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The Iron Imu BBQ

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$$ - $$$
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5315 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Napili-Honokowai, Maui, HI 96761-9005
+1 808-442-3700
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Maple Ridge, Canada
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled on this restaurant after we couldn't get reservations at our hotel. I'm so glad we did! Amazing food and awesome venue. We have two small boys and they have a huge playroom full of toys that occupied them so we could enjoy our meal. My family made fun of me because I really raved about the food, but... More 

Thank Heather P
Adelaide, Australia
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent bbq ribs and other food like chicken. Served on paper plates. Wonderful service, quirky, quick and suitable for gluten free people. Everyone on our table of 8 thoroughly enjoyed it. Several take home boxes left with us. Very reasonable prices. We loved it!

Thank Lyn5125
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171 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As old-line Midwest BBQ fans we relate to The Iron Imu BBQ. The name describes the cooker which Memphis folk will immediately identify. The Q follows suit. It's tough to find good southern sides in the islands. Not so in this establishment. Get the full spread and check it out. Of course, we order the ribs!

Thank KulaBob
Salt Lake City, Utah
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

The Iron Imu started out in a food truck and obviously perfected their BBQ flavors but the restaurant has the "Food Truck" feeling. The menu is on a chalk board and you stand in line to place your order at a window. When the food comes out they yell out your name and you call them over to your table.... More 

Thank davek926
Ellensburg, Washington
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We arrived late at our hotel and wanted food to bring back to room. Menu is limited to BBQ type but met our needs for night. My chicken was quite undercooked, however

Thank leh98926
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138 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

This was our first taste of southern cooking and it must be an acquired taste. We had the ribs w sticky rice. The first few ribs were not bad, you have to add your own sauce. The last few were fatty:(. I hate fatty food. The sticky rice was flat and boring. The sunset, which we wanted to see, was... More 

Thank Tony d
San Francisco, California
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We visit this place when we've been on Maui for several days and are tired of having the expensive fish that is on the menu most everywhere. The portions at Iron Imu are large and consistently good. We will keep going back on our regular visits to Maui.

Thank SFOyeah
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Just flew in from Oahu, threats of 2 hurricanes. Traveling with wife and two kids (5 years old and a 6 month old). We found this place a little north of town. It was worth the extra 5 minute drive. It is inside one of the resorts. It has a Wild West saloon theme. Your greater by the wait staff.... More 

Thank Pedro R
Boston, Massachusetts
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

Ono means delicious and this place is all that. Fairly cheap eats and a very friendly atmosphere. Great beer selection and they even have desserts.

Thank 39donna
Los Angeles, California
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

Very friendly staff. Fun place for the kids. The extensive menu is posted on large blackboards. You order at a small counter. We ordered chicken, ribs, sausage. The pulled pork and ribs were the favorites. The kids loved the Mac and Cheese. Would definitely go back.

Thank BCinLA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $25
American, Barbecue
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5315 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Napili-Honokowai, Maui, HI 96761-9005
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Napili-Honokowai
  • Phone Number: +1 808-442-3700
Iron Imu BBQ Company is a casual, family friendly, counter service BBQ joint serving Southern Style Dry Rub BBQ and country sides. BBQ sauce is available for self service. Beer and wine are available. Inside dining or take-out available.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?