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Chicken In A Barrel BBQ

4-1586 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1832
+1 808-823-0780
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sampler plate” (104 reviews)
“ribs” (263 reviews)
“chicken” (645 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Fast food, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
4-1586 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1832
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Place was clean, staff was kind of friendly, food was pretty good. We had ribs, and tacos. Would eat here again.

Thank miked9685
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch and I ordered the chicken plate. I thought the chicken was really good especially with the hot bbq sauce. The sides were just so so. My husband had the pork and said it was ok. I’d Definately get the chicken again...More

Thank honnalee7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was kind of bland (by our standards) for a barrel bbq place. Maybe it was an off day, as they're supposed to be pretty good. Folks there were very nice.

Thank Martha F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered the pork and the plate was extremely greasy. The sides were interesting and did not match well to the meal. The prices were very high for a roadside meal. Others in our group ordered the chicken and fish tacos and really enjoyed that,...More

Thank Swann90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn’t really sure about this place at first, but others that were with us insisted that we go here. We’re glad they did. Everything was fantastic! Ribs, chicken, pork, etc.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Between all of us we sampled everything! Chicken and mac salad we to die for! BBQ sauce was on side and on the sweet side, but is what I like when it comes to sauce. Great little place with picnic tables to eat at! On...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove by a couple of times and decided to stop in and give it a try. I ordered the sampler plate. I found a coupon for a free pork sandwich with purchase of a plate. While I was waiting for the food I sampled...More

1  Thank ocdiver44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Come and enjoy the best chicken in the island. The chickens are cooked in a barrel making them deliciously soft and juicy. Not to mention big portion for hungry person. Staff are friendly and fast. We came at night, and the lights are dim. Wish...More

Thank QB2008
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The chicken is great, but the sides are just strange. Chili and plain white rice to go with grilled chicken? No sauce for the rice or the chicken? The chili is pretty tasty, but I would have preferred some kind of vegetable.

Thank demitra17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a dinner at chicken in a barrel rather late at night when they were almost closed. The people were friendly and the food was ample, but it was a little on the pricey side for such a casual place. Suggestion: buy half...More

Thank noonles
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 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: +1 808-823-0780
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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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