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Our Latest Reviews

Diana 4 months ago

Loco Moco (Hawaiian Style)

Who needs MickyD's when you've got Uncle Nelson's yummy Loco Moco, it's off the chain!

Diana 4 months ago

Kalua Pig

It's the tastiest Kalua Pig you'll find anywhere on the mainland!

Alex 5 months ago

Teriyaki Beef

The best Hawaiian food in San Diego! Always get the teriyaki beef for my birthday!

Rick 6 months ago

Teriyaki Beef

I've been coming to DaKine's every since Nelson and his wife opened the Pacific Beach location 20 something years ago. The teriyaki beef plate lunch has always been and still is my favorite plate lunch. I'm glad you're opening a location a little closer to home in La Mesa. Mahalo!

Jessie 9 months ago

Teriyaki Chicken

DaKine's Teriyaki Chicken plate will forever be one of my favorite meals! I've followed this place through all their different locations and they NEVER disappoint! The chicken is moist and delicious. The perfect bite includes chicken with a bit of rice and Mac salad. What a yummy mouthful! It's always a bonus when you get to see the owner Nelson too! We have even catered some events with them since I love it so much! Highly recommend!

Diana 4 months ago

Kalua Pig

Everything on the menu is so good but the Kalua Pig is my favorite dish. The pork is seasoned to perfection, cooked with love and so tender - it's delicious! Oh, and the Mac Salad is off the hook!!

Richard 4 months ago

Kalua Pig with Cabbage

We have had Da Kine cater some of our church events for almost 10 years. People are always asking where we get the food from because it's so good. Nelson has always done an outstanding job with his food. He's even catered my daughter's wedding!

Joey York 5 months ago

Korean Style Kalbi Ribs

Have tried most everything on the menu, not a fan of salmon but Uncle Nelson's was most amazing. Anxiously awaiting the opening of the new place on University!!!!

Megannicotera 8 months ago

Teriyaki Beef

I moved into the Linda Vista area and discovered this place and was instantly hooked! The Teriyaki beef had amazing flavor as did the mac salad. I can't wait until they open again!

J 10 months ago

Teriyaki Chicken

As an SD native I have followed Da Kines from PB to now La Mesa. I even moved to OC a few years ago and I can not find another Hawaiian restaurant that compares. I travel back to SD time and time again just to get pickup to take to Mission Bay to eat to watch the sunset. Everything on the menu is delicious, eat here you won't regret it!


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