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Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill

Fisherman’s Pick

When asked how Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill got started, founder Bruce Johnson says, “Well, it started with the uncles, basically.” Johnson explains that ever since he became a fisherman at age 18 in Kona, he has had a number of hanai uncles who taught him the ropes on the water. “I have had some…

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When Nachos Feel Like New

We all fall victim to monotony at times, resorting to those same old habits as we make our way through the weekly grind. Unfortunately our dining routines often end up in this category as well, which is why I am constantly on the search for exciting ways to switch up the classic flavors we always…

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January 8, 2017

From the auction to your plate in no time

When it comes to fresh fish, Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill is quite the catch. Customers can expect the freshest seafood possible, since Uncle’s gets their fresh fish right next door from the fish auction. “The auction starts at 5:30 a.m. every day — the boats are coming off the Pacific and selling there,” explains…

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December 11, 2016

Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill

A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: Garlic Ahi ($25) Everyone in Hawaii has “uncles” — the ones who aren’t blood-related but might as well be. They taught you valuable life lessons, as well as some not-so-valuable ones. Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill was founded by longtime commercial fisherman, Bruce Johnson, as a tribute…

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December 25, 2011 - January 1, 2012

Where Fresh Fish and a Family-Friendly Experience Rule

At Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill, it’s all about fresh fish and family. The eatery, which first opened in July 2007, sports a cozy, homey and authentic atmosphere on Pier 38 waterfront.

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October 16 - 22, 2011

Uncle’s Keeps It Fresh, Simple

Aubree Kane, a student at Myron B. Thompson Academy, has a single request every time her family ventures from their Ocean Pointe home to stop by Uncle’s Fish Market and Grill at Pier 38. After attending her performing arts class at the school last Wednesday, Aubree talked her mother into stopping to sample her favorite…

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Why Not Lighten Up with Fresh Ahi Salad?

After last week’s amazing high of birthday cake indulgence, I’ll admit that I’ve been slowly falling back to earth from that overdose of carbs and sugar. That’s why I’m in desperate need of a cleanse — meaning, I need to partake in meals that are abundant in fresh vegetables and fish with lots of nutrients…

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August 14 - 20, 2011

When It’s Seafood You Want, Say Uncle’s

This award-winning establishment opened in 2007, and manager Sean Simpson says customers can expect nothing but the highest quality products.

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July 3 - 9, 2011

Uncle’s Reels in Nothing But a Fresh Catch

Uncle’s Fish Market & Grill honors all the uncles in our lives who, long ago, would spend hours pursuing the perfect ahi, aku and bottom fish. Specializing in the freshest of seafoods, this popular local establishment opened its doors in July 2007 at the Waterfront at Pier 38. “This is a restaurant that reminds people…

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