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Big Island Grill

75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
+1 808-326-1153
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“loco moco” (198 reviews)
“chicken katsu” (76 reviews)
“roast pork” (52 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very popular with the locals and the food was really good. The pork dinner was more pork than I had ever gotten at a restaurant but the best part was the pineapple coleslaw. Could have eaten a bucket of that stuff.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank david c
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for breakfast while vacationing on the island. I decided to try my first loco moco and my husband had a more traditional eggs and potatoes breakfast. Both were really tasty and good. I really enjoyed my loco moco and was said it...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hollytrea
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with my wife and son. I ate a local dish which was fish and rice with a sauce. The quantity was too much for me to eat and the sauce which came with the dish was not at all tasty (to me...More

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

This was our first day in Kona after traveling all day and this restaurant was on our Resort privileges card and was nearby. TI is in a corner shopping center with limited parking. I order soup ( I love soup) and it wasn't tasty and...More

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

Egg dishes, waffles, and the loco moco were all very good. Service was good. We would recommend Big Island Grill to people visiting Kona.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ellie and Jeff W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place for breakfast. I recommend the French toast, it was mouthwatering . Very friendly staff. Service was also fast.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank teacherbetsy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice local place to go. Good food and friendly service. This place was recommend to us by locals and we really enjoyed our meal there. If you get tired of all of the tourist places try this place out!!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Bubd63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The surf and turf is absolutely delicious. The staff went above and beyond to make us feel at home. The menu options are all wonderfully large portions for a reasonable price!

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

We came here after spending the morning kayaking and snorkelling and we’re starving and this place really hit the spot. I ordered the Hawaiian mixed plate, unfortunately the roast pork was quite dry, but everything else was delicious and my husband ordered the loco moco...More

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

We had the Super loco moco & Small Saimin .. between the 2 of us. According to my husband that’s the best damn brown gravy I’ve ever had (and that’s saying something since he’s from the Midwest!). The best part of the meal was the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pragatic2014
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January 16, 2018|
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Response from HawaiiFoodlover | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take American Express & most other major credit cards.
Kevin A
December 24, 2016|
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Response from Chowa-Rides-Again | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Parties of 6 or more have a 17% gratuity added. But you can always ask or ask to see your itemized bill. We did.
Zachary L
August 24, 2016|
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Response from Jason T | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonable prices. More home style cooking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-1153
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