Sam Choy's Kai Lanai Restaurant

Sam Choy's Kai Lanai Restaurant At Sam Choy's Kai Lanai, you will be greeted with a stunning 230-degree view of the Pacific, sensational aromas of fresh island cooking, and innovative recipes created by Hawaii’s culinary ambassador, Sam Choy.

Come meet friends at the bar is for pupus or relax by the fire pits as you watch picture-perfect sunsets dip below the beautiful blue horizon. Our restaurant sits on the slopes of Mauna Loa which gives us unparalleled views of Heeia Bay and makes us one of the top dining destinations in Kona.

Payment Options:   Amex Cash Discover Mastercard Visa

Price Range: ££

Operating as usual

10/12/2021

Working at Sam Choy's is a triple threat! Great co-workers, delicious food AND an ocean sunset everyday! 🌅

Join us today by texting "Samchoys" to 242424 and receive the link to apply!

At Sam Choy's, we use only the freshest herbs to make your carry-out and dine-in meals just right! There is no place bet...
10/10/2021

At Sam Choy's, we use only the freshest herbs to make your carry-out and dine-in meals just right! There is no place better to find fresh, fast food on the island!

At Sam Choy's, we use only the freshest herbs to make your carry-out and dine-in meals just right! There is no place better to find fresh, fast food on the island!

It's Friday and our drive-thru is open! We can't wait to serve you. Aloha.
10/08/2021

It's Friday and our drive-thru is open! We can't wait to serve you. Aloha.

It's Friday and our drive-thru is open! We can't wait to serve you. Aloha.

Join our team and have fun at work! Text "Samchoys" to 242424 and receive the link to apply.
10/06/2021

Join our team and have fun at work!

Text "Samchoys" to 242424 and receive the link to apply.

Join our team and have fun at work!

Text "Samchoys" to 242424 and receive the link to apply.

The key to a perfect day, is to end it with some Key Lime Pie! Homemade from scratch, a must-have!🥧
10/01/2021

The key to a perfect day, is to end it with some Key Lime Pie!

Homemade from scratch, a must-have!🥧

The key to a perfect day, is to end it with some Key Lime Pie!

Homemade from scratch, a must-have!🥧

This is what happened on the day we opened our drive-thru, it is absolutely a good omen. Come and see for yourself as we...
10/01/2021

This is what happened on the day we opened our drive-thru, it is absolutely a good omen. Come and see for yourself as we are open every day from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

This is what happened on the day we opened our drive-thru, it is absolutely a good omen. Come and see for yourself as we are open every day from 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Aloha and Mahalo to the first ever paying guest of Sam Choy's drive thru, the Nathanual family joined us for lunch consi...
09/28/2021

Aloha and Mahalo to the first ever paying guest of Sam Choy's drive thru, the Nathanual family joined us for lunch consisting of Fresh Fish tacos, and our famous Fish and Chips. were open every day now from 11 Am to 8 PM serving up Sam Choy's always fresh and made from scratch meals. Don't forget to leave room for our homemade Key lime Pie!!!!!

Aloha and Mahalo to the first ever paying guest of Sam Choy's drive thru, the Nathanual family joined us for lunch consisting of Fresh Fish tacos, and our famous Fish and Chips. were open every day now from 11 Am to 8 PM serving up Sam Choy's always fresh and made from scratch meals. Don't forget to leave room for our homemade Key lime Pie!!!!!

Today is the Grand Opening of our drive thru! Visit us from 11am-8pm for #SamChoy's in a fresh, faster, and new way!
09/27/2021

Today is the Grand Opening of our drive thru!

Visit us from 11am-8pm for #SamChoy's in a fresh, faster, and new way!

Today is the Grand Opening of our drive thru!

Visit us from 11am-8pm for #SamChoy's in a fresh, faster, and new way!

Healthy, fresh, delicious food brought directly to you! Enjoy your #SamChoy favorites via our contactless curbside pick ...
09/24/2021

Healthy, fresh, delicious food brought directly to you! Enjoy your #SamChoy favorites via our contactless curbside pick up.

Healthy, fresh, delicious food brought directly to you! Enjoy your #SamChoy favorites via our contactless curbside pick up.

09/23/2021

Don't let this sign pass you by, our team needs you!⚠️

Join our hard-working, fun-loving team at #SamChoyHiring

Apply today at https://bit.ly/3nxm7QJ

At #SamChoy'sGarden, we have more than beautiful views! Our herb garden not only provides a peaceful walk, but also prov...
09/22/2021

At #SamChoy'sGarden, we have more than beautiful views! Our herb garden not only provides a peaceful walk, but also provides many of the herbs that make our food so fresh and healthy. Come see for yourself! Aloha. 🌴

At #SamChoy'sGarden, we have more than beautiful views! Our herb garden not only provides a peaceful walk, but also provides many of the herbs that make our food so fresh and healthy. Come see for yourself! Aloha. 🌴

09/17/2021

Order your go-to Sam Choy's favorite to-go meal today!

Let's get dipping! You can't go wrong with our Crispy Calamari appetizer!
09/16/2021

Let's get dipping! You can't go wrong with our Crispy Calamari appetizer!

Let's get dipping! You can't go wrong with our Crispy Calamari appetizer!

Come grow with us! We're so excited for you to be a part of our awesome Sam Choy's team! Apply today at https://bit.ly/3...
09/14/2021

Come grow with us!

We're so excited for you to be a part of our awesome Sam Choy's team! Apply today at https://bit.ly/3nxm7QJ

Come grow with us!

We're so excited for you to be a part of our awesome Sam Choy's team! Apply today at https://bit.ly/3nxm7QJ

It’s a #SamChoySummer with an ocean view! Come see for yourself, your table awaits!
09/10/2021

It’s a #SamChoySummer with an ocean view! Come see for yourself, your table awaits!

It’s a #SamChoySummer with an ocean view! Come see for yourself, your table awaits!

Take me out to Sam Choy's or get take out from Sam Choy's? Either way, you can't go wrong! #takeoutfood
09/09/2021

Take me out to Sam Choy's or get take out from Sam Choy's? Either way, you can't go wrong!
#takeoutfood

Take me out to Sam Choy's or get take out from Sam Choy's? Either way, you can't go wrong!
#takeoutfood

09/08/2021

Don't miss Sam Choy's Happy Hour from to 2:00pm to 6:00pm today!

#FoodieFriday calls for love of a traditional dish, STEW!Try our Beef stew for that yummy comfort food today.😋
09/03/2021

#FoodieFriday calls for love of a traditional dish, STEW!

Try our Beef stew for that yummy comfort food today.😋

#FoodieFriday calls for love of a traditional dish, STEW!

Try our Beef stew for that yummy comfort food today.😋

09/02/2021

Employee appreciation post 💛

We wouldn't be successful without all of our amazing staff. Mahalo to the entire Sam Choy's family for their hard work each and every day!

Winner winner chicken dinner🍗Our crispy, juicy sesame chicken tenders are a fast, easy choice that will leave you satisf...
08/30/2021

Winner winner chicken dinner🍗

Our crispy, juicy sesame chicken tenders are a fast, easy choice that will leave you satisfied!
Try them today!

Winner winner chicken dinner🍗

Our crispy, juicy sesame chicken tenders are a fast, easy choice that will leave you satisfied!
Try them today!

Next time you order a beautiful drink, take a look behind the bar to meet the master behind the creation! 🍹
08/28/2021

Next time you order a beautiful drink, take a look behind the bar to meet the master behind the creation! 🍹

08/27/2021

Unwind with a delicious Blue Hawaii after a big day on the waves!

We'll see you for a #SamChoySunset!

Summertime love❤️Our Island Ahi Caprese Salad is only $9 during happy hour, visit us today for the most refreshing salad...
08/24/2021

Summertime love❤️

Our Island Ahi Caprese Salad is only $9 during happy hour, visit us today for the most refreshing salad on the island!

Summertime love❤️

Our Island Ahi Caprese Salad is only $9 during happy hour, visit us today for the most refreshing salad on the island!

08/21/2021

Don't CHICKEN out, get yourself some of our classic wings! 🐔

08/16/2021

Our team is missing one thing and it’s YOU!

Come to Sam Choy’s job fair!

August 16th and 17th , 9am-12pm, 2pm- 4pm AND
August 18th 9am-12pm

The first five people to join our kitchen team get a $500 SIGN-ON BONUS! Join our team and spread the aloha with us!

08/14/2021

The Keauhou Farmer's Market is from 8-11am today. Visit the market, then grab lunch here at Sam Choy’s!

We open at 11am and can’t wait to see you!

Come celebrate the weekend the best way possible, by unplugging and getting cozy on our gorgeous beach view patio ⛅
08/13/2021

Come celebrate the weekend the best way possible, by unplugging and getting cozy on our gorgeous beach view patio ⛅

Come celebrate the weekend the best way possible, by unplugging and getting cozy on our gorgeous beach view patio ⛅

08/11/2021

We're looking for awesome and hard working people to join our great kitchen team! Plus, the first five people to be hired get a $500 SIGN-ON BONUS.

Join us for the Sam Choy’s Job Fair August 16th – August 17th from 9 am- 12 pm or 2 pm to 4 pm and August 18th from 9 am to 12 pm!

Don’t miss out on watching the Bay 2 Bay Coastline Relay, going on today! While you’re watching, grab a seat on our beac...
08/07/2021

Don’t miss out on watching the Bay 2 Bay Coastline Relay, going on today!

While you’re watching, grab a seat on our beach view patio for lunch to make sure you don’t miss any of the action 🛶

Don’t miss out on watching the Bay 2 Bay Coastline Relay, going on today!

While you’re watching, grab a seat on our beach view patio for lunch to make sure you don’t miss any of the action 🛶

08/06/2021

Cheers to #InternationalBeerDay 🍻

Who’s having one (or three… no judgment) with us here at Sam Choy’s?

08/04/2021

Go with the flow – Lava Flow that is!

Our Lava Flow cocktail is one of the many drinks that are only $6.50 during Happy Hour today from 2pm-6pm!

08/01/2021

A famous #SamChoySunset + fresh, tasty food + friendly staff = the best way to end your beach day! But don't take our word for it, come see for yourself!

07/30/2021

Kick your weekend off right with our fresh, delicious local menu! We're open for lunch and dinner!

It’s a party every day at our daily 2-6pm Happy Hour! All of our signature cocktails, including our delicious Mai Tai, a...
07/27/2021

It’s a party every day at our daily 2-6pm Happy Hour! All of our signature cocktails, including our delicious Mai Tai, are only $6.50!

It’s a party every day at our daily 2-6pm Happy Hour! All of our signature cocktails, including our delicious Mai Tai, are only $6.50!

Address

78-6831 Alii Dr
Kailua-Kona, HI
96740

Opening Hours

Monday 11am - 8pm
Tuesday 11am - 8pm
Wednesday 11am - 8pm
Thursday 11am - 8pm
Friday 11am - 8:30pm
Saturday 11am - 8:30pm
Sunday 11am - 8:30pm

Telephone

(808) 333-3434

Services

  • Groups
  • Outdoor
  • Reserve
  • Waiter
  • Walkins

Specialties

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Lunch

Alerts

Be the first to know and let us send you an email when Sam Choy's Kai Lanai Restaurant posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Contact The Business

Send a message to Sam Choy's Kai Lanai Restaurant:

Videos

Fresh Island Cooking & Stunning Views

At Sam Choy's Kai Lanai, you will be greeted with a stunning 230-degree view of the Pacific, sensational aromas of fresh island cooking and innovative recipes created by Hawaii’s culinary ambassador, Sam Choy. Come meet friends at “The Short Bait” bar is for pupus or relax by the fire pits as you watch picture perfect sunsets dip below the beautiful blue horizon. Our restaurant sits on the slopes of Mauna Loa which gives us unparalleled views of Heeia Bay and makes us one of the top dining destinations in Kona. We serve breakfast items on Saturday & Sunday until 3 pm & happy hour is from 3 - 5 pm. See you soon!

Nearby restaurants


Other Seafood Restaurants in Kailua-Kona

Show All

Comments

Aloha!! I hope you are all doing ok despite this pandemic! Can’t wait to see you in December.!😁😁
Big Island Giving Tree Kau would like to thank you for the food donations. We were able to bless many people in OV. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts❤️❤️❤️
Are you open?
GREAT SUN,GREAT FUN WITH Maureen!!
I enjoyed the food, but the music is too loud for enjoying conversation.
Great food. Amazing view of the ocean. Good service.
What a great atmosphere, service and variety of meal choices. A must stop if you’re in Kailua-Kona
Live Free Music Every Wednesday NIGHTTRAIN 808 on Wed. 12/26/2018 Soul-Rock-Blues-Funk-Jazz Come enjoy the great food and awesome sunset
I hope under the new Management they can bring this place back to the way it was 5 years ago. The portions got smaller and the food so-so and now with the citations. Great Venue though!
Amy!
The food & view are nothing short of incredible!!