Coconut Grill

Coconut Grill: Casual Dining with a Tropical Vibe
The Bottom Line:

Since 2005, family-owned restaurant, The Coconut Grill features an extensive island-inspired menu that is a combination of American and tropical cuisine with a touch of Asian Flair. It's a dine-in-only establishment with incredible oceanfront views that will fill you with the spirit of Aloha. 

- The Local Expert Team

Are you ready to get taste a piece of tropical heaven? The Coconut Grill in Hilo, Hawaii looks like a casual ordinary Hawaiian style restaurant but in reality, it is much, much more than meets the eye. Their extensive and creative island-inspired menu features an impressive combination of American and tropical cuisine with a touch of Asian Flair. You’ll enjoy the variety of local favorites, hand-cut steaks, sizzling prime rib, Kimchi fried rice fresh seafood, enormous burgers, salads, and more. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so it’s an all-day, everyday treat at the Coconut Grill! If you are in the mood for a cocktail, they have an entire lineup of fresh, delicious beverages. 

This family-owned restaurant with an oceanfront view will serve you with the spirit of Aloha. Friendly, welcoming, and delicious for starters and did we mention the view? They are spectacular. The tall palm trees swaying in the tropical breeze, the strikingly beautiful blue sky, and the breathtaking ocean right in front of your eyes. It’s a picture-perfect experience you’ll remember forever. But it is the amazing food and superb dining experience that keeps locals and visitors coming back for more. The Coconut Grill’s motto is, “We’ll catch you at the grill,” and they truly mean it! There’s something incredible about the ambiance, the ocean view, intermingled with ohana and keiki having fun in the sun, It really is priceless! 

There are so many menu options you’ll have to see for yourself. One, The Coconut Grill First Flavors Menu is meant for sharing if you can bear to share. Maybe everyone should order their own just in case you change your mind.

Coconut Shrimp Tiki’s
Hand-rolled tempura beer battered shrimp with coconut and Macadamia nuts, chili pineapple, and mango dip

Waipo Lauau Wontons
Smoked pulled pork in traditional luau leaves and served with fresh Lumi Lomi Salmon relish and guava hoisin barbecue sauce

Snap and Eat Crab
One pound of succulent steamed snow crab legs steamed in a Creole-inspired broth, lemon, and clarified butter

Lahaina Seafood Crêpes
Handmade silky thin French pancakes filled with Dungeness Crab and sauteed rock shrimp in a creamy chardonnay sauce

Mahi-Mahi Nacho Sliders
Nine spice blackened Mahi Mahi, avocado relish, fresh spinach, Parmesan cheese, corn, and black bean salsa

Hilo Seaside Souffle
Dungeness crab meat, artichoke hearts, and a three-cheese blend baked in a casserole soufflé’s served with warm tortilla chips

Now on to the Island Local Plates Menu to get things moving along on the right tropical foot. Each dish is served with steamed white rice or brown rice and Island potato soup, a house specialty. It’s always difficult to choose a favorite, but no worries, you’ll be delighted with each and every delicious one. 

Furikake Chicken Katsu:
Boneless chicken breaded with an Asian inspired sesame panko, homemade Tomkatsu, a mild curry or pan gravy

Hibachi Boneless Chicken:
Charbroiled marinated boneless chicken basted in honey ginger and sesame soy sauce

Kuau Kalbi Ribs: 
Korean style boneless short ribs marinated and charbroiled homemade kim chee salad

Hana Hou Hamburger Steak:
Grilled ground beef patties, sautéed mushrooms, and onions with our homemade gravy

Big Island Luau: 
Homemade pork Lau Lau or Kalua style pork, fresh island poi, Lomi Lomi Salmon, pickled onions, chili pepper sauce, and Haupia pudding

Hawaiian Chop Steak: 
Tender cuts of Rib Eye steak wok fried local style with onions tomato bell peppers and mushrooms

Maura and Masai
(surf & turf) If you are starving and want to share, get the surf n turf a local favorite featuring a 10 oz roasted prime rib steak paired with twin 4 oz lobster tails or a full pound of trimmed snow crab legs.

Insider Tips:
-The Coconut Grill offers curbside pickup and take-out delivery. Convenient street parking and private parking lots are available. 
-Daily Happy Hour and extended lunch specials are available until 5:00 pm.