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Bikini Lounge

Phoenix, AZ
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1502 Grand Ave.
Phoenix, AZ
Opened in 1947
Mon-Sat 3pm-2am
Sun 3pm-midnight
(602) 252-0472

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Bikini Lounge

5.2

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by 42 people

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Everyone You
Decor 6.8
Drink Quality 3.9
Drink Selection 4
Mood 6
Music 2.6
Service 6.4
Tikiness 5.7
Tilt 6
Vibe 5.1

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Humuhumu’s description

Old dive of a tiki bar in Phoenix, which historically has served beer but not tropical drinks. In recent years that's been changing, with a small selection of tropicals on offer.

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KeithH
KeithH has visited Bikini Lounge.
January 7, 2019, 3:04 PM
Driving by on NYE 2018 we found the lights were off but the door was wide open. Walking in we found that they had no power but that didn't slow them down at all. The bartender had a small light that she shone on the menu for us to review.

We learned that the owner makes a special mug every year for the NYE party and that they were pre-order only - and all sold out. We got to see some of the previous year's mugs and one of them had a 1947 date on it. One of the gentlemen in the bar said he had been researching the bar and the earliest confirmed date he could find was in the '60s. But if the 1947 date is true then that makes this about the same age as the Alibi in Portland.

The power finally came on before we left and we were able to see the bar in its full glory. The decor is perfectly old-school tiki with ultraviolet paintings and beautiful design elements both inside and out.

The drink menu may be limited, and the music selection may not be entirely what you are looking for, but if you are in the area this is a MUST STOP! This is a neighborhood watering hole. Go in with an open mind and enjoy the truly beautiful tiki history of this place.

We will go back every time we are in the Phoenix area.
Wendyluvzelvis
Wendyluvzelvis has visited Bikini Lounge.
December 16, 2018, 9:14 AM
They donít play surf rock or exotica music. Itís a little more dive bar than tiki, but a fun place to check out
GrandMarquis
GrandMarquis has visited Bikini Lounge.
September 10, 2018, 9:48 PM
2 visits in 2 year. not the best tiki atmosphere but a super nice underground bar with a nice touch of tiki ! I ll be back
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