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Umekes Ali'i Plaza

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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$9 - $15
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Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian
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Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just what was advertised and reviewed. We had perfect poke that was so fresh and delicious! We watched Guy Fierri’s Triple D show all the time. He went to Umekes and we definitely wanted to try this place once in Hawaii. We were...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank mahog1960
NakoaP, Manager at Umekes Ali'i Plaza, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha, Mahalo for your comments. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us! We hope to have you join us again someday soon to try out more favorites. Have a wonderful day, Umekes Management Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a quick and efficient stop to grab a bowl and take it to enjoy at the beach. It’s definitely a take out vs dine in but good quality and nice poke choices.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank kniff
NakoaP, Manager at Umekes Ali'i Plaza, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Aloha, Mahalo for your comments. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal at our grab and go location! We invite you to join us at Umekes Fish Marker Bar & Grill; our second location featuring the same great poke recipes we...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place its self doesn't seem like much....but give it a try. The best Poke bowls. The Tuna is so fresh and amazing.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank vbalabous
NakoaP, Manager at Umekes Ali'i Plaza, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Aloha, Mahalo for your comments. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our fresh poke bowls! We hope to have you join us again after your next surf sesh :) Have a wonderful day, Umekes Management Team

Reviewed October 9, 2019

group of 4 ordered sushi & poke salads to go! Fresh & Tasty! we hope to go back to dine in sometime soon!

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank AHTTIV
NakoaP, Manager at Umekes Ali'i Plaza, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2019

Aloha, Mahalo for your comments. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us! We hope to have you join us again someday soon! Have a wonderful day, Umekes Management Team

Reviewed October 4, 2019 via mobile

If you find yourself in Kailua -Kona and looking for poke this is a must try ! We asked the locals where they would go and this place did not disappoint ! From their poke to their spicy crab salad and beef bowl ,you are...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank 378mariannee
NakoaP, Manager at Umekes Ali'i Plaza, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2019

Aloha Marianne, Mahalo for your comments. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us! We hope to have you join us again someday soon to try out more local favorites. Have a wonderful day, Umekes Management Team

Reviewed October 1, 2019 via mobile

We ordered teriyaki chicken bowls (one with mac salad and one with crab salad) and let me tell you...I can’t wait for my next Hawaii trip to come back here. I cleared my bowl so quick...the food was delicious! Chicken was so well marinated and...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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NakoaP, Manager at Umekes Ali'i Plaza, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2019

Aloha, Mahalo for your comments. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our teriyaki chicken bowl! We hope to have you join us again someday soon to try out more local favorites. Have a wonderful day, Umekes Management Team

Reviewed September 24, 2019 via mobile

While working in Kailua-Kona last week, I picked up lunch at Umeke's. I had heard other folks talking about Umeke's but it sounded like it was far from the office. But when I checked the Internet, I noticed they had two locations in Kailua-Kona. The...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Kevin M
NakoaP, Manager at Umekes Ali'i Plaza, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2019

Aloha Kevin, Mahalo for your comments. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our food and service. What makes our poke and seafood dishes so popular is that we only serve the freshest fish, with each batch of poke made in small portions...More

Reviewed September 11, 2019

This is the perfect place to pick up Poke or eat out on the patio. The staff is happy and helpful. A must for us while staying in Kona.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Kathy M
NakoaP, Manager at Umekes Ali'i Plaza, responded to this reviewResponded September 11, 2019

Aloha Kathy, Mahalo for your comments. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our poke and amazing staff! We hope to have you join us again someday soon to try out more local favorites. Have a wonderful day, Umekes Management Team

Reviewed September 6, 2019 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch while visiting the area. Parking can be tricky but it’s worth the effort for good, fresh local food at non-tourist prices. We ate at the benches outdoors. It was a more authentic, and probably tastier, lunch than we would have...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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NakoaP, Manager at Umekes Ali'i Plaza, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2019

Aloha, Mahalo for your comments. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us! We hope to have you join us again someday soon to try out more favorites. Have a wonderful day, Umekes Management Team

Reviewed August 29, 2019 via mobile

This place isn’t on the water, it’s not fancy. But, it has good prices, draft beer & cocktails and they have the absolute BEST POKE q(quality, choices and portions) we had anywhere in the area! It’s also close to two good breweries; Kona & Ola....More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank LauraBax3
NakoaP, Manager at Umekes Ali'i Plaza, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2019

Aloha Laura, Mahalo for your comments. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal with us! We hope to have you join us again someday soon to try out more favorites. Have a wonderful day, Umekes Management Team

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dawnlkmartinez
October 4, 2018|
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Response from NakoaP | Property representative |
Aloha! We do not offer poi as a regular menu item, yet we do sometimes have it as a special. However, we will always have Lau Lau on the menu. Hope you can join us soon.
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SKSA
June 13, 2016|
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Response from NakoaP | Property representative |
Google Maps or Google Search will help you as we have a virtual tour we also have online ordering and menu available online as well as business hours under Umekes Poke 808
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