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Clambake - CLOSED

62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9706
+1 808-882-5810
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good10%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible15%
9 Nov 2015
“All you can eat, but you won't wanna”
18 Oct 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood
62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9706
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 9 November 2015

First thing you will notice as you enter the area is the aroma - like boiled dishwater. The lobster is cold and tasteless., as is 'the catch of the day' (whatever it was). And the price of $120 is outrageous given the quality of the...More

5  Thank HomoVastans V
Reviewed 18 October 2015

i wrote a review a few years back that was titled "pricey but worth it". at that time, the price was $90 a person which was certainly in the pricey range. it's now $120 per person plus a mandatory gratuity. if you have a drink...More

3  Thank terry h
Reviewed 16 October 2015

I love any seafood so I loved it here. All you can eat lobsters, no need to say more. I ate enough lobsters for a month.

Thank Purdigerl
Reviewed 28 August 2015

First, beware the food! Having decided to start with 3 oysters, both my partner and I found the first to be spoiled and made the poor choice to try a second -- also warm, pasty and rancid. A sampling of the other food resulted in...More

2  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 26 April 2015

We attended the Clambake while recently here with my parents. The prime rib was very good, the lobster was good, but a little tough, the crab was good. The choices in the buffet were excellent and there were multiple desert options as well as bread,...More

1  Thank docallergy
Reviewed 7 April 2015

The clam bake had mixed reviews, but I decided to give it a try. You need to have a hefty appetite to get your money’s worth. The lobster and the prime rib were, but nothing special. The shrimp was outstanding. However, the oysters were terrible....More

2  Thank SeanorLike2Eat
Reviewed 29 March 2015

well this was the biggest rip off ive had since I bought a set of encyclopedias in 1979 ! The food is marginal at best and frankly ive had better seafood buffet in Brooks Alberta. Do not go here, its a complete joke, it cost...More

6  Thank Murray B
Reviewed 25 March 2015

We debated spending almost $100/person for a clambake, but heard great things about it. I have to say that being lobster and oyster lovers, we were in heaven. We limited our dinner to those two options only. The oysters were from Seattle and they were...More

Thank Priscilla S
Reviewed 1 March 2015 via mobile

i live here on the big island, and once a year my boyfriend and i will come to mauna kea and have a little vacation weekend... we ALWAYS look forward to the "clambake"... well, not no more. this time we went it just was not...More

5  Thank kilik27
Reviewed 1 February 2015

The clambake has been part of every trip to the big island. We used to enjoy the seafood buffet, but over the past two years, the quality of the food and service has declined to the point that I cannot in good conscience recommend it....More

2  Thank DrJim2
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 41 - US$ 82
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62-100 Mauna Kea Beach Dr, Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9706
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kohala Coast
  • Phone Number: +1 808-882-5810
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