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“I would never go back to this restaurant”
Review of JJ's Broiler

JJ's Broiler
Ranked #11 of 123 Restaurants in Lihue
Price range: $5 - $25
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Good for: Families with children, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed July 25, 2011

We went before picking up family at the airport and chose JJ's because the review in
Frommer's made it sound go good. It wasn't. Old, no one there, unfriendly staff,
so-so service. I ordered the house special based on what Frommer's said and it
was horrible. Looked like someone threw up on my plate. Total waste of money.
Don't go here.

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Reviewed June 8, 2011

We always stop at JJ'S for lunch right after landing at the Lihue airport. It is close by and is the perfect place to start a vacation. JJ's has a great view of Kalapaki beach from its patio. the menu has something for everyone and very generous portions. It would be easy to split a sandwich, salad or entree. On our two recent visits we had the Kahlua pig and cabbage with rice, a cheeseburger and the crab cake wrap. Everything was delicious and served promptly. The desserts look fabulous, but we've always been too full to try them. The staff is friendly and we have never had a long wait. We have never eaten dinner here, so cannot vouch for that, but we will keep coming back to JJ's for lunch!

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Reviewed June 3, 2011

Wow, I can't believe all the awful reviews for this joint. We had time to kill before getting to the airport our last day, and drove down to the bay in Lihue. A few years back we had been to Duke's which is right there and that place was pretty bad. So we saw this JJ's Broiler there and decided to go there for lunch. Our server was really, really nice and attentive to us. We had a great outside table under an umbrella in the shade and we could watch the surfers and boats in the bay. We all enjoyed our lunch, my other half loves reuben sandwiches and said it was one of the best he has had. I had fish tacos, and being from California, where they have the best, it was just ok. One negative was there seemed to be lots of flies swarming around.

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Reviewed March 15, 2011

We just returned from eating at this JJ's Broiler and it was awful. The restaurant was fairly empty at a busy time, which should have alerted us to a problem. We were seated promptly and were greeted by a very unpleasant server. She was abrupt bordering on rude. The food when it did arrive was not good and we had to return the steak because it was rare and we had asked for medium well. When it came back, it was clear that the whole plate had just been microwaved or heated. Overall, the whole experience was bad and it is remarkable that this place is still in business. The table next to us had the same server and it was apparent that they were not amused by the rudeness. Save your money and time and eat somewhere else.

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1  Thank frederickvonskippy
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Reviewed February 26, 2011

The food is not good and the owner's sister Jennifer is the rudest person I have ever encountered. I would never go to JJ's again and would never recommend it. A lot of better places to spend your money.

1  Thank Eleanor78
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