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Kai Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
American, Native American, Gluten Free Options
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5594 W Wild Horse Pass Blvd, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Chandler, AZ 85226-5400 (I-10 and Wild Horse Pass Blvd)
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Leawood, KS
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229 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Kai is one of those rare dining experiences that is worth the drive and effort to find. Located 30 mikes south of Scottsdale in Chandler, AZ, at the Sheraton Grand Wild Horse Pass Resort, it offers a dining experience like no other. You soon find out why it is rated the top restaurant in the State of Arizona and why... More 

Thank Suddrethks
Norwalk, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for the second time last night. Top 1 or 2 lifetime dining experiences ... including New York's best. Would not consider a trip to Phoenix without one dinner here. Bring your wallet, and be prepared to feel like you got your money's worth. Impeccable service too. The whole experience is lifetime-memorable. 6 stars.

Thank Brian C
Portland, Oregon
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They want you to enjoy the experience. Great service, variety of tasty breads, bottled water only (no charge) with choice of stuff to add (cucumber, mint, etc.). The buffalo ribeye, salad that looked like a piece of art, and the amuse bouche were excellent. I thought the chocolate decadence dessert was just ok. When my car was brought up from... More 

Thank HamptonPDX123
Chandler, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a party of six in a private room at Kai at Sheraton Wild Horse. Kudos to our server Kevin and the team of six staff who took care of our every need and were so knowledgeable and personable. The customer service, food and ambiance were simply unbelievable. We were surprised to find a special gift and thank you... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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157 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The presentation of the various items is quite interesting and well done. This is a very interesting place for dinner and while expensive is worth a visit. I would estimate at least $100 per person for entrée, dessert and one or two drinks. It can be more depending on the wine.

Thank drwokla
Jacksonville, Florida
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding menu coupled with an amazing sunset over the mountains made for a very romantic evening. Our waiter, Jose and his assistants made the dinner enjoyable. He had an extensive knowledge of the menu and great recommendations based on our preferences. He recommended the roasted lime Margarita, pork wing appetizer and bacon wrapped buffalo meatloaf and churros for dessert. All... More 

Thank gidget72
Cincinnati, Ohio
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted by our names and escorted to our table......our chairs were simultaneously pulled out.....napkins placed in our lap!! Jackson our server was great and beautifully explained the artwork on each of our menus!! Loved hearing the stories for each piece of artwork!! The food was presented so beautifully and told a story of its own!!! The Hebi was... More 

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Mandan, North Dakota
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

The customer service and food were top notch. You are treated like royalty. The decor is not 5 stars, but the food, drinks, waiters and chef absolutely are. Budget $100 a person minimum.

Thank mkng701
Gilbert, Arizona
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

The service is amazing, but for a AAA 5 diamond restaurant I would expect better food. The soufflé was amazing. But I think there are better meals to be had at other luxury restaurants around town.

Thank tcw423
Salina, Kansas
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Here for our grand daughter's 16th birthday and this dining experience helped make the day one that we will never forget. The service level is incredible. The restaurant itself is beautiful and nicely situated so that you can look out the window and see a great desert scene. The food is flawlessly executed and beyond delicious. This place is pricey... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Native American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5594 W Wild Horse Pass Blvd, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Chandler, AZ 85226-5400
    (I-10 and Wild Horse Pass Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Chandler
  • Phone Number: 16022250100
Recipient of the Coveted AAA Five Diamond Award and Forbes Five-Star Award, KAI, meaning 'seed' in the Pima language, features a menu rich in creativity, history and Native American culture. Executive Chef Thomas Riordan and Chef de Cuisine Ryan Swanson incorporate the essence of the Pima and Maricopa tribes and locally farmed ingredients from the Gila River Indian Community to create unforgettable masterpieces. James Beard Award-winning Chef Janos Wilder is consulting chef for KAI and is renowned for creating unique and indigenous menu experiences. Open for dinner Tuesday - Saturday, reservations are strongly recommended. KAI maintains a smart business casual dress code. It prohibits hats, T-shirts, and shorts for both ladies and gentlemen, including open-toed sandals for men. Dress hats for ladies are acceptable. Denim is not preferred. As a courtesy to other diners, please refrain from using cell phones or laptops in the dining room.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?