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L & L Drive-inn

909 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816 (Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis)
(808) 735-5505
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Ranked #1,115 of 1,913 restaurants in Honolulu
Price range: $8 - $8
Cuisines: American, Asian, Contemporary
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Neighborhood: Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Neighborhood: Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
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English first
Honolulu, Hawaii
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101 reviews 101 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Its an acquired taste, I suppose, but there is nothing special about this chain...and nothing particularly authentic. Everything tastes as if its cooked from frozen and with so many other choices in town, its not worth the stop.

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Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

A friend recommended the BBQ plate. So we made this a destination. We went to the Wahiawa location. The BBQ plate was excellent. Pork ribs, chicken and beef with brown rice. The sauce it was marinated in was tasty. The shop itself was rundown and in need of renovation, but the food made it worth the trip.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

We really enjoy most of the menu items, lau lau is excellent, we found that we have a L & L here in Salt Lake City, however it's not the same taste for some reason.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

L&L Drive-inn is a local chain that is very popular with locals. Greasy food at low prices. That's just what the locals like. It's kind of one step down from Zippy's, which isn't saying much. But if you find yourself virtually anywhere on Oahu and want a grease fix on the cheap, you're bound to be close to an L&L... More

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Midland, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Great food (not your typical mainland fast food) and relatively quick service! Large portions. Multiple locations. Must visit one of these places when in Hawaii

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

Run don't walk when you come across this L & L location. We have tried several locations when we come to Oahu and this one was disgusting. The food was horrible, the restaurant was not clean and the restroom which was next door to the restaurant was nasty nasty nasty. We will never go back to any L & L... More

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Portland, Oregon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

I always go for the Kalbi here!! bbq short ribs are soooo yummy!

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San Diego
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

L & L Drive-inn is a local favorite with pretty good plate lunch. Unfortunately, they sometimes charge extra for certain sides, depending on the location. Other than that, it's a great place for Teri-Chicken

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San Joaquin Delta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Atkins lovers will not enjoy this plate lunch fast food restaurant, but thousands of hungry locals and tourists will give it the nod for tasty, filling, carbo-intensive calories at a not broke da wallet price. Chicken katsu, teri beef, BBQ Chicken, garlicky Fried Shrimp, Mahi Mahi and excellent Hamburger Steak with extra good gravy are personal favs. Mr. Big prefers... More

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Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

We ate at L & L in Waimanalo and the food was very good and a LOT of it. Very good BBQ chicken! I don’t really care for BBQ sauce but this was like infused with BBQ taste not slathered in sauce. We ended up eating at L&L 3 times (2 locations) while on vacation in Hawaii. Which we had... More

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