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Huggo's Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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Mangospacho Crab Tower
Chilled Mango, Avocado, Cucumber, Maui onions, Chives
Grilled Big Island Abalone
Garlic Butter, Gomo Wakame
Fresh Island Caught Sashimi
Pickled ginger‏ & fresh wasabi.
Wasabi Dusted Fritto Misto
Calamari, rock shrimp, artichokes chipotle aioli and lime-chive sauce.
Kona Kai Sizzling Shrimp
Garlic, parsley, shrimp stock, herbs & butter
Big Island Farm Raised Kumamoto Oysters
Half dozen with local citrus mignonette, wasabi tobiko
Ali’i mushrooms, pesto, caramelized onions, mozzarella $12.00
Prosciutto, arugula, goat cheese $12.00
Tomato, mozzarella, basil $10.00
Kona Flat Breads
roasted garlic bulb, Cambozola cheese, parmesan, olive oil, rosemary.
Guava Braised Baby Back Ribs
Hoisin BBQ sauce & asian herb slaw
Ginger Steamed Clams
Hawaiian chilies, sake, crispy long rice
Locally Caught Ahi Tuna “Poke” Tower
Avocado, seaweed salad, frisée lettuce, exotic chips
$30 - $50
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
American, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After a long flight, I do not want to get in the car and drive to dinner. I wish we had found Huggo’s the first night we were in Kona and not the last, as it is a 5-minute walk from the Royal Kona! We...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were staying next door at the Royal Kona Resort and thought that we should try out Huggo’s. As it turned out we were glad we did! We didn’t have a dinner reservation (recommended!) and arrived about 7:00 PM. The Hostess was very accommodating, since...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Recycle1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our first time trying Huggo’s and we weren’t disappointed! The food was fantastic (don’t get me started on their complementary Banana MacNut Muffins!!) and our waitress was fun, super friendly and did an amazing job!! You won’t be able to find a better...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank bluelavadreams
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had my mother's 60th birthday dinner here. We had 16 people on our trip with us and Huggo's was very accomodating to our party. The waiter was amazing and kept up with everyone's drinks and food orders. The food was very good and we...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank CBauer7
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Perfect location on waters edge near major downtown area and nearby parking lot. Spacious and every table has a view of the water. Large cocktail and drinks offerings done well. Great variety of classic seafood dishes. We had evening special of monchong that was fabulous....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jblmdmba
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely setting on the water. Can eat with with your feet in the sand! Live music at sunset. Hawaiian beer on tap. There is a bar scene as well.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 130avar
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I went to Huggo's to celebrate our 25th anniversary. We sat right on the water, which was beautiful watching the sun set. We ordered the Cioppino and the mahi-mahi, both which were excellent. The Kona coffee cheesecake was one of the best...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Karen K
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was our last "dining out" experience together before getting ready to return home to Canada the next day. It was an early Valentine's Day Dinner, so to speak. Huggo's had been recommended by a couple of people including the cab driver who drove us...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Colin52
Reviewed 1 week ago

In general, they have a great view of the ocean and sunsets. However, this does not get you past the $19 burger and ok service. We went one day after a rain and none of the seats or tables were wiped down. The hostess sat...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lazy Sunday, and I don’t want to cook tonight. Huggos comes highly rated, and indeed it lives up to its reputation. Easy to reserve by OpenTable, warm welcome, exciting menu choices, appetisers abalone and ribs to share, followed by the chef’s special “Hook, Line &...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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December 18, 2016|
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Response from emron1 | Reviewed this property |
They do serve really good breakfasts, and great breakfast pizzas, which I couldn't wrap my head around at first. However, they are awesome. Enjoy!
May 21, 2016|
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Response from PB V | Reviewed this property |
I did no sot see eel either. Just remember to sit away from the other Huggo's, though, if you want quiet.
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