Address: 75-5828 Kahakai Rd. Kailua-Kona HI 96740
Hours: Daily 7-11am and 5-10pm
Location: Kailua-Kona Oceanfront
Parking: Free street parking
Directions: In the heart of downtown Kailua-Kona on the bay.
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One of the best places to eat in Kona, period. An oceanfront oasis with food served in wooden bowls resort style. The burgers and poke are a must have, as is the pulled pork sandwich. Super interesting addition to it all is the stamped ingrained logo on top of the buns when they show up with your food you order. Casual dining on the ocean with entertainment on Kailua Kona Bay. With their doors officially opening in 1969 for casual good eats, Huggo's has more than lived up to it's expectations and has become a Big Island Kona staple. It also helps that the location is one of the best in all of Kona. Oceanfront and nothing less. The food is astounding because it is just caught and as fresh as it gets.
Live entertainment is offered every evening under the sunset and some of the island's most passionate musicians bring their talent to be put on display. Acoustic guitars and ukulele's can be heard as casual and elegant dining is being enjoyed by everyone around. Another name visitors go by for Huggo's is simply On the Rocks. A great and easy way to remember a place with a memorable location. Breakfast is also served here daily from 7am to 11am. Dinner on the weekends is offered all the way up until 10pm. The hBAR cocktail lounge goes until 11pm. A stunning oceanfront location where you can smell that beautiful ocean breeze.
With nearly 50 years of award winning service, it is hard not to stop in at least once during your Big Island Kailua-Kona visit. Bon Appetit stated that this is one of the nation's top restaurants and the food is as good as the view. For those looking for steak their teriyaki signature steak makes a statement for sure. Their have been referred to as downtown Kona's premier oceanfront restaurant by Audi Magazine. The grilled mahi mahi and guava-braised baby back ribs add to an already power packed menu. Huggo's on the Rocks is an island favorite and one of Hawaii's best staples.
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