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1225 Hopaka St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814 (Ala Moana - Kakaako)
(808) 591-0253
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Ranked #58 of 1,957 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Ala Moana - Kakaako
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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English first
Lagrangeville, NY
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I have been hearing about Side Street Inn for a long time but have never tried it for all the times I visited Oahu, so this time I made it a priority to eat there. Mom, dad, DH and I shared their famous pork chops, kalbi and side street works fried rice. That was plenty of food for the 4... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

It was really hard to get a booking for this place, so we went there after 8:30pm to get on the wait list. There were still people waiting to get in when we got there, but to our pleasant surprise, it only took us 15mims to get our table. We were after a local joint, and we came to the... More 

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Haddonfield, New Jersey, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Many, many locals here to witness real local Hawaiian Food. Get the friend rice for sure and you won't be disappointed. In fact, no complaints and all compliments from everyone in our group. Very Cheap Valet parking and a nice atmosphere are a big plus!

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Hawaii
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The best stop for local eats and a great local atmosphere. I love the food here, especially the fried rice, boneless kalbi ribs, deep fried pork chops and their farmer's salad. When I have visitors coming, I always bring them here for a meal. It is a very casual place, so don't expect fancy surroundings or furnishings. That's part of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This place is tucked away literally down an alley. We got there after 5pm and the place was filling but we had no trouble getting a table. By the time we left there were enormous queues out the door so I would recommend getting there early. The food was fantastic with enormous portions. We got the fried rice, pork chops,... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Fried rice was amazing, but everything else was lacking. I ordered ahi tuna rare and it was cooked well done. They said they couldn't cook it rare...however the kitchen took it back no problem and let me get something else off the menu. I got the smoked pork. It was smoked like a hot dog is smoked. Not bad but... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Fun, friendly, big tables for large family groups and heaping plates of good, hearty fare. Try the fried rice with or without kimchee, Korean BBQ ribs, fried chicken and outrageously tasty mushrooms. Reasonably priced, great place to bring an entire family. Portions are huge, so ask wait person to make sure you don't overorder -- or take the remains home... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Be warned - the portions are huge! Recommend ordering a variety and eating family style. Courteous waitstaff with great recommendations. The boneless Kalbi Ribs and Kim Chee fried rice are heavenly. Bring a big appetite!

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los angeles
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Food is absolutely delicious! It's worth the wait! I'm told that this is where many chefs go after they get off of work and once you eat here, you will know why! The pork chops are to die for! I was introduced to this restaurant the last time I was in HI 2 years ago and couldn't wait to come... More 

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Dallas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Side Street Inn on Da Strip. This is recommended by the hotel is a good local place for dinner. Upon arrival we ordered a couple of MaiTai's. At seven dollars each, they might be the best deal and all of Honolulu, and they're very tasty. For dinner we had marinated beef ribs and fried rice with pork. They were both... More 

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Address: 1225 Hopaka St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814
Phone Number: (808) 591-0253
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Ala Moana - Kakaako
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American

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