Tacoma Cabana

Tacoma, WA
Bar & Restaurant
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728 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA
Opened in October 2012
Wed-Sat 5pm-midnight
(253) 228-4148

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Tacoma Cabana



by 43 people



Everyone You
Decor 7.9
Drink Quality 9.3
Drink Selection 9.6
Food Quality 9
Food Selection 8.3
Mood 8.6
Music 8.9
Service 9.7
Tikiness 8.1
Tilt 8.5
Vibe 8.3

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Humuhumu’s description

Tacoma Cabana was opened by owner and bartender Jason Alexander and Robyn Murphy in Tacoma's downtown in 2012. The establishment is a mix of traditional midcentury Polynesian Pop, with some more modern-day Hawaiian influences. The bar has a large selection of rums, and a particular focus on the quality of the cocktails.
Alexander and Murphy are opening a second tiki bar nearby, Devil's Reef
Devil's Reef
Tacoma, WA
Bar & Restaurant
, in fall 2017.


KevinCrossman has visited Tacoma Cabana.
March 8, 2018, 3:18 PM
I had the pleasure of visiting Tacoma Cabana on a recent Saturday evening. The place was bustling with energy and everyone seemed to be having a great time but in a sophisticated manner (for something more unruly, check out the other bars on Pacific on a Saturday night).

The drinks here are very well done. My Mai Tai was high quality, though it used Rum Agricole which isn't my favorite. Service is outstanding. The music was straight exotica, so quite good at setting the mood. Decor is a mixed bag and definitely a little bit of a DIY vibe. This is a very large establishment with several rooms (some not currently being used), so it's a little disorienting.

Definitely worth visiting even if nearby Devil's Reef is better in basically every respect.
Justinw_206 is a semi-regular at Tacoma Cabana.
December 8, 2016, 6:45 PM
Washington States only Tiki bar! Jason and crew are top notch. Can't say enough good about this spot.
Deege has visited Tacoma Cabana.
September 2, 2016, 9:47 AM
So get this...11-day "vacation" planned with the in-laws, starting with 3 days in Seattle and followed by 8 days on a cruise! Could I find any retreat?! More importantly, could I fiind a way to Tacoma Cabana...secretly, my preferred vacation destination?! But what reason could I give to slip away an hour's drive to Tacoma?

Fortunately, those first 3 days were close quarters and we all sought our space...and I was able to convince my wife and a few of the "kids" to make the trip to Tacoma Cabana (introducing one of them to a true tiki destination).

Jason was the consummate and most generous host! What a great evening in a delightful space! We didn't get to try the food, but the 5 of us worked our way through the drink menu without disappointment. I particularly liked the division of the space with different areas having a slightly different ambience.

So worth the trip...and may have been the best part of that 11-day "vacation"! Thanks, Jason!
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