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Big Island Grill

American, ,
75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
+1 808-326-1153
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“loco moco” (184 reviews)
“chicken katsu” (75 reviews)
“roast pork” (47 reviews)
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American, Diner, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
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Reviewed today

If you want to experience the real foods of the Big Island, this is the place to go. They make great Lau Lau, Loco Moco, wonderful fish and more.

Thank eaglecadd
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Such an amazing experience for the eight of us. Headed out a beautiful sunset cruise, Captain Mike showed us dolphins 🐬. Our gear was all good once we arrived. Griffin took care of our group and did an outstanding job. I can’t tell you how...More

Thank RC1969
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traveling with a party of 5, we have eaten here already three times. Bkfst and supper menu. All of us loved each meal we have chosen. Great traditional meals with spot on flavors like loco moco, excellent seafood dishes, pork , chicken. Pancakes, bacon and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived, the manager showed us to the table and brought waters. He introduced our server, Shanda, who was a personable, attentive and polite person. She made sure our water glasses and other beverages were refilled promptly. I had the mixed plate with Teriyaki...More

Thank Jim O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband & I come to Kona frequently & always have several meals at BIG. There is an outstanding selection of meals with reasonable prices. I like their roast pork dish. It comes with gravy & 2 sides. They also include fresh sautéed vegetables that...More

Thank Trek810566
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hubby and I were seated immediately. Quick service in bringing us our ice tea and taking order. Both ordered the kulua pork with cabbage, rice and pineapple cole slaw. Portion size of pork and cabbage was large and tasty. With rice and cole slaw, meal...More

Thank CACruzer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in to this place after literally driving around the entire island for the day. It was a great stop for a late night dinner after a long day exploring all that the Big Island had to offer. My wife enjoyed the fish &...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are frequent patron of this restaurant whenever we return home to the Big Island, and although we initially overlooked this joint, it is now firmly in our ‘must-go’. To begin with, the owner strive to maintain a clean and decent environment. It is quite...More

Thank mandikin
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Best Aloha Friday in Kona and topped off with mud pie and song and applause from the patrons there. Our kalua pork and cabbage, teriyaki chicken , opah were great Portions large enough to share My favorite ice tea blend is so nice on a...More

Thank lynn48SpringTx
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Wonderful food and service. The loco moco with home made hash is great. Love this place and prices pretty reasonable.

Thank mrjpav
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17 January 2018|
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Response from HawaiiFoodlover | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take American Express & most other major credit cards.
Kevin A
25 December 2016|
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Response from Chowa-Rides-Again | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Parties of 6 or more have a 17% gratuity added. But you can always ask or ask to see your itemized bill. We did.
Zachary L
24 August 2016|
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Response from Jason T | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonable prices. More home style cooking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5702 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-1717
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-326-1153
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