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Hula's Island Grill

₱₱ - ₱₱₱American, , Seafood
622 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1008
+1 831-655-4852
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Polynesian, Hawaiian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
622 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1008
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It features a Hawaiian atmosphere and is a small restaurant located on Lighthouse Avenue. Very limited seating but foods are delicious but pricy. Mostly a Locals hangout. Many better restaurants just a couple blocks away on Cannery Row.

Thank Dao1949
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I literally have nothing bad to say about this place- the food is amazing and fresh the staff is great,the atmosphere is fun and the drinks are delish! The scorpion bowl is a ton of alcohol in a bowl on fire which is a fun...More

Thank ST393
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a tasty drink try one! The 5-0 was great along with the fish tacos. The group went 2 days in a row... Careful though... Spicy means spicy!

1  Thank vdubnut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ohhhh, my favorite little getaway. I love the Blood red Orange Martinis are to die for. Paired with the Hawaiian cheveche is what memories are made out of. Chrispy wontons come with the cheveche it is just a beautiful appetizer. I see others ordering dinner,...More

Thank Tami D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my top 5 on the peninsula. *both the chicken and Ahi bowls are flavor bombs. *every app is great, favorite is the ceviche and bahn mi *drink menu is extensive and they always have specials *the desserts are great too. Lilikoi pie is...More

Thank pebblebeach31
Reviewed February 9, 2018

What a great patio! The service was great. The price was right (not cheap, but great value). There were a lot of gluten-free and vegan options. The owner's wife is gluten-free and vegan, so there are a number of really delicious options. We aren't chain...More

Thank sproink
Reviewed February 6, 2018

We were visiting from Ireland and trying various places to eat near our hotel. Hula's was just one option but we liked it so much we ate there 4 times, trying different things from the menu every time. The waiting staff are super-friendly and efficient...More

1  Thank triskele27
Reviewed February 5, 2018

OK, I guess these reviews are from years ago when this place was fairly good...??? I had been here a couple of times 5-6 years ago and I remembered it was OK/good. Since it had been a long time, I decided to have my birthday...More

Thank BkPker1359
Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

Place was busy with a wait list. They took our name and suggested we take a seat next door while our table gets ready. Nice option to sit out of the way of the craziness. Our waiter was super cool & all staff was cool...More

Thank Kelsey B
Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

Excellent burger and fries. Conveniently located next to bamboo reef scuba. Had lunch while my tanks were filled. Friendly servers,

Thank Al O
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Questions & Answers
June 13, 2016|
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Response from Froboydan | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Outside patio is dog friendly!!
April 6, 2016|
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Response from RJV1445 | Reviewed this property |
Depending on what time you go you could wait 15 mins to an hour.
March 6, 2016|
Response from Craig D | Property representative |
Many. We are regarded as the best restaurant in Monterey County for gluten free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 Lighthouse Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-1008
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey County  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: +1 831-655-4852
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