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Alohana Hawaiian Grill

802 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021-4009
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good51%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“spam musubi” (6 reviews)
“saimin” (3 reviews)
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American, Polynesian, Hawaiian
802 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021-4009
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My first visit here was after work, driving home. I got the special which is pineapple chicken, comes with rice, crab Rangoon, macaroni salad and drink. The crab Rangoon is FULL of crab/cream cheese and is by far the best I've had. The soy sauce...More

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I travel for business very frequently. Last year I went to Hawaii for vacation and fell in love with their food so when I travel for work I try all the hawaiian restaurants. This one did not have many choices and the choices really didn't...More

Thank 244chuckl
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Tasty quick plates that are perfect for lunch with friends or family. I tried the pineapple chicken with rice and it was excellent. My only complaint about this place is the lack in cleanliness. The drink station is always a disaster and the front counter...More

Thank Solo72
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This place is small, so they specialize in take out. It's also almost next to Walmart for those who want to pick up food after shopping. The food was great. I got the Pineapple Chicken, and was well prepared. It came with plenty of rice...More

Thank d4rkn16ht2
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We pulled off the highway to eat at another fast food and noticed this a few doors down. This is more semi fast food-order at the counter and your food is freshly made within 10 minutes. We had the BBQ chicken, the BBQ mixed plate...More

Thank LJBeem
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I don't like spam but I love this authentic Hawaiin restaurant and there Spam Musubi. I'm not a fan of the order at the counter then sit down method but it can easily be overlooked once you try the food!

Thank HonestJJReviews
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This was the second time that we ate at Alohana. The first time was in 2013 after going to Hawaii. Then we forgot about it until we were in the area again. The menu is a mix of traditional American fare ( burgers) with some...More

Thank World_traveler_mamma
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I came in a little late for lunch, the food was made fresh and had excellent flavor. The service was courteous and quick. Exceeded expectations, excellent place if you want something different.

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Whenever I go here, I always order Hawaiian BBQ Beef and potstickers. It's amazing and the sides are great too. I've heard the chicken isn't as good, but I've never tried it personally. It's always dead, but they have great food and service. Highly recommend!

Thank ztrigg
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Alohana Hawaiian Grill captures the Hawaiian tastes! Their suppers with rice and macaroni salad are top notch, as is their musubi. Those who put their nose up at Spam, should taste musubi! Thief food makes me think I am back in the islands! Well worth...More

Thank iowaer
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 802 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021-4009
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Ankeny
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