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Alohana Hawaiian Grill

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) #31 of 112 Restaurants in Ankeny $ , Hawaiian, Japanese
802 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021-4009
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good54%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“spam musubi” (6 reviews)
“saimin” (3 reviews)
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Polynesian, Hawaiian, Japanese, American
802 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021-4009
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is small, so they specialize in take out. It's also almost next to Walmart for those who want to pick up food after shopping. The food was great. I got the Pineapple Chicken, and was well prepared. It came with plenty of rice...More

Thank d4rkn16ht2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We pulled off the highway to eat at another fast food and noticed this a few doors down. This is more semi fast food-order at the counter and your food is freshly made within 10 minutes. We had the BBQ chicken, the BBQ mixed plate...More

Thank LJBeem
Reviewed May 15, 2017

I don't like spam but I love this authentic Hawaiin restaurant and there Spam Musubi. I'm not a fan of the order at the counter then sit down method but it can easily be overlooked once you try the food!

Thank HonestJJReviews
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

This was the second time that we ate at Alohana. The first time was in 2013 after going to Hawaii. Then we forgot about it until we were in the area again. The menu is a mix of traditional American fare ( burgers) with some...More

Thank World_traveler_mamma
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

I came in a little late for lunch, the food was made fresh and had excellent flavor. The service was courteous and quick. Exceeded expectations, excellent place if you want something different.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed January 12, 2017 via mobile

Whenever I go here, I always order Hawaiian BBQ Beef and potstickers. It's amazing and the sides are great too. I've heard the chicken isn't as good, but I've never tried it personally. It's always dead, but they have great food and service. Highly recommend!

Thank ztrigg
Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

Alohana Hawaiian Grill captures the Hawaiian tastes! Their suppers with rice and macaroni salad are top notch, as is their musubi. Those who put their nose up at Spam, should taste musubi! Thief food makes me think I am back in the islands! Well worth...More

Thank iowaer
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This place provides a sense of Hawaii in the Ankeny area. Foods were fair and good to try. However, most foods seemed over starchy. Most dishes were for meat-lovers; so, very limited options for vegetarians. It's not authentic but Hawaiian concept. Don't expect too much...More

Thank Sangwook K
Reviewed August 14, 2016

We like this restaurant for the Hawaiian food which we miss! THe plate lunches are great especially the teriyaki ribs and chicken.....as authentic as can be. They also have saimin...another Hawaiian specialty. We try to go there everytime we are in the area.

Thank Craign01
Reviewed July 31, 2016

The place is a fast food restaurant where you order at a counter and then sit at a table. When we visited, the entire floor was so sticky that your shoes stuck with every step. The tables were also sticky, such that your bare arms...More

Thank Ch0ucr0ute
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Polynesian, Hawaiian, Japanese, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 802 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021-4009
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
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