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All 8 Kawaihae Restaurants

The Seafood Bar & Grill

61-3642 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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Ranked #7 of 8 Restaurants in Kawaihae
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Sonora, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This place is a sleeper. We read about this place, close to the Hupuna Princes hotel. Started with coconut shrimp on a stick,house salad,seafood curry with rice. Curry a little pricey,29$ well worth every bite. Service was a knock out, especially how crowded this place is. The view of the giant oil tanks at the Matson shipping yard is ???

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The fresh catch of the day was absolutely great. We had mahi with a roasted red pepper sauce with rice. Prices were reasonable the service was great I would highly recommend anybody in the area to try this place out. Don't let the outside appearance for you it is a great place for lunch or dinner.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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93 reviews 93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This place is just right for happy hour on this end of the island. No reservations of course. It is a long happy hour, divided into afternoon and then late evening. During happy hour there are $5 maitais, and $8 coconut shrimp, as well as other selections. I mention these as I like them best. I've been to this place... More 

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West Chicago, Illinois, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Tried this place last year during our stay on the Big Island. Found ourselves dreaming of the grilled calamari, coconut shrimp and black bean seafood combo prior to our arrival back in Hawaii. Headed to The Seafood Bar and Grill the first night we arrived. Very happy to find that the food is still as good as last year!

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Huntington Beach, Ca
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56 reviews 56 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We found the Seafood Bar about 5 years ago looking for a place to watch a football game and have a drink and some food. We were not looking for a place for the most outstanding meal. This place is the best. The owner is almost always on the premises and attentive to the patrons. We were on the Big... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

One of the highlights of my travel is finding memorable places for food, in a good way. Seafood bar and grill is a friendly, laid back restaurant with very friendly staff and really good food. It is frequented by locals, which should speak for itself. I like that the wait staff are friendly, and take the time to explain the... More 

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Belgrade, Montana
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316 reviews 316 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Fresh as can be fish to choose from for a sandwich or entree. We sat down after a very long day of travel and hungry was on our minds. Both of us ordered fresh fish sandwiches. I had Spearfish and my wife had Mahi. Both delicious, perfectly grilled, served with Mac salad or fries. We each had a Scooner of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Every couple of months we take a few days off and visit the big island, we love to cycle the roads here and this restaurant is a perfect distance from waikoloa to stop for lunch. Friendly service and always superb food, reasonable drink prices this is an oasis in a somewhat deserted area of the Kona coast. Today my husband... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I try to eat here at least once every time we are on the Big Island. We were there again and were not disappointed. It is not elegant eating and it seemed that we might have been the only tourists in the place. The locals love it as do we. Less expensive than most of the well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Fantastic short ribs! The Mahi Mahi was fresh. The place is nothing to write home about and there is no view, but we were pleased with the food.

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Additional Information about The Seafood Bar & Grill

Address: 61-3642 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
Phone Number: 808/880-9393
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kawaihae
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Seafood

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