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Korean Bar-B-Q

4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Bldg E, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
808-823-6744
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Ranked #17 of 104 Restaurants in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Korean
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Korean first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

If you like Korean food, this is the best you will find on the island! If you don't know about Korean food, this is the place to try it! This is a small (seats about 30), quaint restaurant located on the main drag in Kapaa (Kuhio Hwy). It is in a small strip mall and it is easy to overlook,... More

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Haiku, Hawaii
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

It's hard to find a reasonable family oriented restaurant on Sundays on Kauai. We went here with five people. The young girl waitresses worked very hard. They were quick and friendly. The food was plentiful and good. I peeked in the kitchen and it was very clean!

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Portland, Oregon
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76 reviews 76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We were told by our concierge that this place was great, so I checked out the TripAdvisor reviews and we decided to give it a shot. Service was excellent and we were back in our car with our take-out order within 15 minutes. We had the BBQ chicken, pork, and Kalbi (thin). All were served on a bed of sticky... More

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Seneca, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

This is a very causal place, very comfortable for families. The food was terrific for the money. Our waiter gave us good suggestions from the menu, even offering the lunch special at dinner time. The side dishes, the bean sprouts, potato salad, and cabbage were very refreshing. Nothing fancy here, but great food, good portions after a day of hiking.

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Indianapolis, USA
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94 reviews 94 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

We actually ate here a couple of times during our trip and you really cant beat the prices, quality and choices if you are into Koean food and even if you aren't...everyone likes BBQ right? I highly recommend as it will not break your budget but will provide a nice meal.

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San Antonio, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Went for lunch one day and was not disappointed. This would be described as "ono" in local parlance. We ordered the family of 4 special and a fried calamari. The special consisted of grilled beef, chicken, and fried Katsura and chicken. There was miso soup as well as vegetable sides- kim chee, potato-Mac salad, cabbage and bean sprouts. The quality... More

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Chicago
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Went here last minute and food was amazing! Short ribs and BBQ beef were wonderful. We have some great Korean BBQ in Chicago, and this was right on point. Nothing special to dine in and service was awful...but food is legit! To their credit they were busy and all running around frazzled, not like only ones in the place and... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Totally love this place, Kalbi, meat jun, teriyaki chicken, and potatoe salad is my favorites, a little expensive, but it's worth the hearty meal!

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New York City, New York
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205 reviews 205 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
252 helpful votes 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The kalbi was amazing. The cut of meat was surprisingly good, and it was well cooked and very tasty. The kimchi, mac-potato salad (ubiquitous in Hawaii), marinated sprouts, rice, and salad were also very good. I also had the chicken katsu which was tasty, but here, it's more like a schnitzel. The price was great for the quality. Service was... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

You don't go to this restaurant for the atmosphere, and many people order take out. But the people that run the restaurant are very nice, and they serve a lot of food for the money. I asked the woman what was a popular dish, and she quickly recommended the combination steak and chicken. It was very flavorful, and I had... More

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