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Side Street Inn

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Ala Moana - Kakaako
As featured in 3 Days in Oahu
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1225 Hopaka St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4302
+1 808-591-0253
13:00 - 00:00
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Fri 13:00 - 22:00
Sat - Thu 13:00 - 00:00
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Garlic chicken is one of the best dishes I have ever had. Please expand to Las Vegas! Service is awesome. Nothing to disappoint.

Thank VegasPike
Atlanta, Georgia
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159 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

So this place was recommended by a local. He told us it would be hard to find, that we would raise a skeptical eyebrow when we found it - and that we absolutely would not be disappointed with the food. He was right on every point. We got lost looking for it and found some seedy strip clubs doing it.... More 

Thank Mark R
Columbus, Oh
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

If you are looking for a local non chain off the tourist area you should check this place out. Found something for everyone including desert and not breaking the budget. Portions are large so work with the wait staff to not order to much. Call ahead to avoid a wait.

Thank findatrip
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Went for late lunch/early dinner. Our server was friendly, pork chops and salad were delicious, and drinks were reasonably priced. Wish we would have come here at the beginning of our stay in Waikiki instead of the as day!

Thank TheMereditty
Dallas, Texas
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Went here because we were told on a tour this is where the locals go. Food was ok and prices weren't bad. I had the fried rice and my friend had the ribs. We both also had dessert, the peanut butter chocolate crunch and the fried pound cake. The service was decent for late night at a diner. The reason... More 

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Sacramento, California
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

My husband's friend took us to Side Street Inn and we loved it. The ambiance is casual and it is homestyle serving. The fried rice, the pork chops, steamed clams and short ribs were all amazing. Decent prices and a great value. we had so much food left over, the portions are very large. There are two locations, we went... More 

Thank saludyamor
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

You need to try this place. Amazing service. We had tob ask for boxes to take our leftovers. The crealm sauce is sooo good.

Thank Ana M
VIC Australia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Dined twice in 2013 and experience was very good. However went again in 2017 and was really disappointed. Not with quantity but with quality. Food was just barely OK. Unlike in 2013 atmosphere not good. It was like dining at a low end sport club room. Not sure on cleanliness either as we saw a large mouse/rat running around while... More 

Thank Maria P
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101 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Awsome food and friendly service. Parking is terrible, location is off beaten path and hard to find, but worth the trouble. Make reservations well ahead of time. Highly recommend the fried rice and kalbi short ribs.

Thank Glenn T
Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The food here is great and the portions served are huge. We ordered our dinner and when it came out we surprised at the size of the portions and a very reasonable price. We packed up the leftovers and had them for lunch the next day. While the food was great the decor is dated - but we did not... More 

Thank Steve and Trine W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Asian, Hawaiian, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1225 Hopaka St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814-4302
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Oahu  >  Honolulu>  > Ala Moana - Kakaako
  • Neighbourhood: Ala Moana - Kakaako
  • Phone Number: +1 808-591-0253

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Richmond, California
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Honolulu, Hawaii

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?