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“Great gem of a find” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Island Fish & Chips

Island Fish & Chips
69-250 Waikoloa Beach, Kings Shops, Waikoloa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96738
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Ranked #20 of 58 Restaurants in Waikoloa
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Takeout
kjtraveler2008
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78 reviews 78 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
“Great gem of a find”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Right behind Tommy Bahama's. It was delicious, sat out on the lake, some of the best fish and chips around. Nice lunch which was recommended by the locals.

Visited September 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“A quick fun fish place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012 via mobile

This was are 4 th time to have had lunch at this place tucked behind Tommy Bahamas . Seems to be fresh fish and a great place to sit down and enjoy the view of the lake . It's a walk up affair and tables are scattered about and there is a pergola that you can dine under on the water and are nine year old loves to feed the koi his fries that are in the lake . It was just under 28.00 for two of us to eat .

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Champaign, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Cheap, fast, and hot, but not too good”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

I've eaten here 3 times over 3 different trips, all on my arrival day when I am tired and hungry. Each time I have enjoyed it well enough (cheap, fast, and hot), but the food is really not that good. Most or all of the items look like they come frozen and are just fried there. But, it is one of the most affordable and quick meals in Waikoloa, so you get what you pay for. The cole slaw and guava jelly are good. Eat it when you land, and find something better later.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Best fish and chips ever”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

First, this place is not a sit-down restaurant. It is a counter. There is one guy who stands behind it and fries your fish for you while you wait. But, wow! WOW! The fish and chips were amazing. The fried shrimp was amazing. Ask for all the dipping sauces especially the guava jelly because it's worth it. We were so excited about this place, we ate fish and chips for breakfast. They open early... It's not cheap as in $10-12 per order of (3 fish and fries per order). But heck, it's worth every penny

Visited August 2012
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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83 reviews 83 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“Great food and Great view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

Right on the lagoon at the Kings Shops, this little place has great food and excellent outside atmosphere.

Visited February 2012
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