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Garden Island BBQ & Chinese Restaurant

4252 Rice St., Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
808-245-8868
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Ranked #21 of 90 Restaurants in Lihue
Cuisines: Chinese
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Everett, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The locals told me this is where the locals go. Food was AWESOME!! Service was great and the prices were outstanding. I ate at many other restaurants in town which have a better rating and I don't understand why. This is a must go to in Lihue!

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Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We were looking for a quick lunch, saw the sign and walked in. We started with the spring rolls. They were deep-fried, with a crisp, crunchy crust. Our main dishes were lemon chicken and mahi mahi, both with fried rice. The meat and fish were delicious. The lemon chicken had a crunchy, crisp breading. The mahi mahi had a tempura... More

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Centennial
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91 reviews 91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The portions are very large at very reasonable prices. Two can eat well for under $30.00. It is crowded so you have to get there early or else wait. The atmosphere is very loud and old fashioned but who care if you are getting good Chinese food at reasonable prices,

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Atlanta, Georgia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We just finished our lunch here and couldn't be more pleased......and more stuffed. Wow! A modest restaurant, but we immediately noticed the many locals in here even at the early lunch hour of 11am (we were hungry). That's always a good sign for us. As we found our own table, we noticed the huge plates of food being served to... More

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Arroyo Grande, California
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78 reviews 78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is located on Rice Street, a main drag on Kauai. There are a few parking spaces in front of this place along Rice Street but there are many more spaces behind the restaurant in a strip mall. This restaurant as a HUGE menu and covers virtually everything and anything you could think of in the way of Chinese... More

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Cerritos, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We have been eating here for years. This is a local place with a huge menu and huge portions. Their "Mimi" meals are more than enough. Husband loves their kimchee their teri beef is tasty as are their chicken and scallop dishes. It isn't fancy, but is a good value with very tasty food.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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192 reviews 192 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We were afraid to try this restaurant because of the multiple one star reviews. The restaurant itself is a total dive (not a date restaurant for sure) but the food was excellent. We had a party of 7, so we ordered a lot of stuff. Everything was delicious and perfectly cooked. Not a bad dish in the lot. Everyone wanted... More

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Kauai, Hawaii
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

I didnt like the food or customer service , and I love chinese food just not this place , looks dirty not clean.

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Calgary
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

OK, it ain't fancy. Indeed, it's the precise antithesis of Fancy. No effort has been spared to make the place look like a low-price joint. The decor is out for a walk and a trip to the washroom leads one through areas that resemble scenes from the Lord of the Rings. So what? The Garden Island is there to serve... More

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Monterey, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Love the daily specials at Garden Island BBQ, especially fresh fish dishes like sizzling ono. My Loco Moco was done just right with lots of gravy and I love being able to have kimchee on the side instead of mac salad. Extensive menu with all sorts of Asian Pacific comfort foods served up in generous portions by cheerful, helpful staff.

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Additional Information about Garden Island BBQ & Chinese Restaurant

Address: 4252 Rice St., Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
Phone Number: 808-245-8868
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
Cuisine: Chinese

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