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Kahuna Grill

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7010 Market Place Dr, Goleta, CA 93117-5900
805-685-3711
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6:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Mon 6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tue 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Thu 6:30 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great burger and loved the caesar dressing!

I walked in and thought I was at Island's. It's a spectacular little knock off, for sure. I was thinking I wanted a chicken sandwich, but went for the turkey burger instead and wasn't disappointed. I was hoping they would do a smaller version of the wedge salad, but they only do it at the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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socal
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I walked in and thought I was at Island's. It's a spectacular little knock off, for sure. I was thinking I wanted a chicken sandwich, but went for the turkey burger instead and wasn't disappointed. I was hoping they would do a smaller version of the wedge salad, but they only do it at the larger size (other salads you... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a great place for a burger and beer. The atmosphere is good and they have surfing videos playing. I can't recall if there is Hawaiian music, but if not, this would add to the place. You can sit inside or outside and the food comes pretty quickly. Good place to go before or after a movie.

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Palm Desert,CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

If you have kids, they love this place. Burgers are just great. You basically stand in line to order and they bring food to your table. Most of the Kahuna Grill's have an outdoor seating area, so you can bring your dog which we love.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Da kabob is delicious. I love the condiment buffet. The decor & atmosphere make you feel like you're in Hawaii.

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Goleta, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Have been here many times… Enjoy the food and the quality is good but the burgers are a bit pricey. I enjoy substituting the turkey burger for some of the more lavish hamburger options – never have a problem doing this.

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Gallatin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We've now eaten twice while on vacation. Sort of a raucous Polynesian touch. My Santa Barbara Burger was loaded with avocado and hard to hold with one hand. I sorta drooled all over my plate. The fish and rice also looked nice. The great thing it is in a kind of food court with many casual dining options.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Great burgers--fun, easy eating for families! We found the Kahuna Grill located in the Camino Real Shopping center with other restaurants and a movie theater.

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Belleair, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The marketplace in Goleta is outdoors and like traditional malls, has a food court. The only difference is that it is outdoors. Food must be ordered at the counter. Diners are given a number and a server runs the food to the table. We ordered burgers - it is primarily a burger place. Nothing exciting. We ate outdoors, the food... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

A little Aloha, right here in Goleta, California. Love the Chicken Kanobs! My wife likes their salads. Casual, order at the counter and it is brought to you.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Kahuna in Goleta ca , in a shopping plaza and a fun lunch spot. No diddling around order and eat! Big burgers with pineapple , chicken and good salads. Partial serve yourself , lots if locals so you know it is a regulars joint . Snappy surf memorabilia , just no surf.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7010 Market Place Dr, Goleta, CA 93117-5900
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: 805-685-3711
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 7:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 6:30 pm

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