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Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge

72-100 Kaupulehu Dr # 0, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610
+1 808-325-8333
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Soups, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
72-100 Kaupulehu Dr # 0, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610
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1 - 10 of 545 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Good starters. Poke and Chicken corn soup. Main. Ceviche flat and boring. Crispy calamari. Flat out bad.. we stay in the hotel and will not come back. Avoid it

Thank Ulrik N
Reviewed 2 days ago

Right on the sand at the Four Seasons Resort on the Big Island, this restaurant has amazing views (particularly sunset) and the food quality is excellent.

Thank Skruggs
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ulu Ocean Grill at the Four Seasons has terrific sushi and Asian cuisine in a beautiful setting. The service is first class.

Thank William J
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ulu is the place everyone's raving about! If your staying at the Four seasons Hualalai it is very convenient to dine here. It's literally steps away from your room. We dined here more than once during our stay and in different areas of the restaurant...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Last night the family (7) had dinner here. The location is pretty spectacular, open air, right on the beach at the beautiful Four Seasons property. Service was excellent from beginning to end. There is a nice variety of choices on the menu from sushi to...More

Thank tmiller253
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time in Hawaii, with my wife celebrating our honeymoon. Awesome location (maybe a little hard to find w/o a GPS). Ambience excellent, soft live music in background, ocean front, beach access, mellow ocean surf, fantastic sunset. Food as expected, very very good!. Our server...More

Thank SebV79
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife's birthday and our anniversary are a week apart so we always go someplace very special for dinner. It's my opinion that very special fine-dining restaurants are few and far between on the Island of Hawaii. Ulu Ocean Grill is definitely an exceptional exception....More

Thank OhenryII
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a dinner date last night. The view was amazing, right by the ocean at sunset. The service was really good too, as was the food (my husband had the ahi poke and I had sushi). Our only complaints were that the servings...More

Thank elspethmcneil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ulu Ocean Grill is located at the seafront within the Four Season. Beautiful place. I celebrated my 68th birthday at the Ulu Ocean Grill with the whole family. We got a perfect big round table set a little bit aside close to the seafront. Simply...More

Thank Olle O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on our trip back to Hawaii for our anniversary, great view, great food. A little pricey, but worth it I think. My wife really loved it, just a really romantic setting. We come to the big island quite frequently and this has to...More

Thank Kawika C
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Kris M
11 January 2017|
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Response from cmariec | Reviewed this property |
kinda fancy, but not totally. he may feel a little out of place if he wears runners/flip flops, but it's Hawaii!
3 September 2016|
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Response from Thomas V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is valet parking in the front and you walk thru the resort to the restaurant.
1 August 2016|
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Response from Robert95765 | Reviewed this property |
Just a short ride down the coast, but the view and the food are well worth the trip.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72-100 Kaupulehu Dr # 0, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610 (Formerly 'Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge)
    (Queen Ka'ahumanu Hwy)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-325-8333
‘ULU Ocean Grill & Sushi Lounge is the breathtaking new oceanfront fish and seafood restaurant at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, where Executive Chef James Babian’s acclaimed “R.S.A. - Regional, Seasonal and Artisanal” cuisine is served in Hawaii’s most beautiful setting - alongside the surf and under the stars. The restaurant showcases a stylish blend of Hawaiian architecture and modern flair - a lively, informal setting where guests are inspired, surprised and delighted by the Hawaii’s beauty and the flavors of the Pacific, through an innovative menu with playful tableside presentation. Cuisine is prepared oven roasted, flame grilled and wok fired, while an extensive wine list, with a special selection of boutique wines is presented via iPad. The modern sushi lounge and ocean view bar feature the Island's freshest sushi, as well as craft cocktails, sake and Japanese beers. Casual, friendly and knowledgeable servers guide guests through a social dining experience not to be forgotten.
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