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TJ'S BBQ By The Beach

75-6129 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
+1 425-308-1815
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
75-6129 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited TJ’s By The Beach after the Ironman and had the best ribs we’ve ever had. The meat falls off the bone and the service was great. We had an hour or so to kill before our flight and were able to take advantage...More

Thank Lydia107
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had read previous reviews of this place prior to leaving Australia so my husband had to try it. We walked there from our hotel in Kona (took about 15 mins along the highway) and by the time we arrived, at approximately 4.30pm - 5.00pm, we...More

Thank jetsettingaussies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Outside...great freshly cooked food. Tasty. Casual. Great atmosphere for a picnic type area. Reasonable prices and nice people.

1  Thank Susan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

THERE ARE NOT VERY MANY BBQ JOINTS ON THE ISLAND, THERE NOT MUCH TO COMPARE TO, I had a horrible experience here, they were rude and the food was not worth the time or money,

Thank localkinekritik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard from a patron at our condo about TJ's and how great the food was particularly the ribs. Being from Montana I am a huge BBQ fan and especially ribs. We stopped in on our last day to give it a try. What a great...More

Thank Kim L
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Albion, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been enjoying TJ'S for the last 7 months and my favorite go to is the Volcano Burger but today Tim & Jo-Ann suggested the ribs, so I got them to go, after having an amazing burger of course...I was not disappointed, they do BBQ right...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to TJ’s based on other reviews and we were not disappointed. The portion sizes are huge ( two meals in one ). The owners are great and very friendly and go above and beyond to make you feel welcome. The food was incredible....More

Thank Stu C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m from Kansas City and I know BBQ....tj’s will compete with the best ok KC....meat fell off the bone...slaw was just like my mom made it...bbq sauce was delicious. And to top it off, run by two really nice people!

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for something different than all the fresh fish we had been eating during our trip. We found this place on Trip Advisor and boy did they deliver! The service was great and the food was incredible! My fiancé and I split a...More

Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to a farmers market. Ate I some muffins and then I was like, "hey, wanna get some BBQ?" Chrissy was all like, "Yeah". And I was all like, "whatever, you are such a whatever." And then she was like, "You are such a...More

Thank lfinlaythompson
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12 September 2017|
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Response from timandjoanna2222 | Property representative |
yes we will, we are closed Sundays and Mondays. Aloha
9 March 2017|
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Response from Bobb L | Reviewed this property |
besides that, these folks are great and love you to love the food they cook. I wish I could get there once a week, but too busy picking and processing our kona coffee or helping at the Pure Kona Green Market in Captain... More
9 March 2017|
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Response from timandjoanna2222 | Property representative |
Aloha, yes we do
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75-6129 Alii Dr, Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii, HI 96740
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Island of Hawaii  >  Kailua-Kona
  • Phone Number: +1 425-308-1815
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We pride ourselves in serving great BBQ Baby Back Ribs, Burgers, Home Made Honey BBQ Sauce, and Kona Coffee Steak Rubs. Order our famous 23 hour slow Roasted Prime Rib For the holidays or any occasion (need a 2 day notice) Come sit and dine in our outdoor seating area, or do take out. Mahalo Tim & Joanna TJ'S BBQ
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