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Big Jakes Island B-B-Q

83-5308 Mamalahoa Hwy, Mile Marker 106, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8302
+1 808-328-1227
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (24 reviews)
“coleslaw” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
83-5308 Mamalahoa Hwy, Mile Marker 106, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8302
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coming from a Texan the baby back ribs and sauce are fantastic. The chicken, sausage and pulled pork are par for standard BBQ, but the ribs make this place worth a drive!

Thank KristenDA
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped in on our way back from Greensand beach and Captain Cooks. Had the Big Jack Plate with ribs, sausage, chicken, coleslaw, bakebeans and rice about $18.95 wife had pulled pork sandwich with potatoe salad and bakebeans $10.95. To drink we had the homemade lemonade...More

Thank Rodney J
Reviewed 7 April 2018

They do not have Brisket which was rudely pointed out to us. We got the pulled pork sandwich which tasted like it was baked and they kept in hot water. Not good. The coleslaw was just OK but the potato / mack salad was good....More

Thank cjd
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The flavor of the pork was home grown, excellent. We had the daily special with ribs, chicken and sausage. The chicken also tasted farm to table quality. The sausage was spicy but great texture. A must pull out along the road after snorkeling. Good service.

Thank deena l
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Visited for lunch and shared a combo between the two of us, easily enough for two. Food was amazingly good, authentic home prepared and BBQ cooked. Lots of sheltered seating available, Would stop again!

Thank Tez555
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Visited for lunch, we shared a combo between the two of us and it was superb. We sat at a table under the canopy by the serving window and it was a good meal, could easily be tempted to go back for more.

Thank Veronica G
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Our kids suggested Big Jake's while we were on Hawaii. It's a bit out of the way, and doesn't look like much when you arrive. But the food was great. You order at a window and your food is prepared one person at a time....More

Thank Mudge828
Reviewed 21 February 2018

The meat was all delicious! We ordered a rack of ribs for a party we attended. The food was ready when requested and fantastic. Great place for carnivores!

Thank Rabbit6230
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

I had the chicken plate. Not that special. BBQ sauce bland. Friends had ribs and brisket. They said it was good. Lady was working alone and not very friendly. It close at 3 and we got there 2. Maybe she tired.

Thank Aggie_daytripper
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We went here twice and Loved the Bbq. You will not be disappointed. Go before they close or pick up on the way to two steps. Fantastic Bbq no matter what you order.

Thank Lorastephanie
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83-5308 Mamalahoa Hwy, Mile Marker 106, Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii, HI 96704-8302
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Captain Cook
  • Phone Number: +1 808-328-1227
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