The Grass Skirt

San Diego, CA
Bar & Restaurant
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910 Grand Ave.
San Diego, CA
Opened in 2016
Daily 5pm-2am
(858) 412-5237

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The Grass Skirt



by 19 people



Everyone You
Decor 8.4
Drink Quality 8.6
Drink Selection 8.1
Food Quality 7.3
Food Selection 7.1
Mood 7.1
Music 5
Service 9.5
Tikiness 8.1
Tilt 7.9
Vibe 7.7

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Humuhumu’s description

The Grass Skirt opened in November 2016, in San Diego's Pacific Beach neighborhood. It is owned by the SDCM restaurant group. This speakeasy-style tiki bar is hidden behind a poke restaurant, Good Time Poke. There is a full menu of tropical cocktails, mostly their own creations, and a menu of seafood-centered dishes. Carved posts by local tiki legend Tiki Bosko support thatch over booths wrapping around a central fire pit, and backed by a grand mural of Diamond Head with a hula dancer. The bar is backed with orange tile and lava rock, and fronted by bamboo, lauhala and tapa cloth. One booth sits inside the mouth of a huge tiki head.

How to find it

The Grass Skirt is in the Pacific Beach neighborhood, on Grand Ave at Bayard St., inside Good Time Poke, just a few blocks from the beach.


There is a parking lot.


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Regulars & Visitors
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DebbieW has visited The Grass Skirt.
April 22, 2017, 9:44 AM
The Grass Skirt is well lit so you can actually see the decorations. Their seating is such that you feel very comfortable and not crammed in. It's quiet enough that it's possible to enjoy a conversation with your entire table without yelling or straining to hear. For the less hipster and more into lounging this is the place to go.
tikiglees is a semi-regular at The Grass Skirt.
December 10, 2016, 4:34 AM
Great new tiki bar that fits Pacific Beach. PB is full of bars, lots of them, and they can be crowded and loud at times. Grass Skirt is very cool, has its own individuality and having spent my time as a PB local I felt it really fit in well with the vibe awhile bringing something fresh and new. Bartender was super cool and drinks were well made. The place is fun, well done and we'll be back,
LetThereBeRums is a semi-regular at The Grass Skirt.
December 9, 2016, 11:27 AM
Went on a Sunday night without reservations, so our group of 4 was seated at a communal table. This was nice, because we got to chat with a group visiting from out of town. The drinks we tried were all tasty and well-balanced, the Fog Cutter was a standout. The food was good, but seemed a tad over-priced for the quality of the fish (definitely not sashimi grade). The lighting seemed way too bright compared to all the pictures I've seen, not sure why it was turned up because that kind of ruins the vibe. Another vibe killer was the music, which was a mix of oldies more suited to a 50's diner. All that being said, we had a good time and would go back. This place has more of a bright, party atmosphere than other San Diego tiki spots, which isn't a bad thing.
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