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78-128 Ehukai St, Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2525
+1 808-930-4900
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Nanaimo, Canada
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While staying at the Sheraton, we decided to go for the breakfast buffet one morning based on various glowing reviews (the Tripadvisor reviews for the buffet can be found under both the hotel and under this restaurant). This was a very expensive mistake. At any average hotel on the mainland, this would've been called a "continental breakfast" and would be... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Most of the food here was good, not great although the made to order omelettes were quite good even if I did have to wait 15 minutes for the omelette. The price was average for brunch for a Sheraton type hotel restaurant (about $27 per person), but the selection was very limited. The fresh fruits were good, the eggs were... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I typically do not like breakfast buffets, but my family does. I like small breakfasts. If you like to eat a large serving of bacon, this is the place for you. There was an omelette bar, French toast, lots of juices, muesli, oatmeal, fresh fruit etc. The coffee was good and nicely served. I had vegetable curry. I wasn't able... More 

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Oregon City, OR
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171 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

The buffet is the only option and is $26 per person. The omelet station was the best part. The crumbles of bacon left at 9:30 were pathetic. I wish they had alternative milk options besides soy.

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La Crescent, Minnesota
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We watched dolphins while we were in the hot tub on the Lanai and enjoyed our massages on the lanai too. It was so relaxing. We finished by sitting in the Himilayan salt room enjoying the benefits of breathing the salt.

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Everett, Washington
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170 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

PROS : open air dining, beautiful views CONS: Too expensive As part of the Costco package we get when we come to Hawaii, the breakfast buffet is included. I wouldn't even think of spending what they ask for the buffet. It has gone up by $3 since last year, bringing the price to $25 and some change-- PER PERSON! The... More 

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Thank hhclemrn
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

We found the food to be good but for the most part the same thing each morning with only a little variance from one day to the next. $55 for two people for breakfast seems very, very pricey to us!

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Thank Mckhouse
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

Try their traditional Hawaiian/Japanese breakfast of Portuguese sausage, eggs and rice! Good service, good value and easy if you are a guest at the hotel.

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San Diego, California
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173 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

Open 6-10 for breakfast buffet only. We loved having a big breakfast selection everyday. Very friendly wait staff. Similar to most resort buffets, the cost was $25 per person. Luckily, the buffet was included in our hotel package through spg.com. We usually got a table with a nice view too.

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Isleton
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

Awesome views of the bay, the grounds, and the mountain. Every table had a great view. The buffet was very good, with different offerings daily, and there was a station for made to order omelets. My favorite was the fresh fruit, locally grown pineapples, bananas, and papayas.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Hawaiian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
05:00 - 22:30
Monday
05:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
05:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
05:00 - 22:30
Thursday
05:00 - 22:30
Friday
05:00 - 22:30
Saturday
05:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78-128 Ehukai St, Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-2525
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-930-4900

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