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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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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (23 reviews)
“coleslaw” (16 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

We moved to Hawaii two months prior to this review. The first place we lived was walking distance to this little place. We decided to try it. Now we go at least once every other week if we can. Big Jake and Tom are great...More

Thank lythra
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Big Jakes was a nice stop. Good food, friendly service. Prices were reasonable Good stop off for lunch

Thank may0528
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Great food at this unpretentious establishment. Large portion size. Child friendly.very casual. The plates are big enough to share, but you will want your own.

Thank lmchilds26
Reviewed 1 July 2018

A surprise find on the side of the road near Kealakekua Bay. Stopped into a road side BBQ place to discover that this little hole in the wall BBQ shack was an award winning BBQ in Hawaii. Enjoyed some amazing ribs and chicken while chatting...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We stopped in for a late lunch after touring a coffee plantation. There is only outside dining at a few picnic tables, and we saw several of the locals getting carry out. We ordered at the window, and at first the proprietor was a bit...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018 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 6 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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