Kona Inn Restaurant for Dining in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island Hawaii.

Kona Inn Restaurant
Oceanfront in the
Kona Inn Shopping Village

75-5744 Alii Drive
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740
Phone: 808.329.4455
Est. 1979

Dining near the harbor at Kona Inn Restaurant in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island.


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New York Steak, Seared Rice Paper Ahi, and Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi.


Lunch & Dinner:
11:30 to 9 pm daily
Happy Hour:
2 pm to 5 pm daily
VISA, MasterCard and American Express
Open Air Oceanfront :
Fabulous ocean and harbor views. Beautiful sunsets.
Full Bar:
Our Signature Mai Tai's are the best on the Island! Traditional & tropical cocktails, daiguiris, coladas, margaritas, draft, bottled and local beer.
Wine List:
About 30 wines by the bottle with 10 selections offered by the glass.
Children's Menu
Take Out Available

"The Kona Inn has a blissful location on the harbor, exotic antique fan system and perfect calamari."

Guest Informant, A Moveable Hawaiian Feast, by Jay Cowan
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail  21
cocktail sauce, horseradish
Sashimi   Mkt Price
Tender loin cut fresh raw fish, shredded cabbage, shoyu, pickled ginger, wasabi & hot mustard.
Poke    Mkt Price
Chunks of fresh raw fish marinated in shoyu.
Calamari Strips  14
Lightly breaded and sauteed, served with two dipping sauces.
Seared Rice Paper Ahi    Mkt Price
seared rare sashimi grade yellow fin tuna, dusted with rice paper, wasabi dipping sauce.
Coconut Shrimp   25
lightly battered and served with an orange mango sauce
Shrimp & Crab Cakes  17
red pepper aioli sauce.
Nachos Grande
beans, chips, salsa, cheese, guacamole, sour cream, chives.
Jalapeno Peppers  18  |  Add Chicken +5
Guacamole & Chips  12  |  French Fries  8  |  Garlic Bread  10
New England Clam Chowder   cup 7  |   bowl 10
Mixed Green Salad  10
romaine, iceberg, cabbage, tomato, cucumber.
Traditional Caesar Salad  12
romaine, croutons, parmesan.
BLT Wedge  15
local iceberg, bleu cheese, bacon, tomatom red onion
Seafood Cobb Salad  28
shrimp, scallops, avocado, bacon, bleu cheese, egg, tomato
GRILLED:  Fresh Fish Mkt Price | Chicken 13 | 3 Jumbo Shrimp 11
SAUTEED:  Calamari 10

Salad Dressings:  Balsamic, Bleu Cheese, Papaya Seed, Ranch, 1000 Island


Choice of potato salad or cole slaw, fries $4
All sandwiches served with lettuce, tomato, red onion, mayo.

Fresh Fish Sandwich   Mkt Price
charbroiled, tartar sauce, Hawaiian bun
Cheeseburger  20
a broiled ground chuck patty, American cheese, Hawaiian bun.
Add to your burger:  bacon $3
Champagne Cheeseburger
Kona Inn's famous cheeseburger.   Bottle Dom Perignon $423
Wine Cheeseburger
Kona Inn's famous cheeseburger.   Bottle Opus One  $514
Calamari Sandwich  21
sauteed golden brown, Hawaiian bun, tartar sauce.
Grilled Chicken Club  30
Bacon, jack cheese, grilled sourdough
Hawaiian Chicken Sandwich  26
teriyaki glazed breast, swiss, Hawaiian bun.
Kona Inn Clubhouse Sandwich  19
oven roasted turkey breast, ham, bacon, toasted white bread

Below are some of the fish caught in local waters and served fresh when available.
Choice of Garlic Mashed Potatoes or Rice Pilaf or White Rice & Fresh Vegetables.

Ahi (Yellow Fin Tuna)   Mkt Price
a famous Hawaiian deep sea fish -- prized for its bright red color. Its firm texture and exceptional flavor with a flesh so light you can eat it uncooked (Sashimi)
Ono (Wahoo)   Mkt Price
a game fish also known as wahoo -- with a white meat of fine circular flake and a delicate texture considered the finest tasting fish in the world!
Mahi-Mahi (Dorado)    Mkt Price
the most famous of the Hawaiian white fish with moist white meat and exceptional delicate flavor.
Monchong (Mukau)    Mkt Price
clear white flesh with pink tones, firm in texture and medium flavored.
Kona Inn's Special "Tuna Stack"    Mkt Price
fresh ahi tuna seared rare served on a crab cake and steamed white rice with red pepper aioli and spicy asian sauce topped with fried wontons.
Stuffed Ono   Mkt Price
fresh locally caught ono stuffed with shrimp, Cajun spices and cream cheese, then topped with lobster sauce.
Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi-Mahi    Mkt Price
fresh mahi-mahi grilled with a macadamia nut crust and drizzled with a chive plum sauce over sauteed bok choy.
Baked Monchong    Mkt Price

clear white flesh with pink tones, firm in texture and medium flavored, baked with garlic, lemon and a sweet basil glaze.


Choice of Garlic Mashed Potatoes or Rice Pilaf or White Rice & Fresh Vegetables.

Seafood Combination  48

large shrimp, jumbo scallops and mahi-mahi too, basted with lemon butter and broiled to perfection.

Teriyaki Shrimp  31

6 large shrimp marinated in our homemade teriyaki sauce, basted with lemon butter and broiled to perfection.

Prime Top Sirloin   10 oz 43    Teriyaki 45

corn fed, aged eastern beef.  Take your steak surfing -
Add 3 Coconut Shrimp 16 | Add Lobster Tail  69

Hula Chicken  32

a large boneless breast marinated in our secret Hawaiian sauce, broiled and topped with island tropical salsa.

Lobster   74

a broiled 8-10 oz. Australian lobster tail, drawn butter.

Calamari  22

lightly breaded and sauteed, served with two dipping sauces.

Mahi-Mahi Fish & Chips  26

house beer batter, tartar sauce, cole slaw

Rainbow Sherbet  4
Macadamia Nut Ice Cream  5
Kona Inn Mud Pie  13
Menu items and prices subject to change without notice.
UPDATED October 12, 2022.  Copyright Restauranteur, 2005-2022.  All rights reserved.

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