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Don the Beachcomber

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75-5852 Alii Drive, Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740 (Walua Road)
+1 808-329-3111
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Thu - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Santa Rosa, California
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43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This reincarnation of Don the Beachcomber (not an original, like the one in Huntington Beach, CA) is a great new tiki restaurant with bar in the Royal Kona Resort. It is one of the pluses to that resort and one of the reasons I gave the resort 4 points instead of 3. It was designed in true tiki style with... More 

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Thank jenedc2016
Peoria, Arizona
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The view staff, food and drinks where all wonderful You can sit ad view the ocian while having a nice meal and well prepaired drinks

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Thank Jordy B
Annandale, Virginia
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our Mai Tai and fish entrees and if you go around 6 pm you get a fabulous view of sunset. Call ahead to get a patio table. If you cannot, request to sit patio side from inside - the view is just as good.

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Thank Jennifer W
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I enjoyed the drinks. They had specials call Mahi, Mahi and and pina coladas. I order an White Russians.

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Thank Cathy K
Las Vegas, Nevada
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122 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Royal Kona Resort so I checked out Don the Beachcomber, a restaurant and bar located on the premises.  It has limited hours (no lunch) and dinner is served three nights a week.  The place offers a daily breakfast buffet, which is what I tried.  It's a typical breakfast buffet with eggs, bacon, pancakes, cereal, etc.  There... More 

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Thank wking555
Orlando, Florida
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Mai Tais are good... The Plantation Mai Tai is awesome and not nearly as sweat as the don's Mai Tai. The ribs and potato mac salad were just so-so. Coconut shrimp were good. The island breeze salad was wet good. Lacey was great. Always a friendly smile and service was very good. ... best sunset ever!

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Thank tj13000
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have say that it was a pleasant surprise. Our waiter , Douglas, was great. We had the prime rib, potatoes, salad, and mushrooms. The meat was tender and not too fatty. The view and the sunset are great. The Mai Tai and Cosmo were well made as well. Would definitely go back.

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Thank mnardo47
Santa Ana, California
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332 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Happy hour great appetizers coconut shrimp. Egg rolls and sweet potato fries. Oh my! Fabulous I recommend highly! Good service.

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Thank Tina B
Bostic, North Carolina, United States
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed April 13, 2017

We stayed at the Royal Kona Resort and Don's was on site. The restaurant area is open for an extensive breakfast buffet and for dinner. For lunch you can order from Don's Mai Tai Bar.

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Thank LeeH_943_57
Everett, Washington
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89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Stopped here for one of their world famous Mai Tai. Supposedly this is where they were invented. Bar was crowded and very busy. Great view of the ocean and got to see the sunset. Mai Tai's are better elsewhere especially for the price.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5852 Alii Drive, Royal Kona Resort, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
    (Walua Road)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-3111
  • This restaurant is at Royal Kona Resort

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?