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Seafood, Hawaiian
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available
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Reviewed May 24, 2022

The fish was so bad it tasted like a poop sandwitch and made me puke. The employess were really mean and locked the doors to the bathroom and i could not go. Also, they made the fish in a bowl not a plate like omg...this place sucks. Dont EVER GOOOOOOOOO . If you go you will die dun dun dunnnnnnnn!More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed May 10, 2022

Terrible everything! People were rude, yelled at me when I walked in behind my husband and told me to wait outside. I understand the whole mask thing, but they could have spoke nicely. Furthermore, my husband wouldn't start ordering without me, dah. We ordered several...items and they were ok, nothing to rave about, better off buying some fresh fish and slapping shoyu on it. Standing in line, outside in the hot sun was not worth the service treatment or the food.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed March 26, 2022

We rented a VRBO house nearby ... so we were here ALOT! The Poke is as advertised - very good. Plus we ordered fish to grill at least three of the nights - MahiMahi and Swordfish. Super fresh and so good. My favorite part of...this place is the service - everyone working behind the counter was so nice. Great service plus great product = happy place :)More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed March 18, 2022 via mobile

This is no longer the facility shown in the photos. It has moved across the street into a 7-11 type market. The menu is quite limited. My husband enjoyed his poke bowl. I wasn’t thrilled with my fish burger and chips, but the cucumber salad...was good. There’s no place to sit and eat, so we drove a few minutes to a nearby park/beach. We won’t go back.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed February 26, 2022

We visited twice; the first time they had very little left; they were waiting for the fishermen to deliver more. The second time there was lots to choose from. Everything was very fresh and their prepared poke and salads were excellent.

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed November 11, 2021 via mobile

This is a small operation in an industrial part of town, but offers very tasty meals at reasonable prices. The fish and seaweed salad were very flavorful!

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed November 6, 2021 via mobile

Very Hawaii stile. 2 at a time aloud inside, very fresh fish. Had the ono and went outside to parking lot plastic tables and chairs. Fish was awesome.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed September 19, 2021

We tried this place years ago and were very satisfied. We went back this month but the items were not as good as before. First of all, they were out of Poke Bombs when we were there (a typical event as mentioned on some reviews...here). The cooked fish we had, tasted like it was a day old. There was a big line due to '2-people only' policy, and one of the server ladies had an attitude. She was yelling at the people in front of us for being so close to the door as they were the next ones to be served. I hope she was just frazzled due to the big line, and it was not her normal self. To conclude, our meal was nothing special. Their seaweed salad was good though.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed September 12, 2021

...that's the life. We stayed at the Fairmont Orchid while on Hawaii Island this summer, and Da Fish House became our go-to lunch spot. Super fresh fish, generous portions. reasonably priced. It does get busy and because of Covid, it's only 2 people in at...a time, so be prepared to wait if you see a line out the dorr. But oh is it worth it! Our favorites were the Wasabi, Sunrise, Garlic Scallops and Poke Bombs (which often run out). Not much space to sit and eat, but drive a few minutes to Spencer Beach Park and dine like a king beside the ocean under the shade of magnificent trees.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed June 3, 2021

Grabbed a nice tuna steak for grilling at home. Also picked up some of the wasabi pistachio poke - very good. Helpful and friendly staff. Tuna steak was so fresh and tender. Quickly marinated and seared about 1.5 mins a side. Perfect. Poke was also...super fresh and unique that we hadn't seen elsewhere.More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed May 5, 2021 via mobile

We were 100% ignored by the people there. They have 2 people policy into the place, but only one person attend. I asked the girl for a plate but she was not care about at all. Terrible service!!!!

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed April 11, 2021

I run into the first day of the Ono season and bought the freshest most beautiful Ono filet. They also have Ahi and other fish types, all super fresh. If you want to buy ready-to-eat, the Poke were fresh and generous in portion. Such a...good deal! Highly recommended!More

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed April 6, 2021 via mobile

Delicious fish! Very good prices and quantity of food! Would definelty recommend to anyone finishing up a tour or heading up the kohala area

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed March 9, 2021

The poke is priced right, super delicious and generous portion. They have various kinds from raw to fully cooked. You can take it straight to the harbor and enjoy.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed March 1, 2021 via mobile

The Hawaiian Name of this place is “Hale I a” which means Fish House. After trying several Poke places, this is the best one, at least on the West Coast of Big Island. We ordered one poke plate and cooked fish and seafood plate. Both...portions are generous, fresh and tasty. Prices are affordable. Fresh fish were being delivered while we were there. The two ladies were very friendly explaining what the options are.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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You need a car but it is aboutt a 20 minute drive north.
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Yes, Da Fish House offers takeout services.

Da Fish House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5