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
Group Dining:
Groups up to 40 guests can be accommodated in the main dining area.

"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  19
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  13
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   23
lightly battered and served with an orange mango sauce
Shrimp & Crab Cakes  14
red pepper aioli sauce.
Nachos Grande
beans, chips, salsa, cheese, guacamole, sour cream, chives.
Jalapeno Peppers  17  |  Add Chicken +3
Guacamole & Chips  11
French Fries  8
Garlic Bread  9
New England Clam Chowder 
cup 6    bowl 8
Mixed Green Salad  10
romaine, iceberg, cabbage, tomato, cucumber.
Traditional Caesar Salad  10
romaine, croutons, parmesan.
BLT Wedge  13
local iceberg, bleu cheese, bacon, tomato red onions.
Seafood Cobb Salad  26
shrimp, scallops, avocado, bacon, bleu cheese, egg, tomato.
GRILLED:  Fresh Fish Mkt Price | Chicken 10 | 3 Jumbo Shrimp 10
SAUTEED:  Calamari 10

Salad Dressings:  Balsamic, Vinaigrette, 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  18
a broiled 1/2 lb. ground chuck patty, American cheese, Hawaiian bun.
Add to your burger:  bacon $3
Champagne Cheeseburger
Kona Inn's famous cheeseburger.   Bottle Dom Perignon $325
Wine Cheeseburger
Kona Inn's famous cheeseburger.   Bottle Opus One  $490
Calamari Sandwich  20
sauteed golden brown, Hawaiian bun, tartar sauce.
Hawaiian Chicken Sandwich  22
teriyaki glazed breast, swiss, Hawaiian bun.
Steak Sandwich  35
cooked as you like top sirloin, French roll.
Kona Inn Clubhouse Sandwich  19
oven roasted turkey breast, ham, bacon, toasted sour dough.

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  44

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.

Top Sirloin   10 oz 41    Teriyaki 43

corn fed, aged eastern beef.  Take your steak surfing - Add Coconut Shrimp 13
Add Lobster Tail  55

Hula Chicken  28

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

Lobster   59

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 November 12, 2021.  Copyright Restauranteur, 2005-2021.  All rights reserved.

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