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“Very nice”

Beach Tree Bar and Lounge
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Ranked #33 of 285 Restaurants in Kailua-Kona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$25 - US$50
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Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The essence of "barefoot elegance," Beach Tree Bar and Lounge has the feel of a Hawaiian beach house. Diners choose between al fresco beachside seating or an elegant open-air dining room with 16-foot vaulted ceilings. An outdoor lounge sets the stage for the perfect beachfront cocktail with nightly live entertainment. Featuring Italian and Mediterranean cuisine with California and tropical influences, specialty dishes include: House-made Pappardelle with Hāmākua Mushrooms and Parmigiano Crema; Gnocchi with Oxtail Ragout; and Mascarpone and Proscuitto Pizza. Beach Tree Bar and Lounge offers over 60 wines by the glass, carafe or bottle and is open for lunch and dinner daily. The culinary philosophy is to start with ingredients from the island, and then beyond – ensuring incorporation of the freshest, most sustainable ingredients available. Working with over 160 local farms, approximately 75% of the food served at Beach Tree Restaurant is from the Island of Hawaii.
Birmingham, AL
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Very nice”
Reviewed 22 July 2014

The food was very good. The service was excellent. The location and atmosphere were quite nice. Accommodated our large party with ease.

Visited July 2014
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Waikoloa, Hawaii
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Stunning Setting - Food Another Matter”
Reviewed 12 July 2014

The ambiance was out of this world. You feel surrounded by the ocean. Every seat in our table for 4 had a view. The service was excellent. We were in a bit of a rush since we had a concert to attend. I would say nothing could have been better except for the food. A shrimp started was a little greasy. The $22 hamburgers were very large, delicious and came with fries in an individual basket. I don't know but the price was pushing it. How can you ruin an $8 Big Wave? You can't. But the pizza was a different story. It seemed like the crust was drenched in olive oil and it was totally soft. It was first really bad but since we in a rush, we just moved on.

On a previous visit I have been disappointed in a pasta dish I ordered. One thing is for certain: you can't beat the view and service. And that makes any price worth an occasional visit here.

  • Visited July 2014
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Northbrook, Illinois
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
“Excellent food and atmosphere”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

Food is excellent. A popular restaurant at the Four Seasons Kona. We generally had the catch of the day for dinner. Lively, fun.

Visited June 2014
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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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249 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
“Nice place, but I've had better”
Reviewed 24 June 2014

It's "upscale". We all know what that means. And it is on Hawaii, where everything is expensive. So I expect to pay more here. And I did. Our meals were very good and the location is also very good. The part that I found shocking was what they charged for mixed drinks. Get ready to pay $18 for a Mai Tai and $23 for other mixed cocktails. Geez! I can buy a whole bottle of rum for what they charge for one drink! That's ridiculous! And you can't tell me that alcohol is more expensive on Hawaii than other places, because it's not...I checked.

  • Visited June 2014
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Long Island City, New York
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71 reviews
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“Fantastic....”
Reviewed 21 June 2014 via mobile

Imagine sipping ice cold mango mai tais as you lounge comfortably on teak furniture. The warm tropical breeze cooling your skin, you close your eyes and listen to the relaxing sounds of the surf. Open them, look directly out on the ocean past the "beach tree" and bear witness to one of the most beautiful sunsets your mortal eyes will ever see. Take a deep breath and order another drink. Heaven? No. The beach tree bar and grill. Go for a late drink or dinner. As beautiful as it is, there is no air conditioning, so you may find yourself sweltering at high noon. The later in the evening, the better.

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