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"). Sit back and relax, as we introduce your bellies to pure happiness. Featured on Local Networks and The Travel Channel's Anthony Bourdain's NO RESERVATIONS and Adam's Richman's FOOD NATION any many media and magazines.
Comfort Food, Hawaii Regional Cuisine
Hours of Operation:
Breakfast: Sunday: 745am - 10:30am (SEASONAL SEPT - DEC ONLY); Dinner: Nightly: 3:00pm - 12:00am
Weekends - 1PM
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Direct TV satellite system - Live NFL Games- Seasonal
Private Rooms Accomadations
For Large Parties, Special events, & Catering, Please inquire @ email@example.com Attn: Rbzs "tata"
We do offer valet parking that can be accessed from the kapahulu entrance. If you are on Kapahulu, the driveway will be on your right after you past the Prudential Locations building directly across the street for Zippy's Kapahulu. Proceed down the driveway under the building and you will see our valets ready to assist you. Valet parking is $5.00, tips are welcomed and appreciated!!
Private Party Facilities:
We have 2 private rooms that can accomadate up to 35 people per room or can be opened up to seat 60-70 guests.
These rooms can be reserved in advance pending on availability. There is no charge to utilize these rooms but we do have some requirements when making reservations for parties of 15 or more people.
Private Party Contact:
Robbie "Tata" Acoba: 8087393939x
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
WEDDING REHEARSALS, PRIVATE LUNCHEONS, PRIVATE ROOM PARTIES...
Side Street Inn Kapahulu Ratings and Reviews
Our Ohana enjoyed a great dining experie ...
Our Ohana enjoyed a great dining experience! Nice atmosphere, exceptional service from Korey & very Ono food!!! Looking forward to our next visit!!!!
If you leave this restaurant hungry...it ...
If you leave this restaurant hungry...it's your own fault. The menu selections and service are top notch. The favorites at my table were: blackened Ahi, Buffalo wings; and various salads. For a family night out Side Street can't be beat for value and exceptional food.
Whenever I am in Oahu, I make it a point ...
Whenever I am in Oahu, I make it a point to eat here at LEAST once. The food is amazing, portions are large, and the ambiance is fun and festive!
Nice drinks and great food. Love the pla ...
Nice drinks and great food. Love the place! Service is good as well. Always reserve a booth and so far have always gotten one.
Second time at this location of Side Str ...
Second time at this location of Side Street Inn and liked it as much as first time. This time had a group so were able to take advantage of the large portion sizes for starters and entrees. Tasty food in a family friendly environment. Only difficulty is that it is hard to have a discussion across the table because of noise level.
Great for large groups that like to try ...
Great for large groups that like to try different dishes. Can get super loud (especially around 6-7 pm) so not for the soft-spoken or hard of hearing. Definitely get the fried rice!!!
Can't ever miss at Side Street. I can honestly say, I have never had anything there I didn't like. I take a lot of mainland visitors here and I tell them you can practically close your eyes and point at the menu and have a great meal. Secret item: Smoked Meat Fried Rice. Not on the menu but really awesome.
Hadn't been here in a while but the bone ...
Hadn't been here in a while but the boneless kalbi was as excellent as I last remembered them. Hubby tried the spicy garlic chicken which he liked better than the Korean chicken he had ordered the last time. We also ordered the day's special which was Colin's bacon-wrapped meatloaf over mashed potatoes, which was very good as well. The only setback was the noise. Since they have sports monitors all over the room and there was a basketball game going on, and people were cheering on their teams, it was difficult to have a conversation.
Best Restaurant Service Ever!!
My family was welcoming mainland relatives, some to meet for the first time. Best food, best waiter, best time ever!! The only thing that was disappointing was we could not find parking. Their parking garage was full and it took us 30 mins. to find a parking space. Why don't they accommodate guests that have reservations?? That was the only negative thing. Everything else was superb!!
I had seen great reviews on Yelp and wan ...
I had seen great reviews on Yelp and wanted to see what all the fuss was about. The waitress was super helpful and friendly and the food was sooooo good. Come to find out they cater and I will be getting big trays of food from them in the near future for a party.
As always, the food is delicious and the ...
As always, the food is delicious and the service is great!
All the local favorites in one place!
Wanted a dinner for my son who's been away from the islands...and looking for great local kine served family style food. The whole fresh steamed fish was excellently cooked just right....with lup cheong and veggies. Sauteed Mushrooms, Deep Fried Gizzards...crunchy good, Pork chops, steamed clams ,pulehu short ribs....all yummy. We had a roomy table for 8. Great service from the receptionist to our server
Fantastic as always
Consistently a great time here. The food is always great and the serving sizes are just monstrous. Michelle took fantastic care of us as she was VERY in tuned with some dietary restrictions and gave the kitchen appropriate instruction without us having to ask. Awesome night with friends and great food. Mahalo Colin and staff!
SRO for a reason! Gotta Go!
Hadn't been to SSI in years and wondered if the food and service went up or down. I was happy to find that things have definitely gotten better than before. The food quality was always good but with more selection and variety, things got better! Applause to the staff who all worked very hard to please everyone, no joke - they were impressive! The fruits of such excellent service and quality of food was the huge amount of people in and out of the restaurant (Kapahulu). Will definitely let my friends and family know that SSI is even better than before! See you guys again!
Review of Side Street Inn Kapahulu
We come to Hawaii often from Washington State and we always go to Side Street Inn while we are here. We LOVE the pork chops and the fried rice - to die for !! Keep up the good work - we will be back !!
Never a disappointment
Side Street Inn is never a disappointment. It serves consistent great food. Our favorites are the fried rice (amazing!) - we love the kim chee fried rice but our Mainland friends weren't up to the kim chee - pork chops, chinese roast pork, chicken done all kine ways - we ordered the mochiko chicken this time and it was delicious as well. I do change my mind about disappointment - the only disappointment is when we don't make reservations ahead of time and they are all booked up!
Dinner at Side Street
This was our first time at Side Street, and it was a great experience. The fried rice and pork chops, their specialty, was so good. The salad, Chinese sliders, pocho clams, garlic bread were all good. We also ordered all 3 of the desserts, and they were sinfully good. Out waitress was so nice and accommodating. We will certainly be back again.
The food is very tasty and comes in fami ...
The food is very tasty and comes in family sized portions. What this means is that the portions are huge and are meant for sharing. Unfortunately, there were only 2 of us, so we were limited in how much we could order. We ordered the fried rice, the garlic chicken, and their signature pork chops. We enjoyed the rice and chicken the most and had lots of leftovers for lunch the next day. Although we enjoyed it, it is probably best if you go in larger groups so you can order and share more of their menu items.
Dinner on the strip
My brother was visiting from out of town, so we had to go to side street. What can I say the food is always on point, pork chops, kalbi, ribeye, fried rice, poke... and the staff, well they're just wonderful, always smiling and very plesant.
My view on Side Street Inn
The people are great, very friendly and very helpful. The food is great and plenty. The prices are reasonable. What else can one ask for. Keep up the good work!
side street inn Kapahulu serves up great local favorites. local grindz at it's best, great for family style eating or pupu style accompanied with spirits. all time fav is the fried rice and kalbi!
Build your own dinner among friends
Large portions served family style. Easy to mix and match a well rounded meal between several people. Food is good quality and tastes very good. Service was good and not pushy.
Always the best place for grinds
The food always plentiful and super tasty. Very pleasant service. NICE!!
Food is the best for large parties -pork ...
Food is the best for large parties -pork chops, fried rice, steamed opakapaka ...Dee-licious!!!
Nice place with great food and drinks. A ...
Nice place with great food and drinks. A wide variety of dishes is listed on the menue and the portions are always huge. Go end enjoy!!
A couple of downfalls for me this time. ...
A couple of downfalls for me this time. First the Chinese chicken salad didn't have any chicken, of course it's not the wait staff's fault, she got us a comp bc we ate it without. Then, I waited a very long time for my oxtail soup by then I was full from the other items we ordered, the wait staff kept apologizing, not her fault again. My expectations were too high and I was very disappointed with the oxtail soup. There was daikon which I like but it watered down the soup and it was very large in size and had a hard time cutting bc, it wasn't fork tender neither was the oxtail. I guess I won't be ordering that anymore. The other items we ordered were good but over all, it was just average. Sorry, it was a big turn off for me this round.
Great place for a group. Definitely the more the merrier so you can try different things. Huge menu and something for everyone! Kids, healthy eaters, seniors... Side Street never disappoints. A very fun place to go. Mentioned place to my dad who's never been. I think he's interested so will make plans to bring family here.
Huge portions of local food. Great server Adam.
All the tried and true specialties from the original location: fried pork chops, fried Mochiko chicken, fried rice. Huge portions best shared by groups. Our server Adam was excellent: attentive, friendly, always there when needed, but not overly so.
It is always a experience to visit Side ...
It is always a experience to visit Side Street Inn. People are friendly and the food is very good. We dine there at least once a month and have yet to be disappointed. Keep up the good work.
Overall great value and wonderful service!
Truly awesome time with friends! Great food along with prompt accurate and professional service. Can't miss with the local food here.
What a terrific place to watch the game ...
What a terrific place to watch the game & order some pupus with cocktails. Our server was on it without being over the top. Oh, yes and the bread pudding with a scoop of ice cream was the perfect end to a great experience.
Kalbi short ribs, pork chops, fried chic ...
Kalbi short ribs, pork chops, fried chicken, hamachi belly, and fried rice were excellent. The restaurant is in a non-descript office building, so it may be difficult to find.
Good Local Fare
We ate here as a group while in Honolulu for a big conference. This was a nice break from the more upscale resteraunts with higher prices and less good food. The fish is really fresh and flavorful and the signature pork is great. A real find.
Not all hype
We had an early dinner reservation and we were seated on time. Full bar and great special cocktail list. Service was excellent. No fried food this trip and it was a great choice. In visits past some of the deep fried food gets way too salty for my tastes. Salad, poke pork, strip steak and rice served family style with enough left over for two more meals.
Delicious bar food! Seems like it would ...
Delicious bar food! Seems like it would be a great place to watch a sports game.
Good local Neighborhood restaurant.
We had family in town from Ohio and they wanted seafood. I looked up the menu for Side Street and saw that they had many seafood items; I also wanted a local flavor which Side Street has. Overall we got everything we wanted at Side Street. And our visitors were happy.
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