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“SEAFOOD SO TASTY IT MUST HAVE BEEN CAUGHT THAT MORNING”

Quinn's Almost By The Sea
Ranked #25 of 287 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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Good for: Large groups, Kids, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
San Antonio
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78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“SEAFOOD SO TASTY IT MUST HAVE BEEN CAUGHT THAT MORNING”
Reviewed July 21, 2013

This restaurant was recommended by some locals which is usually a good referral source. We were told that Quinn's buys its fish off the docks each day and our meals reflected that. I ordered the catch of the day which was ahi ahi. It came with steamed vegetables which were a bit tired and wilted. You may want to order fries instead if you don't mind fried food. However, the fish, which was two big fillets, was awesome! We overheard some of the other diners and could tell they were locals so check it out. It is not a fancy place and the parking can be limited. However, if you are in Kona shopping, drive to the south end of the main street and you will find it on the left side.

Visited July 2013
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Chicago,Il
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“So much more than expected”
Reviewed July 11, 2013

we have been going to Kona for many years and I had always wanted to try Quinn's but never had. This trip we decided to go and were happily surprised. We had appetizers, fresh catch of the day (Ono) and fish wrap. Everyone in the party was so happy with their choices. The menu isnt huge but there was plenty to pick from and the portions were large. The prices were reasonable for Hawaii and we will definitely be back !

  • Visited July 2013
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great little bar/resturaunt”
Reviewed July 7, 2013

Stopped into Quinn's our first night in Kona. Ate at the bar so we could watch a Stanley Cup game on TV. Great drinks, wonderful Catch of the Day fish n' chips, and great hospitality!

Visited July 2013
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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108 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Still the best Fish abd chips”
Reviewed July 6, 2013

it has about anything one might want, it is bgest known for it's Ono fish and chips which are a 9.50 The service is good and staff is very friendly. A local favorite get crowed early, well wortht the wait, the reason for not giving it a 10 is the parking if you are lucky their are 10 spots to park. You can walk about 2 blocks to park in a public lot.

  • Visited June 2013
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Amberley, New Zealand
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183 reviews
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“A Popular Restaurant”
Reviewed June 26, 2013

The menu was varied and with plenty of fresh seafood offerings. Servings were substantial and after the sashimi I should have had a second appetiser ! There is a choice of seating; inside with air-conditioning or in the quite attractive, covered, courtyard area. Prices were above average and service was fast. So fast that my main course was deliverd to our table while I was still eating the sashimi appetiser !
This also happened to us in another place. I suggest you order your appetiser and ask the waiter not to place your main course order until your first course plates are removed !

Visited June 2013
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