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Honu's on the Beach Restaurant

$$ - $$$American, Seafood,
75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
+1 808-329-2911
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab legs” (16 reviews)
“prime rib” (20 reviews)
“roast beef” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
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1 - 10 of 225 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I came here for dinner while staying in Kona for their weekend buffet. It was $50/person and they had a decent amount of options. There were 2 types of sushi, 1 chicken dish, 1 pork dish, 1 fish dish, crab legs and...More

Thank SammiDeRosa
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We thank you for dining with us at our weekend Prime Rib Seafood Buffet. It sounds like you missed several of the outstanding seafood choices that make our buffet such a favorite with our diners. We also offer chilled shrimp cocktails, various types of seafood...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While staying at the King Kamehameha we decided to try out Honu's.. Really glad we did as the food is superb. Cannot recommend it enough

Thank debbietaylor57
Reviewed September 25, 2017

The most amazing seafood I've had since I was in Vegas!!!! I don't eat fish, but shell fish.... that's another story. And a story well told at this restaurant. They only have this available on weekends. I didn't need a reservation. Service is top notch....More

Thank Teri L
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2017

Aloha and thanks for the great compliments about the weekend buffet. It is one of the best on the island and enjoyed by visitors and kama'aina alike. We hope you'll be back for more! We'll be saving a table for you. Mahalo, Jak Hu General...More

Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Food was great was recommended surf and turf that wasn't on the menu and sushi special from sushi bar and both tasted great our server pete was very polite and kind and very attentive and also great ocean view with fire pit will definitely be...More

1  Thank NYCFLU
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2017

We are so delighted to know that you had such a great experience at Honu's. From the moment you enter the restaurant, until you take the last bite of one our "Sweet Endings" desserts, we want each guest to have a fabulous, memorable dining experience....More

Reviewed September 16, 2017

Anniversaries, birthdays, company events or just a great seafood dinner with king crab legs and other culinary favorits including prime rib and deserts. Spend a good two hours to slowly partake and enjoy each dish with a coffee or tea. Bar drinks are available. Validated...More

Thank Clyde T
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2017

Aloha Clyde, We thank you for the great comments you've provided us about your experience at our weekly Prime Rib and Seafood buffet. You are absolutely correct that our Friday and Saturday night buffets are very popular as a great venue for all kinds of...More

Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

We ate tonight and were sorely disappointed! I am a Marriott Platinum member who stays in Marriott properties for business religiously. I am typically a huge fan, but tonight was more than a little disappointing. We came to the Courtyard Kona hotel for a vacation...More

Thank Kathie K
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Aloha, We sincerely apologize for your unpleasant experience while dining at our Honu's restaurant. I have relayed your comments to our Food & Beverage Director to follow up on. We have our property and buildings treated regularly for insect control and our Director will be...More

Reviewed August 16, 2017

My husband had these twice because they were soon good! His Gluten allergy was so happy to get something he can have that tastes delicious! The breakfast buffet is really good too! It's a combo of american and asian food and fresh omelets made to...More

Thank krs90
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2017

Mahalo for taking us along with you on the breakfast buffet experience! We do offer quite an extensive combination of traditional and modern breakfast items to the delight of our diners. The colorful fresh fruit offered will make your mouth water! Thank you for sharing,...More

Reviewed August 11, 2017

My husband and I got passes to the breakfast buffet as part of our room package at the Courtyard Marriott. The buffet was very expansive and filled with lots of great food, though it was rather expensive without the passes. We enjoyed the buffet every...More

Thank nanners617
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2017

Aloha, We're glad you had the opportunity to experience breakfast at one of the most beautiful locations on the island. There aren't very many places where a guest can have breakfast so close to the water while enjoying our world famous Kona coffee. Thank you...More

Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

We visited after reading great reviews, although we were more than a little suspect when we pulled up to the Courtyard Marriott and had to walk through the lobby. (I'm not generally a fan of hotel restaurants.). The initial greeting area of the restaurant is...More

Thank NorfolkMom
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Thank you for your feedback about your dining experience at Honu's. Our Executive Chef, Roy Basillio, recently created a new dinner menu for our guests and so far it's been a big success. We are so pleased to know that we exceeded your expectations at...More

Reviewed August 4, 2017

Based on reading reviews, decided to try Honu's before heading to the airport. The mango mojitos were very tasty. The special sushi roll we got was just okay, but the Ramen was AWESOME.More

Thank Michele G
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to experience dining at our Honu's on the Beach Restaurant. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the specialty drinks and the ramen. It's fairly new item to our expanded menu and it has become a favorite for...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $40
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Buffet, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 AM - 10:30 AM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-2911
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Description
Honu's on the Beach Restaurant features the most spectacular Breakfast Buffet with fresh island fruits, bakery items and breakfast basics enhanced by our famed "Live Omelet and Waffle Station". Ala carte menu available. We welcome you in joining Executive Chef Roy Basilio & our entire Honu's team with our newest "Farm to Table" menu. (Cuisine selections available Sunday to Thursday). On Friday and Saturday evenings we feature our famed Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet with a raw bar, appetizers, salads, specialty entrees and of course our "Slowed Roasted Prime Rib Au Jus and Steamed Snow Crab Legs". Join us for Sushi & live music, Sunday through Thursday evenings, 5:30pm - 8:30pm. Happy Hour daily at Billfish Bar, 20% off Pupus, drink specials, 5:30pm to 6:30pm.
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