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Kainoa's Hawaiian Grill

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3533 Hwy. 70, Thatcher, AZ 85552
928-792-2118
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Yummy Hawaiian-style asian flavors in wraps, sammies, & salads

Eaten here several times (beginning Spring 2014) and always have the Misoy Chicken with bacon and avocado (as a wrap, or as a green salad combo) - ask for the "orange vinaigrette" instead of the standard ranch dressing. Hawaiian smoked/roast pulled pork meat w a sweet, soy-based bbq sauce is also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Eaten here several times (beginning Spring 2014) and always have the Misoy Chicken with bacon and avocado (as a wrap, or as a green salad combo) - ask for the "orange vinaigrette" instead of the standard ranch dressing. Hawaiian smoked/roast pulled pork meat w a sweet, soy-based bbq sauce is also very good. Most sides are just OK, but rice... More 

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Thatcher, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I say mostly good food because the service and food depend on the employees working. You learn quickly the ones that don't want to be there and that influences the service. The food is good. Sometimes the meat is over cooked and sometimes undercook. The majority of the time I go there the food has been good and the service... More 

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Architect70, Owner at Kainoa's Hawaiian Grill, responded to this review

I would love to know more about your experience so that I might train my staff better to help us give a better experience. I love sincere feedback because I want Kainoa's to be the best experience in town. Please ask for me the next time you are in. It will involve a free item More 

Tucson, Arizona, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Went their twice this week while being in town on business. The first time the kid at the counter did not greet me and I had to greet her to get an order started. The food though was good. The next day I go back for lunch. The girl at the counter is friendly and takes my order. I watch... More 

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Safford, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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110 helpful votes 110 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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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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  • Address: 3533 Hwy. 70, Thatcher, AZ 85552
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Thatcher
  • Phone Number: 928-792-2118

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