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Side Street Inn

1225 Hopaka St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814 (Ala Moana - Kakaako)
(808) 591-0253
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Ranked #43 of 1,918 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
Seattle, Washington
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

After having read multiple excellent reviews here, we made reservations via Open Table. We went to the location in the Prudential building (not Hopaka St). No wait. There were four adults and a toddler in our party, and our waitress was just fabulous. She kept the cocktails coming, made she we were well informed as to how large the serving... More

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Manhattan Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The Side Street Inn on Hopaka Street is a must go restaurant. A favorite for both locals and visitors, it is hard to go wrong in ordering here. Get the fried rice and fried chicken.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Good food. Bad service. Waitress had a stick up her butt. After we spent $500 in food and drinks ($425 tab, $75 tip roughly), we wanted to have a few more drinks after closing our tab. They made us fell unwelcome to stay there and have few more drinks. Will never go back and wish we never gave them the... More

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Long Beach, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Make a reservation at least one week in advance, especially if you have more than 2 people in your party. This casual restaurant and bar is an extremely popular place with the locals. Our party of 5 shared the kalbi ribs, fried rice, fried chicken, shrimp, etc...and it satisfied all of us, with leftovers to go! Valet parking is a... More

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Green Valley, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

When a restaurant is packed , I think the people know where the good food is . We were seated within 10 minutes or so , in a nice somewhat quiet booth. We ordered the pork chops and pork fried rice served family style , plenty for the four of us . Probably the tastiest meal we had and reasonably... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
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133 reviews 133 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

People certainly come to the Side Street Inn for the food, and not for the decor or style of the restaurant. The interior looks like some rundown midwestern small town family restaurant, but the crowds come in droves nonetheless for enormous family-style portions and excellent food. Since it was just two of us, we ordered one main dish (boneless Kalbi... More

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San Francisco, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The place was packed at 6pm on a weekday. Huge portions which we shared. My daughter wanted ahi poki and wasn't disappointed. I had the Furikake-crusted Ahi....amazing good. Mu husband had the boneless kalbi....yum

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Billings, Montana
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Read no further! Get here and order already. I had the bone in kalbi. It was insane good. A little messy to eat but the flavor was out of this world. My mouth is watering just thinking about it. We also ordered the fried rice. It too was fantastic. Very large portions. Couldn't have been happier with our visit. Go... More

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Tuscaloosa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Great local place to go to be out of the hustle and bustle of Waikiki. The food was delicious with large servings so dishes can be shared. Some in the group ordered pork chops, they were large, tender and delicious. We had a large group, staff was attentive. It was a good value for this expensive city and not too... More

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Ithaca, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My friends who grew up in Hawaii brought me there. The ambiance was vibrant and the food taste good. I tried something like pork chop, steak, fried chicken, and they all taste good. Moreover, the price is fair, so overall it's good value for money. The place is packed easily so better get there earlier.

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Additional Information about Side Street Inn

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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