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Kona Brewing Company

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Address: 75-5629 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1664
Phone Number: 808 334 2739
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A must stop

Great beer - not the best I've had but this is Kona Hawaii. The service is actually top notch and the food is awesome. The pizza is well known and so are their sliders... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Indianapolis, IN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried this restaurant based on a recommendation from hotel staff. It was ok. We choose two types of pizza and did a half and half on a medium. We liked the dough a lot, but not the combos we picked. Despite what the waiter said, we thought a more "generic" topping wold have been much better than the pesto... More 

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Medford, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great beer - not the best I've had but this is Kona Hawaii. The service is actually top notch and the food is awesome. The pizza is well known and so are their sliders. Outdoor seating is ok as the place is in an industrial area.

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Antelope, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After over 5 days at sea we finally arrived in Kona, Hawaii. Wanted something local for lunch and found Kona Brewing Co right away. Wonderful selections of beer. If we had more time I would have been happy to have a pint of every beer on the menu! Talking to table mates, the other beers sounded good! Enjoyed a few... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your schedule doesn't permit you to take a tour of the brewery, definitely stop in for a lovely afternoon flight & some sweet souvenirs. My girlfriends and I are all from the west coast, so there are many beers from Kona brewing that we'd had before. I say, be adventurous & try ones that are only available in Kona... More 

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Madera, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pizza and even better beer. Usually our first night go to for dinner. Get a growler that you can take back and have refilled. Sitting outside with the geckos is fun.

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Front Royal, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by to check out the place. Could not tour the brewery due to time constraints. But we did try the restaurant/pub. There is inside seating and bar and outside seating. Also a larger area to one side for large groups/office parties. We sat outside. Tried their beers which are really great. Also, we shared a small Greek Pizza.... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had children and adults in a small party so we were really concerned about the wait time, but we were seated quite quickly. There is an outdoor pub setup so that you could buy drinks while waiting and there was a brewery tour. The food was great and the portions were more than adequate.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Tourist Must See. We have NEVER BEEN HERE with Less than an hour wait. Usually ends up being 30-45 min. Gives You time to Shop in the Gift Shop and spend Lots of $$$$. After eating and shopping don't forget to stop by the Keg Shack next door. On Tap Kona Brews in Great Collector Pints, Liters,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

We were lucky to be able to reserve tickets for the brewery-tour on short notice. They are 5$ per person and absolutely worth it. Some souvenir-chainrings and a beer-tasting (4 different beers, some of them only available on tap) were included. The tour was rather short for the brewery isn't that big, but the beer-tasting was fun. We were on... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

If you go at normal lunch/dinner hours always seems to be a long wait. Place is quite popular. The beer is excellent and the unpretentious food good. Many different kinds of locally brewed beer that you can only get at the restaurant. Get a beer sampler to try three different beers without getting wasted. Pizzas, salads, sandwiches are good in... More 

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