Local Eats Go Worldwide

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October 9, 2017

Story By: Stephanie Kim | Photos by: Courtesy of L&L Hawaiian Barbecue

Kalua Pig with Cabbage (prices vary by location)

When it comes to satisfying your appetite for plate lunches and ono grinds, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue is the place to go.

For more than 40 years, the eatery has caught the eyes (and stomachs) of locals and people from all over the world, which is evident in the abundant locations found not only across the Islands, but also along the continental U.S., and in Japan and Guam.

What’s more, the restaurant will expand its chain to Jacksonville, Florida, according to director of marketing Brandon Dela Cruz. He also mentions that the restaurant continues to work on its new concept called “Mixplate,” which is “a fresh take on Hawaii’s comfort food.”

There are countless delicious reasons to stop by your local L&L location, which keeps customers — both longtime and new — coming with Hawaiian-style plate-lunch fare and staple dishes found at any one of the eatery’s many locations.

Loco Moco (prices vary by location)


Go with local favorites when dining at L&L Hawaiian Barbecue, such as Loco Moco, which features savory hamburger patties topped with brown gravy and two fresh fried eggs on a bed of rice. Or there’s Kalua Pig with Cabbage, which has smoke-flavored shredded pork that’s slow roasted and combined with cabbage.

“While there are other specials that each of the individual locations have, these are some of the local favorites that people have enjoyed over the last 40 years,” says director of marketing Brandon Dela Cruz.

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