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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sampler plate” (127 reviews)
“chicken” (675 reviews)
“ribs” (282 reviews)
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm Hours
American, Fast food, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
4-1586 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1832
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped by here on our vacation as we were walking around finding a place to eat. The food here is Amazing! It’s expensive but you get a lot of food and it’s very delicious.

1  Thank chesapeakechessy
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Learning that The best food on Kauai is st the smallest places. This place is no,exception. My wife and I shared the $18 sampler plate and there was ample pork, beef, and chicken for us to share. Friendly staff and great value with ample nearby...More

1  Thank Mark P
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in here whilst on our honeymoon and the food is amazing! I had fish tacos and my partner had a burger, but enjoyed it so much that he ordered extra ribs and onion rings. Everything was so flavoursome and cooked...More

1  Thank tarachapman
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

The chicken was dry both times. Ticket times were fast both times. The employees were always nice. It was nice to sit outside in the sunshine but had issues both times because I smoke tobacco, joints were fine but tobacco wasn't...

Thank CEO D
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

This place was delicious and convenient! We tried the chicken and the ribs. No complaints! Their sauces were all very good and the sides were an added bonus! The portions are large so we shared the 2 meals between 3 adults and 1 child and...More

3  Thank nicholegrams
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We heard a lot of good things about this place but thought it was okay. Colorado has some great BBQ so maybe they are up against what we are used to? Found the food to be a bit dry.

Thank Bergener13
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

If you have been to Cave Man Kitchens south of Seattle, you know how amazing and unique their chicken is. People come for miles to enjoy Cave Man food. I was so surprised to find a very similar chicken in Kauai! Didn't care for it...More

1  Thank GoPlaces525286
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

With the road washed out we stopped in @Hanali &tried lunch here. Got a combo type plate.. all food was hot & very good..place kinda on your own setup. Not easy to find stuck behind a great Shave Ice establishment. Prices not bad $

1  Thank Tertl
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I just ate here and everyone enjoyed their food. My kids can be picky and they really liked the flavor of their meals, plus the portions are generous. My daughter and I got the #1, chicken plate and my husband and son...More

1  Thank Lillian V
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Wow! While I was a little skeptical about this place with the chickens wandering around the dining tables, the food was superb! Our favorite was the beef brisket but all the meats were tasty and moist. I even enjoyed the beans and brown rice. A...More

1  Thank Bianchi
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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, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 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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