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Sam Choy's Kai Lanai
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Ranked #70 of 302 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Price range: US$30 - US$30
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Description: A former Wendy's restaurant completely redone.
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This was our first time here as a gift from our son. The food was great but it is not cheap. We got the fish trio which was excellent and enough for two. Also the Calamari appetizer which was excellent. The views from their porch are great!

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Thank David B
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

One of the best restaurants to eat and drink while watching the sunset. All open air seating facing the ocean. Very good food with plenty of fresh fish dishes. Service is excellent and prices are reasonable. Great cocktail menu as well. We are here several times. Highly recommend!!!

Thank dar0898
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

We ate here before we went on our Manta Rey swim. It has a nice view of the ocean because it sits up high on the hill. The sunset was beautiful. The food and service was good! Highly recommend that you make dinner reservations.

Thank mouserMaplewood
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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Have eaten here a few times and it was like hit or miss. Must have had a good hit. Lunch was great. No crowded and really nice. Great waitress

Thank Jeffrey H
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has become a bit of a destination location due to its location at the top of the Keahou shopping area. During sunset you can get great views of the ocean.
The chef himself has made quiet a name for himself with his interesting Chinese, Asian, Hawaiian fusion cuisine.
The portions are big and they don't mind you sharing or taking home left overs. It's a family place but good for couples as well because of the romance of the ocean views.
Happy hour is 3pm to 5pm daily. Try the starter ribs, poke salad, and sea food chowder soup.

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