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Blue Dragon Tavern & Cosmic Musiquarium

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$7 - $24
CUISINES
Seafood, Hawaiian, Fusion
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
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FEATURED ITEMS‎
Fbi (From Big Island) House Salad
Kekela farm greens, carrots, heirloom cherry tomatoes, candied macadamia nuts, sprouts & ahualoa goat cheese with house lilikoi or balsamic vinaigrette
$9.95
Our Daily Fresh Fish
Always fresh and always wild!
$Market
APPETIZERS‎
Preludes (an introductory performance, event, or action preceding a more important one, or a short piece that may stand alone) — start your dining experience off right with one (or all! ) Of our delectable pupus, great for sharing as well!
Ahi Won Tons
Island fresh poke on won ton crisps with sprouts, tropical fruit salsa and wasabi sour cream
$9.95
Blue Dragon Pupu Sampler
Our three best sellers on one plate! Dragon ballz, shrimp & shiitake egg rolls & ahi wontons
$18.95
Dragon Ballz
Polenta crusted lump crab with chipotle aioli
$12.95
Fresh Ahi Sashimi
On a bed of green papaya slaw
$Market
Fresh Fries
Classic homemade French fries
$5.95
Fried Oysters
Marinated in guinness served with whole grain mustard aioli
$9.95
Hamakua Mushroom Polenta
Sauteed mushrooms, savory black truffle and parmesan cheese folded in a creamy polenta with grilled asparagus
$8.95
Shrimp and Shiitake Eggrolls
Our house rolled best seller with dragon dipping sauce
$12.95
SALADS‎
Short piece inserted between the parts of a longer composition; music between acts or scenes designed to bridge a gap) — we proudly serve ultra fresh ingredients perfectly accompanied by handmade dressings.
Fbi (From Big Island) House Salad
Kekela farm greens, carrots, heirloom cherry tomatoes, candied macadamia nuts, sprouts & ahualoa goat cheese with house lilikoi or balsamic vinaigrette
$9.95
Organic Hearts of Romaine
With caesar dressing, croutons, parmesan cheese and tomatoes
$8.95
$17.95
Sesame Seared Ahi & Spinach Salad
With sprouts, japanese eggplant, won ton strips, hearts of palm and soy mustard vinaigrette
$14.95
Up-Beet Salad
Roasted and marinated beets with carrots, apples and tarragon goat cheese
$7.95
SOUPS‎
Segues (to make a transition from one section or theme to another) — we are proud of our scrumptious soups, always the classic creamy seafood chowder and a creative daily global feature as well!
Our Daily Soup Improvisation
Soup of the day as dreamed up by our expert chef
$5.95
$7.95
ENTREES‎
Main theme (the principal melodic phrase in a composition, especially a melody forming the basis of a set of variations) — just the right portions, color and flavors, you will want to try them all! All entrees are accompanied by farm fresh vegetables and choice of jasmine rice, creamy polenta or mashed potato.
Blackened Fish Tacos
Big island handmade tortillas, shredded cabbage, roasted poblano tartar sauce, kamuela pico de gallo, guacamole & crispy tortilla chips
$16.95
Blue Dragon Burger
Big island grass fed beef on our housemade bun, specialty sauce & homemade fries with cheddar or pepper jack cheese
$15.90
$23.95
Carmelized onions
Bacon
Fried Oyster Boat
Guinness marinated oysters with whole grain mustard aioli & fresh fries
$15.95
Lamb Lolli- Chops
Marinated and grilled lamb chops, ahualoa goat cheese mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus, fig & pomegranate port reduction
$32.95
Our Daily Fresh Fish
Always fresh and always wild! Market price
Pipeline Pomodoro Pasta
Fresh kamuela tomatoes and herbs in a light garlic wine sauce served with capellini noodles & house made grilled garlic bread
$25.95
$29.95
Rock Star Steak or Surf & Turf
Tender 5oz grilled filet mignon steak with creamy mashed potatoes, grilled vegetables, marinated tomatoes and kiawe smoked tomato demi-glace
$29.95
$35.95
Soba-Dass
Stir-fried buckwheat soba noodles with farm fresh vegetables and choice of beef, chicken or tofu tossed in truffle-teriyaki sauce
$27.95
South American Surf
Grilled tequila marinated jumbo shrimp and jumbo grilled scallops with mango habanero coulis and farm fresh veggie medley
$28.95
HOUSE SPECIALTIES‎
Standards (a composition that is continually used in repertoires) — these favorites are becoming famous!
DESSERTS‎
Finales (the last part or movement in a multi-movement instrumental composition) — all of our sweet treats and baked goods are homemade in our sushi bar-turned-bakery and feature organic flour, sweeteners and seasonal fruits!
Chocolate Decadence
Flourless chocolate cake with chocolate sauce
$7.95
$9.95
Coconut Bliss
Creamy‎ organic vegan "ice cream" made with coconut milk
$5.95
Everydays Sundae
Banana split with vanilla, chocolate & coconut ice cream served with chocolate syrup, caramel sauce, farm fresh fruit, mac nuts & home made whipped cream
$10.95
Ice Cream
Big island's favorite!
$4.95
$6.95
Sorbet
Raspberry, mango or passion fruit
$4.95
Trio of Sorbets
Raspberry, mango and passion fruit
$6.95
KIDS‎
Keiki (hawaiian word for baby or child, literally “the little one”) — feel good about feeding your special one(s) healthy, organic, fun and fresh fare.
Angel Noodles
Angel hair pasta with butter sauce served with parmesan cheese
$7.95
Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken breast on a homemade hoagie roll with lettuce, tomato, onion and dragon sauce served with fresh fries or farm fresh vegetables
$11.95
Fresh Catch
Sautéed fresh catch of the day with jasmine rice or mashed potato and farm fresh vegetables
$10.95
DRINKS AND COCKTAILS‎
Libations and ovations (pouring of a drink as an offering. Approval expressed by clapping and cheers) — our bartenders have fun creating the most delicious, innovative and beautiful drinks!
Blue dragon, our daily bar improvisation, concocted from only the best spirits and featuring seasonal fruit from blue dragon farm or the island.
Blue Dragon
Our daily bar improvisation, concocted from only the best spirits and featuring seasonal fruit from blue dragon farm or the island.
Green Dragon
Another twist on a classic, our version of the mojito is made with refreshing tanqueray rangpur lime gin, fresh limeade and fresh garden mint
$10.00
Orange Dragon
The‎ cosmopolitan gets a local twist, featuring blue dragon farm tangelo and saffron jam, fresh lime juice, absolut mandarin vodka, cointreau and a splash of cranberry juice.
$11.00
Puff the Magic Dragon
A strange and delicious version of the popular Caipirinha, we dare you to try it! brazilian cachaca and agwa Bolivian coca leaf liqueur are activated by the alkaloids of a muddled lime, lightly sweetened with organic agave nectar and topped with club soda.
$12.00
Red Dragon
This refreshing pama pomegranate liqueur and stoli raspberry vodka martini has a pleasant lime and lilikoi zing to balance its rich berry flavors.
$9.00
Snap Dragon
Fresh hawaiian ginger puree, Pendleton canadian whiskey, canton ginger cognac & amaretto brought together with cranberry juice in a martini glass rimmed with crystallized ginger - oh, snap!
$12.00
Tequila Dragon
Chosen‎ tequila. We begin our epic tale with your choice of 100% agave sauza tequila, a dash of grand marnier and fresh lime juice, pursued adventurously with a lightly spiced blend of fresh mango and jaboticaba. Served blended or on the rocks with our home made li hing mui rim.
Dragon Pair
The unique spirit of japanese shochu, shaken with a puree of pear and fresh lemonade, lightly sweetened with sesame syrup, served up with a clove and sesame rim.
$11.00
SPECIAL DIET ITEMS‎
We appreciate that many of our customers have special dietary needs. To aid them in selecting suitable items, we have listed all of our vegetarian, vegan and gluten free items below.
Fbi (From Big Island) House Salad
Kekela farm greens, carrots, heirloom cherry tomatoes, candied macadamia nuts, sprouts & ahualoa goat cheese with house lilikoi or balsamic vinaigrette
$9.95
Hamakua Mushroom Polenta
Sauteed‎ mushrooms, savory black truffle and parmesan cheese folded in a creamy polenta with grilled asparagus
$8.95
Organic Hearts of Romaine
With caesar dressing, croutons, parmesan cheese and tomatoes
$8.95
$17.95
Up-Beet Salad
Roasted and marinated beets with carrots, apples and tarragon goat cheese
$7.95
Coconut Bliss
Creamy organic vegan "ice cream" made with coconut milk
$5.95
Pipeline Pomodoro Pasta
Fresh kamuela tomatoes and herbs in a light garlic wine sauce served with capellini noodles & house made grilled garlic bread
$25.95
$29.95
Fbi (From Big Island) House Salad
Kekela farm greens, carrots, heirloom cherry tomatoes, candied macadamia nuts, sprouts & ahualoa goat cheese with house lilikoi or balsamic vinaigrette
$9.95
Hamakua Mushroom Polenta
Sauteed mushrooms, savory black truffle and parmesan cheese folded in a creamy polenta with grilled asparagus
$8.95
Organic Hearts of Romaine
With caesar dressing, croutons, parmesan cheese and tomatoes
$8.95
$17.95
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Re-opened last October, under new management. Easy, clean, staff happy to serve. Grab and go. Warm personality and very good egg breakfast sandwich. Very quality and inexpensive, a word not often used on this Island of Hawai'i. Convenient, local, try it. A good way to...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank bill s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entertainment of John Keawe and ohana were awesome! Unfortunately, even though you pay a cover charge now, people talked soooo loud that it was hard to hear the music. We were with another couple. My husband and I ordered Mai Tais and they were...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank 285mkp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met 4 other couples who are friends and were able to sit at the same table. Food was very good and service was excellent. We sat on the patio so we could talk and still hear the music as background. The setting was lovely...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Ukulele123
Reviewed November 22, 2019

Great Dance Venue under the Stars: Local Dance Bands are awesome and dancing by locals and visitors enthusiastic, spirited and fun. Couples and solo dancing welcome. Tapas menu works well with jumping up and dancing as the mood and song choice prompt. With an improvement...More

Date of visit: October 2019
1  Thank LolaLil
Reviewed November 18, 2019 via mobile

I think you go here to see good, local talent, under the stars, in the warmth of the Hawaiian Aloha spirit! Last night my husband and I really enjoyed hearing the delightful slack key music of John Keawe, at The Blue Dragon Tavern. He was...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 13, 2019 via mobile

We were thrilled to learn that the Blue Dragon had reopened. We read the reviews and were prepared for something that was less than the old BD had been. But even with our lowered expectations we were profoundly disappointed with our experience in early November....More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank brunogerussi
Reviewed November 10, 2019

We were huge fans of the old Blue Dragon, with it's cleverly-designed decor and wide range of gourmet food at reasonable prices. Unfortunately, after the long wait for them to reopen, it's just a pale shadow of its former self. To be fair, the host...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Bima77
Reviewed November 9, 2019

We went to the Blue Dragon with friends for dinner, what a great time. The venue is open air with no roof, lots of stars. Food was very good, our waitress was spot on, and the music was perfect!!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank alohasterlings
Reviewed October 28, 2019 via mobile

This was a favorite place of ours, before it closed, for too long, due to a sinkhole and other problems. We were delighted to see that it had reopened... Risen from the dead ! It is still a great open air experience. We were there...More

Date of visit: October 2019
2  Thank Muadib84
Reviewed October 28, 2019

We went to the Blue Dragon last night to hear John Keawe and were not disappointed. The food was great, service friendly, and the music was awesome! Food: we started with the onion rings with dragon sauce (sort of a mayo+sriracha sauce). The batter on...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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