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Kainoa's Hawaiian Grill

3533 Hwy. 70, Thatcher, AZ 85552
+1 928-792-2118
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average2%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken” (7 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
“kalua pork” (3 reviews)
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3533 Hwy. 70, Thatcher, AZ 85552
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Having lived in Hawaii, and returned several times for visits, I'm a huge fan of "plate lunch" places and Kainoa's doesn't disappoint. I had the Misoy Chicken plate. Two glazed boneless/skinless thighs, scoop of rice, and descent Mac salad. Only suggestion would be the chicken...More

Thank Hwnmusicfan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow - what a find this was while traveling! I got the combo of Misoy Chicken and Fish Taco. Both were delicious, the chicken perfectly marinated and grilled, the fish light and perfectly crusted. I got a salad as my side dish - spring mix...More

Thank TommyBear
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We did not find a lot of food choices in town, so we tried Kainoa's. While the staff was very friendly and the restaurant was clean, the food was not good and a poor value. The chicken tacos consisted of a frozen chicken strip and...More

Thank ERL972
Architect70, Owner at Kainoa's Hawaiian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Thank you for stoping. Everything in our restaurant is made fresh everyday. The chicken is a whole breast that we fillet, season and bread every morning. We deep fry the fillet and then cut into strips. It’s known as “Chicken Katsu” and we use it...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Great food great service made it a excellent experience. We will definitely continue to eat here as a group

Thank Randy F
Architect70, Owner at Kainoa's Hawaiian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to compliment us. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Situated near the campus of Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher, Arizona, Kainoa's offers an excellent alternative to the usual. The food ranges from the delicious salads to the hearty wraps to the variety of meat plates. If you like something a little spicy, the Blairstown...More

Thank Sean R
Architect70, Owner at Kainoa's Hawaiian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Great review!!! Thank you !!!

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I love the food here. The Aloha Chicken Salad is the best. This place is a must try. Everything in the lace is kept very clean and leads to a very comfortable dining experience.

Thank Lydia M
Architect70, Owner at Kainoa's Hawaiian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you Lydia. We appreciate your kind words

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in as we were passing through... The food was tasty as the service was good! The salad was fresh and portions we generous.

Thank Mark H
Architect70, Owner at Kainoa's Hawaiian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your review. It is very appreciated in the restaurant industry where people are so eager to leave unfavorable experiences. We hope to serve you again-

Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a favorite spot for lunch for my wife and myself. The menu is basically Hawaiian and everything is good. We general eat salads, but have tried most of the menu. Eric, the owner, is a great guy and a good community supporter. The...More

Thank Ted P
Architect70, Owner at Kainoa's Hawaiian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Thank you Ted for your kind words and your support of Kainoa's.

Reviewed 2 February 2017

With how poor most of my experiences in Safford/Thatcher were last week, this place was a shining star. Great fish tacos, great rice, but the macaroni salad was just 'meh'. Really surprising how good it all was though, two tacos is enough.

1  Thank REDZMAN74
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Not exactly sure what type of restaurant this is, you would think Hawaiian but I'm not so sure. I had the pulled pork as well as the Mac and Cheese. The pulled pork was horrible, I am assuming it was baked and not BBQ'd. The...More

Thank Gueon_LHC
Architect70, Owner at Kainoa's Hawaiian Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Sorry you did not enjoy your food. If you have never been to Hawaii you would not know the difference. Mac salad is the word you were looking for. We do not have Mac and cheese. Kalua Pork is not BBQ pork, it is slow...More

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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 13
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3533 Hwy. 70, Thatcher, AZ 85552
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Thatcher
  • Phone Number: +1 928-792-2118
Fast Casual Hawaiian BBQ
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