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L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

September 13, 2015

Island Comforts Made With Aloha

For nearly 40 years, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue has been spreading aloha through its classic and widely adored local comfort foods, which have remained simple and true to Hawaii’s roots since the very first eatery opened on Liliha Street in 1976. These days, the island-based franchise can still be found putting plate lunch on the map…

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August 11, 2015

An unexpected beachside eatery

Opened a little more than a month ago, with plans to launch a second beach park location soon, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue at Ala Moana Beach Park is ready to cater to hungry vacationers and locals. And, after a day at the beach, complete with basking in the hot Hawaiian sun and wading in crystal clear…

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June 28, 2015

Enjoying plate lunch for less than a dollar

L&L Hawaiian Barbecue is again offering its 76-cent plate lunch promotion June 30 from 10 a.m. to noon at its Keeaumoku location (inside Walmart). This is L&L’s 10th year doing this, which is a way for them to give back to the community, as all of the proceeds from this event will be donated to…

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May 26, 2015

Popular Menu Helps L&L Grow

As it continues expanding to keep up with customer demand, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue serves up local favorites — including healthier options — both in the 50th State and around the globe. The ever-evolving restaurant chain has flourished throughout its nearly 40-year history, and now includes approximately 60 Hawaii franchises, restaurants in multiple states along the…

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Broke da Mout’ Hawaiian Plates

No matter where in the world life takes me, I’ll always be a local girl at heart. Though I’ve been to many exotic places around the world, Hawaii is my home. The Islands are a very special place, one that’s immersed in the aloha spirit and a culture centered on ohana. And the food? Especially…

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March 1, 2015

Holy mackerel! It’s a seafood extravaganza

With the season of Lent upon us, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue is making its meat-free dishes the dining stars these days (the next 40 days to be exact). Although the beloved barbecue spot still will offer its classic, tried-and-true temptations, those eschewing meat in observation of this special season will be more than happy to hear…

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January 25, 2015

L&L plate lunches available to the masses

These days, with L&L Hawaiian Barbecue locales conveniently located throughout the island, the eatery has become a go-to for many when it comes to plate lunches. “We are so ubiquitous — we’re everywhere,” says L&L marketing director Brandon Dela Cruz. “You can get a plate lunch from L&L within 20 minutes from any part of…

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December 28, 2014

L&L takes the Islands by storm

Since its opening in 1995, Windward City Shopping Center’s L&L Hawaiian Barbecue in Kaneohe has become a generational favorite for many families in the neighborhood, much like it is at other L&L locations throughout the state. “I’ve watched a lot of kids grow up,” says owner Jennifer Cheung. “When they were small, they would come…

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November 30, 2014

‘L’ marks the spot for good eats

We all know L&L Hawaiian Barbecue. It’s the destination for fast-food local style. But did you know L&L goes the extra mile and makes its meals from scratch? Couple this with quick service and reasonable prices, and it’s no wonder people can’t get enough. The eatery’s varied menu also means there’s something for everyone. If…

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May 18, 2014

L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

TAKE A CLOSER LOOK AT THIS WEEK’S HOUSE SPECIAL: RAMEN BURGER ($5.95) This eye-catching creation utilizes ramen noodles produced here in the Islands. A special cooking technique allows the noodles to remain soft enough to bite into, while still retaining a structured “bun” form. “The ramen buns are grilled, not deep fried,” Andaya notes. With…

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