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Korean Bar-B-Q

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4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Bldg E, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Got the Kalbi (thick cut) with BBQ beef, pork and chicken. You can ask for spicy sauce to add yourself. All were yummy!

Thank IvyRain22
Saskatoon, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

The place is a bit of a dive on the inside, and knowing that we got take out. The food was delicious. Their BBQ beef short ribs, which we all got, were flavorful and perfectly cooked. Portions are generous.

Thank canadawesttraveler
Hanapepe, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I have read the many reviews of this place and I have to say to the poor reviewers... lighten up. The building is very old for one, and the businesses are limited to what they can control. It may look "dirty" inside, but I assure you that it is cleaned and bleached daily. Korean BBQ does not control the restroom,... More 

Thank amgiap
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

We wanted to eat here more than just the one time, but they were closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays while we were there so we weren't able to get back there, but I recommend it. We had a plate of meat and chicken with macaroni salad and something else (can't remember) and it was all very good. It's close to... More 

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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

We wanted to try something different that wasn't too far from our hotel, and we weren't disappointed. They have very reasonable lunch specials, and the Korean BBQ meats were full of flavor.

Thank Dominick B
Snohomish, Washington
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131 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

The concierge at our hotel recommended this place, but we were generally not impressed. Those in our party who ordered fish dishes were much happier than those of us who ordered beef dishes. The short ribs were fatty and stringy and not very tasty. The Ahi was quite good however. We went there on a hot day, and it was... More 

Thank ALFriedman
Beaverton, Oregon
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

We love this place! Thick kalbi beef is such a treat we came back for more, and the Katsu chicken is crunchy and delicious. Generous portions and delicious.

Thank Spunkysausage
Rancho Bernardo, California
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157 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

My friend recommended to eat at this restaurant. It is located in a small plaza and easy to miss it if not watching closely for it. We ordered the combination plate with BBQ chicken and another with BBQ beef served with Mac salad, rice, vegetables. Both the chicken and beef were very tasty. It was a good change of cuisine... More 

Thank truthfultravel
Jacksonville, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

I got the special dinner for one, it was absolutely amazing and flavorful. The shrimp tempura was flakey shrimp were popping, and fresh tasting. The beef rib was super tender, seasoned perfectly. The fried ribeye was tender, juicy, and better than expected. The mac salad was surprisingly the best I've had, kind of a mixture of twice baked mashed potatoes... More 

Thank Th3Lug
Taylorsville, Utah
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

we ordered the combination plate and Chop Che. Combo plate was excellent, Chop Che is NOT like Korean Chop Che! Noodles were very hard to cut thru and the beef was iffy.

Thank Mike A

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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
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
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: 4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Bldg E, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: 808-823-6744

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?