tiki bar


Definition of tiki bar

: a restaurant or bar decorated in a simulated Polynesian theme that usually serves exotic cocktails

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This weekend Arizona Wilderness Brewing Company will release a rum barrel-aged beer made in collaboration with UnderTow tiki bar, as well as six other new brews. Tirion Morris, azcentral, "Arizona Wilderness will drop 7 limited release beers on Labor Day weekend. Here's the list," 30 Aug. 2019 Great tiki bars like this are a subset of noir bars: dark, busy, magnificent. Chris Erskine, latimes.com, "Our favorite ‘noir bars,’ dark sanctuaries on a blistering summer day," 27 June 2019 Foundation Coco Noa, $5 Made with: pineapple, coconut, passion fruit, lime Foundation, 2718 N. Bremen St., Milwaukee., is one of Milwaukee's few tiki bars, complete with a list of tropical non-alcoholic offerings. Grace Connatser, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Milwaukee doesn't have any 'sober bars,' but you can hit up the mocktail menu at these five watering holes," 2 Aug. 2019 Having undergone post-hurricane remodeling, the Island Fish Co. is no longer home to the longest tiki bar in the Keys. Bob Rountree, sun-sentinel.com, "Florida Keys: Road food landmarks on the Overseas Highway," 1 Aug. 2019 The restaurant, which is on concrete pilings, provides an elevated outpost to watch the comings and goings of boats on the watery highway, among them a floating tiki bar whose maneuverings in the harbor defied physics. Christina Tkacik, baltimoresun.com, "Ocean City’s Shark on the Harbor puts the focus on Maryland seafood and produce," 8 Aug. 2019 The North Hub Beach Club also featured volleyball, a giant water slide, food trucks and a tiki bar. Gab Ginsberg, Billboard, "Panic! At The Disco, Vampire Weekend and More Usher in Summer at Firefly Music Festival," 24 June 2019 Unwind at Cocoa Beach Pier’s Rikki Tikki Tavern—an open-air tiki bar at the end of the 800-foot-long pier, overlooking breakers busy with surfers. Robert Ormerod, National Geographic, "5 stellar ways to see Florida’s Space Coast," 12 July 2019 Sippin’ Santa is a Christmas-meets-tiki bar, and a location has been confirmed in Denver but not named. Allyson Reedy, The Know, "This year, Colorado gets a whopping five Miracle Christmas pop-up bars," 10 July 2019

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1980, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of tiki bar

US : a bar or restaurant that is decorated in a Polynesian style

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