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The Hualalai Grille

100 Kaupulehu Dr., Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
(808) 325-8525
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Ranked #49 of 232 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Reservations
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Oswego, Illinois
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Great service, great food, great décor, what's not to like. If you don't eat here at least once on your trip, it will be a shame.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I waited 12 minutes for our server to great us with an apology. The food was good, I had a filet with spicy asparagus, there was nothing spicy about it though. My iced tea sat empty for 10 minutes only to be refilled tea only and no ice. I don't mind paying $50+ for a meal but there is an... More

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Beautiful way to start your morning sitting by the ocean with an amazing fresh breakfast. Every morning staff was so friendly, fresh juice and coffee nothing to complain about here.

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63 reviews 63 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

After the tsunami, this went from a golf clubhouse bar to a formal restaurant. This is now probably the most formal restaurant on the resort. The have less seafood than 'ULU, but more steaks, and even oysters. You do not have an ocean view, but a decent resort view, as well as the sky after sunset. We like 'ULU better,... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Enjoyed a tasty steak dinner at this restaurant overlooking the golf course. Arrive before sunset to catch beautiful views of the setting sun. Excellent service.

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Woodridge, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Food excellent. Went for the crab legs, even though it is primarily a steak grille. The atmosphere was beautiful, but there were parents that did not control their screaming and running around children. Service was very good.

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California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We had a romantic dinner at this restaurant and had the steak and lobster. The food was quite filling and our server was so attentive. We actually ate there twice during our stay.

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Hewitt, New Jersey
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Decent food, but I recommend going to Beach Tree instead. Much better views of the ocean and similar food. Hours are limited at the Hualalai Grille. No lunch served.

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Guam
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15 reviews 15 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

My family, relatives, and friends (14 people) had dinner here on July 18, 2014. This was for my youngest daughter's wedding reception. As Pacific islanders (from Guam and Hawaii) and relatives who are Japanese-Hawaiians, we eat rice daily. Unfortunately, this stupid restaurant not only did not have rice for this particular evening, I was told by our waiter that they... More

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New York City, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

The food here was good, however, we did have some service hiccups at the beginning. They were able to overcome it, but wish it would have been better from the start.

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Address: 100 Kaupulehu Dr., Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
Phone Number: (808) 325-8525
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
Cuisine: Asian

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