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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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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“loco moco” (7 reviews)
“mac salad” (4 reviews)
“pot roast” (2 reviews)
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American, Hawaiian, Diner
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75-5591 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-3631
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

On holidays we stopped into this location which wasn't the easiest to find but I remembered it was in a bowling alley so we were successful! Highly recommended! We got take out so that we could eat on our deck at the condo. The location...More

Thank Wrldtraveller7
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Most places in Kona close down pretty early. So, when we arrived in Kona at 8:30pm, it was slim pickings for finding a place to eat. Fortunately, we came across Chubby's. It was located in a bowling alley and packed with locals. Most food I...More

Thank Onefastdoc
Reviewed 20 May 2017

If you are alone or with your family and friends this is a good place to go to . It has a large variety of food at a good price and good portions. Besides the food you can go for bowling or different games all...More

Thank norman m
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Go here if you're looking for what the locals really eat. You will stand out if you look like a tourist but won't feel uncomfortable.

Thank Kathy O
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Chubby's is inside the bowling alley so it's kind of hard to find. Order at the counter and your food will be brought to your table. Breakfast all day features eggs, waffles, pancakes, loco moco that is a LOT of very tasty food. The quality...More

Thank theonewhogetsaway
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Hawaiian, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Saturday
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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