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DJ Dr. Lava’s Website Launch Party at The Grass Skirt Tiki Room

  DJ Dr. Lava’s Website Launch Party at The Grass Skirt Tiki Room

Calling all Earthlings!! Don’t miss this intergalactic Tiki Adventure!! Set your phasers to stun as Dr. Lava launches you to otherworldly sights and sounds throughout time and space. This Rum Fueled Retro Rocket blasts off at 6:30pm with great tunes until the countdown sequence begins at 8:30pm for the LIVE LAUNCH of Dr. Lava’s website. […]

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Huli Huli Tiki Lounge & Bar Opening Soon in Powell

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Huli Huli Tiki Lounge & Bar Opening Soon in Powell

Tiki’s in the midst of a comeback, one of many its had since its first appearance in the 1930s. Huli Huli will be the latest bar to enter the central Ohio tiki scene, opening in Powell at 26 W. Olentangy St. next weekend. Huli Huli General Manager Nate Howe says their goal is to recreate […]

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Restaurant Review: Tai Tiki Polynesian Bar Grill & Sushi

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Tai Tiki Polynesian Bar Grill & Sushi

Lots of people have lots of fond memories of The Kahiki. Per the stories, it was an immersive Polynesian experience with waterfalls and birds and indoor thunderstorms. And while the days of the kitschy light shows are far behind, the menu theme has returned at Thai Tiki in the Short North. Not just the edible […]

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Tai Tiki Polynesian Grill Opens in Fireproof Building

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Tai Tiki Polynesian Grill Opens in Fireproof Building

A new Short North eatery has opened at 1014 North High Street. Tai Tiki Polynesian Bar and Grill has opened next door to Pies and Pints in the Fireproof building. Tai Tiki is the sister restaurant to Tai’s Asian Bistro on Lane Avenue, popular for their plentiful helpings of Chinese and Japanese food. Owners Tai and […]

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Grass Skirt Becomes New Home for Kahiki’s George The Monkey

Sally Wenxin Xia Sally Wenxin Xia Grass Skirt Becomes New Home for Kahiki’s George The Monkey

A historical tiki sculpture is once again up for public display outside the Grass Skirt Tiki Room. Meet George the Monkey — originally built and designed for the Polynesian eatery Kahiki (RIP: 1961- 2000) located in East Columbus, George was acquired in an auction along with other items from the grandly decorated restaurant by the […]

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Grass Skirt Breathes New Life into Downtown Bar Scene

 Briana Gunter Grass Skirt Breathes New Life into Downtown Bar Scene

Just outside the heart of Downtown is one of the newest additions to Columbus’s nightlife. The Grass Skirt Tiki Room at 105 Grant Avenue is a unique new bar and restaurant promising an experience you won’t find anywhere else and one Columbus hasn’t seen since the days of The Kahiki way back when. The passion […]

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Review: Grass Skirt Tiki Room

 Morgan Kelley Review: Grass Skirt Tiki Room

There’s been much ado about the Grass Skirt Tiki Room this year, and for many good reasons. It’s a tiki bar with fun fruity cocktails, and everyone misses The Kahiki; It’s a Columbus Food League Restaurant from Elizabeth Lessner, and she has amassed a large fan base; and it’s located in a part of Downtown […]

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