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L & L Hawaiian BBQ

Fast Food, Hawaiian, Polynesian
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67-1185 Mamalahoa Hwy Ste A-105, Parker Ranch Shopping Cente, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7304
(808) 885-8880
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

L&L BBQ offers a wide variety of choices and the food was tasty, fresh, fast and great value. The pork belly, roasted pork, steak, Teriyaki chicken were all delicious. The service was fast and good. If you are looking for a quick casual local place for lunch/dinner, this is it. Chubby approved.!!!

Thank Nym123s
Jakarta, Indonesia
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Don't go into an L&L expecting a small meal or something that you see on the mainland. It is a quintessential Hawaiian fast food joint. I am partial to the meat dishes like the BBQ'd short ribs. My wife to the Kalua Pork and Cabbage and my son to the Chicken Katsu. We all walked away with left overs that... More 

Thank Tim B
Pollock Pines, California
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We ate at this L & L location, which served good fast hot and tasty food. Clean facility. One of the best local flavor fast food restaurants. Wide range of chicken, beef and seafood dishes available. My favorite is the teriyaki chicken plate!

Thank Kate3124
Seattle, Washington
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

My husband had the kalua pork with cabbage bowl, and I had the barbecue chicken bowl. Only $6.25 per bowl. Flavor was excellent; just the right portion. Yes, it is "Hawaiian" fast food, but we really enjoyed our quick meal. Lots of locals at the restaurant!

Thank JaQST
Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2016

This is a chain restaurant in Hawaii, offering local food that actually passes for that pretty well. The ribs are pretty good as is the chicken Katsu. All in all, a good place to get that plate lunch fix ..

Thank Joyce R
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

This is not a restaurant, it is a fast food restaurant. The food was not edible. We had the orange chicken and couldn't find much chicken.

Thank rmb0214
medford, oregon
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 via mobile

A classic local food joint. Huge portions of ethnic food choices served with a homemade flair. Teri beef and bento were are favorites...Mac salad and rice a must. This is where the real people of Waimea eat...families, construction crews, ranch workers. If you're a tourist, go and ask what the various ethnic choices are...be adventurous...you won't be disappointed or hungry.

1 Thank medfordcouple
Kapaau, Hawaii
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97 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Fast service, good Hawaiian food, low prices. Fish or meat, it is all tasty. Whether you take out or eat in, food it served in Styrofoam trays. It tastes good, serving size is large, but you do generate a lot of garbage eating here.

Thank lummerzheim
Abbotsford, Canada
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396 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

If you're looking for a budget meal you can't go wrong with L + L. We make a visit every time we're in Hawaii. For lunch we generally share a plate and it is more than enough food for the 2 of us. The restaurant is clean and the service is very quick. The macaroni salad is terrific.

Thank vbrother
Saskatoon, Canada
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Nice place, clean and great food, was referred there by a local person and glad we stopped for lunch. Would stop here again next time in Waimea. Sherry & Dalton

Thank Dalton M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Fast Food, Hawaiian, Polynesian
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67-1185 Mamalahoa Hwy Ste A-105, Parker Ranch Shopping Cente, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743-7304
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Waimea
  • Phone Number: (808) 885-8880

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