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“Avoid at all costs!”
Review of Denny's

Denny's
Ranked #200 of 300 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
Reviewed August 2, 2012

Our trip to this particular location of Denny's was short lived - immediately when you enter the restaurant there is a foul smell... Either the AC is not ventilating properly, the carpets haven't been cleaned, or its just dirty. After standing for 5 minutes, someone finally sat us down at a booth, and the seat was caved in - no way you can sit on that! We were so off-put by the entire place that we did not end up even eating here. Drive up on Alii Drive - there is for sure a better choice for whatever you are in the mood for!

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Reviewed July 21, 2012

Took the wife to get a birthday breakfast before she had to work at 11:30. Kind of a treat for us as we are semi retired and on a strict budget.

We arrived on a Saturday at 10:15 a.m. Got seated quickly as it wasn't crowded at all. Got a coffee pretty quick from an interim person. Didn't see our real waitress for ten more minutes (she said she was busy training).

10:25 Verified my wife could get the complimentary breakfast, then we ordered.

Then we waited for 35 more minutes.

At 11:00 we still hadn't seen any food (two orders of scrambled eggs, some bacon, sausage, English muffin and pancakes).

We did see someone get a bunch of plates near us - with a follow-up plate about 5 minutes later (oops, must have forgotten something).

We also saw the three man kitchen crew and manager kinda standing around - certainly not flipping eggs.

We realized after the elapsed 45 minutes that, even if the food showed up immediately we would not have time to eat (let alone actually enjoy the meal) - so we left.

My wife went to work hungry on her birthday. Great celebration for us.

Thanks, Dennys, I'll never forget that breakfast.

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Reviewed June 14, 2012

It was late in the evening on Sunday so we were looking for a place that was opened. We ended up at Denny's. As soon as we sat down, we all mentioned how cold it was. We were freezing. I joked that pretty soon we'd have to chip the ice off our eyebrows and eyelashes. One person asked the waitress if the air conditioner could be turned down. The waitress said she didn't notice the cold cause she guessed it was because she was working and moving around a lot. The next thing said by one of our friends was, "I guess we'll have to leave cause it's just too cold in here." There were nine of us so I would think that's a good sale lost if we left. To her credit, the waitress then turned down the air conditioner and we all warmed up.

The food was the usual Denny's fare. It was simple, good food. The usual stuff. Good, filling and tasty.

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Reviewed May 9, 2012

One thing I can say is they are DEPENDABLE, I have been going here for probably 10-11 years, same food, good, dependable, but don't go if your in a hurry, because fast they are not - nothing wrong with that, as long as you know it up front.

Thank KonaLance
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Reviewed April 11, 2012

Visited this location on March 28 late evening. It wasn't crowded- we got seated right away. The server was friendly and efficient. Food quality was good, and we had breakfast there the next morning, which was good as well.

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