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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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“tasting menu” (24 reviews)
“foie gras” (19 reviews)
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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 yesterday

Kai is the tribes best restaurant. It's 5 star rated, the only one in Arizona. Dinner here takes a couple hours at least and each table is served by several servers. They offer lots of local, fresh choices along with hard to find exotic options...More

Thank bn8on
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We were having dinner with a special friend who suggested this place. It sounded interesting, so we gave it a try. I'm glad we did. This is an Indian themed restaurant - all the menu items are locally sourced and are extremely tasty. We started...More

2  Thank AvWriter
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is the restaurant you definitely want to visit if you are in the Phoenix area. Although expensive, it provides an evening of adventure into other cultures and wonderful food, much of which you may not have tasted before. Art, music, food, and exceptional service...Perfection!

Thank Anella299
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was our second time dining at Kai and once again we were not disappointed. The food, service and attention to detail is second to none. The menu is so unique and everything we ordered was beyond fantastic. This place is truly a foodie's dream...More

1  Thank IslandTime77
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This was our second time here so some of the mystique was gone but we still were a great night. The restaurant had been closed for several weeks as they do each year to refresh and discover new options for the dining experience. We were...More

Thank MrOcho
Reviewed 5 June 2017 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 28 May 2017

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 28 May 2017 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

2  Thank Faith P
Reviewed 25 May 2017

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 23 May 2017

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
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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.
16 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!
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
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
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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