Chef Ken Schloss of Huggo’s on the Rocks - Kailua-Kona, HI

75-5828 Kahakai Rd
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
(808) 329-1493
Hours: Mon-Thu, Sun 11:30am-11pm; Fri-Sat 11:30am-midnight

Huggo’s is a prototypical outdoor Hawaii restaurant, with no-wall dining room, fresh fish grilled simply or served poke-style, and the Pacific surf constantly crashing against the dock. Since opening in 1969, however, Huggo’s has evolved past the casual family-owned Hawaii eatery to include new twists on local favorites. The views here are stunning, but Chef Ken Schloss has tapped his California background (having grown up and worked in Napa) to create a menu that includes tempura fiddlehead ferns, Kong Kai shrimp bouillabaisse, and an ever-changing approach to showcase the Big Island’s myriad produce.

Recommended Dishes:
  • Tempura Big Island Ho'i'o Fern Shoots
  • Kona Kampachi

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