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UNCLE Bobo's Smoked BBQ

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51-480 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaaawa, Oahu, HI 96730
+1 808-237-1000
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Hours:
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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    Very good
  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best food & service for miles!

We have been searching for BBQ since arriving on the windward coast of Oahu. After a beautiful,drive and a magical beach time, we found it. Food was superb. Staff was most pleasant, efficient and helpful--even made sure we were staying dry outside under the eaves/umbrella in one of hawaii's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
MarcieLeach
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San Rafael, California
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San Rafael, California
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We have been searching for BBQ since arriving on the windward coast of Oahu. After a beautiful,drive and a magical beach time, we found it. Food was superb. Staff was most pleasant, efficient and helpful--even made sure we were staying dry outside under the eaves/umbrella in one of hawaii's surprise showers.

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Bayamon, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Loved it! Had the quesadilla and it was amazing! Must go place! The service was excelent and I didn't wait that much for the food.

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Texas
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Delicious bbq!!! We tried the beef brisket and pork sandwiches. Both were delicious! We also had garlic potato wedges that were great. It also had great, friendly service! It's a must stop!

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USA
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We had a terrific meal at a reasonable price. The place is small, but the food is delicious. One of the best meals we had on Oahu!

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Raleigh, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is in the north shore area and worth the drive. We had been at the beaches and were planning to eat somewhere else but there was a water line break. It's a hole in the wall but was delicious. I am not a huge BBQ fan ( a sin living in N C ) but my pork sandwich was... More 

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encinitas, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We are so glad we turned around to eat lunch here! Very casual eatery right across from the beach. Order at the counter and the nicest staff brings your food to one of about 6 tables. I had Thai chicken soup and the BBQ'd drumstick plate, my husband had a grass fed beef burger. DELICIOUS!!!!!! End your meal with house... More 

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Ucon, Idaho
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

If Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives hasn't found this place yet, they need to. Best BBQ sauce ever. The pork was so incredibly tender, just wow! Do not pass by this place. I'm completely picky about BBQ, it has to be good to be worth my time. This place is worth it!

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Kaaawa, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Love this little place, mostly because of the laid-back staff and their easy friendliness. There's no atmosphere to speak of, as it is tucked into a tiny strip next to the post office, but it is across from the beach, the food is terrific, and can be taken away, too. They have cool art hanging up. The ribs are fab.... More 

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lansing mi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Pretty good food here. Not much else around so...Be ready to wait for a while to get it. Ask for more sauce..they don't give you enough. take your food to the beach to avoid the flies

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Algonquin, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Love the BBQ here! All the food is great. It has been 6 years or so since I was last here and they no longer have mac salad, which went so well with the BBQ plates. Otherwise, one of my all time favorites!

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Additional Information about UNCLE Bobo's Smoked BBQ

Address: 51-480 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaaawa, Oahu, HI 96730
Phone Number: +1 808-237-1000
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kaaawa
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 2 to 19
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 51-480 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaaawa, Oahu, HI 96730
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Kaaawa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-237-1000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 to 19
  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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