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“Hidden Gem in Mission Valley” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Chris' Ono Grinds Cafe & Grill

Chris' Ono Grinds Cafe & Grill
4561 Mission Gorge Pl, San Diego, CA
619-794-2060
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Ranked #1,940 of 4,371 Restaurants in San Diego
Price range: $7 - $13
Cuisines: Barbecue, Grill, Hawaiian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Delivery, Seating
Description: Hidden Gem lost amongst a quiet business park in Grantville. From the outside, it looks like a drab 70's era warehouse, but the gem is revealed as you step inside. This place is spacious with big picnic sized tables centering the dining room and smaller two-and four-seater tables aligning the Hawaiiana decorated walls. The bar is handcrafted and has dozens of local, Hawaiian, and imported craft beers. A foosball table is to the left of a small stage area where they have live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights. The two big screen TVs are usually on sports or something funky while kick-back tunes play in the background.
San Diego, California
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“Hidden Gem in Mission Valley”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Looking for quality Hawaiian food for a reasonable price? Chris' Ono Grinds Cafe & Grill in Grantville can't be beat. This is not one of those strip mall "Hawaiian BBQ" places serving tired teriyaki from chafing dishes. It's located in an industrial park off of Mission Gorge but the interior decor is nice. They have lots of great fish dishes, sandwiches, pupus, and an amazing beer selection! I've never had a bad meal here, great place for happy hour too!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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