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“Surf's up”
Review of Kahuna Grill

Kahuna Grill
Ranked #33 of 139 Restaurants in Goleta
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San Dimas, California
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121 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Surf's up”
Reviewed July 19, 2012

The burgers are so great that it took a long time before I tried something else off the menu. The salads are fresh and crisp and are truly a substitute for the fries or awesome onions rings. The teriaki chicken plate is so good because the chicken is well flavored AND the rice is GOOD. The rice isn't just a nondescript side of rice. The endless roll of vintage and contemporary surf footage and surf decor makes Kahuna Grill fun. Hey...local small business owner too.

Visited July 2012
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Palm Desert, California
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140 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Family and dog friendly!”
Reviewed June 13, 2012

First of all the location is in a great place in Goleta, near shopping and Costco. We drove up from Santa Barbara and it's well worth the trip. The burgers and fish burgers are wonderful and if you are lucky enough to bring a child their kids' menu is reasonable and terrific! The staff is super friendly and the condiment bar is wonderful. I love extra pickles, so I appreciate that they are out for the taking. They even give you hand wipes to clean your hands with after the burgers. The outside patio is my favorite and my well-behaved dog loves it there too. I highly recommend!

  • Visited June 2012
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San Luis Obispo, California
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Wednesday Special”
Reviewed June 4, 2012

The best burgers in Goleta. Limited menu, but still a good choice. Free fries and a drink after 5 pm on Wednesday. What a bargain. The friendliest service in all of Goleta. Great condiment bar with BBQ sauce, pickles, peppers and more. Great atmosphere too.

Visited May 2012
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Santa Barbara, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Among the best burgers in the SB area”
Reviewed May 27, 2012

This place has among the best hamburgers in SB hands down. The Ortega Chile Cheeseburger is particularly good. Highly recommended. Both the unit in Goleta and the one downtown SB in Paseo Nuevo are good!

  • Visited May 2012
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Goleta, California
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157 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Family dinner place”
Reviewed April 5, 2012

Good place to go with the whole family. Good burger, great salads.

Visited March 2012
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