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Ocean Seafood Chinese Restaurant

75-5626 Kuakini Hwy Ste 3, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3116
(808) 329-3055
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Ranked #178 of 226 restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Cuisines: Chinese
Most recent review
- Nov 13, 2013
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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52 reviews 52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

Have been coming here for years. Yes the dinner buffet is lukewarm and the quality of the meats is questionable but it fills you up, has a decent variety of choices and is affordable. Service is good especially for a short staffed Chinese restaurant. If you are not picky or expecting anything too nice...go for it. Otherwise stay away &... More

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East Wakefield, New Hampshire
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35 reviews 35 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I need to agree with some of the previous entries. We have been here over the last several years but this year has been very different. We arrived and decided to try this place once again as we had good food and service in the past. Well this time it was different on two separate visits! Food was cold and... More

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Lyndon Station, Wisconsin
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

We arrived yesterday and had seen this place in a magazine we picked up in Honolulu while waiting for the inter-island plane. The advertised buffet was average at best. Several of the items were cold. Some of the meats were dry as well. Service was just about non-existent and got worse after a foursome arrived. We actually had ask for... More

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

You can order plates of food and feed a family of 5 for around $100, my family does this for special occasions! It's a great place to take a group because of the seating and they can split checks pretty easily. The salt & pepper fish is the best!

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Shohola, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Went to this place after we arrived in Kona, was in walking distance from our hotel, Courtyard by Marriott. My wife wanted takeout. The staff was helpful in getting me what I wanted and even made half portion of fried rice. We had the ribs and crispy fried chicken wings with the rice. Was very good. Cooked fresh and hot.... More

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

It's a bit of Old Kailua. Restaurant has been there forever but under new ownership for the last 10 years or so. It's right on the waterfront along the seawall so ocean views are a definite. Decor is a bit of old Kona and probably not to the liking of those looking for super swanky place to eat. The Ahi... More

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kona
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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Do not eat here. Don't even step in the door. The fact that this place is still open is only testament to the complete dysfunction of the local food safety inspection regime. The kitchen cleanliness and food storage practices in this place are horrifyingly bad. You can bet that there have been vermin snacking on the food on your plate... More

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kona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

found a roach in my food and they only credit that dish off bill. the manager was nice and food tasted good, but my stomach turned when i seen the roach legs after eatting most of the food

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Columbia, Missouri
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2012

I looked at the buffet and knew that I should order off the menu if I wanted something freshly cooked. They didn't even have crag rangoons on the buffet. Isn't that mandatory? I ordered vegetarian fried rice, because I was starving; otherwise, I would have just left. The server didn't speak English, but he certainly tried before calling someone over... More

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St. Albert, Alberta
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

We arrived late for the lunch buffet, and the owner offered to have anything we wanted made up fresh, which was much appreciated. What was left on the buffet was adequate for our needs, and a good price ($10.50). Don't think I would pay more for this, even when it is hot and fresh. Didn't try the menu items, they... More

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