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“Quick and to the point”

Garden Island BBQ & Chinese Restaurant
Ranked #17 of 120 Restaurants in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Reviewed January 8, 2014

Are you hungry? Don't have a lot of time to spare but still would like to sit down in an air condition environment? We'll then you've come to the right place! I come here quite often for lunch and let me tell you this place delivers some pretty exceptional "local" fare. The prices are spot on for the amount of food that is given the excellent service and the quality. Thanks for making our lunch experience a convenient and dependable one.

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Thank Kai K
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Reviewed January 8, 2014

Before our respective flights out of Kauai, 7 of us got seats in a crowded, recommended BBQ place...not fancy...local and popular! Didn't want McD's...soon enough on that! Hubby had delish seafood stir fry on noodles! Oh my! Large and scrumptious!!
BBQ at first different than expected, but won us over!!

Thank MidwestKC
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Reviewed January 6, 2014

We had a 9:50 pm flight and arrived after 8 pm so we needed to eat quickly! The place was packed but they managed to seat us, take our order and serve, and have us out of there in great speed and with great attitude.

The food was the best we ate on the island of Kauai. Absolutely delicious

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Thank rose4718
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Reviewed January 1, 2014

This restaurant offers quick service with very large portions of food. The orders have lots of fresh ingredients in them - such as vegetables, char sui (bbq pork), mushrooms, chicken, beef, etc. Had the War Won ton soup and beef cake noodle which were excellent choices for lunch. Plenty of parking on the side streets and it is easily reachable as it is in central Lihue. Definitely recommend Garden Island BBQ & Chinese Restaurant if you are in this neighborhood and hungry for a big meal! Also, very reasonable prices for the big portion orders!

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Thank chillywillypenquin
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Reviewed December 1, 2013

I'm giving 3 stars for our waitress and busboy as well as the great, affordable prices (hard to find on Kauai!). But the food was mediocre at best and the place is not so clean.... We ordered a few Schezuan Chinese dishes, so maybe they don't specialize in that. Although, even their white rice was not the best. Probably won't be back.

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Thank SeattleWinelover
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