Hale Pele

Portland, OR
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2733 NE Broadway St.
Portland, OR
Opened in 2012
Sun-Thu 4pm-midnight
Fri-Sat 4pm-1am
21+ only
1 (503) 427-8454
Volcano Bowl,
Coconaut drinks

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Hale Pele



by 131 people



Everyone You
Decor 9.8
Drink Quality 9.7
Drink Selection 9.9
Food Quality 8.9
Food Selection 8
Mood 9.8
Music 9.6
Service 9.7
Tikiness 9.9
Tilt 9.7
Vibe 9.4

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Humuhumu’s description

Hale Pele is a tiki bar in Northeast Portland, opened by Blair Reynolds, who also has a home bar represented here in Critiki: Reynolés Galley
Reynolés Galley
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. Blair Reynolds has another claim to fame in the world of tiki mixology: his line of flavored syrups sold under the name B.G. Reynolds.
Hale Pele opened in late August 2012, in a space that had previously held a tiki bar named Thatch
Portland, OR
. At the entrance, you cross a bridge past a small water feature, and are greeted by a large, sunken bar—this allows seated bar patrons to be at eye level with their bartender. Behind the bar are a trio of large cannibal tiki carvings, these originated at Portland's Kon-Tiki
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and also lived for many years at the Jasmine Tree
The Jasmine Tree
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. At the very back of Hale Pele is the elevated Chieftain's Hut, a semi-private large booth, which can be reserved in advance.
The drink menu focuses on both classic tiki drinks and new creations. The bar has a small kitchen, so food is available in addition to the drink menu.


September 23, 2017, 11:26 AM
A lovely upper-scale faux pop tiki bar. Strong drinks. Service is a little hit or miss.
slingmasta has visited Hale Pele.
September 11, 2017, 3:45 AM
Impressively decorated. Dark, tropical vibes inside complete with a smoke machine induced "thunderstorm" that rolls around every once in a while. Amazing cocktails, and they let you order and drink while waiting outside (as you will likely experience a wait, especially on a weekend night).
MidnightAtTheOasis is a regular at Hale Pele, and is usually there About every Sun-Mon.
August 6, 2017, 4:49 PM
So fantastic. Just pure and wonderful all the way around. I wrestle with whether they should expand or stay small. Part of the charm is cramming to capacity and chatting with folks experiencing their first time, sipping a flaming Jet Pilot inches from their eyebrows. I can't imagine them NOT opening a 2nd on the West Side of Portland though, Hale is always packed and always fun. Always industry heads here too, its a real oasis for everyone who mixes in PDX. Deco is great but drinks are where Hale shines. One of THE best tiki cocktail program in the US, guaranteed.
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