Chicken in a Barrel BBQ

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 18 ratings

4-1586 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, HI 96746

(808) 823-0780
100% of 9 votes say it's Celiac friendly
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    5 ratingApril 28, 2016

    Best BBQ I have had in awhile and the person working there has Celiac Disease and made the BBQ, sauces and sides himself, all GF. They did have other sides and cornbread that was not GF but it all looked seperated and pre-wrapped.

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    5 ratingMarch 27, 2016

    All of their barbecue is gluten free, except for possibly the sauce, which is served separately. I didn't want to risk getting sick on my vacation, so I skipped the sauce, but the food was delicious without it. I got the sampler plate, with extra brown rice because I didn't want to have to go through the hassle of grilling them on every ingredient in their beans. They seem to be knowledgeable about cross contamination, and I didn't get sick even though they do serve gluten-containing foods like hamburgers. It was so good we went back again two days later! I'm not used to being able to eat at restaurants that aren't fully gluten-free, so this was a very nice surprise!

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    5 ratingJanuary 05, 2016

    Excellent chicken, great service, no reactions.

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    5 ratingNovember 11, 2015

    Delicious and safe!!! Extremely reasonable priced. The only non-gluten free items are individually wrapped...except for the rolls for sandwiches. They are very aware of cross contamination and take precautions. I can't say enough about the delicious food.

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    4 ratingOctober 30, 2015

    Delicious!! All food options besides the sandwiches, brownies and cornbread are GF. The owners/cooks are very nice & checked on us to make sure everything was good. We had the pulled pork and the chicken.

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    5 ratingSeptember 12, 2015

    Most of menu is GF including their sauces. Great chili beans. Went 2x during my stay.

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    4 ratingAugust 04, 2015

    Great tasting food! Super casual environment and great service.

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    5 ratingMay 28, 2015

    Phenomenal and flavorful GF BBQ! The staff is very accommodating and careful when you mention your celiac or gluten allergy. I believe all of their flavors of BBQ are GF- so you get to try them all! You get a lot for the price here, so come hungry and in the mood for meat. Also, it is in a nice location in Kapaa, right on the board walk--so you can walk off your meat sweats after.

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    5 ratingApril 19, 2015

    Great place to eat for someone with Celiac. Very knowledgeable.

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    5 ratingFebruary 18, 2015

    So delicious! Succulent bbq that melts in your mouth. Everything but the baked good are gluten free as well. Staff readily had the answers, said its their intention to have everything gf. All the sauces are self-serve and are gf except soy sauce . . Great little stand in Kapaa. Loved the sampler.

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    5 ratingAugust 06, 2014

    Everything is GF (except for some of the baked goods)!! I had the #1 chicken plate and it was fantastic! I also got some GF banana bread, haven't tried it yet, planning to have it for breakfast. My family had some of the ribs and they said those were amazing as well.

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    5 ratingJuly 24, 2014

    Everything is gluten free except the pastries! This was hands down the best BBQ chicken I've ever had! Will definitely be back!

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    5 ratingJuly 14, 2014

    Very yummy! Everything is GF except some pastries. Even the BBQ sauces. Friendly staff & the chicken was fall off da bone gooood!

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    5 ratingApril 13, 2014

    yum, yum, and yum!

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    3 ratingDecember 27, 2012

    Amazing chicken it is so tender and moist you will not believe it! But that's all I got there, don't know what else is GF but I'd be cautious if you worry about contamination because they do serve gluten filled items like sandwiches and it's just a small little roadside stand. Not a lot of prep space could lead to more contamination but the chicken is a safe bet.

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    5 ratingDecember 08, 2012

    Great BBQ! The rub they use is gluten free and delicious. You can smell driving through town. Yumm.

Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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