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The Seafood Bar & Grill

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61-3642 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9721
+1 808-880-9393
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“coconut shrimp” (66 reviews)
“seafood” (72 reviews)
“prime rib” (27 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
61-3642 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9721
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Reviewed yesterday

The burger is very large and very tasty. The fish sandwich (spearfish) was excellent. And they definitely have 'Da Best' Mai Tais on the island!!

Thank 285mkp
Reviewed 2 days ago

good service, nice staff although some should have explained the items on the menu in more detail ie refine their skills. Fish dishes were great but no one talks about whether the fish is freshly caught or where it is from considering it is called...More

Thank Feddie O
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you have a car and like seafood, this is place for you. Do not get intimidated on the limited parking in front. There is a huge parking lot in back. Since it is at the freight harbor, you will not get a great ocean...More

Thank terry v
Reviewed 5 days ago

Four of us had a wonderful lunch. Very good service, good choices on menu, and prompt delivery of food. The Calamari was about as good as most of what we had on the Island. The Fried rice with seafood was delicious, however I expected brown...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were out for a drive on our last night on the island. I had read a good review. We usually go for a place with a view but it was dark so why not? We walked in a got a place at the bar....More

Thank Lynn G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to get to hard to find if you are stuck at one of the many 4stars. But worth the effort and the trips. Get there early for one of the daily, extremely fresh, fish dinners. Good food...really good, not fluffed up for tourists. Reasonably...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like the title says, this is a speciality, done in a ginger sauce. Lots of choice with seafood an$ meat dishes. Coconut shrimp are to die for. Only complaint it the little buggas (gnats) that bite, if you’re sitting on the lanai.

Thank Teachermandoug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is in a tiny town on the Big Island which also functions as a port. It is a spot that does not take itself too seriously - except for the food and drinks. We had the best mai tai here on the island...More

Thank DanaW873
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our last night of vacation and a great choice for dinner. Our waitress was helpful with terrific recommendations. Everything we ordered was fresh and flavorful.

Thank coniraikes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I say there's no point in eating bad coconut shrimp, when you can have the Coconut Shrimp at the Seafood Bar and Grill and never have to have any others--theirs is the best. Everything on the menu is fresh, delicious, inventive and the atmosphere favors...More

Thank CramerWashstate
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-3642 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9721
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kawaihae
  • Phone Number: +1 808-880-9393
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