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La Bourgogne French Restaurant

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77-6400 Nalani St Ste 101, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-9763
808 329 6711
Today
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Scenic view

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  • 75
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful French cuisine in a small intimate setting

Really excellent food if you are tired of the merely good offerings in Kona. Perfectly prepared. Options include duck, rack of lamb, veal sweetbreads and more. I recommend the chocolate souffle. Great wine list.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Scenic view
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115 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Really excellent food if you are tired of the merely good offerings in Kona. Perfectly prepared. Options include duck, rack of lamb, veal sweetbreads and more. I recommend the chocolate souffle. Great wine list.

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Bellingham, Washington
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Hard to imagine a French dinner when in Kona, but La Bourgogne tries to provide the experience. Food was acceptable to all our group, but not 'best in the world.' Wines were enjoyed, but pricey. Bring your wallet.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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94 reviews 94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

When I used to come to Hawaii to visit, I always discarded the idea of eating in a French restaurant with no view. I have lived here many years now, and it took all this time to decide to try La Bourgogne. I really missed out for a long time. The menu is varied without being burdensome. As I studied... More 

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Fairbanks
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

I recently visited this restaurant while on vacation in Kona. Even with advance notice, they were not able to make a reservation for our entire traveling party of 9, but we did get a table for 6. After seeing the size of the dining room, I can understand why. My party had frog's legs and baked brie as appetizers, both... More 

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Koloa, Hawaii
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149 reviews 149 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This is a lovely resto with excellent French food in a lovely atmosphere that takes you right out of Hawaii and into very good French dining. the atmosphere is lovely in this small, intimate resto with very friendly, warm service that was excellent and efficient. i am assuming that the hostess is the owner and she is lovely, friendly, very... More 

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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Celebrated my birthday here after reading reviews. Call well ahead to insure you can get a reservation. Only 10 tables. Personal service and wonderful food. Owner and wife very pleasant. No windows, so don't plan on having an ocean view. Feels like a French farmhouse. Too full for dessert this trip. Highly recommend

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Vancouver, BC
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

After reading several good reviews of this restaurant, we decided to try it on our last night in Kona. The food was absolutely delicious, particularly the seared duck liver (or foie gras), which was followed by duck for me (very good!) and venison (also very good) for hubby. We even opted for desserts, being creme brulee and apple tatin, both... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Lovely French restaurant in Kona...you would never guess from looking at the outside that the inside reminds you of a lovely French cafe. Food was extraordinary using fresh ingredients from the island! As a matter of fact, we ran into the owner at the organic market the next morning where he was getting items for that night's meal! If you... More 

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New City, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We are regulars here for almost 20 years . Colleen and Ron are your hosts and chef. The food is excellent witha wine list that is very very reasonable with a host of fine wine. The place is quite small and reservations are a must but it is well worth it. The typical French dishes like onoin soup and lobster... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

I've been in La Bourgogne 3 or 4 times and it was great every time. The food is very good and the owners I think are very nice. I see that some customers who wrote bad reviews complain that the owners were rude; I don't know of course what this is about but I suspect that this is just lack... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 77-6400 Nalani St Ste 101, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-9763
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: 808 329 6711

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 55 - 55
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Scenic view
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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