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75-5591 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
808-329-2960
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Ranked #108 of 235 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Cuisines: American
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English first
Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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25 reviews 25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Eating at the bowling alley may sound strange but the food and service at Chubby's is awesome! We come here all the time. Todays specials just to list a few would be furikake chicken, tripe stew and oxtail soup. You can also order from the menu. For lunch I'm having the chicken katsu Cesar salad...my favorite! My boyfriend is having... More 

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Hawaii
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125 reviews 125 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

First of all this place is not easy to find. I was told its in the Kona bowling alley in Lanihau shopping center. Easy enough to find? Huh … there's no signs anywhere that say bowling alley and there's no signs that say Chubby's. You have to already have experience this place to know its location. At any rate we... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Most restaurants close about 9 PM. Chubby Diner has extended hours. The restaurant is located inside a bowling alley. There is a large parking lot with limited available spaces at times. There are several local dishes on the menu and several fast food sandwiches on the menu. There is a soda fountain serving ice cream and special drinks. The prices... More 

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Wailuku, Hawaii
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56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

So many people told our family thta when in Kona, this place was the place to eat. It wasn't all that. If you think this place is good, you should come to Maui and eat at Da Kitchen. Now that place is ono! I would pass. Aloha!

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Seattle
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Inside a bowling alley? We were a bit doubtful about eating at Chubby's but it ended up being a great experience. There is a great area for kids to play games so our granddaughters had fun and a place to run off some energy. The food was plentiful and delicious. We got there early thinking that it was not a... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

big size order, and good on price. best chop steak i had in myh whole life. mac salad is great. would came back again.

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Victoria, BC
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90 reviews 90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Chubby's is not really easy to find and you really have to want local good food without the fancy. First of all it is in a bowling alley and the restaurant's name is NOT outside. You have to know it is there. Seeing as it is in a bowling forget about having a romantic conversation. Between the ringing of bells... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Located in a bowling alley, people line up for Chubby's daily specials. My husband chose the Loco Moco, a Hawaiian breakfast special of Kalua pig, rice, gravy with a fried egg on top. He is a big eater however he did experience a lead belly and could not move for hours.

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Reno, Nevada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Six of us went here for breakfast on the basis of previous reviews both here & on yelp. Breakfast was so-so, ambiance fine if you're there to bowl. For those of us who ordered waffles & pancakes there was only one choice of syrup & it was soon gone with all of us using it. Also had to request more... More 

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Orange, California, USA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Bowling Alleys are great places to eat in Hawaii...Chubby's Diner is no exception in Kailua-Kona, HI. You can see the bowling alley from the highway, but trying to get to the bowling alley is a little confusing as it is tucked away in the back of the parking lot. There is no sign on the front of the bowling alley.... More 

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Additional Information about Chubby's Diner

Address: 75-5591 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: 808-329-2960
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:45 pm
Cuisine: American

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