Hawaii Kai Broadway & 50th Street, Manhattan NY If for nothing else, Hawaii Kai especially has cool factor because scenes from the movie Goodfellas were filmed inside. Its reign lasted from 1962 until 1989 or so. The Winter Garden Theatre now holds the space. According to fan reviews, the food was fantastic and it had […]
Zombie Hut 261 Smith Street Brooklyn, NY | 718-855-2736 Opened in 2002, many see this as more of a neighborhood dive bar that takes cash only. The decor is tiki, but that is about it.
Fuchsia Tiki Bar www.fuchsiatikibar.com 215 Main Street, New Paltz, NY 12561 Fuchsia Tiki is a joint venture between Ada Xiao and Anton Kinloch, as an extension of Asian Fusion’s incredible success. The goal is to ultimately delight the palate and excite the senses. The two industry entrepreneurs have over thirty years of combined experience in hospitality. […]
World History: June 25 1817 Coffee first planted in Hawaii on the Kona coast. 1951 Pabst beer airs the 1st color beer commercial on television. 1956 Celebrity Chef, writer, traveler, and television personality Anthony Bourdain born.
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 […]
Mother of Pearl In a really nice mellow part of the East Village, Mother of Pearl is a Tiki place on the corner which is hard to miss. It is a bit small on the inside with less than 9 tables, but they do have a full bar with tiki bar stools if there is […]
The Polynesian Tiki Bar at the Pod Hotel It might not be easy to find, but about 4 Flight upstairs of the Pod Hotel in Times Square in Manhattan, there is a rooftop oasis called The Polynesian Tiki Bar. It is a modern interpretation of Polynesian pop culture complete with artwork, palm trees, appetizers, pupu […]
Jade Island Built in 1972, Jade Island appeared on No Reservations with Anthony Bourdain about 10 years ago (Season 5; Episode 19 NY Outer Boroughs). I don’t ever recall seeing the episode, but being an avid Tony Bourdain fan so I am surprised I missed it. What I almost missed what finding this place as […]
Otto’s Shrunken Head As their story goes, a small group of native New Yorkers got together in early 2002 and decided that New York City did not have a decent Tiki Bar. The demise of Hawaii Kai in Times Square and the destruction of Trader Vic’s at the Plaza Hotel by Ivana Trump left New […]
Chan’s Dragon Inn This is truly one of the last of the great Polynesian themed tiki bars. In New Jersey there are less than a handful left, and this is only one of 3 in North Jersey. It has all the decorations to make it officially tiki: vintage photos of Hawaii up on the wall, […]