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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Hawaiian Restaurant
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“Hawaiian Heritage Cuisine. Fresh, locally-grown vegetables and fruits, Big Island cattle and out-of-this-world fresh seafood combine in Sam’s creative dishes.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“A premier destination for Japanese/Pacific Rim "fusion cuisine". Excellent seafood. Recommend for dinner.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Food Truck
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“Great gourmet food with a local flare. Situated on the cliff overlooking Magic Sands Beach. Reservations required to get an outside table with a view. Check the sunset calendar and make your reservation for 15 to 30 minutes before sunset to enjoy amazing food with an equally amazing view. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
“If you’re not able to snorkel with the Manta Rays you can see them from this restaurant - bar”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“One of the longest running restaurants in Kona. Delicious pizza s and their famous pink sauce.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great place for breakfast or lunch! Delicious coffee and crepes. Savory and Sweet! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“Creative, intimate French restaurant with European countryside charm & an extensive wine list. Small and family run you will definitely need a reservation. The food is outstanding!”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“Small Mexican family owned/operated take-out with a few tables that serves authentic Mexican food. This is our "go-to" Mexican food choice. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“Nice sit-down family owned and operated Thai food restaurant. The food is top notch.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Great happy hour from 3-5pm and very good Italian dinner with an open air vista”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“The Hawaiian food is very good and inexpensive. We like to get the food to go and enjoy it on our Lani.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends