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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

5
4
3
2
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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

3.9

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Groups (28)
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Fit for Foodies (9)
Special Occasion (9)
Kid-friendly (8)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Late-night Find (7)
Worth the Drive (7)
Cozy (6)
Great Beer (6)
Great for Lunch (6)
People Watching (4)
Good for Anniversaries (3)
Happy Hour (3)
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined 2 days ago

Our favorite restaurant!

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·Dined 5 days ago

Great service, had reservations-showed up 30 minutes early , was seated immediately. Food was exceptional, even accommodated gluten free requests!

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·Dined 6 days ago

Food always good and comes out quick!
Wish they did something special for birthdays like free ice cream or cake.

Tags: Bar Seating, Live Sports, Kid-friendly
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We ordered the highly touted pork chops and fried rice. Large portions to share and delicious.

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups, Comfort Food
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 6, 2018

We were in Honalulu at a bar and we asked our waitress to recommend a restaurant that the locals go to and without hesitation her answer was the "Side Street Inn" The food was great and our server was pleasant and fun. One of our parties was a vegan and the restaurant was able to accomodate him with a meal that he said was the best he had i8n Hawaii. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone who wants to eat great local comfort food.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good Vegetarian Options, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Fun
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·Dined on February 4, 2018

Family night...service was excellent! I apologize for not getting her name but she was very attentive to all her guests. Enjoyed the food and casual atmosphere.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on February 3, 2018

As always the food, drinks, and service was absolutely EXCELLENT.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Comfort Food, Great Beer, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on February 1, 2018

Very generous portions. Both the pork chops and the fried were really good. Heather

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Food was great as always!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Side Street Inn is our go to place for taking our out of town guests! So delicious and it never disappoints!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Horrible Bad food bad service

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 17, 2018

ハワイの老舗。
ローカルの雰囲気を味わいながら大人数でワイワイするには最高のお店だと思います。
カパフル店はワードのお店よりちょっとキレイ目な感じです。
いつも頼むのはガーリック枝豆、しょうゆポキ、骨付きカルビとチャーハン。
上記の注文で4人〜5人でお腹いっぱいになる量。
値段と質を考えるとかなりお得だし美味しい。
4人でお酒を一人2-3本、上記の料理を頼んでも
チップ入れて一人$30少々で収まるでしょう。

Tags: Casual, Cozy
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 16, 2018

This is our go to place. Great food and lots of it!

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Great Beer, Tapas
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 16, 2018

We went to celebrate a friend's return to the islands. We went on a weekday and
came at 5pm so it was not too crowded. Adam provided great service and food
was delicious as usual.

Tags: Tapas, Good for Groups, Casual, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Holy wow! Our waiter was the worst. He screwed up the order. Our entree and appetizers came together. The drinks came waaaaay later. General overall attitude like we had nerve to be there. And $145 meal that we basically just walked out on in disgust.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Great restaurant to take friends and family who are visiting and want to task some of the local favorites.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Great place with great food and wonderful service. Keep up the good work!!!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Meeting friends from out of town means a meal at Side Street. They never disappoint, always serving excellent local food and great service. Albert is a friendly and able manager! Awesome!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 10, 2018

Family portions and well worth the price. Friendly and fast service. Waiters a little slow on drink refills though. Best place overall. Be careful not to overorder!!!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Friends get together. Boneless kalbi was delicious, but overpriced for the amount. Pork chops could be cut a little smaller, but very tasty. Poke sampler was great, whatever the spicy one was , it had great flavor with the right amount of spice. It was packed on Saturday night so the service was a little understandably delayed, however the waiter could have been more apologetic about it. Basic crinkle cut fries cooked perfectly. Overall a pretty good experience.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Awesome. We all had a great time. Service was great. Food was outstanding.

Tags: Seasonal, Authentic, Cozy, Worth the Drive
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 (東京)·Dined on January 2, 2018

予約して伺いましたが、大混雑で少し受付で待ちました。
日本人は1割もおらず、ロコで溢れていますので、順番まっているよ!と言うアピールは多少必要ですが、ちゃんと案内してくれます。
ちょうどデイナータイムということでウェイターさんも大忙しのようでしたが、
必要なものをちゃんと聞いてくれるし、満足でした。
お料理もボリューム抜群で、毎回チャーハンとボーンレスカルビは必ず注文し、持って帰って温めて食べるのも定番です。

Tags: Authentic, Live Sports, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Casual, Good for Groups, Fun
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The cocktails were less then expected i.e., lychee martini; no lychee flavor.

Tags: Comfort Food, Casual, Fit for Foodies
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 (大阪)·Dined on December 28, 2017

毎年いきますが、大人数で行くには最高です。
ポークチョップ、ガーリック枝豆、ハラミは絶品ですよ。
また、今年も行くと思います。

Tags: Casual, Fun, Live Sports, Good for Groups, Quick Bite, Hot Spot
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 25, 2017

ビュッフェになってて残念でした

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 25, 2017

The service was so awesome. Our server was attentive to keeping drink cups filled and the used plates cleared out. She also cleared the basket of crab shells. the person carving the prime rosst wss accommodating and very cheery!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 22, 2017

It was very good.
Thank you very much.

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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Casual, down home good food! Great food actually. One of our new favorite places to eat.

Tags: Fun, Comfort Food, Authentic
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Food was awesome. The Mochiko chicken, fried rice, and pork chops were outstanding. We'll be back for sure.

Tags: Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Hot Spot
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 8, 2017

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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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Always a great meal!!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 3, 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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 (Hawaii)·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 19, 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 19, 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 16, 2017

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

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on November 6, 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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·Dined on November 5, 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 30, 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 28, 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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