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Big Island Grill

75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
808-326-1153
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Ranked #21 of 230 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

It was the best broiled fish sandwich we had on this trip to the Big Island. It was the "catch of the day" -Mahi mahi. all the other dishes we got were ok...loco moco and noodles...just average...would go back.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

We regret not trying this place until closer to the end of our stay. Food was amazing, only downfall is service. The place gets very busy and you can end up waiting for a seat or being forgotten about to get your order, your food or even refill on your drink.

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San Diego, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Came here after dropping our friends off at the airport. We had been eating so much for the week that we decided to split the "EVERYTHING" omelette and are we glad we did . Plenty for the two of us with two scoops of rice. Waitress very friendly and despite the fact that she had two VERY large family tables... More

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Nice folks, quality food, usually lots of seating, lots of choices on the menu for all tastes. Never a bad experience for us. Breakfast and lunch is good but not had dinner yet. Last time I looked they had a drive-up window too. Lots of parking most of the time and you are right in the village. the Ironman runs... More

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Bedford, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Quite busy on a Saturday evening about 6 o'clock - my 2 traveling companions and I met a local friend here, a former co-worker of one of us. He suggested it and apparently it is a favorite of his. The prices are reasonable, and the food is well-prepared if not spectacular. The portions are generous. One friend and I had... More

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Twain Harte, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Best food on the island, we ate here almost everyday, breakfast the French toast is outstanding, lunch the gravy, cabbage and pork was great, dinner the orential chicken salad great, hate to leave Kona, because we enjoy the people so much.

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Arenal Volcano National Park, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We were visiting and looking for some good food and not brak the bank and we found it here. Very healthy six portions and good food. Servers were Pleasant. There were some really good looking deserts going by but I was too full to get one, maybe next time. Nothing fancy but very good eating.

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Eugene, Oregon
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Recommended by a friend, I'll do the same. Common, no frills interior, but clean and short wait for breakfast. Good menu selection (loco moco was very good). Prices reasonable. Easy to find, adequate parking.

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Humble, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by a local guy. My wife and I came here and were pleasantly surprised. Gr8 food good prices.

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San Mateo, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We came here for lunch and ordered loco moco-white rice with 2 beef patties with fried egg on top in a gravy sauce; -- good; Hawaiian plate- beef: pork; chicken and fish Lau Lau -all in one wrapped up in ti leaves: poi: brown rice: lomi lomi- They give big serving! Masked sure you're hungry- good food

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Address: 75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
Phone Number: 808-326-1153
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Cuisine: American

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