Sam Choy's Kai Lanai

78-6831 Alii Dr, Suite 1000, Kailua Kona, HI, 96740, United States
Latitude: 19.57208, Longitude: -155.96118


  • Monday: 11:00 AM 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 11:00 AM 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 11:00 AM 9:00 PM
  • Thursday: 11:00 AM 9:00 PM
  • Friday: 11:00 AM 9:00 PM
  • Saturday: 8:00 AM 9:00 PM
  • Sunday: 8:00 AM 9:00 PM
Wifi Available
Cask Beer
Indoor Smoking
Available Parking
Beer Pricing: $$$
Public Transit
Proper Glassware
Outdoor Seating
Family Friendly
Selection: 3.25 | Atmosphere: 5.00 | Service: 4.00 | Food: 5.00
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BahHumBrew (555)
Wednesday 19th of December 2012 12:54:09 PM
With only 3 taps, this does not qualify as a true beer bar but at least there is Kona beer on tap and a reasonable bottle selection to choose from. The Small Bait bar is situated at the end of a large open dining area with a windowless view out across the top of the Keauhou Shopping center and encompassing a full sweep of the north Kona coast. There are about 20 seats at the bar and a few tall tables but the bulk of the seating is at normal tables in the dining area. The whole restaurant has a patio dining feel. When I visited, I enjoyed a Longboard draft and a bottle of Rogue Dead Guy Ale at the bar.
The food menu includes a very nice array of locally inspired appetizers and entrees. Sam Choy is a well known chef in the islands and used to operate Big Aloha Brewery as a sidelight to his restaurant on Oahu. There is a small parking lot out front and the Keauhou Trolley serves the shopping center but it s a steep climb up the drive to Sam's Lanai.
Selection: 3.25 | Atmosphere: 5 | Service: 4 | Food: 5.0
Gotta love the view
Gotta love the view
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Uploaded: December 18, 2012 11:02 PM
Bottle selection
Bottle selection
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Uploaded: December 18, 2012 11:02 PM
Small Bait Bar and taps
Small Bait Bar and taps
Image credit: BahHumBrew
Uploaded: December 18, 2012 11:01 PM
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