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Kai Restaurant

5594 W Wildhorse Pass Blvd, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Phoenix, AZ 85226-5400
+1 602-385-5777
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Overview
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (25 reviews)
“foie gras” (19 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Native American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
5594 W Wildhorse Pass Blvd, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Phoenix, AZ 85226-5400
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1 - 10 of 424 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Celebrated my 27th birthday here yesterday and it was an AMAZING experience. My waiters Kevin and Richard were friendly and very knowledgeable of the restaurant’s foundation and food. I recommend everyone to come here for elegant and delicious good as well as breathtaking Mountain View’s.

Thank qui16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having heard rave review of Kai, I was thrilled when a generous colleague invited me to dinner on my birthday recently. Normally I would not be inclined to try out such an off the beaten path restaurant but as my colleague is highly regarded and...More

Thank Wicto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is for people who know food. Art, taste, history, mystery, service and breathtaking views are the words that describe this unique restaurant. A place to celebrate special moments and rediscover the your romantic self.

Thank TonicTravelAmeniti
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kai is located in the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass. It is truly extraordinary. Food is exquisitely prepared. Service is exceptional. Reservations are a must. This is a true dining experience. Atmosphere is upscale but relaxed. Every dish and is preparation is explained in...More

Thank patraveller2007
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This place is not for picky eaters nor for bargain hunters. It is a creative, sometimes exotic menu that changes often and we found everything to be perfect, including the service.

1  Thank Joe G
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Took wife there for 57th! Amazing. Had a fleet of servers dressed in suits and they knew everything about every stage of an epic dinner. Never had a nicer dinner! Sure, it’s speedy but our night was priceless! New York Strip was awesome!

1  Thank Mike W
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Do not go to this restaurant if you’re short on cash. You have to embrace everything that this restaurant has to offer. At first I thought the service was a bit overboard but then I realized it was all about the adventure (plus not use...More

Thank Goldengate3
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Third time at Kai and best yet. Restaurant is unique combination of Native American and Southwestern ingredients with first class culinary techniques. Servers explained sourcing of the local ingredients in each dish. Quality Native American art in the dining room. Wine list is diverse although...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Kai is a beautiful and unique experience. You will enjoy impeccable service, delicious food, and learn about Native American culture and cuisine. This is NOT a place to hurry through dinner- take your time, experience it....leave the kids with a babysitter. This is fine dining...More

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 5 March 2018

As a Phoenix area local, I had wanted to visit Kai for a long time and last night’s dinner did not disappoint. To begin with, I had the lobster while my husband had the frois gras. For the next course I had duck and my...More

Thank iadggm
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Bekah D
21 March 2018|
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Response from William R | Reviewed this property |
YES. You can buy them online by going to the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort website and going to "features and activities" then boutique. Or call the Sheraton Wild Horse Pass at (602) 225-0100 and ask to be transferred to... More
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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.
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scdoo
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!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$80
Meals
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
View, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5594 W Wildhorse Pass Blvd, Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, Phoenix, AZ 85226-5400
    (I-10 and Wild Horse Pass Blvd)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-385-5777
Description
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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