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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 #39 of 1,919 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American
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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
Neighborhood: Ala Moana - Kakaako
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English first
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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120 reviews 120 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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
13 helpful votes 13 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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Irvine, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

First of all, servings are huge. Bring lots of friends and share, family style. Ordered Poke appetizer. Pork chops and "kimchee' fried rice. This is more than enough for 4 people. Still had to take home the fried rice.

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Provo, Utah, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Family style, prices are reasonable, but not huge portions. It was tasty though. We had to use valet parking as it was pretty much impossible to find anything close.

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Great service. Every employee was so nice! They let us sample their house beer that the owner brews himself. They also gave us samples of boiled peanuts and Kim chee. I had a side salad and my husband and I split the fried rice and the boneless kalbi. Next time I'll definitely save room for dessert!

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Santa Monica, CA
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174 reviews 174 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

As a family on vacation for a week, it gets a bit much eating out all the time. What a great place this is. Food served family style, large portions and very good flavors make this a perfect place to bring the gang. The fried rice is wonderful. My husband ordered ox tail soup, which we could share because the... More

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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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