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Sun Dried Specialties Fish Bowl

81-951 Halekii St, Down Halekii Street From McDonald's, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-8187
+1 808-323-3512
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab cakes” (29 reviews)
“fresh fish” (19 reviews)
“ahi” (25 reviews)
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81-951 Halekii St, Down Halekii Street From McDonald's, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-8187
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Hidden in an industrial area behind a chain link fence, you might find Sun Dried Specialties. There’s a picnic bench outside where about 10 people can eat and there’s two or three small tables inside. That’s it. Every seat inside and outside was taken when...More

Thank thematrixhasyou
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Unbelievable dish that tasted amazing. I had the local ahi tuna and it was unreal good. Definitely will be coming back

Thank sethm649
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were very delighted to find this local gem. All the reviews were favorable and highlighted the lobster crab cakes. So we had to stop here for dinner. The guys taking our order was very friendly and gave us some good recommendations. We decided on...More

Thank MarktheWay
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fish sandwich was great, but why it wasn't grilled is odd. The fries we got were cold. Whoever cooked the crab patty blackened it. The poke saved this place, all were good and we tried 4. The drive is fun because you go up...More

Thank Coug8491
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat here regularly and can't get over how excellent the quality of the food is! Prices are unbelievably cheap! We usually get fish since it is perfect, but we don't eat raw fish. However, many of the patrons come in for ahi, poke, sashimi...More

Thank dmnurse2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A large piece of fish with a lobster cake on top. Costs $16.00 but it is very large so it can be shared. They have some big picnic tables set up inside and outside so you can eat there. They have desserts, too.

Thank Lee G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We asked the concierge what would be the one place we shouldn’t miss eating at while we’re here, and her answer was Sun Dried Specialties. It’s a hole in the wall but totally worth it! The fish sandwich was amazing, and I’m pretty sure it...More

1  Thank 510anng
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This little hole-in-the-wall catches you by surprise. The outside looks like an industrial building and the inside is just plain and ordinary looking. However, they have a lot of locally caught, fresh that day, fish on the menu. They make great meals, but ours was...More

Thank GlenJack
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Sun-Dried Specialties is one of those restaurants where no matter what you order it’s going to be PHENOMENAL!! My teenage son said his burger was the best he ever had!! I had the crabby which was buttery delicious 😋. My youngest had the poke and...More

Thank Experience43006
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

I can’t say it’s the best fish on the island like many people have said. I haven’t tried fish everywhere on the island But is the Best Fish I’VE eaten on the Island. It’s probably the best meal you’ll ever have in a compostable to-go...More

1  Thank Dan M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:30
09:00 - 19:30
09:00 - 19:30
09:00 - 19:30
09:00 - 19:30
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81-951 Halekii St, Down Halekii Street From McDonald's, Kealakekua, Island of Hawaii, HI 96750-8187
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kealakekua
  • Phone Number: +1 808-323-3512
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