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La Bourgogne French Restaurant

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77-6400 Nalani St Ste 101, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-7955
+1 808-329-6711
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18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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New City, New York
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89 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Island Hawaii every year you make friends and Colleen and Ron are friends and owners of La Bourgogne This has been a stop for over many years. They recently remodeled the restaurant and made it brighter and more comfortable. The quality of the food is still superb. Onion soup or Lobster bisque Duck or Rabbit Beef or Local Fish... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I enjoyed our dinner here last night, but not everything was perfect. The garlic sauce on my escarcot was way too garlicky, so I am still tasting it today and it was hard to taste the rabbit that I ordered for my entre (I brought most of it home, so maybe I can enjoy it today.). My... More 

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Sacramento, California
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

This wonderful place sits in a very nondescript with no windows and about 12 tables total. The intimate atmosphere transported us from our tropical location to Paris. The French fare was quite authentic. My husband dined on lobster bisque and wild boar and I had pumpkin soup and beef tenderloin with best bernaise sauce I have ever tasted. Fresh asparagus... More 

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West Kelowna, Canada
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132 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We had never before tried this restaurant, as the outdoor appeal just did not grab us, with all the sunny open air options in Kona. Inside it has really no more and beyond the outside. Clearly the selling point is the French food, which was good. I ordered the beef tenderloin. The medium rare cooking I requested was done to... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

As other reviews have stated, the location is a bit "interesting" and once inside is still a little box'ish although recently renovated. First of all, the selection of wine by the glass was very good. We had champagne to start that was very good. This was followed by a New Zealand sav Blanc and then my husband had red recommended... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Outstanding French cuisine. Everything is made fresh that day. Husband and wife team makes you feel like you are family. This is a local and repeat visitor restaurant. If you are staying in Kona this is a must visit. Reservations are required and do it ASAP. There are not that many seats and they fill fast.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

After living in Kailua-Kona for about a year, and after being told by friends I was missing out on a true culinary treasure. It's easy to miss La Bourgogne as you drive along Kuakini Highway. The building looks like an insurance office or real estate title company... but as soon as you step through the door, eyes adjusting from the... More 

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Koloa, Hawaii
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Although I've eaten all over the world and have spent 5 or more times as much for meals in Paris, Rome, London, Montreal, Istanbul, and even Las Vegas, I don't think I've ever had a better restaurant meal than the foie gras and cassoulet at La Bourgogne. Wine pairings were perfect, service was superb, and the food was delicious. The... More 

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a charming family owned French restaurant. I would say this is the nicest restaurant on the Big Island. We have celebrated many special occasions here.

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Central Arizona, Arizona
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

I can't understand the high ratings. It must be because its Hawaii and prople are on vacation, or have never had real French food. Went to celebrate a birthday. No atmosphere, no view...its a box room. Poor, rude service, burnt garlic in the escargot, and bland fish "stew"? The sweet breads were average. This is an expensive restaurant that would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$55 - US$55
Cuisine
French
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77-6400 Nalani St Ste 101, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740-7955
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 808-329-6711

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?