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Kona Bistro

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American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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31 W High St, Oxford, OH 45056-1710
+1 513-523-0686
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Miamisburg, Ohio
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260 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten at Kona before and loved it. This last time I believe I just chose the wrong dish. I started with the crab and corn chowder. I devoured it. It was really good. For my main course I had a spicy shrimp and scallop ramen. It was very disappointing. The shrimp looked like tiny canned shrimp and the scallops... More 

Thank paolat257
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Been here twice , service is great and dinner is good. Ran out of steak one night we went (after family weekend)! but the food is served very pretty and have not disappointed yet. Good place to take family and tourists.

Thank Momof2XY
Oxford, Ohio
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Kona is trendy, pricey, and the food is often very good. Portions are on the small side (and I'm not talking about those places where the wait staff staggers bringing you your dinner.) Its seating is a bit pretentious for a place in a small college town--it looks like the owners ogled pix of New York eateries and then mimicked... More 

Thank salbert910
Bridgeport, West Virginia
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Had eaten a reasonable meal here a couple years ago, but most recently Ate at the kona bistro as part of a party of about 20 people. We had three waitstaff for the party, but they seemed to be overwhelmed having to serve 4 tables. We had menus with starters but we're never asked if we would like to order... More 

Thank 1Skidmore
Pearl River, Louisiana, United States
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140 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had a good sandwich. Soup was good. Nothing special. Service was slow. More interested in talking among themselves than helping a single diner. Would try again.

Thank Curtis O
Cincinnati, Ohio
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477 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Just enjoyed a delicious dinner here. Great dinner and service with a co-worker, I would definitely return here for another great meal!

Thank luckyno39
South Venice, Florida
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141 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Kona Bistro has always been our go to restaurant when visiting family in Oxford. This was our first time at the restaurant since the new owners rolled out their new dinner menu (the old one was good but dated). It was a disappointing evening. Service was slow even though the restaurant was not full. When our food finally arrived the... More 

2 Thank dgcrawf
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very relaxing place for lunch and dinner. Good atmosphere and very good food. Service is also very good. A great moderate price local restaurant.

Thank Linda W
Cincinnati, Ohio
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

My guy and I stopped in for dinner. They have several vegetarian and gluten free options, woo hoo! The food was great and came out a lot faster than our drinks. Our server was friendly but slow and seemed a bit afraid of us. We got the artichoke dip and split the seared diablo tofu. Everything was very tasty. If... More 

Thank Jennifer W
Oxford, Ohio
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Kona is under new owners. My wife and I went on a Monday night, which is margarita night. The bar, which is in the front of the restaurant, was very loud. My wife ordered wine, and I tried two of their craft beers (both were hoppy but excellent). My wife ordered the stuffed mushroom and I ordered the chicken pasta... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 W High St, Oxford, OH 45056-1710
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Butler County  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +1 513-523-0686

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?