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The Seafood Bar & Grill

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61-3642 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9721
+1 808-880-9393
11:00 - 22:00
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90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I will try to remain objective as taste is a very subjective matter. This restaurant is perched on the second floor of a small sized building that houses some small local shops. It overlooks the harbor, a rather run down area, with 2 cylindrical storage type buildings in direct view. Hanging patio lights and mango wood give it a very... More 

Thank hebkram
Spokane, Washington
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105 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fun staff, locals and all seem very happy and engaging. However, lousy Mai tai, they said it was great.... Food was okay, except for the calamari which was the best ever (had it twice) view is something you will talk about......

Thank k2kelley
Bowie, Maryland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent food and decent prices for resort area. Nice break from overpriced mediocre food in the resorts. The pizzas easily feed two, salads were fresh and crips, seafood was good. We went twice on our vacation. Excellent Mai tais

Thank PetePie
Cincinnati, oh
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here the other night. The food was really excellent. I had the catch of the day, a local fish sautéed, while my husband had a lobster and crab pot pie, for dessert we had a macadamia nut pie (like a pecan pie). The service was also excellent. There is a casual Hawaiian feel to... More 

Thank Lazboh
Las Vegas, NV
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We decided to go to this restaurant our last night in Hawaii based on the reviews on TripAdvisor. We were not disappointed. The clientel was both locals and tourists. We were offer seating choices of the bar, or indie or outside tables. We opted for inside since it was windy outside. On their website they called it a Tiki Bar... More 

Thank Traveller711
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here today, and it was great! I ordered the coconut shrimp sandwich and it was delicious. It came with a side of chips. I think the address is wrong though as the one listed took us to a residential area on the other side of the main road, we found it by looking at the map. Had... More 

Thank burksngalu
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night in Hawaii and we didn't want a fancy meal and we didn't want to eat at the Mauna Kea again. This local place has a great atmosphere. Lots of bamboo and a pineapple theme. It's across from the gas tanks by the port in Kawaihae so there's zero view but the food is great and the prices are... More 

Thank LINYfoodGuy
:Los Angeles
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're looking for a great seafood -- and not your typical fare -- this is the place. Get there early and Mike the bartender will make any kind of drink you want. And the people waiting tables are as friendly as can be. Lots of locals hang here, so it is by no means the typical tourist trap. You... More 

Thank Koufax32
Alameda, California, USA
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Family Dinner for 5, good selection for all, not a great place for kids but they found their way with Pizza on the Menu, Great Drinks, capable wine list, solid seafood and burgers. Great Steamed Clams, Oyster shooter, local fresh fish and even escargot which as outstanding, no reservations but a a table after a 15 minute wait, staff was... More 

Thank Neil D
Waikoloa, Hawaii
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270 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is literally a tiki bar ! Filled with locals all arriving to talk story with lunch. The decor is eclectic to say the least, but the service is friendly, and the food is tasty and filling. The view out the windows is a panoramic view of cargo containers and oil tanks.... Enjoy the Polynesian indoor decor instead.

Thank Muadib84

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
American, Bar, Seafood, Hawaiian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61-3642 Kawaihae Rd, Kawaihae, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-9721
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kawaihae
  • Phone Number: +1 808-880-9393

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?