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 113 people



Everyone You
Decor 9.8
Drink Quality 9.7
Drink Selection 9.9
Food Quality 8.9
Food Selection 8.1
Mood 9.9
Music 9.6
Service 9.8
Tikiness 9.9
Tilt 9.8
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
Portland, OR
Home Tiki Bar
. 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
Portland, OR
Bar & Restaurant
and also lived for many years at the Jasmine Tree
The Jasmine Tree
Portland, OR
Bar & Restaurant
. 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.


tikiglees has visited Hale Pele.
July 17, 2017, 10:43 AM
what a great spot... was able to get in there for a drink (ok... maybe quite a few) with some friends on a Sunday evening... food was great, drinks were better, had an awesome time chatting with bartender Mindy and staff Keri... great time all around - loved it!
KevinCrossman has visited Hale Pele.
June 29, 2017, 9:14 PM
This is most certainly one of the finest tiki bars I've ever visited. We visited on a Monday evening immediately after checking out The Alibi. In contrast to the old bar off the beaten path that was for sure lacking clientele and energy, Hale Pele was a study in contrasts. The second we opened the door we heard so many things: classic exotica music, bar activity, chatter, and laughter. Hale Pele had a great vibe.

The very friendly staff kept things humming as we ordered two rounds and some food as well (Hawaiian bread and Pineapple cake). My Mai Tai was good and the QB Cooler had Don's taste profile intact. I wanted to try many more from the menu.

The decor here is outstanding. It's a small space so that does lend itself the sense of intimacy. The sunken bar is a very interesting touch. This tiki bar has the whole package. Great drinks, great vibe, friendly staff. I can't wait to return to Hale Pele.
EmeraldGoddess has visited Hale Pele.
February 5, 2017, 8:46 PM
This place was amazing! The vibe was perfect tiki even in the confines of a small space. The bartender was clearly an expert in tiki drinks and was so friendly and open to talking about everything tiki! This will be a must-go every time I visit Portland.
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This will be second time visiting! Will possibly return on the 5th of September as well.
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