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Kahuna Grill

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7010 Market Place Dr, Goleta, CA 93117-5900
+1 805-685-3711
06:30 - 21:30
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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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Went here on the recommendation of the Hotel looking for a good size Teriyaki plate, and I found a good one here. The food was tasty, came out quickly, and you got alot for your money.

Thank GentlemanlyScholar
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I've always liked this restaurant and the owners. It's good food, reasonable inexpensive and tasty! Plus vegetarian friendly.

Thank Ry S
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56 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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

Thank evilearl
Silver City, New Mexico
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 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 

Thank Pat0110
Arlington, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 

Thank Noel B
Santa Barbara, CA
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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.

2 Thank PAM I
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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 

Thank rsmmama
Santa Barbara, California
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
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.

Thank Chris_Jacobs43
Palm Desert,CA
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211 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
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.

Thank Offthebeatenpath011

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
07:30 - 19:30
06:30 - 21:30
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 19:00
06:30 - 18:30
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?