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Chicken In A Barrel BBQ

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4-1586 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1832
+1 808-823-0780
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08:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We got the sampler platter, which was good but the chicken is definitely the highlight. The tacos were great too and good value.

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Thank BenAndFey
Sacramento, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped in and got 1/2 of a chicken. It was moist, juicy and very tasty. We also got a side of Pineapple Cole Slaw. It was not bad except too many onions and Cilantro. I hate Cilantro, it ruined the taste. I know there are Cilantro lovers out there who will disagree and we can agree to disagree here.... More 

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Thank Allan B
Highlands Ranch, Colorado
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is quite exceptional and the staff is very friendly! And the prices aren't that bad either! Great for a late snack!

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Thank Barry R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to eat the hamburger my wife got was pretty good but the burrito I ordered was huge and amazing wish I had one right now

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Thank chad208
Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Best barbq chicken so far while on kauai. Fun stop with happy diners and excellent service. The wonderful aromas from the cookers matched the quality barq dishes. Ordered no sides.. Went right for the protein. We'll be back for the picnic dining.

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Thank Sue K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Nicely done burger and fries/onion rings. There is one in Kappa and one on up by Princeville. MAHALO!

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Thank Julainne B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall good food and generous portions but there is better fare to be had in that general area. We got the sampler platter with chicken, ribs, pulled beef and pulled pork.

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Thank John M
Eugene, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is SO Good we ate dinner there twice. On the second occasion there was a Saturday 'fiesta' in downtown Kapaa and we walked past all the other local food trucks and booths, inspecting each one and finally we said...nope. Nothing looks better than Chicken Ina Barrel. The food is great REALLY meaty baby backs with outstanding sauce. The... More 

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Thank JimmyH1717
Gold Canyon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place for a very good lunch. Not fancy, outdoor seating, easy on the wallet. Look for coupons in the magazines and get a free chicken sandwich with the purchase of a regular meal. A good deal.

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Thank Edd L
Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate lunch at this little joint as part of a tour group. I'm sure we would not have gone here on our own, but our tour guide(a native of Kauai) stopped here as part of the tour. It is a tiny building on the main road through Kapaa with tables all outside. The meat is cooked on smokers outside.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?