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Brown's Beach House

1 N. Kaniku Dr. Send to Phone
808-885-2000 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Open-air oceanfront restaurant offering an elegant setting and Hawaii Regional fare.
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Brown's Beach House, Kamuela, HI

Brown's Beach House Restaurant Review

: Located on the shores of the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii, Brown's Beach House presents open-air dining with a white tablecloth setting and tiki torch lighting. Specialty dishes include the appetizer of char siu octopus, pickled mango, crisp rice and sesame oil; crab-crusted Kona kampachi with green beans, bacon, ulu and poha berry sauce; and seared Wagyu rib-eye served with baked Molokai sweet potato, truffled Puna goat cheese and red wine jus. Guests with bigger appetites may order the truffled bacon mac ā€˜nā€™ cheese. Save room for the Waimea strawberry malasada shortcake with vanilla ice cream. The extensive wine list offers Pinot Noirs by the glass. Live Hawaiian music fills the air on most nights.

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Disappointing 20th anniversary dinner
by californiatraveller on Thu Jul 03, 2008 1:15 pm
We all look forward to those special occasion dinners, especially when you're in a spectacular setting like Brown's Beach House at the Fairmont Orchid. Unfortunately, the service and food did not live up to the view. After 30 minutes and nothing but water, my husband asked the hostess if we could order drinks and appetizers, at which time the floor manager apologized and took our order. The waiter also apologized profusely. Another 30 minutes passed, at which time we flagged down the waiter and asked if we could order dinner. Numerous other delays and we got nothing but water unless we flagged someone down and asked for it. The lobster and scallop dish (about $55) was horrible. Chewy seafood and a burned, brown roux-based sauce over underdone risotto and green beans and the seafood. The appetizers, salads and chicken were excellent and the wine choices lovely. Everyone apologized profusely and repeatedly and we were comped our drinks and the lobster dinner we didn't eat. However, I would rather have paid the hundreds of dollars we planned for our anniversary dinner and walked out with that wonderful feeling you get after a special occasion dinner. We love the Fairmont in San Francisco, and are surprised at the service and food quality we experienced. I hesitated about booking this dinner at a hotel restuarant, but wanted the view. Our dinner at the Waikoloa Beach Grill and Roy's was infinitely better for half (or less than half) the price. Just no view.
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