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Kona Grill

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444 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101 (Broadway & Pennsylvania)
+1 816-931-5888
11:00 - 23:59
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Pescara, Italy
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here an evening with a friend with no expectations! Then I have realized it's really a nice place to get sushi 🍣! The day after I went there again! Enjoy it's a good restaurant!

Thank Stefano R
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178 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had reservations and requested a booth. There were other open booths nearby but we were seated right next to the kitchen. The server was friendly but it took forever to get our drinks and they were quite expensive. Probably the reason they don't put prices on the menu! There was no salt and pepper on the table, we had... More 

Thank KansasWildcat99
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear that you did not have a great time on your last visit, I would like to speak to you more if you would please give me a call at 816-931-5888. Brandon King More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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335 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently had dinner with my son on a Saturday evening. The atmosphere was lively with many folks watching the NCAA games in the bar area. We were seated right at our reservation time and had a great experience. The food as very good and we ordered quite a few sushi rolls to share. Service was also very good and... More 

Thank jelmutiger
O'Fallon, Missouri
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116 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I always find time to dine at Kona while visiting KC. My family and I love their sushi and this visit did not disappoint! We had dinner on a Friday night so there was a bit of a wait. Once seated, we were served promptly by a great waitress! We ordered 4 sushi rolls and passion fruit creme brûlée for... More 

Thank KellyHuffman
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

It was a very snowy day when I went in to take sanctuary because of the cold. It was a very pleasant greeting and I was situated in the bar area. The food and the service was excellent and reasonably priced. I discovered it by chance but will certainly return. It is a very popular place

Thank Michael P
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

I am glad you found Kona Grill, We hope to see you again. Brandon King More 

Hudson, New Hampshire
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Stopped in here late for a quick bite. Our server was pleasant, friendly and accommodating for the various ages in our party. We had a variety of appetizers and all were tasty and very nicely presented.

Thank Tami H
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had sushi here. The service was great but my boyfriend felt like the sushi was lacking it's flavors and it's size in diameter. My boyfriend had mention that to our waiter Nick. We didn't really expect him to do much about it because it wasn't his fault. But our bill came out to be $37.13, we... More 

Thank Pa Da V
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the comments, I will follow up with my team on this. I would like to talk to you more if you would like to give me a call. 816.931.5888 Brandon King More 

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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I had an amazing experience here, the service was excellent, the food, and let's be specific, the SUSHI was excellent and dessert (carrot cake) was wonderful too. I recommend avoiding the Picasso roll unless you're into weird, unholy spicy rolls, but every other bite of rice rolled around fish was perfection. And we still ate every bit of the Picasso... More 

Thank Lauren W
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. Brandon King More 

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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I have had sushi before but the kids haven't and wanted to try it. We are visiting from out of state and my family of 5 wanted to let mom pick dinner for a change. We looked at the location and the prices and decided to go during happy hour. The food was amazing and the kids loved it. My... More 

Thank Tiffani K
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Tiffani, Thank you for choosing Kona Grill and I hope you had a great visit in Kansas City. Brandon King More 

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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

First time here. Good but not great food. Lots of places with better sushi. Service very slow and shouldn't have been at 4:00 on a Tuesday.

Thank Jon H
Brandon K, General Manager at Kona Grill, responded to this review

Jon, I am sorry to hear about the slow service that you received, I hope you give us another chance to make you love Kona Grill. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Bar, Sushi, Japanese, American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
11:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 444 Ward Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112-2101
    (Broadway & Pennsylvania)
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Kansas City
  • Phone Number: +1 816-931-5888
Kona Grill offers diners freshly prepared food, personalized service, and a warm contemporary ambiance that creates an exceptional, yet affordable dining experience.
The diverse menu includes a wide variety of mainstream American dishes, as well as a variety of entrees and appetizers with an international influence. Specialties include Baked Sea Bass in a miso-sake marinade, Filets, Almond Crusted Pork Tenderloin, and Kona Grill's signature dish - Macadamia Nut Chicken.
Kona Grill also features an award-winning sushi menu containing all of the traditional favorites plus several unique dishes created by talented sushi chefs.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?