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Brown's Beach House

1 N Kaniku Dr, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9731
+1 808-885-2000
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“Great food”
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American, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1 N Kaniku Dr, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9731
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I recently found this "hidden" jewel located at the Fairmont Orchid Hotel in Mauna Lani on the Big Island. Located on the ocean's edge, this outdoor dining venue is nearly unbeatable. The service is impeccable, the food is delicious, the atmosphere is intimate and inviting....More

Thank stacesantos
Reviewed 4 days ago

wonderful sunset meal, service was great (very kind to our 3 year old), food was delicious! Husband and I both had fish dishes which were cooked to perfection and very flavourful.

Thank loveshawaii2017
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had breakfast and lunch here on several occasions. Food was great each time. Beautiful view overlooking the beach.

Thank klval
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice location near the beach and outside, quiet and very good service. The wine list was very nice but had a hearts of palm salad which was terrible and my fish was too much tricked up

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice outdoor restaurant in the Fairmont Orchid. The food was very good and the service was outstanding,

Thank Steveski11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I witnessed one of the most beautiful sunsets we had ever seen at our dinner at Browns. The food was delicious and the restaurant was very aware and accommodating of our gluten free needs and even did a special GF tempura batter...More

Thank Laurenrajala
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful outdoor seating with nice ocean view. Food was very good as was the service. The restaurant is part of the Fairmont Orchid Hotel and it felt like it.

Thank Ric S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect location to view the amazing sunset, we booked our reservation for just before the sun was to set and we had a front row seat to the gorgeous sunset. The service was good, the food was well prepared and overall a good value. I...More

1  Thank pirategeorge1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We sauntered into the beach front restaurant at 5 famished after our helicopter tour not anticipating any difficulty without a dinner reservation being resort guests and Fairmont members. We were wrong, but we were lucky Aliana got us a table for 5.30. We were served...More

Thank lilchickadeesmommy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of two restaurants that we make sure to visit when we're on the Big Island! The food and service at Brown's Beach House is outstanding! It's a great place for a romantic dinner! I don't have the gentleman's name that took care of us...More

Thank Bill Y
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Rindy G
How can I buy a gift certificate from Florida for someone that lives in Hawaii
9 December 2016|
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Response from ladykona | Reviewed this property |
Browns would be more than happy to help with your generous and thoughtful gift!
Jaime P
We are going for my birthday in Sept. Do they have a corkage? Are we allowed to bring our own wine? Thanks!
26 August 2016|
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Response from silberdickn | Reviewed this property |
Don't know
We will be there June 2-8th what is a good time to make a reservation if we want to watch the sun set?
7 April 2016|
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Response from Julian L | Reviewed this property |
Go 45 minutes before sunset..Eat at HaleKai which is 150 feet to the right. Make dinner reservations there. It's the same sunset. Brown's BH is way overpriced and we do not find the food good enough to warrant the cost... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
18:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 N Kaniku Dr, Puako, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9731
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kohala Coast  >  Puako
  • Phone Number: +1 808-885-2000
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The AAA Four Diamond award-winning Brown's Beach House is the place for the quintessential island fine dining experience located just steps from shore. Innovative, Big Island inspired cuisine is drawn from simple, pure flavors from locally grown, sustainable agriculture and seafood. Products using the diverse variety of fresh seafood from our island waters redefining the continuing evolution of Pacific Rim, Hawaii Regional, and most recently Big Island Cuisine. Exceptional nightly Hawaiian entertainment by resident soloists and romantic shoreline sunsets at a hand's distance blend naturally with the outdoor open-air seating for a memorable evening under the stars.