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Kenichi Pacific

  • 78-6831 Alii Dr. Map It
  • Kailua-Kona
  • Japanese
  • Fodor's Choice

Known for

  • Upscale dining at much less than resort prices
  • Happy hour discounts on sushi
  • Cheaper lounge menu of small plates

Published 01/20/2010

Fodor's Review

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.

Restaurant Information


Keauhou Shopping Center, 78-6831 Alii Dr., D-125, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, 96740, USA

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Restaurant Details:

  • No lunch

Published 01/20/2010


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