Best Places to Eat and Drink in Kailua-kona

When you plan a visit to Kailua-kona, eat and drink as the locals do. To get the taste of the city rolling on your tongue, you must head towards the best places to eat and drink in Kailua-kona. While a few places may lead you to small eateries offering mouth-watering food, others would take you to high-end restaurants in Kailua-kona serving sumptuous meals. From cafes serving hearty breakfasts to delis serving a variety of cuisines, this extensive list of best restaurants in Kailua-kona itself will take you on a gastronomical journey. After exploring all the best things in Kailua-kona, treat your taste buds at any of these places.

Let's discover the best spots for foods, drinks and nightlife in Kailua-kona:

  1. Kona Brewing Company

    Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Brewery, Cafe

    Get the best of both worlds – Food and Beer! Take a tour of this environmentally conscious brewery and taste four of their beers at the end of the tour. Also, don’t miss eating the cafe after the tour – they whip some of the best sandwiches, pizzas and burgers you would have had in a long time! And even if you are not in the mood for a brewery tour, you can still spend a lazy ...Read more
  2. Mountain Thunder Coffee Plantation

    Landmark, Cafe

    Perfect place for all the Coffee lovers! Mountain Thunder is the largest organic coffee farm in the Country and educates its visitors about the whole process of obtaining coffee – from composting, roasting and bagging! Visitors can choose between a free tour and a VIP tour. If you are a di hard coffee fan, then a VIP tour – Roast master of the Day is a must! You get a chance to roas...Read more
  3. Dons Mai Tai Bar

    Bar, Food And Drinks, Entertainment, Performance

    Don’s Mai Tai Bar is popular for serving the best mai-tais in the city over a spectacular view of the Bay! The cool breeze is sure to ease out stressful days and the lip-smacking cocktails only add to the self-pampering visit. Highlights include: Cocktails Live Music Good food Take your time to absorb the beauty of it all- the location, ambience and scrumptious food!
  4. Keauhou Shopping Centre

    Outdoors, Restaurant, Entertainment, Performance

    If you want to experience the dynamic pulse of city, then the Keauhou Shopping centre is your place! Offering a complete authentic shopping experience, shops are open from morning to midnight- making it an ideal tourist spot to shop till you drop! The shopping centre includes: Apparels and Accessories Restaurants Entertainment like Cinema house Specialty shops Medical shops A good way to spen...Read more
  5. Ali'i Gardens Marketplace

    4.3 (458 Votes)
    Ali'i Gardens Marketplace

    Cafe, Restaurant, Market, Shopping Center

    An Open air market place that mainly promotes the local arts, crafts and freshest produce. It is one of the main shopping markets of Kailua Kona with many booths that sell jewellery, merchandise, handmade soaps, fresh fruits and vegetables along with restaurants and cafes. It was voted “Best Open Air Market Place” from 2001 to 2003.
  6. Broke Da Mouth Grindz & Catering

    Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Broke Da Mouth Grindz & Catering is a Hawaiian Restaurant that serves generous portions of locally sourced Filipino and Hawaiian staples at a very reasonable rate. The use the freshest of ingredients, make their own sauces, offer the best services, serve generous portions and the ambiance of the restaurant ensures that you have a wonderful dining experience. Each and every item on the menu ...Read more
  7. Tuk-tuk Thai Food Truck Image

    Food And Drinks

    The eating joint offers excellent and authentic Thai food with various types of noodles, stir-fries and especially a wide range of spicy Thai curries. The ingredients for the food are sourced fresh from the local markets and the offers freshly prepared food at unbelievably affordable prices. Thai Pad noodles and Thai Fried rice are a staple item on the menu and can be combined with various curr...Read more
  8. Splashers Grill

    4.5 (2 Votes)
    Splashers Grill

    Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Enjoy the spectacular sights of Kailua-Kona Bay while having some wonderful food with the family at Splashers Grill. The food on offer is priced at affordable rates and includes a variety of seafood, burgers, wraps, salads etc along with different types of beverages. One can relax over the drinks in the evenings during the Happy hours of the restaurant. Splashers Grill also organizes various ev...Read more
  9. Tj's Bbq By The Beach

    4.7 (8 Votes)
    Tj's Bbq By The Beach


    TJ'S BBQ by the Beach is the place to be if you are craving for some absolutely delectable BBQ plates including wings, ribs, hot dogs and burgers. The food is unbelievably delicious, the price is pretty affordable, and the portions served are generous. Each and every item on the menu is cooked to perfection and seasoned uniquely for that delicious taste. TJ'S BBQ By the Beach is situated in the...Read more
  10. 75-5995 Kuakini Hwy, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740, USA