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Garden Island BBQ & Chinese Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Chinese, Asian
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed yesterday

The service was wonderful. Friendly staff. I ordered the seafood combo plate and the fried shrimp were very hard, not crispy. But the fish was perfect!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Wildsongs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Portions huge, even by North American standards. very popular with local population, few tourists in sight. Great authentic food.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank NikiG1948
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

The food and the atmosphere was “so, so”. Was not impressed but we wanted Chinese dinner and followed previous reviews. Have had better food elsewhere, but choices on the island for Chinese are few.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Edward K
Reviewed February 3, 2019

We come here when we want to have a simple Chinese meal. We came here twice during our stay. The steamed sea bass was a nicely cooked fillet with a tasty sauce. We also had a heaping dish of chicken with eggplant. The beef chow...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank benni82018
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

Our food was fantastic and cheap. Order the big bowl of wonton soup, outstanding! Prices are very reasonable. We really enjoyed our food. Highly recommend it.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 317douglase
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

We ate dinner here. It’s located across from the Kauai Brewery and you can park on the street or if you go just beyond the entrance you will see the entrance to a parking lot. There are entrances to the restaurant on Rice Street and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 48lisas48
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Recommended by someone at the Kauai Museum, Garden Island was a great choice for a quick lunch. My wife had the Singapore noodles and I had the chicken Chow Fun. Both were quite good with portions so large we each got two meals out of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jerome B
Reviewed January 6, 2019

We went to this place because it and the Pizza Hut were the only restaurants open in Lihue on Christmas, and we saw it was a local favorite. The prices were very reasonable, but beyond that, the place was dirty, the service indifferent, and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank David B
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

This is 1 of our favorite places in Kauai. We came for a late lunch. They have a large menu with lunch specials, but we chose to order off the regular menu- scallops with China peas and chicken chow mein. They really know how to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Barbara F
Reviewed December 19, 2018

We got off the plane and were starving since they do not feed you on a 6 hour flight any more... We were at the rental car place and ask them a good place to eat. They recommended this place. It is a small restaurant...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank connie j
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