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Hula's Island Grill

622 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1008
+1 831-655-4852
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pupus” (28 reviews)
“hula pie” (27 reviews)
“shrimp rolls” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
622 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1008
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an amazing menu, so many great choices and a great happy hour with half price Pupus. All of the dishes we tried were delicious, especially the seared ahi! Wish we were staying longer so that we could visit again.

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was great, The drinks were great and the staff was great! Must try the pork sandwich and the ceviche. Absolutely no complaints!

Thank BusinessTraveler1222
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited Hula’s for our 1 night stay in Monterey, after reading good reviews on here. Having arrived without a booking at a peak time, we were told we would face a 20 minute wait and invited to go next door to...More

1  Thank Will E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Incredible food! Great style and delicious flavour. Ordered the Kona bowl which was like nothing I've ever eaten!!! The veggie chickin was delicious. Excellent service! Only wished we could go back soon :D

Thank Hayley S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A Thursday night in October in a resort area - you would thing most places would be half empty and quiet. My lady and I had never had Hawaiian so we went. Now my lady does not like noise and our visit was almost aborted....More

Thank Niall M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hula's is a couple of blocks off Cannery Row but worth the walk. The food is a good take on Hawaiian cuisince, and the decor is a fun mix of Hawaiian and surfing motifs. We enjoyed our lunch here and recommend this place.

Thank Lin0515
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had cocktails while waiting on another couple. I had a Blue Hawaiian which was not only pretty to look at but delicious. I jokingly said that I might skip dinner and have another drink, but dinner turned out to be excellent. We recommend the...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The patio is a great place to relax and enjoy lunch. The menu has swordfish, mahi-mahi, and other expected fish, but they all come with Cajun or chipotle spices. What happened to soy sauce. Teriyaki, or just plain salt and pepper? The Coleslaw had on...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is different than the usual fish restaurants on the Peninsula. Really good food, cooked with different spices and in different styles. One suggestion -- get there early -- the main part of the restaurant is VERY poopular later in the evening and gets...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food, for lunch at great prices, and then we came back during the long happy hour (2-6 PM), when excellent appetizers and Tiki drinks were even a better deal. Super tasty (but not too sweet) Tiki drinks strongly poured at ridiculously low prices, with...More

Thank Michael C
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Questions & Answers
13 June 2016|
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Response from Froboydan | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Outside patio is dog friendly!!
6 April 2016|
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Response from RJV1445 | Reviewed this property |
Depending on what time you go you could wait 15 mins to an hour.
6 March 2016|
Response from Craig D | Property representative |
Many. We are regarded as the best restaurant in Monterey County for gluten free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-655-4852
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