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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” (121 reviews)
“ribs” (279 reviews)
“chicken” (673 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
4-1586 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1832
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I had the #2 sampler, it was excellently prepared and extremely fast. I highly recommend there hot sauce as well, amazing flavor that only compliments anything you put it on. Make sure to stop by

1  Thank PhantomGhost5762
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I went to separate food trucks and he came back with the sampler from Chicken In A Barrel and OMG it was sooo good. Definitely recommended if you enjoy a good BBQ place.

1  Thank SamJoPoehlein
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stopped here twice for dinner. The smoked chicken had great flavor. Try the sampler plate so you can get a taste of their pulled pork, beef, and ribs. Also got a side of chile beans. It's great for sharing between two people. The folks...More

1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for an easy lunch. The place is right on the road, so eating at the outdoor picnic tables won't be super peaceful. But the meat is very tender and it is a good deal for some quick food. After you eat, take...More

Thank Sue2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must stop if you are looking for some good bbq. Decent prices and decent portions. I would recommend the sampler plate so you get a little bit of everything, so good

Thank nickjesspetritz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for a casual dinner. If you like a high protein meal this is for you, nothing green in sight.

Thank Larnzyparnzy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was delish! Convenient and friendly! A must have in kauai. The sandwiches are amazing too! The price is right and close to shopping.

Thank Yolonda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The sign of a good smoked meat is when your fingers smell like smoke for hours, and this place delivers on that ! Delish!

Thank Teagzy91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We picked up two BBQ dinners to go to eat on the beach, and the food was really delicious, with a generous portion of chicken (juicy,not over cooked), ribs, slaw, and cornbread. Their sauce is excellent and can be bought by the bottle. This is...More

Thank dlfitz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate at this establishment twice. We loved the chicken so much the first time, we went back again the same week and got 3/4 of a chicken togo. However, the second time the chicken was not seasoned as well as the first time. Although...More

Thank TravelBug4702
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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