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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%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (20 reviews)
“rice” (16 reviews)
“pie” (17 reviews)
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7:30 AM - 2:30 PMAll hours
American, Hawaiian
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2982 Kress St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1355
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Reviewed 30 January 2012

The great smell brought us in and I think they must have smell machines outside because what you smell and what you get are 2 different things. BIL had the pork and cabbage and he raved about it, SIL just had soup and she said...More

Thank Jeepyj93
Reviewed 12 January 2012

We went here for lunch. Local and asian food. Fine homemade cream pies. Lunch included salad and dessert for 10 bucks -- well worth it. this place is not fancy but it hits the spot and its a good value for Kauai.

Thank lowflyingowl
Reviewed 24 December 2011

This place is just so comfortable. I think even if you were a tourist coming in off of your flight you would feel like you were a regular. The service is friendly without being overbearing, and most of the food comes with a free pot...More

1  Thank mllenotorious
Reviewed 15 October 2011

This place is awesome for family eating! Of you're looking for comfort local cuisine this is one restaurant you have to dine at!

1  Thank Kaleo1
Reviewed 14 September 2011

Inexpensive working class restaurant where locals eat for 67 years. Dishes prepared in the local style. Multi-course meal with fruit cup or soup, small salad, main course, dessert and tea included in the price. Desserts were excellent. Not much for decor but friendly staff and...More

Thank MisterWombat
Reviewed 8 September 2011

It's been a while since we last visited Barbecue Inn. We went for dinner and not crowded at all. A few years back, we had to wait outside for a table. The food was primarily local food with Japanese influence; however, they did have some...More

Thank spunkymom2
Reviewed 29 July 2011

3rd time here. This place has a nice mix of travellers and locals. The food reflects the diversity of people on the island, and is well executed. Expect hawaiian, Japanese, chinese and a healthly assortment of seafood all done with love. While it feels like...More

1  Thank bobbybass
Reviewed 26 July 2011

I enjoyed this place, cheap and large portions. It is place a lot of locals go too, which gave us a sense of the community. I really enjoyed this place.

Thank TravelSomeMFS
Reviewed 25 April 2011

We stopped here looking for a place that the locals would eat. The menu was small and the food was not very good in my opinion. My husband ordered soup with his meal, but was told that there was no more bread. The meal comes...More

Thank ForRealGlobeTrottin
Reviewed 17 April 2011

This is a locals place with some of the very best food. We both had macadamia nut crusted mahi mahi over rice, miso soup, small salad, cream pie and iced tea for $49 before tip. My cream pie was macadamia nut and DH had banana....More

Thank icee
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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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, 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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