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About Side Street Inn Kapahulu

Aloha and welcome to Side Street Inn, Oahu’s hidden hot spot, located in the heart of Honolulu. Recognized locally as the "gathering place" for the island's best chefs since opening its doors in 1992, Side Street Inn remains a true "local bar," that dishes out simply delicious comfort food in a relaxed, unpretentious environment. With a frequent mix of famous faces, professionals and steady regulars, it's the ideal place to enjoy good food and good times with friends.

Side Street Inn boasts something for everyone from sports lovers to wine connoisseurs with satellite-ready, big-screen TVs to view games and a full-bar with a vast variety of domestic and imported beers (even their own signature "Side Street Inn Rogue Ale").

614 Kapahulu Ave, #100
Honolulu, HI 96814
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Dining Style:
Home Style

Cuisines:
Comfort Food, Hawaii Regional Cuisine

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: Bar - 3 pm; Kitchen - 4 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Bar & Kitchen - 1 pm

During Football Season Only - Breakfast is served from 7:45 - 10:30 am
(Please inquire)

*Last-Call Kitchen: 11:30 pm

Cross Street:
Date St.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(808) 739-3939

Website:
http://www.sidestreetinn.com/

Entertainment:
Direct TV satellite system - Live NFL Games - Seasonal



Catering:
For parties with 15 or more guests, private parties or catering, please contact Lisa Meyer, Director of Catering & Events via e-mail Monday through Friday:

lisa.sidestreetinnkapahulu@gmail.com
(808) 738-6047

Parking Details:
Valet - $6
*Entrance to parking garage from Kapahulu Avenue.

Executive Chef:
Colin Nishida

Private Party Contact:
Lisa Meyer, Director of Catering and Events: (808) 738-6047

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:

Side Street Inn Kapahulu Ratings and Reviews

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4
3
2
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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.3

ambience

3.9

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (25)
Good for Groups (20)
Comfort Food (17)
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Good for Birthdays (14)
Special Occasion (14)
Neighborhood Gem (14)
Fun (13)
Live Sports (13)
Kid-friendly (13)
Local Ingredients (13)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Worth the Drive (10)
Bar Seating (9)
Happy Hour (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Authentic (6)
Cozy (6)
Hot Spot (6)
People Watching (6)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Great Beer (5)
Good for a Date (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Business Meals (3)
Seasonal (3)
Tapas (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
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 (Chicago)·Dined 4 days ago

This place is a Hawaiian local staple. Good food, good place to catch up. I highly recommend. Always worth a stop when I come to town.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Fit for Foodies
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Always great food and service! Very busy restaurant but never disappointed.

Tags: Casual, Authentic, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Live Sports, Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Local Ingredients, People Watching, Late-night Find, Kid-friendly, Great Beer, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thank you Side street!! We came in for your Thanksgiving brunch and had a blast. Didn’t have to cook or serve or play Tetris with our refrigerator with leftovers!! Mahalo to you all. Service was filled with aloha from the door to the table to the valet service It was such a beautiful day.

Pitfalls....here are a few things that could be improved upon... just a few...
1. Dinner plates and entrees wasn’t refilled fast enough.... leaving selection of food minimal
2. Self parking machine was broken unless you had used the system beforehand...otherwise 10-15 online trying to pay for parking is a waste of time
Good thing valet made up for it in service
3. Price....the service fee was well priced!! But the food could have been a little better as well as the desserts for the price we paid.

We will come back no doubt!! And appreciate your hard work on this holiday

Tags: Worth the Drive, Great for Brunch, Good for a Date, Fun, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Sunday Lunch, Live Sports, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly, Good for Groups, Comfort Food
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 20, 2017

As usual, great food and descent service. Place was packed this time. They seem to do very good business.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Groups
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Definitely crowd- pleasing! We expected — and got enormous portions of the best fried rice EVER, chunks of yummy fried pork chops, delicious yakisoba, tender slices of smoky pork. Hubby devoured his escargot en croute and shared his ceasar salad (thumbs UP). We are creme brulee fans — and to have LILIKOI creme brulee was a pleasant surprise. Noise level was high due to the football game on the too-many TVs, but didn’t dampen our appetites at all. Service was slow and she had to be reminded about a few missing items...nothing major. Best to bring a crowd so a variety of these family-size portions can be enjoyed.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Terrific food, great service. Boneless Kalbi beef and fried rice to die for.

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·Dined on November 7, 2017

ハワイに恋して
を見て、行ってきました。
ボリュームがありますが、ペロリと完食しました。
雰囲気も素晴らしく、ザ.ローカルレストランです。
日本語メニューもあり、注文も楽でした。
今、熱いカパフルの中では1番のおすすめです。

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 (東京)·Dined on November 6, 2017

料理は変わらず美味しく、持ち帰って二度楽しんでます。
スタッフのフレンドリーさ、ホスピタリティは素晴らしい!

Tags: Good for Groups, Casual, Cozy
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 31, 2017

This place is really, really good. Caution though- portions are gigantic.. great place for a group, otherwise you better count on having leftovers! Not fancy, not touristy, just legit, Local style cooking done right.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Nice place with very nice food!!!! Always busy so obviously a lot of other people feel the same way.

Tags: Casual
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Service excellent. Food came out very quickly. Huge portions. Looks like lots of local patrons.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 22, 2017

I am sort of embarrassed that I recommended this place to friends. My past experiences have always been so positive! Saddened to say the food and service leaves a lot to be desired. Used to love their flavorful pork chops which turned out to be bland. Unacceptable especially for $22+. Expected the shrimp scampi dish to be served with (Italian) pasta not egg noodles. The smoked pork appetizer made an appearance at our table towards the end of dinner and only after I asked the waitress if I could cancel it -- to which she replied "the Kitchen may have started making it". It was an appetizer for goodness sake not an entrée.

7 people in our party and each person ordered one to two dishes a piece. It seemed like one person would get a dish, then the next wouldn't come until 5-10 minutes later. Kind of hard to enjoy a family dinner. To add insult to injury, when we got our tab, there was an order on there that we not even served. Instead of asking for it to get removed from the tab, we opted to just pay for it and mentioned it in passing when we left the restaurant. While my party proceeded towards the exit, I lingered behind to hear what was being said and the response was "The Kitchen is so messed up tonight". Not the kind of response I want to hear. An apology would have been nice but alas, it didn't happen. Will just need to try other restaurants for the next outing because this once fabulous local bar/eatery has definitely declined in all aspects of what used to make it a jewel in the local culinary scene.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Excellent family style menu with large portions. The best value in Waikiki.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Cozy
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 17, 2017

As always, I took people from the Mainland to dine here and they loved the food. I have never been disappointed when bringing family, friends or business associates here for dinner. It's a great experience from the moment the valet greets you and until he brings your car to you once you're done. Totally impressive.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Casual, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 16, 2017

Local venue with great comfort food. Dishes are large enough to share.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Live Sports, Late-night Find
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Simply great food and great service. One of the best!

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·Dined on October 10, 2017

Everything ok except i have problem
with the valet parking that i already talked
to the manager today.

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on October 8, 2017

Great place to watch a game on TV, but not a kid-friendly atmosphere. Food is alright; decent price. Highly recommend it for a "girls'/boys' night out" of drinking and watching sports.

Tags: Bar Seating, People Watching, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, Casual
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Food is excellent! Love the fried rice & garlic chicken.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 7, 2017

As usual, a very good dining experience; with the access to Open Table, this restaurant is now super easy to get a reservation. Attentive service and great food: KimChee Fried Rice and Fried Pork Chops and Chinese Crispy Roast Pork.

Tags: Authentic, Kid-friendly, Live Sports, Casual, Great Beer, Comfort Food, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great place with great food (meals), nice drinks and good service. What else can one hope for????

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 28, 2017

We enjoyed the dinner!
I'm looking forward to go again soon!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on September 28, 2017

We arrived an got seated quickly. The restaurant had a lot of guests. I’ve only been here a couple times but Side Street is really popular so Open Table reservations are recommended.

My wife is vegetarian and we ordered the fresh Nalo Green Salad, hot Fries, Yakisoba noodles. These were great! I had the NY Steak with mushrooms and onions on a hot iron skillet. It was tasty!

We’d come back for sure!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on September 25, 2017

Definitely recommend making reservations. Portions are very large and served family-style so come hungry or have 3+ in your party. They are known for their pork chops but the boneless kal bi was just as delicious.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Casual, Good for Groups, Fun, Tapas, Live Sports
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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Come to Side Street whenever in town. Kal Bi ribs and wings are the Best!!!! Local salads are fabulous. Love the family style. Staff is friendly and helpful!!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Live Sports, Comfort Food, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on September 17, 2017

We had a wonderful experience. Service was exceptional.

Tags: Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Fried pork chop, mochiko chicken, lup chong fried rice were excellent as usual, delicious with family portions. Great bar selections and service. Overall, excellent!!!

Tags: Cozy, Fun, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Great Beer
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·Dined on September 15, 2017

ワイキキから少し離れてるからか日本人は少なく、地元の人や外国人が多くてアメリカのレストランの雰囲気が感じられます。

1品1品の量が多くて、8人(子供も2人)で5品注文しましたが、なんとかギリギリ食べられました。

味はポークチョップとチャーハンはとてもおいしくて子供も大喜びでした。

焼きそばも注文しましたが、日本の焼きそばの味(ソース)をイメージすると若干違いますが、それはそれで食べれました。

値段も安く、日本語メニューもあるので多人数で分けて食べるといいと思います。

Tags: Casual, People Watching, Fun, Live Sports, Kid-friendly
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on September 11, 2017

We didn't realize it, but we were seated next to a group of NFL game fans.

At first, we could easily converse but as the game became exciting, the enthusiasm and noise level of the fans increased and was disruptive. It was difficult to talk and enjoy ourselves for the rest of the meal. The periodic screaming was too much.

The seating area near the TVs should be reserved only for sports fans.

We should have requested seating on the opposite side but weren't thinking. It would be nice if the hostess could ask patrons where they want to be seated.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 9, 2017

カルビと炒飯とサラダ、ドリンクを注文。日本語メニューがあり、わこりやすかったです。
カルビは味が濃くて、ドリンクが進む感じでした。
炒飯はたべやすかったてす。

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on September 8, 2017

Great FOOD, service and friendly people. Great for watching football! !!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on September 5, 2017

Outstanding

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on August 31, 2017

友人家族と子連れで利用しました。明るく楽しい雰囲気で、料理はとてもボリューミー!料金もお安いし、また利用したいと思います。アメリカらしく、店内は空調がきいているので、羽織ものを持っていくことをオススメします!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Kid-friendly, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Great Beer, Live Sports, Casual
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on August 28, 2017

Great place for dinner. Many things to choose from and priced reasonably.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on August 26, 2017

We always get together whenever we can at Side Street in Kapahulu. Good food, good service, and good drinks. We love it.

Tags: Good for Groups, Tapas, Local Ingredients
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 (東京)·Dined on August 26, 2017

porkchop is very delicious. Amount of cusine is too much for to eat all. So Cusine should be share many people.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on August 21, 2017

Side Street Inn is just fantastic! We love taking out of town guests here as the restaurant never disappoints! Make sure you make a reservation in advance or you might not get a spot, especially on the weekend or for a big group!

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Kid-friendly, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 17, 2017

料理は量が多く、日本人の口に合う味付け。大勢でワイワイ食べると楽しいお店だとおもいます。店員さんも気さくで会話がすごく楽しかった。

Tags: Fun, Happy Hour, Casual, Live Sports, Good for Groups, Cozy
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·Dined on August 11, 2017

ポークチョップはもちろん美味しいですが
今回初めて食べた カルボナーラは
クリームクドさはないのに濃厚で
手打ちフィットチーネが絶品でした。
エビのトッピングはマストです。
大きなエビが8尾くらい入ってます。
20分かかるチョコレートケーキは
大きなバニラアイスとたっぷりな生クリーム
しっかり甘いです(笑)

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·Dined on August 10, 2017

Big portions. The pork chops were recommended to me by a co-worker. They were very underwhelming. The description was "crisp on the outside, juicy on the inside" but this was far from the truth. The large portion of pork chops came cut up in chunks and were quite dry. I knew I was in trouble when it came with a side of ketchup for dipping. We also ordered the side street signature rice and beef teriyaki which were both good. Overall a decent experience but I would avoid the pork chops at all costs.

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