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“Great lunch and fast service” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Quinn's Almost By The Sea

Quinn's Almost By The Sea
Ranked #22 of 283 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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Good for: Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Brunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great lunch and fast service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

When my gf said she wanted to eat fish and chips today... We drove straight to Quinn's. Fast friendly service with excellent fish. I ordered a custom club sandwich and they made it perfect. Super friendly waitress served with a smile

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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Very Average”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

Although it is rated higher, I can only give it average ratings. We went the first night because of previous ratings. The food was mediocre at best. It was an enjoyable atmosphere and the staff was pleasant. We went a second time because it was the only place open after 10pm. The beer was still cold and staff friendly. Food was still only mediocre.

Visited July 2014
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Thank Shel P
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Berrien Springs, Michigan
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100 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Local Favorite”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

Located across the street from the King Kamehameha hotel, it has a good variety of foods, including some local dishes, fresh fish and burgers. Does not have an ocean view like others along the bay front, but we like going there with local friends.

Visited July 2014
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Leesvillle, SC
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99 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Great seafood at better prices”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

After visiting some of the restaurants in the Kona area, we took the advise of the crew on The Huntress Sportfishing and ate at Quinn's because they said the food was good and much more reasonable. Well they were right! The prices are quite reasonable especially for the volume of food we received. My husband and I frequently share plates because we're not big eaters (and try to watch our weight:) so we split a seafood platter, although I can't remember the name of the platter. It has shrimp, calamari, and fish and everything was really good. We ordered it deep fried since we like seafood that way most of the time when we eat out. I actually tried calamari for the first time, and although I'm not sure I would partake of it again, I can say that it was quite tasty for what it is. (I get hung up on some dishes knowing what it looks like alive and/or what it is). I can't give it a higher rating because parking was terrible, and I was a little warm where we sat. Aside from those challenges, it is a very good restaurant for seafood. You just need to get lucky in parking and sit in the right place.

  • Visited July 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Captain Cook, Hawaii
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270 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Little dining spot with great food and OK drinks”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

Prices are reasonable, service is good, ambiance is so so and the food is dang fresh and prepared with care. Not your fancy spot, parking is not so good but it is a short walk from many hotels and in the heart of town. It has been here a long time

Visited May 2014
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