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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” (644 reviews)
Closes in 2 min
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 7 January 2016 via mobile

Great menu and tasty chicken and ribs off the BBQ! Several locations throughout the island. Must stop! Look for coupons in magazines and other tourist books.

1  Thank 2MichelleS5
Reviewed 4 January 2016

We ordered 1 combo plate (shared btw 2 ppl) w/ BBQ chicken, ribs, pork, and beef; a side of BBQ beans and brown rice (you can choose brown or white rice). All of the meats were so tender and perfectly cooked. They don't slather (hide)...More

1  Thank TravelTea
Reviewed 3 January 2016

The chicken and ribs here are consistently good. I have reviewed this place before but this is an updated review as I have now relocated to the island. I appreciate this little place's choice to give discounts to those of us that call Kauai home....More

2  Thank bsilly
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

We came here after opting to view their menu online. They've definitely hiked their prices. That's for sure. Big portion. Tasty. But $17 for a to go sampler is a bit steep. They need to update their online pricing.

1  Thank courtina
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Great BBQ place! Full BBQ plates and sandwiches. Pork and chicken. Different sauces to choose from. Very friendly service. Went back a second time during our visit to Kauai.

1  Thank Gjakins
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We stopped in here on day, because we kept seeing the smoke on the side of the road every day, so knew they were cooking something good. I had the chicken and it had a very smokey flavor, but so good. Even as leftovers. They...More

1  Thank 443henryIII
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Good chicken, served quick at a small roadside stand with picnic tables. Good sandwich, you can pick your own sauce, relatively inexpensive (by Hawaii standards anyway). Bread was a bit stale but there was a ton of chicken. Cole Slaw was way over-sauced, stick with...More

1  Thank Cindy K
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Loved the pulled pork plate and Cole Slaw - great service and High quality- big portions of hearty healthy food without feeling guilty afterwards.

1  Thank Johnny V
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

We stopped today in a pouring rain, at this outdoor eating establishments. We had the sample plate, pulled pork, pulled beef, a rib, a fourth of a chicken, rice and chili beans. So good, added the mild BBQ sauce, smokey and delicious. Great value for...More

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

We love eating at this spot on our annual trip to the island. The ribs are by far, hands down, the most delicious ribs you will ever have. I think they have kicked up the spiciness of their seasonings since our last visit approx 8...More

1  Thank SamanthaL222
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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, Local cuisine, Kids
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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