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Kua Aina Sandwich

66-160 Kamehameha Hwy Ste C, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-1423
(808) 637-6067
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Ranked #19 of 59 restaurants in Haleiwa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Hawaii
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Having grown up on the North Shore, I've gone to Kua Aina when they were down the street in an old hole in the wall. Always enjoyed their burgers. I try to steer clear of the now touristy area of Haleiwa since it can be a pain to get through on Kam Hwy. Anyways, me and a friend shared a... More

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Calgary, AB
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

I really like this place! There are lots of different style burgers. I had the ahi tuna burger. It was cooked more than I would have liked so that's why I'm docking off a star. The fries are delicious. Other people in our group had salad and the greens looked nice and fresh. No complaints there. There is ample seating... More

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Rocklin, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Don't worry about missing this place...while the service was good and the seating was nice outside, the food wasn't even as good as In-and-Out

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Honolulu, Hawaii
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My husband grew up in town and had memories of this place being stellar. We mentioned to our kayak guide that we were headed there and he said we should go to Seven Brothers or Ted's. We should have listened. We waited 50 minutes from standing in line to getting our burgers. They do charge for "all of the extras"... More

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Turku, Finland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Burgers were hands down one of the best we've ever had. Seemed to be frequented by the locals too which is usually a good sign. Go there today!

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Hamilton, Montana, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

They make a stink about the burgers here...as if they are the best thing since fried rice. Well, if you like a burger that was taken from a bag, tossed on a grill 10 seconds and flipped for another 10, well then this is the place. They charge you for EVERYTHING including a pickle. just unreal. lines long, food yuck.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The first thing I do when landing in Oahu is jump in the car and head straight to Kua Aina. Staying regularly at Turtle Bay it's sensational to know it's only 10mins drive to grab one of the best burgers you'll find anywhere. Many burger varieties and many additions to be had. Personally I always go for a bacon cheeseburger... More

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Nelson Bay, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

First ate there in 1990 and each time we visit the North Shore we go back and we are never disappointed. Staying at Turtle Bay it's a quick drive to Haleiwa and a must to eat there. The hamburgers are delicious, the meat pattie always juicy and medium rare and everything that goes with it, avocado, cheese, pineapple and the... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Try the ahi tuna sandwich, you will not be disappointed. The burgers are good, b don't go ordinary, get pineapple or avocado.

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Hartsdale, New York
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120 reviews 120 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

My family and I ate here primarily because of a review we read in Travel & Leisure. While we ate the hamburgers, and the fish sandwich which was recommended in the article, it just didn't live up to the hype that was said about it. Don't get me wrong, it was good, but the article made it sound like it... More

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