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“Won’t go back”

Alohana Hawaiian Grill
Ranked #5 of 17 Quick Bites in Ankeny
Cuisines: Hawaiian
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Egg rolls were full of grissly meat, macaroni salad was mushy & not good at all & the pineapple chicken was nasty. We ate the veggies & left the chicken. Very disappointed.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

This is great stuff. Spam musubi is wonderful. It is sticky rice with sauce and spam wrapped in seaweed, like a large Spam sushi. And it’s very good. See pics. I’ve had other food here as well. The crab Rangoon have good flavor and a large amount of filling. Prices are good. I want to try one of the bbq next. Family friendly. Friendly staff in the evenings usually. Marcy’sDinerTantrumScale 5/5-no screaming kids. Lot parking.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick bite to eat near closing time on a Sunday. The service was friendly and fast- although I was one of just a few customers. The portion of BBQ chicken (chopped chicken thighs) was huge and had a very authentic Hawaiian flavor. Will be back.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Second time in and ordered the Hawaiian bbq chicken. Came with bbq thighs, two scoops of sticky rice, macaroni salad and a slice of pineapple. Very tasty indeed.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 244chuckl
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

They have really good food here, but you sometimes have to get past the service. If the older man who must be 70+ or the woman in her 40s or 50s who brings her granddaughter in is at the counter, try not to be offended. They are just that way all the time. The younger guy in his 20s is an excellent service guy and will explain any of the dishes to you. He's a 5 star for service. The food is really good once you get past those other two. We like the kahlua pork, the crab Rangoon and the spam musubi, which is like big spam sushi! Prices are ok. Plenty of parking. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids. The grandma does let her granddaughter run all over the dining area though.

Date of visit: February 2018
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