Lucky Joe's Tiki Room

Milwaukee, WI
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196 S. 2nd St
Milwaukee, WI
Opened in November 2012
Closed in November 2015
No longer in operation.

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Lucky Joe's Tiki Room opened in the Walker's Point neighborhood of Milwaukee in November 2012. Lucky Joe's drink menu was a mix of tiki classics and their own unique inventions, with a focus on quality ingredients. Walls were lined with lauhala and bamboo, and a large Moai greeted you near the entrance. Lucky Joe's Tiki Room closed at the end of October 2015, when the building it occupied was sold to property developers.

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Kahiki Guy has visited Lucky Joe's Tiki Room.
April 26, 2017, 12:19 PM
Glad I got to visit before they shut down, but I saw the writing on the walls when we were there. Spent a week in Milwaukee/Chicago, and got to come here a few times. The cocktails were solid and well made, the decor was classic tiki, the music was surf/punk/exotica mix, but the clientele just didn't seem to be there. the few times i went, my friends and I were the only tikiphiles there, with everyone else ordering beers or shots.
Whaia-Muri has visited Lucky Joe's Tiki Room.
August 21, 2014, 10:00 PM
Made it out to Lucky Joe's this last week while visiting Milwaukee. AWESOME! The decor wasn't as dense as some more established bars, but it was SPOT ON. A lot of stuff from Oceanic Arts and a great look overall. Definitely a tiki bar in the classic style. Drinks were fantastic. All the classics were there as well as a number of modern spins. The music was more towards the surf/rockabilly side than exotica/traditional hawaiian, but still appropriate. Got to meet the owner Lee and talked tiki for a while. This guy really knows his stuff and appreciates everything that goes into a true tiki bar (super friendly too!). I can tell he put a lot of effort into it. I liked it so much I visited twice while I was in Milwaukee!
SuicideKingTiki was a regular at Lucky Joe's Tiki Room, and was usually there Every day.
July 6, 2014, 10:53 PM
ALOHA! My name is Lee and I am the owner here at Lucky Joe's. I would love for you to come check us out. I would also love to meet you, give you a proper tour, and talk tiki...please ask for me when you come in. Thank you! Lee G.
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