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You Make The Roll

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75-5725 Alii Dr Ste D101, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1772
(808) 326-1322
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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St. John's, Canada
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86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Larger than expected. I had heard so much about this place. Everyone said it was the place to go. I spent $20 on three rolls and ate for at least two meals. It was delicious!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Waited about 30 minutes, but it was worth it. The salmon and the tuna rolls are both amazing, and the Miso was the best I've ever had. $20 for two for dinner!!!

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Bellingham, Washington
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83 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

I found out about this great little sushi place on tripadvisor and was so glad I did. yes it is a little hard to find, but worth looking for. We happened to be shopping in Kona on a Wednesday when a cruise shop had docked. While the rest of the area was a little crowded with cruise passengers, however You... More 

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North Bend, Oregon
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57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Notice a line of people waiting for the doors to open, always a good sign. Queued up, ordered my custom rolls, and waited 40 minutes. Those minutes seem long, but when you get your food, the wait is forgotten. The freshest, best crafted rolls I've ever eaten. Get there at opening and follow the courtesy protocol. Can't figure out what... More 

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Yakima, WA
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Wonderful sushi. Will take 45 minutes at least to get your food. Order and then do some shopping and come back and enjoy! Oishii desu

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Edmonton, Alberta
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

You Make the Roll was the first place we went to after arriving at KOA. They were incredibly busy on a Saturday afternoon, and it was slow because they had so much food to prepare, but it was worth it. The rolls were fresh, delicious, and special..

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Monroe, Washington
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Wish we had discovered this place sooner! We stumbled upon it while taking a short cut but apparently it's well known by the locals. As other reviewers have said, seriously good sushi! You pick from a long list of possible ingredients and the BIG rolls are made while you wait. The place is very tiny, take out only. but they... More 

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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

This is the best sushi on the Big Island. It doesn't look like much but this place is AMAZING. The sushi is a good price and they don't skimp on the insides. One roll is just about right for a snack and if you want a meal, get two. However, sometimes you have to be patient because they are usually... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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442 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Two years ago, on our last trip to Kona, we found this place and tried it. Man, I could eat their Sushi every day. I have not eaten Sushi since our last vacation to Kona, but dropped by Hayashi's on our latest trip a couple times and were pleased to find that nothing has changed. High quality food and friendly... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

Great sushi at an amazing price! We paid less for our meal here than anywhere else we are in Kona and ended up with lots of leftovers. There was quite a long wait though.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5725 Alii Dr Ste D101, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1772
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: (808) 326-1322

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?