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Kai Restaurant

5594 W Wildhorse Pass Blvd, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Chandler, AZ 85226-5400
+1 602-225-0100
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Native American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
5594 W Wildhorse Pass Blvd, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Chandler, AZ 85226-5400
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Service, food, and overall experience were excellent. I had wanted to try Kai for a few years based on the reviews. My wife and I decided to make reservations for our 27th wedding anniversary. I was a little afraid that I would be disappointed after...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kai does the dining experience Right. Ambiance, seating, low noise levels, knowledgeable lead server, amazingly unique menu, orchestrated delivery, beautiful presentation... all topped off by wonderful tastes and smells. You deserve to treat yourself to Kai.

Thank pagur
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We reluctantly tried Kai and we are so happy that we did. This restaurant is an experience from start to finish that servers will walk you through as you indulge in some of the most unique food you will ever have. Alongside the food and...More

Thank Nav S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went there with my family to celebrate a Birthday, Two kids going to college and the awesomeness of my little man. We had such a fun time, what a great experience. Our night started with our server Kevin, who was as friendly and charming...More

Thank Brittany J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A dinner at Kai is an amazing experience. The food is based on two local indigenous Indian Tribes. Chef de Cuisine, Ryan Swanson, interprets the cuisine of the Pima and Maricopa tribes using fresh farm ingredients from the Gila River Indian Community. They include (among...More

Thank pjofnh
Reviewed 19 April 2017

GREAT food, view and service. The best special occasion restaurant in the state. A little pricey but an exceptional experience each time we visit.

Thank BobbyG143
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Every aspect of dinner was superlative. Creative and delicious food. Perfect service. Beautiful view. As good as the few Michelin 3 stars restaurants I have had the good fortune to dine at.

Thank brnsrgn
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is one of the best meals we have ever had, we have eaten in several iron chefs restaurants in different countries. We are very lucky to have this caliber of restaurant in Phoenix. From the escargot apps, to the duck, and buffalo tenderloin. Every...More

Thank Global-Deep-Diver
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

You know when you hear so many amazing things about a restaurant that you get totally hyped up only to be let down because your expectations had been set so high? Not with Kai - You will be blown away by your entire dining experience....More

Thank mommyleta
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This was one of the best meals I have ever experienced. The service was outstanding, the food excellent and creative, and the wine list was extensive. The whole experience was exceptional. The prices are high but the service and food warrant the high price. The...More

Thank luv2travel63
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What is the dress requirement for both men and woman? Are reservations recommended?
16 May 2017|
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Response from foster010416 | Reviewed this property |
I always recommend reservations. The first time we ate there we had a three week wait.
Do they have gluten free options??
15 April 2016|
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Response from DrDee2014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. I've been there several times with a gluten-free table mate....no problem. Their gluten-free bread is WONDERFUL!
I am wondering, who is the owner of this restaurant?
31 March 2015|
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Response from Maureen S | Reviewed this property |
It is inside the Sheraton Wildhorse but there are "agreements" with the local Native Americans. They comprise most of the chefs and wait staff. The local area and farm also supply the seasonal and/or local vegetables and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, View
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5594 W Wildhorse 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: +1 602-225-0100
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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.