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All 230 Kailua-Kona Restaurants

Beach Tree Bar & Grill

100 Ka`upulehu Drive, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 808 325 8000
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Ranked #17 of 230 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Description: Renowned for its signature style of "barefoot elegance," the transformed Beach Tree has a Hawaiian beach house feel marked by 16-foot (5-metre) vaulted ceilings and expansive water views. Trellised seating allows for al fresco dining, and outdoor lounge spaces set the stage for the perfect beachfront cocktail. Chef de Cuisine Nick Mastrascusa – formerly of 57 restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel New York – oversees a menu featuring California cuisine with Italian influences.All wines on the wine list are offered by the glass, half carafe and full bottle. Cocktails feature tropical ingredients, fresh fruit and original combinations, and include the Beach Tree Smash, which mixes pear and lime, and Tom's Pink Shirt, which combines guava liqueur, fresh Waimea strawberries and house-made sweet and sour made from agave nectar and fresh lime juice.
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Montclair, NJ
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

I absolutely loved this restaurant. Yes, it is expensive -- dude, it's the Four Seasons! But the quality of the food and presentation is worth every penny. And the dishes we had (with one exception) were large enough to share. When you sit down, you are greeted with delicious bread and this wonderful tomato pesto that I appreciated because it... More

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Lanai, Hawaii
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145 reviews 145 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Located at the Four Seasons Hualalai, this is a fabulous restaurant serving a great lunch menu with a large array of options. The staff is great and very knowledgeable about the menu offerings. The view from the restaurant is fantastic in an atmosphere that is casual yet delectable. A must stop whether you are staying at the resort or not.

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Newport Beach, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Whether you're staying at the FS/Hualalai or elsewhere on the Big Island, go to the Beach Tree at least once. Make a reservation a day in advance and get there 20 minutes before sunset. Best tables are on the lower level, where you're about 50 ft. from the ocean.

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Los Angeles
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230 reviews 230 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Firstly, this place isn't cheap. But the meal and setting is so nice it makes it one of the only 5 star restaurant reviews I've written, especially when considering the price. The blue cheese burgers and B.T burgers are amazing, worth the $20-$25 price tag. The views of the Four Seasons private beach and landscaped grounds is beautiful. $8 for... More

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Excellent food with casual atmosphere. Staff was very attentive. Great meal for our first night on the island.

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Woodridge, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I ate several lunches off this menu. I loved the mahi mahi fish tacos with chipotle sauce. I especially loved the ahi tuna burger with wasabi slaw-I could eat that every day. Both items could be served with Maui sweet potato chips or parmesan chips-delicious!

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La Quinta, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The Beach Tree is by far the best place for meals. The service by everyone that works there is number 1. We had 15 meals there and had the same waitress ( Leah ) each time. She is the best. Teddy the general manager was outstanding, he and Leah never forgot our names or our favorite drinks. They both made... More

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Portland, Oregon
4 reviews 4 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Beach tree food is fabulous and the setting is stunning. I loved the live music that played while we ate dinner, and seeing the sun set was a beautiful start to our wonderful vacation

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San Clemente, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a great lounge/restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel. We had wine while watching the sunset from this location. Magical experience since it sits directly the sand. Also ate dinner here and would highly recommend it!

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Chicago, Illinois
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98 reviews 98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Having lunch at Beach Tree was such a lovely part of our trip to Kona! I loved the food and atmosphere and our server was great at the beginning of our meal but then forgot about us halfway through. The place got really busy and having been a server in the weeds before I completely understood, but my water was... More

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