Porco Lounge & Tiki Room

Cleveland, OH
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2527 W. 25th St.
Cleveland, OH
Opened in 2013
Mon-Thu 5pm-midnight
Fri-Sat 4pm-1:30am
Closed Sun

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Porco Lounge & Tiki Room

8.6

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Decor 8.9
Drink Quality 9.5
Drink Selection 9.6
Food Quality 7.5
Food Selection 6.3
Mood 8.6
Music 7.9
Service 9.1
Tikiness 9
Tilt 9
Vibe 8.8

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Humuhumu’s description

Porco Lounge & Tiki Room opened in Cleveland's historic Tremont neighborhood in October 2013. Owner Stefan Was let his passion for tiki lead him into the hospitality business. Porco Lounge is the first tiki bar in Cleveland since the Kon-Tiki
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Kon-Tiki
Cleveland, OH
Bar & Restaurant
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closed in 1976. Was used elements from the Kon-Tiki in the decor for Porco, including some lamps and bamboo from the restaurant. Also used for decor are Was' collections of swizzle sticks and tiki mugs. Was hired Shannon Smith to lead the bar program, bringing his background in craft cocktails with him, resulting in a menu of finely crafted tiki drinks.

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Raider273
Raider273 has visited Porco Lounge & Tiki Room.
March 17, 2018, 11:10 AM
Wife and I visited on Sunday, March 12, 2018, during a grand tour of tiki establishments stretching from Milwaukee to Smyrna, Tenn. Well forth the visit.

Wasn't crazy about the music (80's Rock), but everything else was so great I looked right past that. Decor was outstanding with lots of tiki clutter to admire. Drinks were amongst the best I've had anywhere, bartenders were friendly and sent us away with a collector mug by Tiki Diablo and a complementary drink menu, something they didn't have to do and a welcome gesture.

Side windows were open, something that goes against my bias for dark tiki bars, but it was night time and snowing outside. Fun sipping an outstanding Mai Tai while watching the snow coming down in 22 degree weather! Probably the best bar we hit all trip.
Sukielau
Sukielau has visited Porco Lounge & Tiki Room.
December 29, 2017, 4:54 AM
While in Columbus for our friends' wedding, my husband and I made the two hour trek to Cleveland just to check out Porco. It was well worth it-great cocktail selection, good balanced drinks, friendly clientele, dark and moody atmosphere and exceptional decor. Thursdays is vinyl night and DJ Max Payola was spinning some fantastic 60s pop that really upped the vibe. We spent the majority of our visit talking with the owner, Stefan, spanning all topics from tiki and mid-century modern to Star Wars and Vespas. If we were brave enough to live in the frozen North, no doubt we'd be regulars here. We went home with one of their custom mugs designed by Tiki Diablo and a genuine sense of aloha from our newly found Ohio ohana.
DJMaxPayola
DJMaxPayola is a regular at Porco Lounge & Tiki Room, and is usually there Last Thursday of the month.
November 17, 2017, 12:56 PM
If coming in-town to visit:

Every Wednesday is Yacht Rock Night:
Raw Bar (Oysters, Shrimp Cocktails, etc.), Daiquiris & the Smooth Sounds of the 70s

Every Thursday is Vinyl Night:
Each week brings a different DJ spinning 45s and LPs all night long, 7pm to Close. Exotica, Garage Rock, Soul and Beyond...
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