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Fish Hopper Seafood and Steaks

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75-5683 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1601 (Alii Drive)
+1 808-326-2002
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Longmont, Colorado
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a dinner at this resturant had a coupon for a free appetizer they limit to calimari. Which I did not want so did not honor it. (did not say this on coupon) said had to purchase a entree. I had fish and chips was not at all happy with my meal or drink very light on the rum.... More 

Thank dengle2
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Dinner was wonderful, the fish dishes were cooked perfect. But most of all was the in house desserts. The Kona coffee/chocolate cheese cake was heavenly. Our server was very attentive and made sure we were taken car of.

Beverly Hills, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I were vacationing in Kona. We went to the Fish Hopper for breakfast. We were seated and waited on right away. While we were wating for our food we couldn't help but notice how clean the place was. We also noticed how they were even cleaning all of the items that sat on the front desk. We... More 

Thank ronmJ5605TW
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One breakfast and one lunch. Greek omelette and tuna lunch. Both were very good, within expectations. Service also very efficient, great harbor view. Seems slightly pricier than nearby options, but not out of line.

Thank Lanny M
Brisbane QLD
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Walking past and was enticed in seeing a full restaurant. We were promptly seated and served iced water straight away which was great. However the entire place smelt of dirty overused dishcloths which was offputting for our meal. I ordered the ribs which whilst they did taste wonderful weren't fully reheated so parts of them were cold and the whole... More 

Thank mestiza91
Kailua-kona, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Fish Hopper offers great lunch and dinner items, however, breakfast is our favorite dining out meal. For years we have been regulars at the Fish Hopper, Kalua-Kona off of Alii Drive. Reasonable prices, good food, terrific service, and a panoramic view of the ocean. Eggs Benedict is a favorite of ours. Kathleen always remembers us and it makes us... More 

Thank agrove3
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After 4 years of living here in the Big Island i always forget to check out The Fish Hopper in Ali'i Drive. Got the opportunity to eat there last week and wow was it great! Sam the Manager took care of us and made it feel just like at home but at the same time the food was high restaurant... More 

Thank Dominic L
Medford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not everywhere is open on thanksgiving so it's good to check in advance. We did not have a reservation but they told us to come anyway and they would make it work. We got there and found seats immediately at the bar. The scallop special was amazing. We had great service at the bar. Would definitely go back.

Thank als1978
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love their 100% Kona coffee. Had breakfast here and the food was great. Service was great as well. Great drinks like they used to make them in the 70's. A little expensive but worth it for the view of the bay.

Thank Morris C
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I had dinner at The Fish Hopper and was pleasantly surprised. Even though I was on my own they seated me at one of the best tables with a view. The chowder is delicious and I'd go back just for that. The Fish Trio wasn't that nice but there is so much to choose from its definitely worth going back.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $35
American, Seafood, Soups, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5683 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1601
    (Alii Drive)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-2002
Fish Hopper - Kailua-Kona * Experience the beauty of the Pacific Ocean at The Fish Hopper Seafood and Steaks, overlooking Kailua Bay on the Big Island Hawaii. Enjoy fresh Big Island and seafood flown in weekly from California. Our bar serves up signature Bucket of Fire and Volcano flaming drinks and is the perfect oceanfront location to gather with friends for Happy Hour. We are within walking distance to shops and historic sites. A landmark (formerly the Ocean View Inn) and a local favorite Kona restaurant since 1934. The Fish Hopper has been beautifully restored to expand upon its spectacular ocean views. We proudly serve seafood from sustainable sources, harvested by methods that do not harm the environment. Open daily from 730am-930pm.

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