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Kai Restaurant

) #1 of 515 Restaurants in Chandler ₹₹₹₹ American, , Gluten Free Options
5594 W Wildhorse Pass Blvd, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Chandler, AZ 85226-5400
+1 602-225-0100
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (24 reviews)
“foie gras” (19 reviews)
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American, Native American, Gluten Free Options
5594 W Wildhorse Pass Blvd, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Chandler, AZ 85226-5400
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kia is simply the best restaurant we have been to. We had our wedding reception there and the food and service were both remarkable.

Thank Beth T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Kai last evening for the very first time,. but defiantly not the last. From the moment you are seated in the very comfortable dining room with gorgeous mountain and sunset views, beautiful music, then greeted by the amazing friendly, informative...More

Thank tcifalia2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Kai in November 2016 when I was on a solo business trip. I knew then that I needed to bring my husband back. Kai did not disappoint. I said it before and I will say it again, this is the best dining experience...More

Thank Faith P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a wonderful dining experience from the presentation of the menu to the truffles!Our friends kept telling us to try it. The food the service wonderful knowledgeable servers. Extra Kudos to Felciano Vasquez, what a guy. We look forward to return again for a...More

Thank Robin D
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 15 May 2017

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 7 May 2017 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 26 April 2017

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 23 April 2017

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 20 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
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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?
1 April 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
US$ 80
American, Native American, Gluten Free Options
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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.
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