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Korean Bar-B-Q

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4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Bldg E, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
+1 808-823-6744
11:00 - 20:30
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Wed - Sun 11:00 - 20:30
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Maple Ridge, Canada
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I had kalbi beef with chicken katsu and my wife had tempura. Both were tasty with good amount of sides all for 35 bucks. It is a small place and it was very busy with many locals in the place. I would definitely come here next time we are in Kauai

Thank steve16051955
Seattle, Washington
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81 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'd never have noticed this very modest little joint on my own: a local friend took us here. The furnishings are very simple and more than a bit worn, but scrupulously clean and the service was friendly and prompt. I am no expert on Korean cuisine, but the food was plentiful and delicious and the dinner we had here remains... More 

Thank Kate S
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Got the Kalbi (thick cut) with BBQ beef, pork and chicken. You can ask for spicy sauce to add yourself. All were yummy!

Thank IvyRain22
Saskatoon, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The place is a bit of a dive on the inside, and knowing that we got take out. The food was delicious. Their BBQ beef short ribs, which we all got, were flavorful and perfectly cooked. Portions are generous.

Thank canadawesttraveler
Hanapepe, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have read the many reviews of this place and I have to say to the poor reviewers... lighten up. The building is very old for one, and the businesses are limited to what they can control. It may look "dirty" inside, but I assure you that it is cleaned and bleached daily. Korean BBQ does not control the restroom,... More 

Thank amgiap
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We wanted to eat here more than just the one time, but they were closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays while we were there so we weren't able to get back there, but I recommend it. We had a plate of meat and chicken with macaroni salad and something else (can't remember) and it was all very good. It's close to... More 

Thank happytripsterNj
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We wanted to try something different that wasn't too far from our hotel, and we weren't disappointed. They have very reasonable lunch specials, and the Korean BBQ meats were full of flavor.

Thank Dominick B
Snohomish, Washington
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132 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The concierge at our hotel recommended this place, but we were generally not impressed. Those in our party who ordered fish dishes were much happier than those of us who ordered beef dishes. The short ribs were fatty and stringy and not very tasty. The Ahi was quite good however. We went there on a hot day, and it was... More 

Thank ALFriedman
Beaverton, Oregon
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We love this place! Thick kalbi beef is such a treat we came back for more, and the Katsu chicken is crunchy and delicious. Generous portions and delicious.

Thank Spunkysausage
Rancho Bernardo, California
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157 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

My friend recommended to eat at this restaurant. It is located in a small plaza and easy to miss it if not watching closely for it. We ordered the combination plate with BBQ chicken and another with BBQ beef served with Mac salad, rice, vegetables. Both the chicken and beef were very tasty. It was a good change of cuisine... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Korean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-356 Kuhio Hwy, Bldg E, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1413
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kapaa
  • Phone Number: +1 808-823-6744

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?