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All 3 Kaaawa Restaurants

UNCLE Bobo's Smoked BBQ

51-480 Kamehameha Hwy, Kaaawa, Oahu, HI 96730
+1 808-237-1000
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Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Kaaawa
Price range: $2 - $19
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Algonquin, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Stopped in on the way back to the North Shore. We were pleasantly surprised by the wonderful grass fed beef burgers and the great staff. We would highly recommend a stop here if you are in the area

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

The coffee was absolutely great and from the clients who came in the Malasadas were also a hit! But unfortunately we did not get there in time to get a malasada! It is a very relaxed, friendly place, right on the road to the north shore.

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11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We stopped here on a road trip after reading some old reviews about its great seafood - unfortunately, seafood is no longer served. We waited a very, very long time for our food and we were starving. It was good once it got to us and I loved the shave ice. Its right across from the beach and a lot... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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121 reviews 121 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Stop here - it is worth it. It is next to the 76 gas station and Kaaawa post office, across the street from the beach park. It is toward Polynesian Culture Center and after Kualoa Ranch if coming from Kanehoe side of the North Shore Loop. My mom ordered the brisket and she said it is such tender meat, perhaps... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We stumbled across this place while makingthe North Shore loop on Oahu. We ordered the brisket plate and some Bobo cheesebugers, and all were delicious. The brisket was super tender and had just the right amount of smoky flavor. The burgers were lean and juicy and served on homemade buns. Seating is limited, but there's a beach park right across... More 

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Kennewick, Washington
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31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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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
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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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 - 19
Cuisine: Barbecue

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