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4-1586 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1832
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Read the reviews about there chicken and it was right! Chicken tasted awesome, great location ! Service good.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped here for lunch on a tour and had a good experience. The food was very good and was a good price considering it is Kauai. You did get a lot for your money. The sampler and taco plates were both a lot of food.

Thank Steve C
Nashville, Tennessee
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food! Local food& people. Chickens everywhere! Lol so much fun! Great little spot on the side of the road!

Thank tdunn284
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A great stop on the main drive through Kapp'a. Highly recommend the chicken tacos! Sampler plate was also an excellent choice!

Thank Arielle F
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped for a quick bite to eat. Fast service and tasty food! Husband had chicken plate and I had pork plate, and both were really good with great portion sizes. BBQ sauce was also tasty. Would recommend!

Thank Kim V
Grafton, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, great food, great company (chickens everywhere!) 😊 the BBQ sauce is amazing and it may look like a dirty little shack but the food is awesome!

Thank mhaehle
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First food stop on the island. It was great. Outside seating with shade. We should have just shared a plate- large portions. We got home to find in the coupon books from the airport -there is a coupon. All in all good food good atmosphere.

Thank ashlea4321
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ordered 1/4 chicken and their baby back ribs. Their ribs were nice along with the sauce but the chicken was amazing. The first bite tasted like heaven and all bites followed were even better. Would 100% recommend for anyone who loves their chicken juicy and tender!

Thank shirleyx1993
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

May not look like much but this place is pretty Ono. Tried sampler plate and enjoyed it. The flavor is good and the meat is juicy.

Thank Brandy K
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chicken was good, Pork was average & Chili Beans was ONO(delicious)! I would eat just that the next time. Price for food was a little on pricey side for a food stand of the side of a dirt road. Wish they had Pork Tips but maybe next time...We took our food back to our hotel because I rather eat just... More 

Thank Ronell M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Fast Food, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-1586 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1832
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: 8088230780
Dry rubbed, smoked BBQ chicken, beef, pork, and ribs! Falls of da bone, melts in your mouth! Eat-in or take-out! Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner!

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