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

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
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Eugene, Oregon
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Awesome view and food. Expensive but nice for a one time special occasion. Got a great table without a reservation because of a last minute cancellation and were not disappointed. Wonderful outside seating with the ocean right on our side.

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Edmonton, Canada
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156 reviews 156 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Stopped in thinking no bookings were necessary but they are. Luckily they had a 2-top on the rail overlooking the bay as the sun was setting. We shared a bottle of Napa Valley Sauvignion Blanc while had Mahi-mahi and my daughter had Opho. Perfect food, flavour, quantity. Next door is Huggo on the Rocks which does not require reservations and... More

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Littleton, Colorado, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I went there for a burger and a beer and they delivered what i wanted. The service was ok and the location perfect. They had a cheesy band but that is what i guess is expected. I hear the more formal side is much better.

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