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Big Island Grill

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75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
+1 808-326-1153
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“loco moco” (184 reviews)
“chicken katsu” (70 reviews)
“roast pork” (42 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is a gem! It was recommended from a friend. We ate dinner at this casual restaurant twice. The fish and chips came with 5 large pieces of fish, sautéed veggies, choice of starch and a green salad for $17.99. The sesame salad dressing...More

Thank DebbieMF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have breakfast here every time we are in Kona. Best Mac nut pancakes anywhere! Try them. You’ll like them. Lunch and dinners are great too! I always have trouble deciding on the catch of the day or the loco moco. You can’t go wrong...More

1  Thank Akumike73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wasn't the cleanest...some homeless kid dipped his cup for ice in the water container...we about lost it!

Thank flaggers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When friends are in town, we meet at Big Island Grill for lunch. A standard place! Good efficient service, reasonable prices, ok parking, and good menu from Caesar salad to local fish to breakfast menu.

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took the teriaki chiken it was the same as chewing in rubber the fries were so greasy i could see trought them kinda disapointing even for the price

Thank Benoit B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Big Island Grill basically for a snack. We were going to a Luau that night and didn't want to fill up on a late lunch. The people there were very pleasant. We ordered a plate to share between the 3 of...More

Thank Daniela88F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great local food. We tried the chicken teriyaki which was flavorful and tender. All dinners come with 1 - 2 sides. Make sure to try the delicious macaroni/potato salad and don't think about carb counting! This restaurant is very inexpensive too. We picked up box...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So many great options, some dishes vary with the catch of the day. Great variety and many choices to design your own loco moco. In house creamy sesame dressing amazing! Would go back to try more options if time permitted. Great value, great service, and...More

Thank Coreen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good spot for breakfast. A bit dated but service is good, they keep your coffee cup filled and have good food. Reasonably priced as well.

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here for breakfast with my boyfriend before a day of adventures around Kona. He ordered the Loco Moco with hamburger and chicken katsu, and I ordered the omelette. The server was nice and friendly as well as quick to refill our coffee. The...More

Thank SammiDeRosa
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Kevin A
25 December 2016|
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Response from Chowa-Rides-Again | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Parties of 6 or more have a 17% gratuity added. But you can always ask or ask to see your itemized bill. We did.
Zachary L
25 August 2016|
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Response from JKL1104 | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonable prices and huge portions. The kids menu is also really fairly priced with big servings.
Scott G
11 February 2015|
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Response from Michael H | Reviewed this property |
7.00 am to 11.00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-1153
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