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Chicken In A Barrel BBQ

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4-1586 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1832
8088230780
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Spokane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were starving after a barefoot hike to the Queen's Bath near Princeville, where we took the plunge into the natural tidal pool from the modest-sized cliff, so we needed to find an outdoor type of place since our clothes were muddy and wet. Being a huge BBQ fan, I impulsively pulled over when we passed by this place in... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is right on the main drag in Kapaa, a roadside attraction worth the stop. Outdoor dining at picnic tables, Hawaiian BBQ at it's finest. There is another location now, in Hanalei, on the North Shore. The pork ribs and the pulled pork are great. The spicy BBQ sauce is a winner. The corn bread and mac salad are... More 

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Thank Michael F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing meat, delicious chill and very quick service. It's just a little bit more on the expensive site.

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Clinton Township, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We read the reviews before we came to Kauai. We were staying close and decided to try it. We were happy we did. The food was delicious! It's smoked right on the premises. The service was excellent. Some of had the chicken and ribs combo so of us had a sampler. All was very good! It's worth a stop.

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Long Beach, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While in Kauai, I was shocked to see a BBQ stand. Initially, it didn't seem to fit, but after we tried it, I was extremely impressed. The food was so delicious! The meat was tender and it was evident that these guys knew how to barbecue. I have had barbecue in Kansas City and Memphis, and the barbecue at Chicken... More 

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Thank Edward S
Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is bit of everything here - BBQ ribs and chicken, burgers, and tacos and burritos. I had the fish tacos with Mahi Mahi. They were excellent. Lots of seating and a great shaved ice joint next door.

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here twice in two nights during our stay in princeville. The price is great for what you get. The portions are huge! Go for the mixed platter.

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Thank Sammy L
Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is fantastic. Had a sample plate between two of us & it was really filling. The meat is well cooked & the help yourself sauce is a must try.

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Thank Jess S
Walnut, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food and excellent service. Meats were well flavored and not at all dry, beans was great, sweet and rich in flavor, and corn bread was very fresh.

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Thank summitxo
Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was their in February and April and il b back for the 3rd time this year cause I love chicken in a barrel that much ...Best chicken on the island juicy tender tasty & you have different choices of bbq sauces to choose from , I loved the tangy spicy one so yummy . I especially loved the great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Fast Food, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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