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Chicken In A Barrel BBQ

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4-1586 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
8088230780
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast
Description: Dry rubbed, smoked BBQ chicken, beef, pork, and ribs! Falls of da bone...
Dry rubbed, smoked BBQ chicken, beef, pork, and ribs! Falls of da bone, melts in your mouth! Eat-in or take-out! Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
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  • 466
    Excellent
  • 231
    Very good
  • 48
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious food and loves God!

It was awesome! I also love that they are Christians. They put "john3:16 on their take out bag, everyone is friendly! Great spirit! Love the pulled pork, rib as well! Sauce is unbelievable... Up a notch!

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Mredtom
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San Marino, California
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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San Marino, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

It was awesome! I also love that they are Christians. They put "john3:16 on their take out bag, everyone is friendly! Great spirit! Love the pulled pork, rib as well! Sauce is unbelievable... Up a notch!

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Snellville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We ate here twice in five days as the food was so good we had to go back. We had the chicken and the ribs and both items were delicious. There is nothing in the area that can compare when you take the very low price into consideration. You can smell the food from the area - just follow your... More 

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Seattle, WA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Simple but decent quick food. I was surprised that I liked the beef and chicken better than the pork on the sampler plate. The chili beans on the side were nice. Go for the hot bbq sauce on the side. It's not really "hot" but has a good spice to it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

My family and I stopped by on the way back from Anini on Friday August 21 and ordered two samplers to go. When we got there, I was taken cared of by the bruddah who took my order. (Sorry I never got his name but stellar team member). I took some napkins and forks but since I was kind of... More 

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atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I had to barbecue ribs and chicken and it was delicious!! The ribs were falling off the bone and barbecue sauce was good!!

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Plano, TX, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This was an adequate place to have a good hamburger and beverage. There are several locations on Kauai.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

The chicken here is fantastic! Don't let the looks of this place prevent you from stopping in -- it's a tiny shack on the side of the road with a few outdoor picnic tables. We were originally planning to get our meals to go since we were staying just down the road, but we ended up eating there, which added... More 

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Euless, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We ate on the picnic benches and had the best bbq ever! Sampler plate is large enough for 2, but would've liked to have more ribs. My husband loved the chili beans more than I did! Bbq sauce is great!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Friendly service. Sampler was a nice mix of what they offered. The hogie sandwich was average - chicken roll with 1 slice of cheese and some lightly grilled onions. Chips were delicious. Iwould recommend it if ure looking for something easy to eat.

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We were on Kauai for 2 weeks with entire family so navigated around food, groceries, etc.. These chickens were a great deal. Smoked, large, spiced up. Made soup out of the bones for dinner, etc... Good deal

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4-1586 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: 8088230780

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children

Description

Dry rubbed, smoked BBQ chicken, beef, pork, and ribs! Falls of da bone, melts in your mouth! Eat-in or take-out! Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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