A pleasant summer's day in Minneapolis. Boy does it really bring out all of the locals to soak in the warm and temperate conditions that they so rarely get. And what a perfect place to enjoy them than by the side of the Mississippi River on the huge patio of Psycho Suzi's Motor Lounge! Unassuming Exterior Driving by Psycho Suzi's Motor Lounge, you'd think it...
4.5
The Queens Park Swizzle has become my favorite. For a long time it was the Three Dots and a Dash, but the frosty swizzle has over taken it. Concocted in the 1920's at the Queens Park Hotel in Trinidad, Angostura, has been lobbying to make the Queens Park Swizzle the official drink of Trinidad & Tobago. Angostura is famous for their namesake bitters and from what...
Hula's Island Grill is a small chain of two restaurants around the Monterey Bay in California. While I had actually been to the location in Monterey, I recently went to both locations. Thought now with both fresh in memory, would be appropriate to get them both onto the Tiki Hut. Santa Cruz The Santa Cruz location, is in an area that I somewhat assume is a downtown-esque...
3.1
A nondescript store front hidden among in an unassuming area, Hale Pele doesn't seem like a tiki bar from the outside. What greets you inside though is a fantastic little bar. You immediately notice the long deep set bar where the seats are quite low and the bartenders are actually set down low as well to make for a comfortable and inviting tiki experience.  I...
4.9
Named after one of Don The Beachcomber's creations, Test Pilot has finally answered the (mine) call for a Tiki Bar in Santa Barbara. I have been waiting for someone to fill the void and thankfully I was not disappointed. Taking the space of a former wine bar, it's only a few feet from State Street. It's even on the beach side of the train tracks...
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