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Entries in Tiki Places (3)

Monday
Jul122010

Top Ten Tiki Places - Part Two

We are continuing the list of Top Ten Tiki Places as voted by the users of critiki.com. If you missed part one you can find it here.  Grab your Mai Tai and enjoy!

6. Hala Kahiki, River Grove, IL

 

Hala Kahiki opened in 1966 and is a classic Tiki Bar in the suburbs.

7. Thatch, Portland, OR

Thatch Tiki Bar is a new tiki bar that opened in 2007.  Some of its decor came from older Tiki bars that have closed.

8. Frankie's Tiki Room, Las Vegas, NV

Frankie's opened in 2008, and is open 24 hours a day. They have a great decor and a juke box filled with Surf and Exotica.

9. Trader Vic's Atlanta

Trader Vic's Atlanta is one of the only Trader Vic's that hasn't been renovated and still has its original charm.  

10. Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge, Alameda, CA

 Forbidden Island is a newer Tiki bar but has the look and feel of a classic Tiki bar.  It even has some artifacts from Tiki bars of yesterday.

 

Sunday
Jul112010

Top Ten Tiki Places

Wether you are trying to find Tiki near you or plan to hit up some Tiki spots on your next trip critiki.com is the place to go. At critiki.com you'll find a comprehensive list of tiki locations.  Here are the top 10 Tiki locations as rated by critiki.com users.

1. The Field Museum, Chicago, IL

www.fieldmuseum.org

The Field Museum has an extensive collection of pacific artifacts including a Maori Meeting House.

2. Oceanic Arts, Whittier, CA

www.oceanicarts.net

Oceanic Arts has been a leading supplier of tropical decor since 1956.  From your home Tiki bar to Theme Parks, and Movies Oceanic Arts is a popular supplier.  They have been behind the decor of many great Tiki places around the world. Oceanic Arts is open to the public.

3. The Enchanted Tiki Room, Anaheim, CA

 The Enchanted Tiki Room opened June, 23rd, 1963, and has been a favorite of many Disneyland visitors ever since.  

4. Smuggler's Cove, San Francisco, CA

Since it's opening in 2009. Smuggler's Cove has quickly become a "must do" for all Tiki Bar fans. Smuggler's cover has over 200 rums and more than 75 cocktails.

5. Mai-Kai, Fort Lauderdale, FL

The Mai-Kai is one of the longest running Tiki Bars. It opened December, 28th, 1956. The Mai-Kai invented the Mystery Drink, which was served by a silent dancer, and the Derby  Daiquiri.

Check back Tomorrow for part two of the Top Ten Tiki Places

Thursday
Jul012010

Over The Top Tiki

sfgate.com lists five over the top tiki locations to help you feed your need for tiki wherever yo go.

1. Forbidden Island, Alameda, CA

2. Mainlanders, San Diego, CA 

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