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Quinn's Almost By The Sea

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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Sandwiches, Pub, Hawaiian
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75-5655 Palani Rd Ste A, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1618
+1 808-329-3822
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 109
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch-don't walk by!

Such good seafood, sandwiches and drinks! This little place is a gem with a lovely back garden. As locals we just love having this place. My favorite drink is the Quinn's Quencher. All the sandwiches are fresh and delicious and large! I bring half home for later. Great fresh fish entrees and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
LisaMarieScubaDiva
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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50 reviews 50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Such good seafood, sandwiches and drinks! This little place is a gem with a lovely back garden. As locals we just love having this place. My favorite drink is the Quinn's Quencher. All the sandwiches are fresh and delicious and large! I bring half home for later. Great fresh fish entrees and salads. All delicious! The staff goes out of... More 

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Madison Heights, Virginia
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120 reviews 120 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The shrimp is good. Big prawns and lots of them. They have lots of beer on tap and the martinis are good. It's more local than tourists and it felt like a great place to pull up a stool and have a drink.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Tried it because it was across the street from our hotel. It was popular - had a short wait. Decor was laid back. Service was good. Portions were very large. Prices were what I would expect for seafood and the location - not budget.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is one of the best local restaurant and bars downtown in Kailua Kona. Very casual and lots of fun. The fish and chips were the best I'd had and I go back often. Your plate is nice and full for a totally reasonable price. Mine tasted great all the times I've gone here. The waiter/waitresses are all courteous and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Was told by friends to try the calamari and it was best I have had. Fish and chips was also good. Reasonably priced and outside eating area was nice

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Nevada City, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Love the Ono....but, not in tacos. It is just the best when grilled! Have eaten here several times and will continue to do so next visit!

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Kent, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Great food, loved the cocktails and the staff were friendly so were other diners. Had a good time in and they had free wifi.

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Kelowna, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

No wonder its called Quinns "Almost by the Sea". THEY SERVE FROZEN FISH!! After asking the locals where the best place to have fish & chips would be we were told to go to Quinns. So we decided to try dinner here Friday night. My husband ordered a gingerale (Which tasted muddy) I had water. We finally settled on the... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I liked the location and down to earth feel. Nice music and patio. Service was good. Seemed like it was all locals... Good sign. Good food at a good price.

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San Diego, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Absolutely the best fish and chips we've ever had. Very light beer batter used in the preparation of the meal. There is no view of anything really. But the quality of the fish is just plain excellent. The prices went up a little from last year, but still worth it very much. We plan on going back next week for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 75-5655 Palani Rd Ste A, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1618
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-3822

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Sandwiches, Pub, Hawaiian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?