Fodor's Expert Review Quinn's Almost by the Sea

$ Kailua-Kona American Fodor's Choice

With the bar in the front and the dining patio in the back, Quinn's may seem like a bit of a dive at first glance, but this venerable restaurant serves the best darn cheeseburger and fries in town. The menu has many other tasty options, such as fish-and-chips and beef tenderloin tips. If time gets away from you on a drive to the north beaches, Quinn's, which stays open until 10, awaits your return with a cheap beer and a basket of fried calamari. Drinks are strong—no watered-down cocktails here. Breakfast is served from 7 to 10:45 during football season, and it's sure to be lively, especially if the Green Bay Packers are involved. Park across the street at the Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel and get free 90-minute parking with validation.

American Casual Lunch Dinner $ Family Quick Bite Fodor's Choice

Quick Facts

75-5655 Palani Rd.
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii  96740, USA

808-329–3822

www.quinnsalmostbythesea.com

Known For:
  • Strong cocktails
  • Comfort food like meatballs
  • Old Kona vibe
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Wed.

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