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All 27 Kealakekua Restaurants

The Korner Pocket Bar & Grill

81-970 Haleki'i St., Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
(808) 322-2994
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Ranked #17 of 27 Restaurants in Kealakekua
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  • English first
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English first
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

the food is good, not too expensive, the local folks are interesting to look at, the bar is cool and the place is dark for it is a bit dirty! but enjoy, its atmosphere;;; no kids please and pool tables everywhere

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This is such a different restaurant. I expected it to be nothing but a bar and pool hall (which of course it had), but it has a lovely restaurant included and my friend and I had a great lunch there. The food was delicious and the service was quite amazing and friendly. My friend had a pastrami sandwich - which... More

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
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144 reviews 144 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

You can still get a draft beer in Hawaii for less than $5 bucks. Good bloody Mary after a scuba dive or snorkel. Have not had the food in awhile. Yes the smoking does go on but it is a local Pub and "When it rome...". The wind actually blows up the mountain most of the time in the daytime... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Overall great place. Beth and the other lady are awesome. Food was great I had the garlic steak and it was super yummy! Free pupus, pool and jukebox on select nights.

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Hawaii
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

It's illegal to smoke inside restaurants and bars in Hawaii, yet the Korner Pocket does nothing to keep patrons from smoking upwind and directly outside open windows and doors. They might as well let people smoke INSIDE, because that's where all the smoke ends up anyway. The food and drinks were pretty good, and if not for the employees apathy... More

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Captain Cook, Hawaii
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

no happy hour, super unfriendly staff and customers. Super overpriced with awful food. This is the most boring place i have ever had a drink

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Looks like a dive bar but the food is very good- do not be fooled! I have tried many foods here and all are good. The have theme nights like Meatloaf Monday and Taco Tuesday. Good value for the price.

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Los Angeles, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Finding good food at a reasonable price on the Big Island can be difficult. Tried this place on the recommendation and was very glad we did. Very casual, bar atmosphere, pool tables and a juke box. Lots of choices on the menu, very friendly server (Toshi) and couldn't be more pleasantly surprised. I'll be going back often!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2012

The service was really friendly and fast! This place has a really low key, friendly atmosphere! But the food is just average. If you're just going for a drink and live music this is probably a decent spot.

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Monte Vista, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

Judging by the other glowing reviews, I wonder if we just hit the Korner Pocket on a bad day. My family and I stopped there for lunch on our way from Kona to Hilo on a Wednesday afternoon. The service was extremely slow, even though there were only two other tables of people there. The waitress brought water instead of... More

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Address: 81-970 Haleki'i St., Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750
Phone Number: (808) 322-2994
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kealakekua

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