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Kono's Restaurant

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66-250 Kamehameha Hwy, Suite G110, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1489
+1 808-637-9211
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07:00 - 14:30
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A fast food joint. My food wasn't very hot. Think mall food court. Food is already cooked and they just put your sandwich or wrap together. I wouldn't go again. Quick service though.

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Thank Michele C
Stan G, Owner at Kono's Restaurant, responded to this review

Aloha and thanks for giving us a shot. More 

Glendale, California
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The smell alone makes the wait worthwhile at this fast food joint. Small amount of indoor and outdoor seating. Friendly staff. Excellent kalua slider!

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Thank Gourmang
Stan G, Owner at Kono's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We hope you will recommend us and come back to visit us again! More 

Oahu, Hawaii
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love to visit this breakfast place when I am in town. Can grab a home cooked snack or meal visit with the real people and eat outside too! The service is very efficient and not a long wait! How can you beat that! Service with a smile!

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Thank myabar123
Stan G, Owner at Kono's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice comments and acknowledgment. We take a lot of pride in our food and service....we actually believe in the "Aloha Spirit"! We just opened another location in Kailua. Please give us a try there! Stan More 

Lincoln, California
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the breakfast sandwich for breakfast three days. The sandwich is very good and it was fun eating it outside.

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Thank CaliforniaSure
Stan G, Owner at Kono's Restaurant, responded to this review

Than you for stopping in and visiting with us! We're glad that you enjoyed breakfast and hope that you come back and see us again soon. Hopefully you can try our new Kailua location on your next visit. More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food. Big portions. We had a family lunch. The pork was great and everyone was very happy with their food - Milkshakes were a big hit too.

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Thank Lisa M
Stan G, Owner at Kono's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed our food and milkshakes. Please visit us again soon. More 

Hudson, Wisconsin
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99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for breakfast and it takes minutes to get your food. If you're looking for pancakes or French toast, you're going to the wrong place. But definitely come here! Good food served super fast. They offer breakfast burritos, biscuits and gravy, and biscuit sandwiches and bagel sandwiches. All are delicious. I've enclosed photos of all. Very casual with outdoor... More 

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Thank Sheri S
Stan G, Owner at Kono's Restaurant, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you for your review. We aren't for everybody looking for a traditional breakfast but most people that try us like us! Please visit us again soon. We have a new location opening in Kailua soon if you're in that area! More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I knew by the line out the door it had to be good. The biscuit sliders are out of this world. We also ordered a linguisa burrito. The line was long but orders were up quick. Super friendly service too!

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Thank Kirsten S
Stan G, Owner at Kono's Restaurant, responded to this review

Aloha! We are happy that you love our little hole in the wall. I am very proud of our food and our teams. Thank you for stopping by and please visit us again soon. More 

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176 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pork tacos, sandwiches etc. This is the kind of place to get a full belly and not spend a fortune. Unless you buy bigger pants. Overall very good food and super casual dining. Most seats are outside. It is right next to some shopping.

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1 Thank Terry S
Luganville, Vanuatu
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The traditional style of underground cooking that Hawaiians call "imu" is wide-spread across the South Pacific. I first ate pork cooked this way with sweet potatoes and taro in PNG, where they call it "mumu." I always thought mumu pork would be good with bread and barbeque sauce, and Kono's proved me right. They serve a great sandwich, and even... More 

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2 Thank SouthSeasAmerican
Stan G, Owner at Kono's Restaurant, responded to this review

Aloha! I'm glad you enjoyed our food and milkshakes. We are proud of our small restaurants, consistent food and great service....the chickens are just a bonus! Mahalo, Stan More 

Wenatchee, Washington
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best pulled pork I have ever had. I ordered the Kailua sliders and plan on heading back several more times during our vacation. This place is a Not To Be Missed stop on the North Shore.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Hawaiian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 14:30
Monday
07:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:30
Thursday
07:00 - 14:30
Friday
07:00 - 14:30
Saturday
07:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66-250 Kamehameha Hwy, Suite G110, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1489
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Haleiwa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-637-9211
Description
Kono's is a family owned restaurant on the North Shore of Oahu serving breakfast and lunch in a casual atmosphere. Kono's is a gathering place for locals, surfers, and tourists, a genuine North Shore experience. Our Kalua Pork is cooked daily for over 12 hours and is served in a variety of breakfast and lunch dishes.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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