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Freaky Boutiki

San Diego, CA
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3742 Mission Blvd.
San Diego, CA
Opened in 1999
Closed in July 2016
No longer in operation.

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Freaky Boutiki

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Humuhumu’s description

Freaky Boutiki started out in 1999 as the Freak Factory, selling a mix of original art, retro items, surf stuff and midcentury pieces. After a fire in 2006, owner "Hodad" Hank Adelson transformed it into Freaky Boutiki, with a stronger emphasis on all things Polynesian Pop.
The store billed itself as a "coastal curiosity shoppe" and had a great mix of items: art by modern tiki artists, Oceanic art pieces, nautical knick-knacks, tiki mugs, aloha wear, carvings, and more. Freaky Tiki had work by many well-beloved tiki artists, including Ken Ruzic, Heather Watts, Derek Yaniger, Doug Horne, Sam Gambino, Squid, Tiki Tony, Shag and more.
In July 2016, Adelson sold the store to a new owner. It now operates under the name "Boutiki" but does not retain the Polynesian Pop focus of its predecessor.

Comments

maxelman
maxelman has visited Freaky Boutiki.
November 27, 2016, 8:20 PM
Disappointing - Looks like it's more of a smoke shop at this point than anything Tiki. A few mugs, records, and carvings, but not worth going too far out of your way for.
May 14, 2012, 7:50 PM
Cool place. Lots of mugs. Featuring Munktiki, Tikifarm and more. Sometimes they have older mugs and they still sell them for retail. Is a smoke shop too, but you gotta stay in business on this busy street. I think it is a must for you to check out if you are a mug collector!
tropicalihoney
tropicalihoney was a semi-regular at Freaky Boutiki.
July 2, 2011, 1:39 PM
This is a fun place--I like stop and check out what's new when I get around that area--I went for the Tikot gallery show and it was cool to see all the artists work, I usually just see online in person.

Great staff--super friendly--I love when I come they have a tiki being carved right out in front of the store!
Regulars & Visitors
  • tropicalihoney
  • xtsnpatx
  • Tiki Slinger
  • Matango Derek
  • kingstiedye
  • Dr.TikiMojo
  • geedavee
  • phynix
  • KeithH
  • VoodooIdol
  • PAPA-OOM-Moai-Moai
  • zinctiki
  • Hang10tiki
  • kenbo-jitsu
  • The Porkchop Express
  • Tikikahuna
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