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Barbeque Inn

2982 Kress St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1355
+1 808-245-2921
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“soup” (20 reviews)
“rice” (16 reviews)
“pie” (17 reviews)
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7:30 AM - 2:30 PMAll hours
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2982 Kress St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1355
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41 - 50 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 6 December 2013 via mobile

We were staying in the area and wanted somewhere close by for breakfast. Found this place in our guidebook. Was OK, but nothing very special. No real complaints, but nothing to recommend either.

Thank Lobbster
Reviewed 13 November 2013

With a little perseverance we found this non-descript eatery down a one-way side street in a very old, mixed industrial/retail area of Lihue. From the outside no firm conclusions can be drawn. There are no large windows at all and it looks a little ragged....More

1  Thank bytowntraveler
Reviewed 2 October 2013

We're vegetarians on a budget, so this place was a great find for us. Really friendly service, and incredibly busy around meal times. The vegetarian menu is a bit limited if you're looking for some very wide range, but they do have quite a few...More

Thank Murugan_11
Reviewed 14 September 2013

This was a great find, good food and wonderful service. The shrimp tempura was soooo good and if only they had a restaurant along the Oregon coast! Reasonable prices, too.

Thank Diane C
Reviewed 26 August 2013

horrible food , horrible atmosphere and choices so outdated, they scream 1950! i could not find much to order and whatever i did order was totally disgusting, tasteless, and poorly prepared. i have not and will not be back.

1  Thank ELLEN L
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Don't expect fancy, or linen tablecloths. But even the fruit salad that comes with the main course is made with fresh local fruit.Fresh fish,copious portions, upscale preparations ,large variety, very low price. Home made cream pie comes with some entrees.

Thank psimons
Reviewed 18 July 2013

We had a late lunch here and out of our three meals only one was really good. It was a fresh pan seared ono over a bed of fresh greens. We all tried it and liked it. The other dishes were typical diner fare, not...More

Thank Bruddhashark
Reviewed 19 June 2013

The food here was great! Big portions and huge variety! Food was awesome! Everything we ate we loved! We even tried items we never had before and loved it all! Staff was friendly and helpful!

Thank Greta J
Reviewed 16 May 2013

Barbeque Inn is one of those nondescript places that has been around forever. Located on Kress Street in Lihue a half block before Hamura Saimin (another Lihue eating institution), it serves the food that the locals want to eat. Dinner is reasonable and many offerings...More

Thank AGuyFromHawaii
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Best kept secret on the Garden Island , for decades. Food choices and quality are that of a much more expensive restaurant . The wait servers are awesome , and I have used the same for 18 years. Nobody makes as good or as many...More

Thank Rick S
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9 February 2017|
Response from MelB171 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry No alcoholic beverages there. Just soft drinks and water.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2982 Kress St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1355
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Lihue
  • Phone Number: +1 808-245-2921
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