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Garden Island BBQ & Chinese Restaurant

4252 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1329
+1 808-245-8868
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good51%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lemon chicken” (11 reviews)
“sea bass” (8 reviews)
“chow mein” (10 reviews)
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4252 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1329
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a couple hours to burn before our return flight home, so we decided to go and grab a bite before the flight. So many places close at 1pm in the area that were high rated, but this one popped up in a Google...More

Thank DrChop1
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Service was very good, excellent and bountiful meal! Well worth it! It doesn't look like much from the outside, somewhat hidden among other local businesses, but well worth the experience!

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick dinner bite. Had War wonton fun soup and fried chicken plate. Both were great, came quick & service was excellent. Will be back!

Thank Shauna S
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We thought the fish platter might be good. Disappointed while noting all the locals sitting around us stuck to the Chinese menu items, all of which looked pretty good. Not sure what the BBQ items might have been, but definitely not a BBQ joint. It's...More

Thank Robert230
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Good and plentiful food, looked like lots of locals ate there. Many tasty choices. Easy on the wallet too.

Thank Cindy51576
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Don’t have a high expectation of the restaurant decor but the food is excellent and large portion. The menu is very large so had a hard time deciding what to order. I don’t think you would be disappointed with any selection.

Thank s-whitegogo
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Shared the seafood platter, enough for 2 seniors at a reasonable cost. Quickly seated with a nice menu that had all kinds of foods. Served hot and we were able to split with smaller plates . Great taste, we will be back

1  Thank Perkadventures
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Went here only twice. WOW with over 100 menu items it was almost anything you want, and really good too. Good service, considering just how incredibly busy this place gets! The staff is friendly, they know their menu and anything on it is served in...More

Thank Terrence M
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This place was highly recommended by a friend because he said it had the best fried chicken on Kauai. Now I know what you're thinking, that's some high praise for a restaurant, let alone a Chinese restaurant. After trying it, I gotta say, the fried...More

Thank ssunaoka
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise. Great food and reasonably priced. My wife and I bought two different meals and shared the choices. I had teriyaki chicken and chicken katsu with fried rice. My wife had lemon chicken an mahi mahi with steamed rice. We had enough...More

Thank M R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4252 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1329
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-8868
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