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Huggo's Restaurant

75-5828 Kahakai Rd, Ste B, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5308
808-329-1493
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Ranked #36 of 224 restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This is definitely the place to be at sunset and that's why you'll want to make reservations in advance because everyone else has the same idea. But if you can't get dinner reservations with a glorious view of the ocean and the sunset, know that a drink at the raised tables in the bar is a close second. Our dinner... More

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Weatherford, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Huggo's was by far our most favorite restaurant on this trip .... So much so that we came back & are at its sister restaurant twice!!! The food was absolutely delicious (we suggest the ahi, lobster tail & prime rib) & prices compared to other gourmet restaurants. The sunset view is stunning (you want a 6:30 reservation). All of the... More

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Denver
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

We at a couple of nice restaurants in Kailua-Kona while on our honeymoon (including Jackie Rey’s), this place was the best of the bunch. Huggo’s has two places, the tiki bar on the beach (on the Rocks), and the regular restaurant (which the hostess called the lounge). The food was wonderful, the ocean views were wonderful and the service was... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Romantic dining right on the ocean. Food and wine selection is very good. Kailua Bay Cioppino was excellent! Wait staff is attentive and knowledgable. Highly recommend using Open Table for reservations online. Very popular seafood restaurant. Entertainment was average (mostly ignored) and did not add or subtract from a very romantic dining experience.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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27 reviews 27 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This restaurant is a real find. The tables are on the beach, in the sand! They serve food in bamboo steamer baskets. They have live music. The view is fabulous...most especially at sunset. It's right on the main drag of Ali'i Drive, near all the main shops, etc. and beside the Royal Kona Hotel.

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Ede, Nederland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We had some nice dinner at Hugo's. Mahi mahi on risotto was delicious! The fettucini was very tasteful as well. Chocolate pie was so huge, we took a bit home :)

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Frisco, Texas
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10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Huggo's is located over the water, best location in Kona. Service is a little inconsistent, but the food is always great. Bar drinks are good also....worth the price. Reservations are recommended

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Sparks, Nevada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The way they treat their customers is rude, they accused my wife of being drunk because she has Bell Palsy & has a tendency to look like she has had too much to drink. They handled the situation poorly which ended in humiliation & embarrassment. The price you pay for the view exceeds the quality of the food, drinks &... More

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Tim C, Manager at Huggo's Restaurant, responded to this review

Aloha, I want to offer our deepest apologies to you and your wife for you experience at Huggo's. We are so proud of our staff and their professionalism, to hear that something like this happened truly is hard on all of us. Our staff is a very highly trained group of professionals who take pride in their work as well... More

McHenry, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We ate here twice because we liked it so much. I recommend you get reservations and ask for a table overlooking the water. The ocean breeze and sunset view can't be beat. Plus they light up the water and fish are attracted to it, so it's like viewing an oceanarium while you are eating once the sun goes down. They... More

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Dunboyne, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Excellent food, magical location beside the sea.very friendly and helpful staff. Advance booking recommended

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