So I had the opportunity to visit Psycho Suzi's Motor Lounge, in Minneapolis, on Saturday. Immediately upon entering I was surrounded by classic Tiki Bar adornments including bamboo, grass mats, Tikis, and dim red lighting. With wooden paneling, retro booths, and a Schmidt Beer sign there was also a bit of timeless mid-western retro mixed in ; This made for a fun combination. There were some fun Halloween decorations up too. In the back of the dining area a nice Tiki Mug collection lined the wall. I immediately felt at home.
Psycho Suzi's classifies their drinks in three categories. Feeble, standard, and strong. I first ordered a Walking Dead. The Walking Dead had a very sweet pineapple flavor. It was delicious, but almost a little too sweet. If you are looking for a drink that hides its alcohol well try this one.
Next, up was the Paralyzed Polynesian. This one was classified as strong, and it lived up to that rating. It had a delicious rum and fruit flavor. It wasn't overly sweet like the Walking Dead. I really enjoyed this one. Two, drinks weren't enough so I sampled the Fu Manchu next. The Fu Manchu was a coconut flavored rum drink, and was quite delicious. The final drink I sampled was one of the specials of the evening. It was called Running With The Devil. This was a delicious change of pace to your standard rum drink. It tasted like a cinnamon roll. The combination was great. I'd definitely recommended you try Walking With The Devil sometime.
I also had some of Psycho Suzi's food to go with my tiki drinks. I started with the Backfire Dip which was an artichoke and jalapeño dip, and it was served with toasted bread. The dip was amazing. The heat of the jalapeños blended really well with the cheese and artichokes. It was served hot and bubbly. Yum! It was so delicious! I also had the Paradise City pizza which was similar to a Hawaiian Pizza, with ham and and pineapple, but it also had rum soaked Raisins. The rum soaked raisins worked great with the ham and pineapple. It was a pizza that I couldn't stop eating.
To add to my personal Tiki Mug Collection, I purchased the Fu Manchu mug and the Psycho Suzi glass that the Walking With The Devil came in. The waitress wrapped different glasses since we were still drinking. When I got home and unwrapped the Psycho Suzi Glass I was a little disappointed to find the glass was dirty, and it had a big chip out of the bottom. If I'm going to have sticky lip marks on a glass I'd prefer them to be my own. I'm just saying...
Overall, Psycho Suzi's was a great Tiki experience. Great food, great drinks, and a great atmosphere. They will be moving to a new location in a couple weeks. I can't wait to get back and check the new place out.
Have you been to Psycho Suzi's? Let me know what you think.
Psycho Suzi's read my review and apologized for the glass. They offered to swap it out. Those guys are great. I really can't wait to go back now!