The Hidden Idol

Denver, CO
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3014 E Colfax Ave
Denver, CO
Opened in April 2017
Tue-Thu 3pm-11pm
Fri-Sat 3pm-1am
Sun 3pm-11pm
Closed Mon
(720) 389-8109

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The Hidden Idol



by 37 people



Everyone You
Decor 7.4
Drink Quality 8.6
Drink Selection 8.7
Mood 7.7
Music 8.1
Service 8.5
Tikiness 7.1
Tilt 7.3
Vibe 7.7

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Humuhumu’s description

The Hidden Idol is a small tiki bar, tucked above Southside Bar & Kitchen in the City Park neighborhood of Denver. The space was once called Beetle Bar, and changed over to the new tiki concept and name in April 2017.


Hamo is a semi-regular at The Hidden Idol.
June 23, 2019, 5:10 PM
FYI, Hidden Idol moved to 2240 North Clay Street in Denver on June 21, 2019.
austiki has visited The Hidden Idol.
May 28, 2019, 3:38 PM
I have been wanting to try this place for months and finally got the chance. I went early on a Wednesday night. I was the only one for most of the time in the bar. My drink of choice is a painkiller. I asked the bartender to make one and he seemed very confident. What I received couldnít be further from a painkiller. They didnít even have a Demerara rum. I mentioned my displeasure with the bartender who made things right with a new drink but it was pretty bad too. Frustrating as tiki drinks arenít cheap. Another thing that was misleading was they advertise house made coconut cream but really is coco Lopez, not complaining about coco Lopez but donít say itís homemade! The decor is nice but they are transitioning to a new location so I am thinking that is why my visit was ďoffĒ.
Jthepburn76 has visited The Hidden Idol.
February 17, 2019, 10:07 PM
Walking through a sports bar to get to a tiki bar I wasnít expecting much. However I was pleasantly surprised to walk into a bit of tropical paradise while it snowed outside. We went on a Sunday night and were greeted by Alistair who was very friendly and helpful. Ordered a Nui Nui, Dr Funk, and their version of the Zombie. The Nui Nui and Dr Funk tasted like their traditional selves but less bite. Almost like a smooth light version. The Zombie was tasty but definitely the strongest of the three. Decor was great, my only suggestion would be to replace the four brass hanging lights with tiki lamps and hang more nets and stuff from the ceiling. The music while we were there was provided by a couple of DJs who played nothing but reggae. It felt like they just didnít know what they should play (exotica, surf, hawaiian), so played reggae because its ďtropicalishĒ. The crowd consisted of a handful of normal dudes in hoodies, but as it was snowing outside I didnít expect to see many aloha shirts. All in all a decent experience in a tiki starved town.
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