Hawaii BBQ Restaurant (on the Ave)

5016 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Mon-Sun 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Hawaii BBQ…it has been way too long. Located a little further up on Ave but back in college I made the trek up here at least once a week. Feeling a little nostalgic after hitting up Groditos I decided to make sure I got back here before my next trip out. Coming back after a few years it looks exactly the same as I remembered it. Probably because there have not been many changes (with the exception of some new menu items). Catering to mostly college kids including many student athletes (pictured on their walls) they have kept their prices really affordable.

When deciding what to order don’t get overwhelmed by the wall of menu items (see picture below). Pretty much everything comes in very generous portions and is absolutely delicious. I’ve had the following so far over the years: yakisoba with chicken, katsu don bowl, spam misubi, spam fried rice, and #70 Hawaiian Club Plate.

This trip out I got the Club Plate. It was probably about two pounds of food loaded up with chicken katsu, chicken mochiko (kind of like popcorn chicken), a fried egg, fried rice, and some sauce for the chicken. All of this for under $8.00!!! The mochiko and the katsu were both very good on their own but dipped in the plum-ish sauce really makes it delicious. Once you get pass some of the mountain of meat you can get to the fried egg and the fried rice below. Don’t try to eat the whole plate in one seating. You’ll probably end up with a stomachache with that much food. I can wait to got back and try some of their new items.

Note – Cash only but there is a BofA a block south on the ave or you can use the atm machine in the store.

Yelp – 4/5 (170 Ratings)
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