Sam Choy's Kai Lanai

3.5 stars 3.5 out of 5 5 ratings
$$Gluten Free Menu, Dessert, Happy Hour + 3 more
60% of 5 votes say it's Celiac friendly

78-6831 Alii Drive, Kailua-Kona, HI 96740 Directions

(808) 333-3434
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    5 ratingJuly 09, 2017

    The waiter was able to tell me what on the menu was gluten-free, including a flourless chocolate cake for dessert! I had the fish trio with a raspberry marmalade and garlic roasted mashed potatoes, and a lava flow (strawberry pina colada). It was fabulous!

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    1 ratingDecember 26, 2015

    Awful. In addition to have very few GF options, the several times that I have been there despite being told that I had a severe allergy to even trace amounts of gluten, I was given salads with croutons in it, and on another occasion gave me breaded my chicken, and when I asked them to remake it, put it on the same plate, despite being told that I could not eat even trace amounts.

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    5 ratingDecember 16, 2015

    I agree with the other reviewer. Art was a fantastic server and he knew what was safe. They don't have a TON of GF options but they have enough to go out with family and enjoy dinner.

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    5 ratingNovember 12, 2015

    Arthur is the best! Ask to be seated at his table. He was very friendly and knowledgeable about the menu but more importantly, about food allergies. I felt very safe eating there and his recommendations were great. We originally came for happy hour but stayed for dinner. We watched a beautiful sunset and had some flourless chocolate cake for dessert. It just doesn't get any better than that. I wish there were more people like Arthur in the food industry...or really more people like him in this world. Will definitely come back when visiting the island. ***update*** I thought I made it pretty clear. You need to ask for Arthur. This is in response to the other review.

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    1 ratingJuly 19, 2015

    I read the other review on this page but I have to say Sam Choy gets a big thumbs down for gluten-free people! There's not much on the menu to choose from and the server I had, was really ignorant of gluten-free and what it meant. Sorry Sam Choy

Gluten-Free Features

  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free Menu


  • Asian
  • Happy Hour
  • Korean
  • Restaurant
10 am - 9 pm
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