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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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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
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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  • 456
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  • 220
    Very good
  • 45
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  • 15
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  • 8
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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
Pulled Pork

The pulled pork was good, not great. You do get about a pound of pork with your order. I had leftovers for two sandwiches the next day. I would eat here again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
NeuquaTodd
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Naperville, Illinois
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  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The pulled pork was good, not great. You do get about a pound of pork with your order. I had leftovers for two sandwiches the next day. I would eat here again.

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Westminster, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My husband & I ate here while visiting for our honeymoon. We shared a sampler plate and it was more than enough food for both of us!! The atmosphere of the little outside picnic tables where you could smell the meat cooking in the smokers was the best! This place is MUST!

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Loved this place and gluten free food. I had the sampler and could not finish it. WOW. tasty. The chicken is so moist and the pork is mouth watering. You have to stop in. Its that good. Meet the owner. Great guy

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Chilliwack, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

The chicken was very moist and good. My daughter thought the ribs weren't that great. There was enough chicken for me that night and another dinner. Probably wouldn't order the coleslaw again. Fellow working there was very sweet.

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Phila PA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Perfect Chicken and Ribs ! Good menu selections, awesome food. Seating is outside under umbrella covered benches. They also have homemade Cornbread. Clean restaurant area with a sink to wash your hands. We are absolutely returning here.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Food was great! We got fish tacos, and I normally don't like fish at all. Since I'm in Kauai, I had to give it a try. Tasted so good. Kids loved their food too! Check this place out.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My boyfriend is really picky with his bbq chicken and he happily proclaimed it was the best bbq chicken he's ever had. Me? I was sold by the meaty delicious ribs slathered in their bbq sauce! Service was personable and lovely and setting was cute with good music. Mac salad was fairly average but overall a spot on dinner treat... More 

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Thousand Oaks, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This may look like a trailer...well..it is a trailer...but it's literally the best chicken EVER! It's not glamorous, but it's fantastic! The food, we only had the chicken, all looked and tasted amazing. It's the perfect stop on your drive from one side of the island to the other! The people who work there are terrific too. They treat you... More 

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Corona, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The service was great & the food was amazing. It's just a shack next to the main road but it's definitely worth the stop. The pulled pork was so good that we came back the next day for their chicken. Even the brown rice is tasty. Don't miss this place if you're near Kapaa!

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Melville, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Get the chicken which has a delicious smokey flavor and falls off the bone. Super tender and moist. The ribs/pork is also very tasty as is the chili with a hint of heat. Help yourself to the bbq sauce on the side. Skip the beef, it's fairly dry and dull compared to the chicken. Cash preferred but takes credit crds,... More 

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Additional Information about Chicken In A Barrel BBQ

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

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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: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?