet atmosphere since they are so busy

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Tallahassee, FL
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Had lunch here Sat. 11/29/14. Sat at the bar. Place is decorated Hawaiian tropical. Food was great, beer was cold. I loved the pork tacos. I recommend a visit for lunch or dinner when in Monterey.

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Wow, these were incredible. I'm impressed how they seared the fish without breaking the flesh. Great flavor- best meal all weekend. I highly recommend a Pink Bikini martini- well balanced and not too sweet. A+

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Houston, TX
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240 reviews 240 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

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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79 reviews 79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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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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