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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 good52%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lemon chicken” (11 reviews)
“chow mein” (10 reviews)
“sea bass” (8 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
4252 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1329
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We go to the Garden Island BBQ every year when we visit. This year we tired some new dishes; the chow fun with black bean sauce is to DIE for. We met up with some friends we have seen over the years and they wanted...More

Thank Kalenap76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was fantastic and came out steaming hot! The service was very friendly and they are extremely efficient.

Thank Blarsen15
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was recommended to us by a local, and we went there and found that we were the only non-locals there ... a good sign !!! We ordered off an extensive menu and found the food well prepared and delicious, and would highly recommend this...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

Don't expect fancy interiors and tableware....just good local eats and fast service. Brenda is awesome and so are the rest of the Filipino crew. Food is consistently good - my favorite is the steamed sea bass fillet with garlic and ginger (don't forget to order...More

Thank Teresa D
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Dropped by for lunch because of the reviews. Restaurant was dirty and undesirable to the eye. Service was good, ribs were tasty but very fatty, shrimp was paper thin and had only the flavor of saltine crackers. Customers seemed to be locals and many people...More

Thank TK S
Reviewed 28 February 2018 via mobile

Chinese food was average at best. Pot of tea had one teabag in it and never did get very dark. Service was very fast but everything came out at once. No courses.

Thank Lorrie K
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Big portions, honest food. Much of the food is fried, but done well. If you want veggies, you have to order them. (The eggplant was excellent.) No bar. Lots of local families. Very friendly place.

Thank Charles W
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We wanted something that reflected the Island and the cooking of the island. The was a small place with a great choice of food. The wait staff was friendly and fast. The food was also very good. A place to check out!

Thank _drcremo
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

I know that’s a strange title.....but they were cooked perfectly in every dish . We ordered the Singapore noodles, Chow Mein, Chicken and veggies and more. All wishes were freshly prepared and very flavorful. ....the servings were well beyond our capacity to lean our plates.

Thank Karol64
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is our go to place. We love the food and the price is easy on the wallet. It is the restaurant we take our local friends to dinner to celebrate being friends.. Highly recommend it for local fare :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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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