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Chubby's Diner

75-5591 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3631
+1 808-329-2960
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“oxtail soup” (7 reviews)
“loco moco” (8 reviews)
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American, Hawaiian, Diner
75-5591 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3631
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered catering for my daughters birthday event at the bowling alley. Chubbys deliver. They werent joking around when they said the jumbo pan is more than enough for 30 people. It was not only more than enough, everyone had also took food home and...More

Thank Francis T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Restaurant is in the Kona Bowling Ally. This is a popular place for locals. Loco Moco and other Hawaiian dishes are good. Great place for kids because there is a full arcade and bowling alley to keep them busy. Seating is limited. Prices are reasonable...More

Thank JDtravel4fun
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

This is one of the absolute best foodie experiences you’ll have. From piping hot crispy fries topped with garlic to ox tail soup to beef teriyaki...everything is freshly prepared, amazing flavors and I’ve never had a bad meal. The atmosphere is a bowling alley, but...More

Thank Mathew T
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for good eats, local food, fun family environment- this is the place to go. Our favorite we love to order is their furikake fish (ask for fish of the day) & their Korean chicken. Don’t forget to check for there specials....More

Thank alexgD2925XN
Reviewed 21 January 2018

If you are looking for great local comfort food in large portions, this in the place. Recommended to us by locals, we would never have found this place on our own. The teriyaki beef was outstanding and we will visit again! The diner is part...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 2 January 2018

As others have said - hard to find. It's in the eXtreme bowling alley sports complex. Bakery on other side of strip mall is visible from street. Every thing we ordered was enough for two people. The patty melt, the chef salad, the fried chicken...More

Thank melindae91
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Surprisingly good food with excellent portions. Lots of variety/options/specials. Everything looked good. ordered the furikake chicken and was not disappointed. Wifey had the kal-bi and daughter had the portuguese bean soup. all good.

Thank KaimukiBoy
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We went here for dinner. Little hard to find since it's in a bowling ally and we didn't know that and no one told us that! :-) The food was SO good! I had garlic fries and the chicken teriyaki salad - the chicken was...More

Thank cwhatcott
Reviewed 8 December 2017

This restaurant has a large selection of Hawaiian style entrees. I had the Kailua pork and cabbage,which was very tastey. The portions are large, so it would be easy to share a dish. It seems to be a very popular locals place. There are lots...More

Thank Abundance2
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Read the reviews and stopped for lunch. Lunch was awesome. Enjoyed burgers and garlic fries. Staff was friendly, place was clean and quick. Cheapest meal so far on the big island

Thank Jjforjoann
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Hawaiian, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5591 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3631
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-2960
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