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Chicken In A Barrel BBQ

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5-5190 Kuhio HWY, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96754
+1 808-826-1999
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Durango, Colorado
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic baked chicken & all the fixings! Stopped here to get a takeout lunch for the beach. Very convenient & friendly folks!

Thank Water-Folks
Fort Lewis, Washington
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251 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I shared a mix platter and we enjoyed every bit of it. I could not get enough of the pork. The chicken was juicy and falling off the bone. I liked the chili as it had an enjoyable taste. You won't go wrong with a meal here.

Thank clausrock
Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came in for quick lunch while their others shopped. The pork sandwich with bbq sauce was outstanding. the french fries were REALLY good. Definitely worth a return visit.

Thank HeyCath2602
Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with family and ate in. If your looking for a cheap lunch in Hanalei and have some time to kill, come here. Service wasn't the quickest however the cheeseburger and fries was really good. I recommend.

Thank AdamManovic
Seward, Nebraska
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I got the chicken for two which included rice and chili. The chicken was very tasty and was very plentiful for two. We also enjoyed the chili but were not fans of the rice. It was a little too bland for us. Good place for lunch!

Thank iluv2vacation
Highland, Utah
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious BBQ!Sampler plate is the best! All meats were tender and juicy. Enough meat on the Sampler plate for two people. We ate at the same place in Kapa'a the week before and they actually give you even more meat! Would go again for sure!!

Thank ILuvHawaii17
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant is a little odd set up as you order in one building and eat in a pavilion. Food was good.

Thank N_Racing56
Princeville, Hawaii
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bring your own beer, wine or mixed drinks and add some of the great BBQ from CIB. Nice outdoor seating under the canopy in Ching Young Village. In addition to the good ribs and chicken, the hamburgers are very good. The best in Hanalei now that Bubba Burgers is pau.

Thank Michael D
Encinitas, California, United States
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370 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at both locations of chicken in a barrel this trip. Ribs were ordered at both places and the chicken. Both amazingly smokey and moist. The soft gooey brownies are only available here now which is unfortunate. We will always eat at least one meal at these places, best BBQ!

Thank Marti R
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good chicken, moist and tender. A good portion/amount for the price. I'd give it 4 Clucks....cluck, cluck, cluck and cluck.

Thank Jorene S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
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: 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?