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Chicken In A Barrel BBQ

5-5190 Kuhio HWY, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96754
+1 808-826-1999
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chili” (129 reviews)
“chicken” (371 reviews)
“ribs” (148 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
American, Barbecue
5-5190 Kuhio HWY, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96754
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I had just gotten off three days on the Kalalau trail, so we were so excited for a nice, hot meal. We ordered the sampler platter and half chicken platter and split. We ate everything! It was very good BBQ. It had...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

But everything was good. We ordered 2 samplers for 3 people and it was perfect. Excellent barbecue and the chicken was the best of it.

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for lunch on our way through Hanapepe and am glad we did. I ordered the quarter chicken with 2 ribs and it was delicious! The ribs were fall-off-the-bone tender and the chicken was super moist. The bbq sauce was delicious as well....More

Thank wenturtle
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were surprised how good the food was at this little restaurant in crowded Hanalei. The ribs were so flavorful and the chili was absolutely delicious! We got the chicken and ribs plate, but would skip the chicken next time. Not that it was bad,...More

Thank Sheryl34347
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the chili and smoked chicken and rice. Friendly service and fair prices especially for princeville

Thank johnoW3569HD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice selection of BBQ well prepared. The sauces weren't really to my taste but I'm an eastern NC BBQ fan, YMMV. Outdoor picnic seating perfect for people watching. We shared a selection plate which was plenty of food for two.

Thank JeffG1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered al la carte half rack of ribs and a 1/4 Chicken! Wow! The ribs and chicken were juicy and fall of the bone even right before closing time (almost 8pm). Their home made BBQ sauces are on point and great that they don’t dress...More

Thank D2135
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a bite to eat after a long flight. Hubby and I shared a chicken for 2 plate. The chicken had such a great some flavor, we skipped the BBQ sauce, which is odd for us! Chicken was juicy, tender and had great...More

Thank Jill60010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This roadside stand is unassuming but their little BBQ oven cooks the best BBQ EVER! I have tasted BBQ all over the US, no where compares. You order at the window and hang out by the outdoor tables until they call you. Super casual. Take...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Has BBQ chicken. Nicely smoked, nice sides. Go to the counter, order and they yell your name out. Would be nice if they served beer and wine.

Thank Johnkelowna
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28 August 2015|
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Response from Steve F | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember exactly, but they were open for both lunch and dinner, and they were one of the last restaurants open in Hanalei at night. I'm pretty sure they're open until 8pm, maybe later.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-5190 Kuhio HWY, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96754
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Hanalei
  • Phone Number: +1 808-826-1999
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