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“disappointed” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Quinn's Almost By The Sea

Quinn's Almost By The Sea
Ranked #21 of 283 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Saint John, Indiana
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331 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“disappointed”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2012

The restaurant was right across from our hotel so we thought we would try it. I ordered Ono, it was suppose to be sautéed and topped with a sauce. It was awful, the fish was not sautéed, it tasted like it was steamed or something. It was not good at all, should have complained but didn't ,, that was my fault. Never gave the restaurant a second chance. It is in a good location and it was always busy, guess I just had a bad experience. My husband had fish and chips, he said it was good.

  • Visited October 2012
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oregonians
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Don't be deceived by outside/looks small”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2012 via mobile

Inside warm and friendly and roomy with good food and service. Prices are reasonable. No happy hours; but their regular prices are similar to happy hour prices elsewhere in the area. Great fish and chips, pinacoladas are wonderful and their daily specials have been good. For lunch one day we shared their captains plate and it was all tasty. Semi-Outdoor seating has a nice atmosphere.
I don't think you will be sorry in choosing this place!

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Guelph, Canada
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96 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Best fish and chips I've ever had!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2012

The fish come straight out of the Pacific, across Kona pier and straight into Quinn's kitchen - yum, yum, yum! Cute little patio out back makes you forget you're in a busy, sometimes stinky little intersection. Only downside is super slow service.

  • Visited October 2012
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“great food and great location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2012

This restaurant had good food and a lovely friendly atmosphere. The waiting staff were really knowledgeable about the menu and helpful without being intrusive. There is an air conditioned area and a open area. A great meal, plenty of choice and friendly staff - what more could you want!

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank CWR42
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“The best burgers are found amongst the best seafood in town!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2012 via mobile

Quinn's is known for their fresh seafood & especially their fish & chips. But, when craving the best burger, believe it or not, Quinn's is the place to put ur order in! Hand's down, no other burger compares to it. My favorite is the Benny Burger, my best friend loves the Kona Burger & my sister, the Quinn's Burger. Rest assured, there are many different burgers to choose from, go ahead & lmk ur favorite!

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Thank kimmyko
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