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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 #61 of 234 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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New York City, New York
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81 reviews 81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I have mixed feelings about this dining experience. The food was good but not outstanding. Our waiter was very accommodating and not only made substitutions for us but brought additional sides that we did not order which was a really nice offering. However, as kind as our waiter was the service was painfully slow. The restaurant was severely understaffed and... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Every year our group tries a different restaurant for TG dinner. How could we go wrong with the Four Seasons? Even with the inflated price for turkey dinner how could we go wrong? When we made the reservation a week ago I was told it would be a 3 course meal. Salad, dinner plate and dessert. Drinks were very good... More 

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Oswego, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

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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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
67 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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24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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
22 helpful votes 22 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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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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