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
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.
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!
A good taste of Hawaiian food
A good taste of Hawaiian food
Great family style food,always plenty!
Great family style food,always plenty!
Always a good time at Side Street!! Cons ...
Always a good time at Side Street!! Consistent.
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!!
Service and food was great. The hostess was not very helpful.
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.
Local, delicious, Ono Grindr. If you do nothing but get the spicy garlic chicken and fried rice, you have done well!!!
Restaurant was out of their famous and d ...
Restaurant was out of their famous and delicious crispy pok dish at 5:30 PM. Poor planning on some ones behalf!
We love having Kyle as our waiter! He ma ...
We love having Kyle as our waiter! He makes our dining experience even better. I mean the food is so always amazing! We always get da works fried rice and pocho clams.
Side street inn is very popular, so recommend you to reserve in advance.Meat cuisine is famous, but fish dishes are very tasty.
Neighborhood eating spot
Great place for family style eating and large groups. Food and service are very good, lots of drink choices. Place where you may run into friends you haven't seen for a while. Will return again.
For a more casual dining experience it w ...
For a more casual dining experience it was a great choice. The service was impeccable and the waiter was able to easily master the nuisances of a very picky granddaughter (ie - Caesar's salad without cheese, croutons and with a substitute cheese!). The blacked Ahi was superb, the equal of any other island restaurant. For a great meal, reasonable prices and a fun atmosphere the Side Street Inn is the place to choose for you and your family.
Swing & Miss
Had some guests come in from the mainland and wanted to take them for their first taste of local food. Unfortunately, this was the first time the food was a disappointment. We ordered the poke, da works fried rice, and the pork chops. Right away we saw the pork chops were too greasy and over cooked. Everything else was fine. No one should be judged on one night, but this time, I cannot give them an excellent review.
We love to take friends to Side Street Inn Kaphulu. The whole fish whether deep fried or steamed is wonderful. We have never had a bad meal. They have a great wine selection that they also pair with the Specials of the day. The dishes are generous. Good time for all.
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