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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 platter” (170 reviews)
“ribs” (262 reviews)
“chicken” (637 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
4-1586 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1832
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little pricey for a roadside vendor but good quality food. Stopped by myself for lunch and enjoyed visiting with other travelers sharing a picnic table.

Thank BringinHomeTheBacon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a short time window for lunch. Stopped by a couple of restaurants along the highway. One had a 20 minute wait. Another only had one high chair. We were traveling with two toddlers. Went across the street and stumbled upon this delicious place....More

Thank TaxLass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t drive past it ! You must pull in and get your self some amazing chicken ! Still thinking about it

Thank Lauren J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had the chicken plate and pork tacos. I didn't even need sauce on the chicken it was so tender, smoky and juicy. Pork tacos were also outstanding. Definitely recommend this place for lunch for dinner.

Thank TheMacs97
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the location in Hanalei (by Jo Jo's) and we shared a dinner plate with ribs, chicken, coleslaw, and macaroni salad... Everything was great but we fought over the ribs!!! They were so deliciously meaty and flavorful. I'm not usually a...More

Thank miscellani
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The smoky chicken and ribs were great with a choice of two BBQ sauces, but the highlight was the excellent pineapple coleslaw. No extra salsa available for the chicken burrito, but it all hit the spot.

Thank Amyandco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is off the hook! Absolutely mouthwatering pork and their sauce is excellent. Great prices too. Definitely worth a stop.

Thank 116RyanM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I shared the chicken dinner for two. There was ample food for both of us. I tried the mild bbq sauce and it had a good sweet flavor. Great place for a quick lunch.

Thank Bob G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by after spending time at the beach. We split a chicken plate , The chicken is wonderful. The chili beans...yummy and the mac salad...delish. The people at the window were helpful and kind....friendly. We will come here again

Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My hamburger was small, over-cooked and dry (prepared earlier?). My husband’s chicken plate was better, very moist chicken, but nothing great. Outside dining area dirty, filthy chairs, and needs painting. We will make another choice when next in Hanalei.

Thank oldmayor
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
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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