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All 8 Kawaihae Restaurants

The Seafood Bar & Grill

61-3642 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
808/880-9393
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Ranked #6 of 8 Restaurants in Kawaihae
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $25
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Salem, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW 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 NEW

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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Stockton
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101 reviews 101 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
39 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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8 reviews 8 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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Saratoga, California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Stopped in for lunch after a morning at Beach 69 (Waialea). beer on tap was cold & tasty. fish sandwiches were delicious - we spotted the pineapple-macadamia nut coleslaw and ordered that as a shared side, wow! restaurant is upstairs; view is of a working harbor (not great, but interesting). Very good stop while touring the northwest side of the... More

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Swedesboro, New Jersey
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We went here as a last minute meal after doing a manta ray night snorkel. We shared the Island Salad which was awesome - would be great with a protein added as a full meal. My husband and I each got the fish sandwich with the fresh fish of the day (I can't remember what the fish was). Very hot,... More

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tucson az
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92 reviews 92 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

On second floor of two story building across from the Commercial harbor. Park around the back. The fish is what is caught that day or the night before. Cooked by someone who really knows how to do it. Wonderful place! Nice looking Mai tais- although we did not try them. Would certainly go back!!

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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 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 25
Cuisine: Seafood

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