Fodor's Expert Review Huggo's

$$$$ Kailua-Kona Hawaiian

A Kona icon since 1969, family-owned Huggo's is one of the few restaurants in town with prices and atmosphere comparable to the splurge restaurants at the Kohala Coast resorts. Dinner offerings sometimes fall short, considering the prices, but the pupus (appetizers) and small plates are usually a good bet. If you're on a budget or just want lunch, Huggo's on the Rocks, next door, is a popular outdoor bar in the sand, and the burgers are pretty darn good, too. It's also Kailua-Kona's hot spot for cocktails and live music nightly.

Hawaiian Romantic Views Dinner $$$$ Breakfast Casual Lunch

Quick Facts

75-5828 Kahakai Rd.
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii  96740, USA

808-329–1493

www.huggos.com

Known For:
  • Fine dining at the water's edge
  • Next-door bar with toes-in-the sand dining
  • Nightlife hot spot

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