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Sima-Ichi Sushi

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75-5742 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1777
17:00 - 20:30
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Tue - Sun 17:00 - 20:30
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you only order one item, let it be the Thai Stick, sushi topped w/ebi and covered in an awesome lime sauce. 💩You could put cardboard in that sauce and it would taste ono-"delicious/tasty". I should have ordered 4 of those!! The place is small and only get one hostess/waitress/busser-she is awesome too btw!! Great sushi restaurant!! Pssst..the Trainwreck was... More 

Thank NappyNapz
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing! Might just be the best sushi in town. The prices are great. The quality of the food is great and the service is great. It is rare to get all 3 from one restaurant.

Thank Silly H
Huntington (Long Island), New York, U.S.A.
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fresh large pieces of delicious fresh sushi. We came here on our last day at the recommendation of one of our family members with us who had been here on a previous trip. Super impressed with the quality especially in relation to the price. The atmosphere is so so, nothing special. But the food will totally consume your attention anyway... More 

Thank emyers75
Petaluma, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a year in kona I still hadn't found a satisfying sushi restaurant, not until I got a tip from a local friend to try here. Wow. Super large selection of very good rolls, both old standbys and imaginative signature rolls. I was only able to order a fraction of what looked great on the menu, and realized I'd have... More 

Thank Jeff D
Puako, Hawaii
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unpretentious local sushi restaurant. Very fresh inexpensive sushi in a nice location away from the touristy craziness but close to the major attractions. Great outside seating. Very pleasant experience. Friendly. Lay back. Highly recommend for sushi in Kona.

Thank Anna D
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

What a gem this sushi restaurant is! My husband found their raw selection to be fresh and delicious each time. The rolls are also well prepared and I feel you would be hard pressed to find a more affordable meal in Kona. The service was great and they introduced us to avocado brûlée which was amazing!!!

Thank maddennurse
Charlottesville, Virginia
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The food there is good! It is close to the Holiday Inn & Express, and the materials they use there taste fresh!

Thank SYlalala
Kapaa, Hawaii
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Ok it's not fancy, the sushi isn't photogenic. But if you are hungry for sushi you'll leave happy and not broke. Beer, wine, and sake are available to complete your meal.

Thank Eric A
Bellevue, Washington
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I actually got lost trying to find another place but found this little charming place. Not a fancy dining experience but the service was very good and the food was way above my expectations. I would highly recommend as a place to avoid the crowds and to have a relatively inexpensive meal.

Thank Tom D
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Pretty cheap and pretty good quality on the sushi/nigiri/rolls that they have. Had the sampler platter and it was nice, specially the hint of wasabi underneath the choice of fish. Pretty good place if you are looking for something good to eat at Kona.

Thank Dominic L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5742 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1777
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: 8087470152

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