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Foster's Kitchen

75-5805 Alii Dr, Suite DU, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1374
+1 808-326-1600
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, American, Cajun & Creole, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
75-5805 Alii Dr, Suite DU, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1374
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Foster's Kitchen
1. Fresh
"This is a 5 on any scale."
Jerry B
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2. Local
"Great food."
Richard G
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3. Scratch
" Everything is made from scratch with all fresh ingredients!"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate here twice. The first time it was great, great service and food. So good we came back the next night. However, we were disappointed the second time. The food and service weren’t as good. First night my wife had the fresh catch Mahi...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BarnScott
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is great. Service was very efficient and the vibe was relaxed and fun. And they could accommodate my soy allergy. Appetizers try the Cajun ahi tuna. Wow. It was delicious. My husband had the chicken which apparently was featured on Guy Fieri’s show....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jackie075
Reviewed 3 days ago

We came here for dinner with three out of town friends. This is one slow food restaurant! The stuffed mushroom app.s were too smothered in sauce and cheese to taste them. The stuffed chicken was just ok, along with the Thai salad. Fresh catch po...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jacqueline J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Two years ago, we frequented Fosters right after it opened. Loved it then and still love the food there now on our return Kona trip. Good luck on your second location in Waikoloa. Looking forward to more meals our next visit to Kona!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 237mozim
Reviewed 6 days ago

The restaurant was busy and had to wait for a table, but it was definitely worth it. A tour guide from Mauna Kea Adventures highly recommended the BBQ ribs and they were fantastic. I am a BBQ guy and these ribs and the BBQ sauce...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank craigt51
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fosters kitchen gets it just right! The weather was 85° and it was much cooler up on their balcony deck. With a view of the ocean and prompt friendly service it just got better when the food arrived. I ordered a lime a lot cocktail...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved dinner at Foster's Kitchen. Fish and Chips, Fresh fish of the day and flatbread were all delicious.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Barbara3673
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great staff and even better food. The only thing lacking is the view, but not their fault there is a huge electrical line right at eye level. Creative menu, using all fresh and freshly made. A definite stopping place while in kona, even if only...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank loriburke2012
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by for lunch with no reservations, but still sat on the balcony. Food was good, view was ok. Darn if that electrical line was right at beach level! Lol. Good service and nice staff.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mthebaker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eight diners drive-ins and dives place who didn’t disappoint. Attentive service and wonderful view to relax by. Tried the stuff mushroom appetizer very good and the candy bacon club it was OK. Parking is available in the parking lot right behind the restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank advcards
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August 9, 2018|
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Response from jgfhawaii | Property representative |
Yes we do. Please call (808) 326-1600. Mahalo 🤙
April 10, 2018|
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Response from jgfhawaii | Property representative |
Yes we do. All items that can be prepared GF are marked on our menu with an icon. Mahalo
James W
August 25, 2017|
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Response from jgfhawaii | Property representative |
Aloha James, mahalo for your interest in our place. Unfortunately we will not be open on Thanksgiving. We are very people oriented and want our staff to be able to spend time with their friends and families on this holiday... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5805 Alii Dr, Suite DU, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1374
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-1600
  • E-mail
Fresh from the land and sea around the big of Hawai'i, we offer locally sourced food for your enjoyment.
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