Purple Orchid Exotic Tiki Lounge

El Segundo, CA
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221 Richmond St
El Segundo, CA
Opened in 2001
Mon-Fri 3:30pm-2am
Sat-Sun 2pm-2am
(310) 322-5829

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Purple Orchid Exotic Tiki Lounge

7.3

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Decor 7.8
Drink Quality 6.6
Drink Selection 6.8
Mood 7.3
Music 6.4
Service 8.3
Tikiness 7.8
Tilt 7.7
Vibe 6.8

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Humuhumu’s description

Charming neighborhood bar that began a conversion to tiki in 2001 when it was purchased by current owners Dave and Rebecca Fernandez. Purple Orchid serves tropical drinks in mugs featuring their logo tiki that are available for sale. Purple Orchid periodically hosts parties to celebrate special events such as Halloween, New Year's Eve and Valentine's Day, by having bands perform on their small tiki-filled stage. Purple Orchid has two pool tables covered in purple felt, and a jukebox containing a few tiki-bar friendly selections, including APE's Jungle Sounds. The owners' Purple PT Cruiser painted with color-changing flames and the Purple Orchid can be seen around town. Be sure to visit the restrooms, which are papered with pages from Sven Kirsten's Book of Tiki.

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August 7, 2017, 7:29 PM
I really enjoyed the frozen banana and coconut drink (Coconut Kiss) as well as the fresh ingredients of the Watermellon Mai Tai! However, I wish the drinks were actually served in tiki mugs. They do have legit scorpion bowls if you venture in that direction though rather than trying out a couple different drinks. 😉 The decor is tiki worth and dimly lit...theme even carries over into the bathrooms. It was a chill vibe and you could actually hear the conversation being had at the table rather than yelling. The music was nicw, but not tiki themed (which I'm totally cool with because the selection was sweet). Check it out if in the south LA area!
Atomic Tiki Punk
Atomic Tiki Punk is a semi-regular at Purple Orchid Exotic Tiki Lounge.
December 28, 2016, 2:41 PM
Dave and Rebecca are great folks! love it when they are around & we talk about the old school punk scene.

As for Purple Orchid, you will find great Tiki atmosphere
the bar caters to the local neighborhood crowd, who prefer beer & well drinks, so don't expect a "Smuggler's Cove" level of cocktails, but over all a fun place with live entertainment & great fun for Tiki events.
Tiki Kiki
Tiki Kiki has visited Purple Orchid Exotic Tiki Lounge.
August 13, 2016, 10:53 PM
I recently went back to Purple Orchid for a 2nd try and I would like to update my opinion of this tiki bar. Drinks were much improved over last visit. More of what i have come to expect from a tiki bar. Seemed like they have added more carved tikis as well. Also, i was able to buy one of their signature purple mugs, which has a really nice shape. Would go back and enjoy.
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