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Chicken In A Barrel BBQ

4-1586 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1832
+1 808-823-0780
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sampler plate” (127 reviews)
“ribs” (281 reviews)
“chicken” (670 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, Fast Food, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
4-1586 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1832
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch here. Unfortunately there are refrigerators had gone out and they were out of many popular items. My husband is a huge barbecue fan and thought his lunch was very good. I had the chili beans (without cheese because of the issue...More

1  Thank Katlouhod
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a don't miss every trip - I dream about their chicken. And the employees are always happy and fun to chat with (especially when you stop for a picture while on a scavenger hunt!).

1  Thank Jana T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ribs, chicken, and beef were delicious, but... Chili had a burned flavor and seasoned with cayenne pepper. Not my favorite. Brown rice was dry and bland. Selection of two BBQ sauces was good. High price for overall quality. Right on highway, outdoor seating only, but...More

1  Thank Kevan L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great stop for a quick lunch, or grab some meat to take home for dinner. It's ONO (as they say on the island!) Very good!

1  Thank nicklesflooring
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall an ok BBQ experience — unique flavoring from the smoking. My wife and I ordered the sampler for lunch to share. Quick service with helpful staff. Food was good, really enjoyed the side of chili. Have to admit that eating chicken outside with chickens...More

1  Thank Mark P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is for the place in Hanalei. The selling point for our group was the fries. They were crisp and tasty. Our group went with burgers, which were large, good, and filling. Two of us only had drinks, and the staff checked with us twice...More

2  Thank Gary B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a snack on the run. Very good food and awesome bbq sauce. Little roadside stand with awesome bbq.

1  Thank Blake B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for another place but it was closed and happened upon this one. As you get out of your vehicle you can smell the good food!!! It was amazing. If you like Bbq go here. You wont be disappointed.

1  Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kept hearing about these two roadside eats and finally stopped in. Great BBQ? Or BarrellBQ? Dont know what to call it other than tasty and plenty filling. Happy to see and serve us, great attitude and good good food.

1  Thank William C L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Slice and Joe smoked up some delicious barbecue beef, pork and chicken for us. Slice gave us some keen insight on where the locals go to have fun and relaxation. It stacks up with places back home in Chicago!

1  Thank Greg S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-1586 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1832
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-823-0780
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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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