Fodor's Expert Review Kenichi Pacific

$$ Kailua-Kona Japanese Fodor's Choice
With black-lacquer tables and lipstick-red banquettes, Kenichi offers a more sophisticated dining atmosphere than what's normally found in Kona. This is where residents go when they feel like splurging on top-notch sushi, steak, and Asian-fusion cuisine. Resort-quality offerings at half the price you'd pay in Kona will leave you feeling satisfied. The signature rolls are creative, especially the always-popular Dynamite Shrimp. To save a buck or two, go early for happy hour (5 to 6:30 pm daily), when sushi rolls are half-price, or hang out in the cocktail lounge, where menu items average $6. Its shopping center location feels like a secret, but it's worth seeking out.
Japanese Trendy Intimate Dinner $$ Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

78-6831 Alii Dr.
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii  96740, USA


Known For:
  • Upscale dining at much less than resort prices
  • Happy hour discounts on sushi
  • Cheaper lounge menu of small plates
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon. No lunch, No lunch

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