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Mapping the Tiki Bars of New York's Past, Present and Future

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Tiki bars seem to come back in vogue every twenty years or so, and with the opening of Painkiller, the Hurricane Club and the Polynesian-themed Lani Kai, New York may be on the brink of a new Tiki Bar boom. To gain some perspective on this quirky cocktail culture, we’ve compiled a map of Tiki Bar New York that includes members of the new guard, a few trusty tropical stand bys, and a handful of the storied cocktail dens that inspired the trend, before meeting their demise.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Painkiller

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49 Essex St
New York, NY 10002
(212) 777-8454
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2. Otto's Shrunken Head

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538 E 14th St
New York, NY 10009
(212) 228-2240
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3. King Yum Chinese Restaurant

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181-08 Union Turnpike
Queens, NY 11366
(718) 380-1918

4. Trader Vic's

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Central Park S & 5 Ave
New York, NY 10019

5. The Zombie Hut

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273 Smith St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
718-875-3433

6. Hawaii Kai

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W 50th St & Broadway
New York, NY 10019

7. The Rusty Knot

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425 West St
New York, NY 10014
(212) 645-5668
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8. Waikiki Wally's

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24 1st Ave
New York, NY 10009

9. Lani Kai

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525 Broome St
New York, NY 10012

10. The Distinguished Wakamba Cocktail Lounge

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543 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018
(212) 244-9045

11. The Hurricane Club

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360 Park Ave S
New York, NY 10010

12. Brooklyn Tiki Bar

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885 4th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11232
(718) 768-2797
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1. Painkiller

49 Essex St, New York, NY 10002
49 Essex St
New York, NY 10002

2. Otto's Shrunken Head

538 E 14th St, New York, NY 10009
538 E 14th St
New York, NY 10009

3. King Yum Chinese Restaurant

181-08 Union Turnpike, Queens, NY 11366
181-08 Union Turnpike
Queens, NY 11366

4. Trader Vic's

Central Park S & 5 Ave, New York, NY 10019
Central Park S & 5 Ave
New York, NY 10019

5. The Zombie Hut

273 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231
273 Smith St
Brooklyn, NY 11231

6. Hawaii Kai

W 50th St & Broadway, New York, NY 10019
W 50th St & Broadway
New York, NY 10019

7. The Rusty Knot

425 West St, New York, NY 10014
425 West St
New York, NY 10014

8. Waikiki Wally's

24 1st Ave, New York, NY 10009
24 1st Ave
New York, NY 10009

9. Lani Kai

525 Broome St, New York, NY 10012
525 Broome St
New York, NY 10012

10. The Distinguished Wakamba Cocktail Lounge

543 8th Ave, New York, NY 10018
543 8th Ave
New York, NY 10018

11. The Hurricane Club

360 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10010
360 Park Ave S
New York, NY 10010

12. Brooklyn Tiki Bar

885 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11232
885 4th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11232

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