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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 #18 of 103 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
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English first
Seneca, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW 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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96 reviews 96 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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200 reviews 200 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
237 helpful votes 237 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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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Cheap eats! Large portions! Had the marinated strip loin, and it was exceptionally flavourful and lean. Husband had some marinated pork, not quite as tasty but still very good. Overall ambiance is minimal, as the room is old with peeling paint on the walls. Service was great though, and the place was clean. The food is great, but due to... More

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Sydney
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

Ate here during the week after trying to find something different. Reviews looked promising and it certainly lived up to the hype. The place is old but the food makes you forget about that very quickly. I had the mixed BBQ plate and my wife had the squid stir fry. Both were of good serving size and once we were... More

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Yellowknife, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Food was good. Large portions and flavourful meat. The service was friendly and fast. Not my favourite place on the island but it did not disappoint. Some say it is dirty, its not, the restaurant is a little older and run down maybe but not dirty.

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