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Huggo's On The Rocks

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75-5828 Kahakai Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5308
+1 808-329-1493
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Waco, Texas, United States
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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The menu is not very large, but the choices are diverse, and the selections were very tasty. Service was excellent.

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Ashland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place to have lunch by the sea. Perfect day, perfect lunch. Drinks were delicious, each plate delicious...perfect! Portions are good size, so come with an appetite. Will be back for more.

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Longmont, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had several meals here. Our first being breakfast...wonderful start...large choice on menu to choose from very reasonable cost. Dinner on the other hand had a fish meal was not outstanding good but have had much better. Very pricey expect your dinners on upper side $40 per person and up. Expected much better meal for this price. Had to wait every... More 

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Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Huggo's on the Rocks was the last place we ate at before wrapping our vacation up in Kona. We ordered the pork natchos as an appetizer which ended up being a lot of food by itself. They were great though. Once our food arrived we realized that we orded too much food. My wife had the fish tacos which she... More 

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Buellton, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent drinks and pupus. Their mai tais are the bomb! Sunset views and a class act singer/musician for the magic hour.

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Thank Robin S
Seattle
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great and fun food with unbeatable view. Love the ambiance and free Hawaiian entertainment. Try the salads with seared poke!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So many places in Kona are right on the waterfront but this one is a great one to choose. All seats have a great view of the bay and activities going on. Food is very good too.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Always great, great live music, great service, and a fun setting, sitting with your feet in the sand. The food is very good, with unique offerings. We miss the breakfasts!

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Clackamas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great outdoor bar location for day or evening. There is great live music in evening. Bar staff are friendly and efficient. Menu is priced a bit high for a basic light nosh with drinks.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Huggo's is the place to go for great food, drinks and music! I spent 7 nights in Kona and 3 of those at Huggo's dancing the night away!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 40
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-5828 Kahakai Rd, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-5308
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-1493
Description
Opened in 1998 in the waterfront location adjacent to Huggo's fine dining restaurant, On the Rocks is a come as you are, kau kau (eat) great food with sand between your toes, kick back and enjoy great island entertainment center of fun on Hawaii Island. "After operating Huggo's restaurant for 18 years, we had the opportunity to purchase the vacant lot right next door and we jumped at it," Eric says. "The concept is what you see today - a casual bar and restaurant set literally on the rocks and sand of Kailua-Bay. Like many locals, we were tired of driving 20 miles or more up the coast to enjoy this sort of relaxed resort ambiance and decided to create just that right here in town."

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?