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Kono's

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Hawaiian
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews brunch pork plate pulled pork sliders burrito oreo cheesecake mango pineapple rice kalua pig sandwiches ono bbq sauce triple crown sour cream order at the counter casual atmosphere great lunch
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw the reviews that this place was good for cheap eats so gave it a try. Ordered the pork tacos (2) for $9US and they were delicious. If I wasn’t heading home tomorrow, I’d head back to try a few more things including the milkshakes....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JacqBeNimble
816zacha, Owner at Kono's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind feedback and sharing your experience with the world of TripAdvisor. We hope you find your way back to us soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious little place for lunch- order from the chalkboard and they serve you when your order is ready. All kinds of super pork dishes- nachos and sliders are especially good. Good to know :NO liquor.

Date of visit: November 2018
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KonosNS, Guest Relations Manager at Kono's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mahalo for taking the time to post your review and we hope to have the opportunity to give u a five star experience in the near future. Please visit our sister restaurant The Surfing Pig in Kaimuki. We have some amazing signature cocktails there. Aloha!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pork was delicious I wish it was cooked in some sort of sauce just because I prefer everything on sauce but it was still delicious. It wasn’t very juicy it was more of a dry texture but again still good just go to bee...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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KonosNS, Guest Relations Manager at Kono's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mahalo for taking the time to post an awesome five star review!!! Please be sure to try Kono’s guava bbq sauce next time! Looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Great meal here. Pork is delicious. Milkshakes are tasty. Good local flavor. Friendly service. Good coffee.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jaik30
Zach A, Owner at Kono's, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback, we hope to see you back soon my friend!

Reviewed 7 October 2018

What a treat! I have been walking past Kono's for months if not a couple of years and today I finally walked in to order something. WOW! What a treat! I ordered the Breakfast Bombers - Haleiwa. If you love pulled pork then this is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Zach A, Owner at Kono's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you so much for your great feedback, It means so much to us in our pursuit of making each of our guest feel our Extra Aloha food and service!

Reviewed 27 September 2018

The specialty of the house is pulled pork, and you can have it in a bowl, or a burrito, or a sandwich, etc. I had the BBQ Bomber, which is the pork burrito. It was delicious! Unfortunately, I was really hungry and added jalapenos, avacodo,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Zach A, Owner at Kono's, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

Thank you so much for your feedback, we try really hard to bring the best food and service to our customer!

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Food was good, but not great. Don’t think it’s worth the price. Really slow service. I got the Chuns bomber. It was fine, but I didn’t think it was great. Felt like I paid too much the quality and the amount of food that I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Anna P, Guest Relations Manager at Kono's, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Aloha Brett, I'm sorry to hear that the service was slow today. We were training someone up front so they were talking through a lot of procedures. Regardless, we do not want training to take away from your experience so this is great feedback and...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

After a day at the beach this quiet little place in Kailua is one of my now top 5 places to go. The atmosphere is beachy and calm. The food is great proportions and at a great price. With 2 picky eaters who didn’t hesitate...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank HettyA
Anna P, Guest Relations Manager at Kono's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Mahalo for the amazing review! Happy to see that you were adventurous with our menu and got some of our hand-crafted milkshakes as well. They are SO good. Thank you again, and hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 25 August 2018

We were in Kailua and needed a snack, so we decided to drop by Kono's. Their specialty is 12 hour kalua pig served a variety of ways. Kono's is located on Heikili St, around the corner from Target. We ordered Kapahulu tacos ($8.95), old school...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Anna P, Guest Relations Manager at Kono's, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Mahalo for the review and feedback! Happy you enjoyed our signature kalua pig, we hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

You gotta try the tacos, upgrade for a little more and get a 3rd taco. My favorite tacos on this planet.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank vickir849
Anna P, Guest Relations Manager at Kono's, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

Mahalo for leaving an amazing review. The tacos are BOMB, so happy they are your favorite too! Hope to see you back soon!

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