Hula's Island Grill & Tiki Room

Monterey, CA
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622 Lighthouse Ave
Monterey, CA
Opened in 1998
Mon 4pm-9:30pm
Tue-Thu 11:30am-9:30pm
Fri-Sat 11:30am-10pm
Sun 4pm-9:30pm
(831) 655-4852

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Hula's Island Grill & Tiki Room



by 64 people



Everyone You
Decor 7.9
Drink Quality 8.3
Drink Selection 8.1
Food Quality 9
Food Selection 8.8
Mood 8
Music 6.6
Service 8.6
Tikiness 7.7
Tilt 8
Vibe 7.6

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Humuhumu’s description

Hula's Island Grill in Monterey started off initially with more of a Hawaiiana/Surf feel, but has been deepening its tiki roots over the years, most notably with the addition of their Tiki Room. Carved masks and trim details by the artist Bosko are throughout the restaurant, and a very large Tiki Tony carving shares the space with much bamboo and Leeteg reproductions. The restaurant is enormously popular with locals, and has a very cozy, intimate feel. Traditional drinks include a proper Mai Tai, and Hula's has their own tiki mug (produced by nearby Munktiki) available for sale.


Island Queen
Island Queen has visited Hula's Island Grill & Tiki Room.
August 17, 2018, 12:27 AM
We visited Hula's Island Grill and Tiki Room in July 2018. We had a few drinks in the bar. The drinks were very good. we also had dinner at the Grill the Poke was delicious and we went back the next day for lunch and the Fish soup was very tasty. We will go back on our next trip to Monterey.
Maddmax has visited Hula's Island Grill & Tiki Room.
January 6, 2018, 5:52 AM
Impromtu visit after hiking at Pinnicles National Park. The food was very good. The calamari was very tender and tasty. The shrimp rolls were very good as well., However if you're looking for traditional Don the Beachcomber recipes, this may not be your place. Perhaps it was because it was happy hour, but the drinks did not meet my expectations. Also although the doubles are served with a tiki mug that is branded with Hula's and comes from Tiki Farm they do not offer it for sale. They are selling generic Chinese Tiki mugs though if you're into that kind of thing. The decor was nice in the tiki room area, but not quite to the scale of Pagan Idol or False Idol.

It's great to see a tiki bar in the area but leave any high expectations behind when you enter.
June 25, 2017, 7:39 PM
My husband and I are going to be in Monterey 6/29 thru 7/5 we have heard good things about Hula's. We're celebrating our wedding anniversary and want to celebrate! Should celebrate at Hula's?
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