The Flora Lounge

Kansas City, MO
Home Tiki Bar
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Kansas City, MO
Opened in July 2008

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The Flora Lounge

8

Overall

by 3 people

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Detail
Everyone You
Decor 7.7
Drink Quality 6.9
Food Quality 4.6
Mood 7.7
Music 10
Service 8.5
Tikiness 7.7
Tilt 8.5
Vibe 10

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Humuhumu’s description

The Flora Lounge is the basement hideaway for owners Lisa and Corey. It was created in July 2008. The space had always been a display area for Corey's growing collection of carvings, art and mugs, but it didn't truly become a tiki bar until he built the bar from scratch with the help from a friend and ditched the big screen TV. Corey took inspiration from the wall decor and arrangement of Disneyland's Trader Sam's, with segmented well panels that each have a theme or similar grouped items. One portion of wall display pays homage to important exotica composers while another pays tribute to Heyerdahl's Kon Tiki expedition. Corey's assembled numerous shadowboxes and displays that house menus and other ephemera from tiki meccas such as Kahiki Supper Club
history
Kahiki Supper Club
Columbus, OH
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10
, The Luau
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The Luau
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in Beverly Hills, and Chin Tiki
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Chin Tiki
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, as well as Missouri tiki locales such as Trader Vic's
history
Trader Vic's
St. Louis, MO
Bar & Restaurant
8
in St. Louis and The Tropics in Kansas City.
They get regular use out of The Flora Lounge hosting parties for KC-based members of a local tikiphiles group, founded by Corey, dubbed MOKAN-TIKI. The group is over 100 members strong, all from the surrounding region from Omaha/Lincoln to St Louis/Chicago and Tulsa/Little Rock.
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Comments

May 13, 2017, 5:31 PM
HOLY MOLY THIS IS AWESOME! -- KCMO Admirerer.
May 5, 2017, 3:57 PM
I LOVE your bar. Totally feel the vibe. I will be using some of your ideas in my own bar.
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