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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sampler plate” (102 reviews)
“ribs” (246 reviews)
“chicken” (605 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 17 July 2015 via mobile

The chicken was very moist and good. My daughter thought the ribs weren't that great. There was enough chicken for me that night and another dinner. Probably wouldn't order the coleslaw again. Fellow working there was very sweet.

3  Thank IslandGirl2015
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Perfect Chicken and Ribs ! Good menu selections, awesome food. Seating is outside under umbrella covered benches. They also have homemade Cornbread. Clean restaurant area with a sink to wash your hands. We are absolutely returning here.

3  Thank AngeloA
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Food was great! We got fish tacos, and I normally don't like fish at all. Since I'm in Kauai, I had to give it a try. Tasted so good. Kids loved their food too! Check this place out.

2  Thank hlopez43
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend is really picky with his bbq chicken and he happily proclaimed it was the best bbq chicken he's ever had. Me? I was sold by the meaty delicious ribs slathered in their bbq sauce! Service was personable and lovely and setting was cute...More

3  Thank Susannah P
Reviewed 7 July 2015

This may look like a trailer...well..it is a trailer...but it's literally the best chicken EVER! It's not glamorous, but it's fantastic! The food, we only had the chicken, all looked and tasted amazing. It's the perfect stop on your drive from one side of the...More

3  Thank baseballmom
Reviewed 7 July 2015

The service was great & the food was amazing. It's just a shack next to the main road but it's definitely worth the stop. The pulled pork was so good that we came back the next day for their chicken. Even the brown rice is...More

3  Thank caldon30
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Get the chicken which has a delicious smokey flavor and falls off the bone. Super tender and moist. The ribs/pork is also very tasty as is the chili with a hint of heat. Help yourself to the bbq sauce on the side. Skip the beef,...More

2  Thank stephb68
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

So good, the smell of the place makes you hungry. You get a lot for the price! They also sell their dry rub. I picked some up for the bbq. Expect a small wait though as its busy.

2  Thank Mike G
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

So glad we found that place. Great plates( try the sampler), affordable, and i kind of liked the cute backyard where you can it all the yummy food you get. Loved my chicken or ribs( exceptionally good!) with their hot sauce, not that hot in...More

3  Thank 209Elena
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The ribs were okay - nothing special. The beans were actually pretty tasty and was the best part of the meal.

1  Thank Janine W
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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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
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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