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“Onolicious”

Blue Dragon Coastal Cuisine & Musiquarium
Ranked #6 of 11 Restaurants in Kawaihae
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $36
Cuisines: Seafood, Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Hwy 19
Description: Recently voted Best Dining Atmosphere, Family Entertainment, Bartender, Live Music and Night Spot by West Hawaii Today. Our fresh, festive food features global, coastal flavors and offers the freshest of ingredients, from locally caught fish to produce from our own organic farm. We proudly offer vegetarian, vegan, and/or gluten free options as well as locally raised meat and the freshest of seafood! Our young and talented chef team sincerely loves to create the most amazing dishes with the finest local and seasonal products available. We feature live music nightly (when we are open for dinner Thursdays through Sundays) and offer the best talent and a wide array of musical styles. If the music moves you, get up and dance right under the stars as our dining area has no roof!
Kailua,HI
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Onolicious”
Reviewed July 21, 2011

Everything was tasty and well presented. Wait staff friendly. Atmosphere cool. Definite do over.

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Tacoma, Washington
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“This place is amazing!”
Reviewed July 18, 2011

We read about this restaurant on Trip Advisor, and we are so glad we did!. Such a fun place to dine, dance and have a great time. The food was delicious and presentation beautiful. We loved the out dooor, open air seating. (Such a treat, as we don't get to do that in Seattle!) The service was friendly, drinks were wonderful and we wish this restaurant continued success. We definitely will return.

  • Visited May 2011
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Thank Jacobsens
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Papaikou, Hawaii
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best on the Big Island in atmosphere--if you can afford it.”
Reviewed July 3, 2011

Incredible venue, all open with palm trees leaning in from around the outside of the building. Wonderful mix of live music, often with dancing literally under the stars. Food is fresh, local and organic, with a creative menu, though rather pricey. Especially since I have to drive from across what truly is a Big Island, this place if for special occasions, when I have the time and money. Service is excellent, and there is not a bad seat in the place.

  • Visited May 2011
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San Diego, CA
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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“Very fun place, good food”
Reviewed June 23, 2011

The vibe at the Blue Dragon is great, the open air layout is fun, the entertainment is good, the drinks are great, and the food is good. All in all, an excellent change of pace from the Kohala resort restaurants and chains.

  • Visited June 2011
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Thank pedrosd
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Vienna, VA
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313 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
“Great fun with delicious food”
Reviewed June 13, 2011

We were referred here while in Hawi. The restaurant is closed Monday through Wednesday so when we had earlier driven by it, we thought it was closed. We returned on a Friday night and it was packed but we had a reservation and were promptly seated. Having live music was a plus since most of the resort area restaurants lacked this. There was an 8 piece funk band and it felt like a private party. The restaurant is open air with no roof.

Food and drinks were above average and comparably priced to other resort area places. The vibe was what makes this place memorable.

Visited May 2011
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Thank dbrown46
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