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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)
“sea bass” (8 reviews)
“chow mein” (10 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
4252 Rice St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1329
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 :)

Thank Frances M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The real deal in terms of a very traditional Chinese restaurant. Good food, fair service, crowded and noisy. Locals eating here is the first clue the food is decent and food. Thay do have take out.

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We walked to this restaurant from our hotel and found that we were midst of neighbors having weekend dinner together. It was clear that this was the meeting place for many locals, who decided to get dinner together and catch up with some local gossip...More

Thank EnjoysTravelling_007
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We've been to this restaurant twice over 2 years . Both times we were pleasantly surprised. The sizzling beef was the bomb!

Thank k t
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We had a couple hours to burn before our return flight home, so we decided to go and grab a bite before the flight. So many places close at 1pm in the area that were high rated, but this one popped up in a Google...More

Thank DrChop1
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Service was very good, excellent and bountiful meal! Well worth it! It doesn't look like much from the outside, somewhat hidden among other local businesses, but well worth the experience!

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick dinner bite. Had War wonton fun soup and fried chicken plate. Both were great, came quick & service was excellent. Will be back!

Thank Shauna S
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We thought the fish platter might be good. Disappointed while noting all the locals sitting around us stuck to the Chinese menu items, all of which looked pretty good. Not sure what the BBQ items might have been, but definitely not a BBQ joint. It's...More

Thank Robert230
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Good and plentiful food, looked like lots of locals ate there. Many tasty choices. Easy on the wallet too.

Thank Cindy51576
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Don’t have a high expectation of the restaurant decor but the food is excellent and large portion. The menu is very large so had a hard time deciding what to order. I don’t think you would be disappointed with any selection.

Thank s-whitegogo
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Restaurant Details

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