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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 #6 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

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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98 helpful votes 98 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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88 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We came across this place 7 years ago and enjoyed it so we wanted to try it again this trip. We were not disappointed, both our meals were good and we were happy we returned. Service was good, a lot of locals were in for lunch, the prices reasonable for the area. We would return.

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Los Angeles, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

This is a second floor restaurant. We had to wait for a table and had to keep reminding them that we were waiting, even after tables became available. The menu was good. The food was pretty good although not fantastic.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Best dish is Black bean seafood combination. An outstanding dish. All other dinners are great too. Wonderful ambiance. Great service. Friendly staff. Very comfortable chairs & tables. Very reasonable prices.

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Vancouver, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

It's taken me a while to write this review. We visited in March 2014 during our spring break visit and am reminded of this restaurant by my daughter as I plan our next Big Island visit next March. We both loved this place, not for the ambiance, but for the food. We came here twice during our visit, recommended to... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Don"t go, to this not worth the money you don't get your money's worth. Not a nice location, have to walk on gravel, in sandals, walk up grass hill, for dessert, not enough chairs or food tables.

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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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