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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%
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10:00 - 21:00All hours
Chinese, Asian
4252 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1329
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Reviewed 15 February 2015

Fabulous food. Fresh and generous portions. Huge menu with many options and extremely reasonable. Service is friendly and prompt. We love eating where the local folks do and this place is always jammed with people! Love it - never disappointed!

1  Thank SJKLOtraveler
Reviewed 13 February 2015

Our party of 4 were all satisfied with our experience. This is a simple place for ample portions of good food. We ordered vegetarian stir fry, chicken fried steak, chicken fried rice, and seafood Singapore noodles. Service was lightning fast. We saw some negative comments...More

Thank BdMorons
Reviewed 1 February 2015 via mobile

The food was over-fried, dry and tasteless. It came with macaroni salad that was bad. My friend had the vegetable stir fry that was ok.

Thank John W
Reviewed 29 January 2015

My sister is a local and loves this restaurant. It was a good value for Kauai where everything costs 10x more.. The food tasted very good except the duck dish was a big disappointment. I am use to getting bones in my duck entrees at...More

Thank Kary Z
Reviewed 17 January 2015

Had a nice dinner - good, not great food, but at a great price which is unusual for Kauai. Dinner for 2 of us with tip was under $30. Large portions. Lots of locals eating here - so must be good. Food wasn't terribly spicy...More

Thank Israeltrip7
Reviewed 17 January 2015 via mobile

Go here every time I'm on island. Great Chinese food so avoid the temptation of ordering a Hawaiian style plate lunch. Order dishes family style and you won't be dissappointed. One of the few places you can get Chinese vegetables. Sometimes you just have to...More

Thank DKF808
Reviewed 27 December 2014

Driving by on Christmas day for a lunch, we were lucky to stumble upon this Chinese restaurant. We were certainly not disappointed with the food and service. The menu is extensive making it a challenge to choose three dishes to share amongst the three of...More

Thank conscom
Reviewed 27 December 2014

This is a perfect well priced great food restaurant with a huge variety of foods from Chinese to Island flair, Korean and Traditional. Very busy mostly with local residents you just go in and wait till a table empties and sit down Food was outstanding...More

Thank Milespert
Reviewed 19 December 2014

This place would not last a week in San Francisco, Monterey Park or even Las Vegas but packs in the locals here because of reasonable prices for very average tasting food. There used to be a very good Chinese restaurant upstairs in Kapaa before Hurricane...More

Thank MaxSchnell
Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

Good local spot for lunch - friendly service. Slight easy to miss if ur not looking for it. Staff was very friendly with 99% local clientele- mahi sandwich was good but honestly everyone else's food looked good.

Thank ExitRowPlz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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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