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“Great Hawaiian food and super friendly service”

Hula's Island Grill
Ranked #5 of 305 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $21
Cuisines: Caribbean, Hawaiian
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Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Helensvale, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great Hawaiian food and super friendly service”
Reviewed April 14, 2013

Really great range of unique and tasty foods. I especially love that they have a gluten free menu as well. Also fantastic that they cook using rice bran oil!

Every meal that our table had was delicious, with each dish as lively and colourful as the hawaiian decor. The service was also refreshingly genuine, helpful and friendly.

I'm looking forward to our next trip there so we can try even more of their great menu!!

  • Visited April 2013
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Augusta, Georgia
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Excellent Meal, Great Value”
Reviewed April 14, 2013

Hula's has so much atmosphere! We enjoyed sitting at the bar while waiting on a table & got to interact some with the local crowd. Everyone was very friendly. Our meal was excellent, large portions and reasonably priced. I had teriyaki steak, husband had coconut crusted mahi & we shared a huge piece of coconut layer cake for dessert-yum!! Meal with drinks was $50 not including tip-not bad at all! Our waiter, Daniel, was personable & attentive-what more could we ask for? Try Hula's Island Grill when in Monterey - you will not be sorry!

  • Visited March 2013
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London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“nice food”
Reviewed April 14, 2013

Doesn't look much from the outside but there is a good choice on the menu if you eat meat or fish.

with massive cakes for after!

plenty of locals came in for dinner whilst we were there

Visited April 2013
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medford,nj
Level 5 Contributor
44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great Food”
Reviewed April 11, 2013

We had excellent meals. The food was very tasty with large portions. A nice variety of foods on the menu. The spicy edamame was fantastic. Service was excellent. An excellent place for a meal that is a short walk from the Cannery Row area. Seemed very popular with the locals.

  • Visited April 2013
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Los Angeles, California
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Tropical in Monterey Bay”
Reviewed April 10, 2013

Nice variety of tasty island inspired dishes. They lean on Hawaii for Luau Pork and Hawaiian Fish Soup then move on to the Caribbean for Jerk Chicken and Fish. Also, rice bowls and soft tacos and great sandwiches and sides. Tropical drinks? Oh yeah!! Great atmosphere too! Service is sometimes not as good as the food.

  • Visited March 2013
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