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Honu's on the Beach Restaurant

75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
+1 808-329-2911
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“crab legs” (14 reviews)
“prime rib” (18 reviews)
“roast beef” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3612
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1 - 10 of 218 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We dined here with another couple the food was delicious and the service was very good, their signature mai tai is excellent as well.

Thank James G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a friend for his last night in Kona and must say this was a perfect choice for the occasion. The food was good, service nice, and weather perfect. Only drawback is when you park behind the hotel, it's very expensive for this town.More

Thank apollokalele
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for dining at our Honu's on the Beach Restaurant. We are also appreciative of the great feedback you shared with us regarding your experience. As for the parking, I am hoping that you took advantage of our validated parking service which would...More

Reviewed April 6, 2017

We only had breakfast here, but it was great and great service. Nice view as well. Would be nice if they were open for lunch.More

Thank DBasinger
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Aloha, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the daily breakfast buffet at our Honu's on the Beach Restaurant. We do like to start our guest's day off with a plethora of choices to fuel them up and get them going. While Honu's is...More

Reviewed March 17, 2017

My wife was swimming in the pool on a noodle and I was hungry. Since we were staying at the Courtyard and I was at Honu's, I ordered Fish and Chips. What a great Idea! Add a POG drink and the food was delicious. Staff...More

Thank jtudbury
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

We thank you for your comments and letting us know what a positive experience we were able to provide for you. We have been focusing on our level of customer service at the pool area and it is nice to see that it has been...More

Reviewed March 8, 2017

Service and food was horrible,buffet did not include the over priced sodas and milk. We went for the Prime Rib and Seafood buffet. Food was cold and very limited selection for $50.Prime Rib was tough! Service I had 2 plates finished before they came for...More

Thank JimmyBoyBob
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Aloha, I am very sorry for the incidents you have written about. What you have described is totally out of character from the many outstanding reviews we receive about our weekend buffet. If you could contact my assistant with the date of when you were...More

Reviewed March 4, 2017

We attended the weekend buffet in February 2017 with another couple. The price is $50 a person. It is great. The things that made it great include: (1) Hot Crab and Prime Ribe- All you can Eat- (my husband got his fill of the crab...More

Thank tinybec23
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the gracious comments about your recent visit to our Honu's Weekend Prime Rib Seafood buffet. We're glad to know that you and your friends enjoyed the large selection of deliciousness from entrees to desserts. Our culinary staff work diligently to prepare the...More

Reviewed March 1, 2017

My sister and I spent a week at King 'Kama' hotel and ate breakfast several mornings at Honu's on the Beach restaurant just after doing morning yoga at the beach...At Honu's on the Beach, we were greeted warmly each time, served the famous Kona coffee,...More

Thank yuki205
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Mahalo for the great comments you've shared about your early morning experiences at our hotel. We couldn't have said any better than you did. We're pleased that you enjoyed so many things about Honu's, but more importantly, we are very happy to know that our...More

Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I ate at Honu's last night and it was perfect! Some of the best food I've ever had. Service was fantastic; everyone was very friendly. I am so glad we came to this restaurant! It was pricier than other restaurants but you...More

Thank heeeeyray
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for coming to Honu's and having dinner with us last night. Honu's is a gem that more and more people are discovering. The views from the dining room, the food created by our culinary teams and the atmosphere are really something to...More

Reviewed February 14, 2017

The Breakfast we had there outside was fantastic. The Dinner was also fantastic but, we had the added attraction of fire pits and Tiki Torches to eat by.More

Thank topmud
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

We couldn't agree with you more! Dining at Honu's on the Beach for breakfast or dinner is truly a unique experience. There is nothing like eating breakfast at the edge of a beach, watching the dawning of a new day as life near the water...More

Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Terrific food. Fabulous friendly service from Emerald. Beautiful view. The eggs Benedict were the best! We will be back.

Thank Fishbooks
J-HuGeneralManager, General Manager at Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, responded to this review

Wonderful!!! We thank you for the terrific feedback and will be waiting for your return. Mahalo, Jak Hu General Manager

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Do they have gift cards available for purchase?
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Response from Joel M | Reviewed this property |
Don't know for certain, but I'd bet money on it that they do.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $40
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Buffet, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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
  • E-mail
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.