What makes Tiki so special is the bones of the thing. Tiki is transportive. It’s immersive. It’s tactile and present, yet mysterious and intoxicating. Tiki is community. Tiki is an escape.
While there may be a gaping hole left by the departure of the Kahiki, Columbus has still manages to breathe life into the tropical trend. Here are some places you can celebrate tiki around Columbus:
The Grass Skirt | 105 N Grant Ave
Aloha! Get away from it all at this downtown oasis with extensive rum and tiki drink selection, laid back atmosphere and island-inspired food.
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Sacred Palm | Top Secret
It’s always Tiki Time at this secret bar beneath High Street. We’d love to tell you where it’s at so you could experience this little slice of paradise for yourself, but we wouldn’t want to spoil the surprise!
Huli Huli Tiki Lounge | 26 W Olentangy St, Powell
New to the tiki game is Huli Huli in Powell. This lounge serves specialty cocktails and small plates Tuesday through Saturday. Tiki Tuesdays are the way to go, though, if you’re looking for a deal!