This Grill Is Here To Fill

A La Carte

December 3, 2017

Story By: Dining Out Team | Photos by: Anthony Consillio

Trust Us Special ($15)

Kau Kau Grill in Mapunapuna has created a buzz for its famous Barbecue Baby Back Ribs ($10) and other local-style favorites.

“We slow cook it in our own special barbecue sauce, and then grill it to perfection,” says co-owner Miles Oyasato about the beloved ribs. “It just falls off the bone.”

Also popular is the Garlic Shrimp ($10) plate featuring butterflied shrimp sauteed in a house special garlic sauce. “We don’t use butter,” Oyasato notes. “It’s how we like it. The butterfly shrimp holds the flavor and is easy to eat.”

Both plates are served with one scoop of white rice (or substitute Krazy rice for $2 more) and your choice of tossed or mac salad.

Plus, with the holidays here, Kau Kau also offers catering, perfect for your next party, potluck or family gathering.


At Kau Kau Grill, “Everything is cooked to order,” says co-owner Miles Oyasato. “We try to get it as fresh as possible off the grill, or off the pan, into the plate.”

And if you can’t decide between your favorites at the eatery, opt for the Trust Us Special ($15), which combines Kau Kau’s Barbecue Baby Back Ribs and Garlic Shrimp into one incredible plate lunch.

Also try out other tasty selections, such as Smoked Meat, Poke, Pulehu Beef Short Ribs, Fried Saimin, Garlic Chicken, Teri Chicken and Garlic Ahi — the ahi comes in fresh every day from Honolulu Fish Auction.

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