Hala Kahiki www.chicagotikibar.com 2834 River Road River Grove, Illinois 60171 | 708-456-3222 In 1952 Rose and Stanley Sacharski, after working 15 years full time at their Funeral Home, decided they needed to make a change. They left the funeral home business and opened a tavern. They called it “The Lucky Start” and it was located on the 5300 […]
Tiki Ti www.tiki-ti.com 4427 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood (Los Angeles) California 90027 | 323-669-9381 he history of the Tiki-Ti is much more than just the day it opened, the building, the drinks, and the family that started it. Both the Tiki-Ti and Ray Buhen have a history that can be traced back to the very first […]
Bahi Hut Lounge Website: bahi-hut-lounge.business.site Phone: 866-282-933 or 941-355-5141 4675 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida A classic from 1954, the lounge is temporarily closed as of August 1, 2020 according to their website.
Bali Hai www.balihairestaurant.com Boasting over 2.6 million Mai Tais sold since its opening in 1954, this is a classic. On their website they state: Located on the northern tip of Shelter Island, is a chic Polynesian paradise that first opened its doors in 1954. Tom Ham, a San Diego restaurateur, saved the island’s first “tiki […]
Alibi alibiportland.com | 503-287-5335 4024 N. Interstate Avenue, Portland, Oregon Since 1947, The Alibi is a tiki bar that has weathered many decades, is a classic, and a must-visit.
Tiki Cat – Kansas City, Missouri There are few places I actually fantasize about visiting, but Tiki Cat was one of them. They were featured in House of Tabu Exotica Moderne magazine and the highball zombie glass is one of my favorites. Today I heard the news I fear is just the beginning of many […]
Frankie’s Tiki Room 1712 W. Charleston, Las Vegas Nevada 702-385-3110 | frankiestikiroom.com Frankie’s Tiki Room in Las Vegas, Nevada is probably the only 24-hour tiki bar in existence. It is a classic and a must-visit destination if you are in the area. As their website boasts “Drink, Smoke, Escape”. They are not joking. No matter what […]
World History: February 10 1945 The Andrew’s Sisters song ‘Rum & Coca Cola’ hist #1 on the music charts.
Tiki Triangle Book —> CLICK HERE TO ORDER <— From the classic Mai Tai to the infamous Zombie, in this book you will find over 100 recipes including classic tiki cocktails, modern mixology techniques, and easy to prepare Asian and Polynesian foods. You will also discover details on how to recreate these classic drinks, complete […]
Mai-Kai Restaurant North Federal Highway – Fort Lauderdale, Florida For anyone that is a fan of Tiki, Polynesian Pop or even anything retro. This is a must visit over and under anything I am about to state here. If you are in the area, even for one night, you must visit. If you have the […]
Gilligan’s Island A 3-hour cruise turned out to be 3 short seasons of this Mid 1960s American television broadcast a sitcom. Of course there was Gilligan, the Skipper, the millionaire and his wife, a movie star, the professors and Mary Ann. This had tiki appeal because it was situated on a tropical island and you can often see the […]