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L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

March 26, 2017

The Legendary Plate-Lunch Spot

Founded in 1976, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue has become an Island tradition for its tasty local-style plate lunches. Add convenience, generous portions, reasonable prices and friendly service, and it’s no surprise the local company has grown to more than 50 locations throughout Hawaii and approximately 184 around the world. Most recently, its newest branch opened in…

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February 19, 2017

Go For Comfort

Downtown Honolulu has become the spot for up-and-coming restaurants, boasting edgy dishes and daring food concepts. Still, there are times, especially during the long workweek, when you just want something simple to eat — something comforting. And no one does comfort food quite like L&L Hawaiian Barbecue. With countless locations statewide (including a downtown location…

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January 15, 2017

Dine as the locals do at island mainstay

Since first opening 40 years ago, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue has become a cornerstone in local dining. Whether you’re looking for a hearty lunch during the work week or to cater a party, L&L is the local favorite — just look at the nearly 200 locations the company has around Oahu and worldwide. “The best thing…

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December 11, 2016

Plate Lunch Goes Around World

It might be hard to believe, but the now-ubiquitous L&L Hawaiian Barbecue restaurants began as a dairy on Liliha Street that served plate lunches. Founders Johnson Kam and Eddie Flores have been growing the restaurant since 1976, when they started turning the first restaurant into an island-wide chain. In 1999, they took that expansion further…

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October 28, 2016

Life Of The Party

Hawaii’s unique culture is known for its abundance of family painas, or parties, which are full of delicious food, music and loved ones — especially during the holiday season. With the most festive time of year right around the corner, look no further than L&L Hawaiian Barbecue to cater your holiday gatherings. Known for its…

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September 25, 2016

Hole-in-one for local eatery’s new spot

L&L Hawaiian Barbecue’s newest location is now open to the public — though it’s a little more hidden than other locations. The newest L&L — which officially opened Saturday, Sept. 10, and is called L&L Hawaiian Grill — is located in the Ala Wai Golf Course Clubhouse. There even is ample parking in the exterior…

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August 28, 2016

Local Faves For The Win

If the increase in morning traffic hasn’t tipped you off already, school is back in session, and with that comes droves of hungry college students and, of course, University of Hawaii (UH) sports. At what might be the most convenient location for a wide range of patrons, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue serves students, game-goers and the…

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July 3, 2016

A Feast For The 4th

It’s time to throw on your swimsuit, pack the tent and head to the beach for your best Fourth of July celebration yet. One of Oahu’s most coveted destinations to enjoy a fun-filled holiday in the sun is Ala Moana Beach Park, and it’s not only because of the family-friendly shoreline and stunning views. L&L…

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May 29, 2016

Catering To Your Grad-Party Needs

Summer is here and that can only mean one thing in Hawaii other than more beautiful weather — graduation parties! The culture of high school graduations in the state is unlike anywhere else, with overflowing leis and large celebrations. When it comes to planning your grad party, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue is guaranteed to make it…

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April 17, 2016

Tasty isle tradition celebrates 40 years

Two weeks ago, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue celebrated its 40th anniversary by selling plates for just 40 cents. Director of marketing Brandon Dela Cruz fondly recalls the day being a success as he shared with Dining Out that L&L franchises from around the country also came to celebrate the anniversary. With more than 60 locations in…

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