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Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge

72-100 Kaupulehu Dr # 0, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610
+1 808-325-8333
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Soups, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
72-100 Kaupulehu Dr # 0, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Although we are staying at the Mauna Kea Hotel we decided to try Ulu last night as we had read it was special. We had stayed at this Four Seasons Hotel in the past and the food had been excellent so are expectations were high....More

Thank Jim2344
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful location right on the beach almost. Food is good but not the best. Its a very romantic and beautiful place for finer dining while in Kona. They'll tell pants are the dress code but they're aren't really and nobody wears pants....its Hawaii and pants...More

Thank jackfrost7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat outside on a night that threatened to rain. This space between good and bad weather is sometimes the most dramatic and we got lucky....not a drop. Sitting completely uncovered and directly in front of a Jack Johnson lookalike, singalike guitarist was heaven. Food?...More

Thank arbella2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to host an intimate, 8-person wedding dinner that was convenient to Kona, and Ulu worked out well. Free valet service was easy and friendly, and the restaurant set up a lovely table for us in a semi-private area. The...More

Thank Nyllie
Reviewed 19 March 2018

The restaurants setting is perfect. It has a great "feel." You can see the ocean and well lit rocks on the shore even at night. We were there for the sunset and that was nice too. I have no complaints about the physical setting or...More

Thank mtsod
Reviewed 19 March 2018

There are people with more allergies to be considered other than gluten and nuts. For example, citrus fruit, berries, seeds, etc.

Thank susiefeld5656
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Carefully composed meals, above the typical hawaiian fare. Quite expensive, waitstaff clearly encouraged to upsell.

Thank drsusan2017
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We go here for a light meal before our red eyes from the Kona Airport. The food is good, service great, and the view unbelievable. And, for all that, the prices aren't that bad. It takes us less than ten minutes to get to the...More

1  Thank spanishpeeks
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant, outside seating At sea level. The food was good menu had sushi, sashimi and Hawaiian dishes. Service is as okay, I expect much more from the four seasons. Was much more impressed with KPC at Hilton. Cocktail menu was more fun than Beach...More

Thank Rosanne925
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This has to be the best restaurant here because the setting is absolutely divine. Sitting listening to the ocean looking out over the most beautiful view imaginable would take some beating. But add to that fantastic staff and superb food. This is a winner of...More

Thank Jean H
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8 October 2017|
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Response from Skruggs | Reviewed this property |
They have previously done a buffet for Thanksgiving. Email them and ask for this year's menu
Kris M
11 January 2017|
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Response from cmariec | Reviewed this property |
kinda fancy, but not totally. he may feel a little out of place if he wears runners/flip flops, but it's Hawaii!
3 September 2016|
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Response from Thomas V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is valet parking in the front and you walk thru the resort to the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72-100 Kaupulehu Dr # 0, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5610 (Formerly 'Ulu Ocean Grill and Sushi Lounge)
    (Queen Ka'ahumanu Hwy)
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-325-8333
‘ULU Ocean Grill & Sushi Lounge is the breathtaking new oceanfront fish and seafood restaurant at Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, where Executive Chef James Babian’s acclaimed “R.S.A. - Regional, Seasonal and Artisanal” cuisine is served in Hawaii’s most beautiful setting - alongside the surf and under the stars. The restaurant showcases a stylish blend of Hawaiian architecture and modern flair - a lively, informal setting where guests are inspired, surprised and delighted by the Hawaii’s beauty and the flavors of the Pacific, through an innovative menu with playful tableside presentation. Cuisine is prepared oven roasted, flame grilled and wok fired, while an extensive wine list, with a special selection of boutique wines is presented via iPad. The modern sushi lounge and ocean view bar feature the Island's freshest sushi, as well as craft cocktails, sake and Japanese beers. Casual, friendly and knowledgeable servers guide guests through a social dining experience not to be forgotten.
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