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Kahuna Grill

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7010 Market Place Dr, Goleta, CA 93117-5900
+1 805-685-3711
Today
06:30 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 07:30 - 19:30
Mon 06:30 - 21:30
Tue 06:30 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 06:30 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 06:30 - 18:30
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midwest
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

The hotel recommend this place. The girl working recommended either the fish sand which or a burger.. Both were large,but verygood. The regular fries are excellent. Sweet potato fries were under cooked and soggy. The onion ring are just regular frozen rings. Service was good

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Thank evilearl
Silver City, New Mexico
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We have visited the Kahuna Grill on a number of Santa Barbara stops. And it consistently satisfied us. We seem to always go at lunch time and they are always busy. So it is often a little wait, but not bad at all. The food is consistently good. I have tried different menu items and never disappointed. Yesterday I had... More 

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Thank Pat0110
Arlington, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

While visiting from Arlington Virginia, I stumbled across Kahuna Grill. My ninety year old father tucked in to his burger and root beer float, and enjoyed every bite. The people working there were super kind and brought my father additional root beer. I had a avocado burger, and as someone living on the East Coast, having that delicious stuff top... More 

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Thank Noel B
Santa Barbara, CA
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

We've eaten here a lot over the years and I ALWAYS enjoy the good hot food and friendly staff. Especially like the Hawaiian Plate Lunch and Dinner. Great sticky rice, salad and chicken or beef. Teriyaki everything is really good here.

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Thank KAESB
BUELLTON
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Kahuna Grill obviously does not care who they hire, I have given them several chances and won't return. Employees would rather be socializing, they don't care about the customers, and don't pay attention to order detail. Food is never served correctly the 1st time, always has to be sent back to be corrected.

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socal
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

I walked in and thought I was at Island's. It's a spectacular little knock off, for sure. I was thinking I wanted a chicken sandwich, but went for the turkey burger instead and wasn't disappointed. I was hoping they would do a smaller version of the wedge salad, but they only do it at the larger size (other salads you... More 

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Thank rsmmama
Santa Barbara, California
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is a great place for a burger and beer. The atmosphere is good and they have surfing videos playing. I can't recall if there is Hawaiian music, but if not, this would add to the place. You can sit inside or outside and the food comes pretty quickly. Good place to go before or after a movie.

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Thank Chris_Jacobs43
Palm Desert,CA
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211 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015

If you have kids, they love this place. Burgers are just great. You basically stand in line to order and they bring food to your table. Most of the Kahuna Grill's have an outdoor seating area, so you can bring your dog which we love.

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Thank Offthebeatenpath011
United States
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

Da kabob is delicious. I love the condiment buffet. The decor & atmosphere make you feel like you're in Hawaii.

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Thank Cindy C
Goleta, California
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Have been here many times… Enjoy the food and the quality is good but the burgers are a bit pricey. I enjoy substituting the turkey burger for some of the more lavish hamburger options – never have a problem doing this.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 19:30
Monday
06:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 19:00
Thursday
06:30 - 19:00
Friday
06:30 - 18:30
Saturday
06:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7010 Market Place Dr, Goleta, CA 93117-5900
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Goleta
  • Phone Number: +1 805-685-3711

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?