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The Seafood Bar & Grill

61-3642 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9721
+1 808-880-9393
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coconut shrimp” (65 reviews)
“seafood” (71 reviews)
“prime rib” (26 reviews)
Opens in 6 min
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American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
61-3642 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9721
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Casual dining in an unassuming location of the Big Island. Don’t be put off by the industrial locale. Great service and fresh seafood. The Polynesian Punch is delicious and deceptively strong.

Thank aps35378
Reviewed 4 days ago

This place was listed in the AAA Tourbook, and somebody at a nearby macadamia nut factory recommended it, so we tried it. We were not disappointed.

Thank IrvingBrown
Reviewed 1 week ago

We come to the Big Island for 2 weeks most years. A couple of years ago, after a snorkle and dive trip, we stopped at this restaurant for a snack and drink and liked it. So this evening we went back for a light meal....More

Thank NormanSantaFe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Crowded, lively bar/restaurant near the harbor with a parking lot. I was lucky to find a seat at the bar without having to wait and ordered the fish of the day, monchong, from the bartender. I had never heard of it though was told its...More

Thank lite29
Reviewed 1 week ago

Returned to BI and first stop was to Seafood Bar and Grill. Mai Tai are no question the best on the island and believe me I have done extensive research. This time we had their seafood quesadillas, calamari and escargot. We got there for happy...More

Thank AppleGuy440
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fish is very fresh and nicely prepared. No pretenses; just good food at reasonable prices. Get fresh fish daily. Fresher than a resort restaurant at 3x the price.

Thank Foodiegal23
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on a Tuesday specifically to have the smoked prime rib. It was very good- unlike anything I've ever had. The meat was quite marbled, so cut around the fat if you are sensitive to that. Portion sizes were generous. The Shrimp dumpling...More

Thank PMBeagle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was recommended to us by the valet from the Sheraton. He said a lot of locals go there and it's very popular. I read up the reviews and was excited to check it out. We showed up and there was a bit of...More

1  Thank keynotes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here several times over the years and love it every time. I always order some fresh fish and my husband usually gets fried fish of some sort. The fish is always wonderful, the beer cold and the service friendly and fast!

Thank jacqueet
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to this restaurant a couple of times now and plan to go there every time we stay in the Kohala area. Such a fun atmosphere - the food is amazing, the staff is excellent and you can not beat their Mai Tais!!...More

1  Thank Gina V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-3642 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9721
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kawaihae
  • Phone Number: +1 808-880-9393
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