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Kainoa's Hawaiian Grill

3533 Hwy. 70, Thatcher, AZ 85552
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Ranked #1 of 13 Restaurants in Thatcher
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- Jun 26, 2014
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English first
Safford, Arizona
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Food was good and quick. Staff was rude. Though I have eaten there regularly for the past several months, I don't plan on going back anytime soon. I should not be fuming over rude service the whole time I am eating my dinner.

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Tucson, Arizona
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I was not expecting to find Hawaiian food in Safford, but here you go! It's pretty good. It's not like eating luau food in Hawai'i but it's still very good. The teriyaki chicken was good. The bulgolgi beef is different than you'd get at most Korean restaurants but it was tasty none the less. Fun environment and good staff.

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Pisa, Italy
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196 reviews 196 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Meat extremely tasty, originally cooked and seasoned and of 5 variety. Service lovely kind and efficient Price extraordinarily low. What more?

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Thatcher, Arizona, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The kalua pork here is wonderful! Also try the paradise wrap! You can get the yummy pork in a salad, for a healthier option. We eat here all the time!

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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We ordered a ton of food to feed family at a gathering. Everyone enjoyed the tacos, rice, chicken and beef dishes. We had a large range of eaters and across the board, people were happy with the food.

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San Simon, Arizona, United States
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

First time I visited and walked in to find it clean and well laid out. My family all ordered something different from there fairly limited menu. When our food arrived I cut into my chicken and found it to be COMPLETELY raw. Not just pink, but totally raw. You could tell by the texture that it was still ice cold.... More

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Chandler, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

This restaurant is perfect for those passing through town. The problem with eating while on the road is that we tend to find the option we know like a fast food place. However, at Kainoa's, the food is comforting, familiar and delicious. I was pleasantly surprised by the high-quality of the shredded pork and the vinaigrette dressing that accompanied my... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Being located near Eastern Arizona College makes this an ideal spot for a quick bite to eat. The price of the food is reasonable and quickly served so great for students and working people that have a limited time available but want decent food.

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Queen Creek, Arizona
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59 reviews 59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

Kainoa's is the only restaurant of its type within 150 miles. And in a valley where it's all Mexican food, Kainoa's is a great option with decent prices.

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St Boswells
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68 reviews 68 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

We wanted a light lunch but didn't want a plastic meal from Den ny's or Wendy's etc. Our hotel suggested we tried here. Food still served in plastic boxes but what a difference! We chose a Kalua Pork and a Chicken Aloha Salad. Both very different and excellent. Two mains and two drinks came to $18. You must try this... More

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