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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

American Restaurant
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“On the Rocks is a casual, toes-in-the-sand restaurant and with breathtaking ocean views that also showcases some of the most talented musicians from around the Big Island. Recommend for lunch, dinner, and cocktails on the water. ”
  • 84 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“The ideal destination for your worry-free dream Hawaii Island dining experience. With breathtaking ocean views, Lava Lava Beach club is the place for island inspired cuisine, creative cocktails and toes in the sand ambiance. Recommend for lunch, dinner, and cocktails on the beach.”
  • 79 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Huggos is a local favorite and a place our visitors love to dine and have a few cocktails while enjoying some live local music and a beautiful ocean front view. Best time is of course sunset.”
  • 81 locals recommend
Café
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“Coffee shop and cafe with beach views for morning eggs to evening seafood. Recommend for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. ”
  • 72 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“It will blow your poke mind... they do lunch and run out of the best stuff early”
  • 35 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Our personal favorite for lunch and dinner. Local-style Hawaiian comfort food with an emphasis on poke & fresh fish. Casual.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Might be our favorite restaurant, period! Excellent fresh Hawaiian fish every day. Jackie Rey's is a bit of a locals' favorite.”
  • 53 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“I teach yoga here Monday and Tuesday mornings at 8:30 but there are classes Monday thru Friday and the view is amazing (so Is the food ) ”
  • 50 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Splasher's Grill is a family friendly restaurant that offers diners breathtaking views of Kailua Kona Bay and a delicious, affordable menu. Recommend for breakfast and lunch.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“We love this restaurant for a breakfast. Be ready to wait in a line to get in and enjoy delirious food and amazing view. If you like fish get Ono Benedict with Macadamia nuts. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great view with equally good food. I recommend breakfast to get your day started plus you get to watch the swimmers & paddlers in Kailua Bay. You won’t be disappointed with this restaurant.”
  • 33 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Magical night time setting for this restaurant situated in Holualoa. Call to make sure they will be open and make reservations.”
  • 52 locals recommend
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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
Lounge
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“Local musicians play here on a regular basis, including a group of local Ukulele players. Come enjoy the sunset and sounds ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
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“An enjoyable 2-story location known for good burgers, hot wings, dozens of beers on tap, with plenty of opportunities for people watching & sunset views. Additionally, you can enjoy viewing or participating in afternoon & evening sand-volleyball scrimmages in the adjacent grassy area.”
  • 29 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“if your looking for less expensive place to go this is it. They have a wide variety to choose from and reasonable price.”
  • 33 locals recommend