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Kona Grill

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14395 Clay Terrace Blvd, Carmel, IN 46032-3613
+1 317-566-1400
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Indianapolis
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827 reviews
410 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 431 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wrote a review a couple of month's ago an said the lobster mac & cheese was a little bland and service was slightly slow. Have been back twice since then and went with the sushi both times. I now have to fess up that I was wrong. Sushi was great if not always traditional. I particularly like the coconut shrimp... More 

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Thank TransplantedBuckeye
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the great feedback! I'm glad you have taken the time to visit us again since your last review. I'm also pleased you had a great time at our establishment. I always offer to buy a guest dessert or an appetizer when they write a review on social media, good or bad. It gives me a chance to thank... More 

Crown Point, Indiana
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm not sure how I should review my meal. I ordered the Chili Lime Shrimp Salad. It comes with greens, shrimp, cucumbers, red onions, corn, tomatoes, avocados, mushrooms, wonton strips, and a honey lime dressing. Sounds good, right? Well, I don't know if my taste buds were out of whack or what. It tasted bitter to me. I couldn't identify... More 

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Thank Narepa
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Narepa, My name is Christian Kilgard. I'm the Assistant General Manager or Kona Grill in Carmel, IN. I apologize about your most recent experience at our establishment. Our goal is not to meet, but to exceed our guest's expectations. After reading your review I can see that we did not achieve that goal. I would like to talk to you... More 

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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was slow! We sat for an hour before we even got our order taken. The waitress did work hard keeping everyone's drink full. The manager came in and checked on us twice but it took us three hours to finish the meal. The food was great and the staff was friendly. The time investment was a little too much!

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Thank Molly F
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Molly, My name is Christian Kilgard. I'm the Assistant General Manager at Kona Grill in Carmel, IN. I'm glad you and your party enjoyed the food, but I apologize about the slow service. I would like to talk to you personally about your experience and see how we can improve on our speed of service. Can you please contact me... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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160 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Come to the Kona Grill and you will be in good hands for a wonderful meal. It was our first time here. There were 3 of us and we were extremely pleased with the experience. Our server was attentive and professional. The food was well prepared. We began with the avocado roll appetizer which is a winner. Our son got... More 

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Thank Natalie B
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Natalie, It was a pleasure meeting you and your family. We are glad you had a wonderful time on your birthday. Our goal is not to meet, but exceed our guest's expectations. We are glad we exceeded yours. Please say ask for me on your next visit to Kona Grill. I would like to buy you one of our other... More 

Zionsville, Indiana
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took out-of-town family for sushi. Our server did an excellent job of explaining Kona's sushi menu to family members new to sushi. The food was flavorful. Spicy Crab and Bama rolls are delicious!

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Thank leeleezvv
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We are glad you and your family enjoy dining at our establishment. Please ask for me on you next visit to Kona Grill. I would love to buy you an appetizer. Thanks again, Christian J. Kilgard Assistant General Manager Kona Grill Carmel More 

Carmel, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We live a mile away from Kona, so we stop in often. The bar has great atmosphere and great service. The menu has recently changed for the better. Great Happy Hour deals. Ask for Josh. He is a fantastic waiter

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Thank gschaeffer
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. I'm glad Josh did an excellent job of taking care of you on your visit to our establishment. Please ask for me the next time you dine with us. I would love to buy you an appetizer. Always delighted to serve, Christian J. Kilgard Assistant General Manager Kona Grill More 

Carmel, Indiana
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Definitely try macadamia nut chicken. Good ambiance. Try the patio seating. Good place to take family

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Thank cooldrmom
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

My name is Christian Kilgard. I'm the Assistant General Manager at Kona Grill in Carmel, IN. I apologize about the service you received at our establishment. Our goal is not to meet, but exceed our guest's expectations. I would like to talk to you about you experience and have the opportunity to win you back as a guest. Can you... More 

Carmel, Indiana
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is my wife's favorite place to eat! They have many great traditional dishes. They also offer sushi. Our kids love the food...Served in unique, kid friendly dinner ware. This is an easy choice. Something for everyone.

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Thank TrippinUknow
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the review! We are glad you and your family enjoy dining at our establishment. Please ask for me on your next visit to Kona Grill. I would love to buy you dessert. Always delighted to serve, Christian J. Kilgard Assistant General Manager Kona Grill More 

West Chester, Ohio
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67 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Sushi was fresh and the service was timely. Prices for the sushi rolls are average but the sushi is above average. My colleague ordered the lobster mac and cheese and raved about it. Went for lunch and would definitely go for dinner as the atmosphere seems perfect for dinner.

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Thank jcrslick
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! We are glad you enjoy dining at our establishment. Please ask for me on your next visit to Kona Grill. I would love to buy you dessert. Always delighted to serve, Christian J. Kilgard Assistant General Manager Kona Grill More 

Carmel, Indiana
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Everything was most excellent! Staff knows what is on the menu, and can answer your questions with confidence.

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Thank Micheal M
Christian K, Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Michael! We take great pride in our food and quality of service here at Kona Grill. Please ask for me on you next visit. I would love to buy you an appetizer. Thanks, Christian J. Kilgard Assistant General Manager Kona Grill More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Japanese, American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14395 Clay Terrace Blvd, Carmel, IN 46032-3613
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Hamilton County  >  Carmel
  • Phone Number: +1 317-566-1400

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?