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UNCLE Bobo's Smoked BBQ

51 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaaawa, Oahu, HI 96730
(808) 237-1000
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Ranked #1 of 3 restaurants in Kaaawa
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Kennewick, Washington
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We read about this in "Ohau Revealed," read the review and decided to stop in. Our family ordered brisket plate, pork quesadilla, & the pork shoulder plate (I think) plus an order of garlic fries. Deliciousness. Also to note, no macaroni salad! Maybe available on request, not sure. The restaurant is mostly walk out. A very small hot eating area.... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I ordered the brisket plate w/ fries and a chocolate filled malasada (my first). The brisket was very flavorful and super juicy. The malasada was super fresh and tasted like a fresh creme filled donut. I also took the chance on a mochachino shake and was pleasantly surprised with how good it was. Definitely worth the stop if you are... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Bobo's is small and doesn't look like much. but the BBQ is really good! i had the pork shoulder sandwich and it was probably the best BBQ pork sandwich i've eaten on Oahu. there aren't many places on Oahu that cook slow-cooked BBQ. Bobo's does and they do it right. my kids had the BBQ pork quesadilla and the Bobo... More

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canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Fresh,amazingly perfect burgers. To die for garlic fries!! Wonderful home made Malasadas filled with creamy goodness! Ono all the way. Really nice guys working there too, thanks guys!!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Stopped in here to get directions and was offered a fresh-fried malasada. I ended up buying three and came back the next day for more! Staff is very friendly and the location is a great stop on the way up to the North Shore, the PCC, or Kahana Bay.

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riverton, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We finally stopped at Uncle Bobo's on the last day of our 12 day vacation because the guidebook to Oahu said it was great. Every morning I would stop at the 7-11 next door to get a drink and the appearance of the place is what kept me away. Boy was I wrong. Never judge a book by its cover.... More

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LOGAN, UT
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38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

My husbands and i stopped in and got the 1/3 rack of ribs and brisket plates each $15. They each came with a buttery whole grain rice and either beans or coleslaw. My husband said the beans were ok and i thought the coleslaw was good had maybe mango and chipotle in it? This it's a very small place and... More

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La Crescenta, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

So good,the pork was done perfectly and the sauce was spicy but smokey, we had the pork shoulder sandwich and it was incredible ! go slow down the road so you don't miss it, the shave ice was pretty damn good also. Great place to sit and chill or take it back to the park at "china mans hat" and... More

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Seattle
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71 reviews 71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

Let's be honest, the place looks like hell. If the food was as bad as the place looks you would expect to be dead before you make it out the door. And they are slow. Oh, and pretty expensive for what you don't get. The food was pretty decent though, and the local motorcycle club that descended on the place... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

My husband's words best describe this place "BEST BBQ EVER'. Stopped on our way to the north shore after reading about it in a tour book. Best decision ever. We took it across the street and ate on the beach before continuing on.

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