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Kona Brewing Company Pub & Brewery

74-5612 Pawai Pl, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1617
+1 808-334-2739
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
74-5612 Pawai Pl, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1617
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Couldn’t ask for a nicer patio area surrounded by lush tropical plants and tiki torches to have a great beer and great food!

Thank Pokeydoh
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pizza was amazing! Beautiful outdoor tiki lite patio with upbeat music and absolutely crazy busy so go early or call for reservation! A must stop on your travels. Great samples of company made beer as well.

Thank Foodie E
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place seems to be crowded at all times--which is a good indicator of quality. You can get Kona brews here that are not available on the mainland, which is a real treat. We had the pizza. Lindsey was our server and worked hard--as we...More

Thank Richard1140
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went one rainy afternoon to find that this is just a huge tourist trap along the lines of Ron Jon's Surf Shops. If you thrive on bad food, loud noise, huge crowds and bad service you will love it.

Thank Sharon O
Reviewed 2 days ago

Enjoyed the food and the staff was superior! We had pizza and it was excellent and many choices of beer.

Thank Awsumer
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place was great!! Love the beer flights and food. The nachos were bomb. We came here after hiking down (and up) to Captain Cook.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago

Its in a business park, warehouse. Small food site. very busy. long wait. Was disappointed in location and service.

Thank bill w
Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I were super eager to visit the original Kona Brewing Company location while visiting in Kailua-Kona. Living on O'ahu, we are frequent visitors to their Hawaii Kai location. Unfortunately, we were very disappointed. One perk of the Kona location was that they...More

Thank phyrereii
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Amazing food, great service, stupendous beer! Don’t miss it while you’re here Kona side do yourself a favor....check it out!!

Thank Jeremy M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The current facility has little parking and and dining space as a result of the demand they have created for their great food, beer, and warm, friendly service. We arrived for a late lunch, and still had a wait. But the food made it worth...More

Thank mrturner2016
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22 March 2018|
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Response from kda5 | Reviewed this property |
there last week sign up that said "Future site of..." guessing they haven't started yet.
15 June 2017|
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Response from EmilySLP | Reviewed this property |
I would! We showed up and there was only 1 ticket left. There are only 2 tours daily, at 10:30am & 3pm. The tour is $10 which includes the sampling of 4 beers, so it pays for itself.
Ann W
3 April 2017|
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Response from JeffSpain1998 | Reviewed this property |
yes! We had our 15 and 13 year old kids with us.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74-5612 Pawai Pl, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1617
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-334-2739
The 2,000-square-foot outdoor lanai, surrounded by lush tropical vegetation and tiki torches, offers seating for 175 patrons. Customers also can enjoy a cool meal or beverage inside the air-conditioned bar area at one of several surrounding tables or at the koa U-shaped bar itself. Inside the bar area is the retail store, stocked with colorful T-shirts, hats, towels, coasters, mugs and much more.
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