Tacoma Cabana

Tacoma, WA
Bar & Restaurant
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728 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA
Opened in October 2012
Closed in September 2018
No longer in operation.

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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 was a mix of traditional midcentury Polynesian Pop, with some more modern-day Hawaiian influences. The bar had a large selection of rums, and a particular focus on the quality of the cocktails.
Alexander and Murphy opened a new tiki bar nearby, Devil's Reef
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, in January 2018, where they lean harder into full-on tiki. Over the next months they worked to shift their efforts entirely to the new business, and closed Tacoma Cabana on September 1, 2018.


LushLemon was a semi-regular at Tacoma Cabana.
August 26, 2018, 7:28 AM
Sad to hear that this is closing in September 2018. Great drinks and atmosphere.
tikiwagon has visited Tacoma Cabana.
July 13, 2018, 2:12 PM
Went last October and met up with legendary mug maker Squid, Good drinks and decor
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.
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