The Jungle Bird

Sacramento, CA
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2516 J St
Sacramento, CA
Opened in 2016
Sun-Thu 4pm-midnight
Fri-Sat 4pm-1am
(916) 476-3280
Flaming Pu-Pu Platter

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The Jungle Bird



by 86 people



Everyone You
Decor 8.4
Drink Quality 8.2
Drink Selection 8.6
Food Quality 8.7
Food Selection 7.6
Mood 8.1
Music 7.9
Service 8.8
Tikiness 8.6
Tilt 8.5
Vibe 8.1

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Humuhumu’s description

The Jungle Bird opened in October 2016 in Midtown Sacramento. The bar and restaurant is owned by Melissa and Tyler Williams (of Sacramento's Tank House) and Buddy Newby. The decor includes lauhala and bamboo, with a few large tikis. There is an outdoor patio. A full menu of tropical drinks, including many classics, is available. The small food menu has a mix of old school Polynesian and modern Asian-Pacific fare, including a Pu-Pu Platter.


Pacific Mermaid
Pacific Mermaid is a semi-regular at The Jungle Bird.
August 7, 2018, 10:43 AM
Love this place. Great decor, good vibe, decent drinks & lots of fun. Chill crowd & lots of seating. Parking easy. Weak link is food. Wish they'd fix it. Selection small & tiny portions even for an appetizer + high food prices. Only thing plentiful enough to consider a real meal is the burger...but its a prefab patty & super mediocre flavor. Wish they'd step it up. Love it otherwise.
NeilSmith has visited The Jungle Bird.
July 25, 2018, 1:08 PM
We visited on a Monday night on our Tiki Kon Trip, and we were fortunate that we went early and got to spend time chatting to Buddy one of the partners of the bar, he is a totally cool guy, and has a great enthusiasm for Tiki, which shines throughout his bar, did you know he built the bar himself !!!
The drinks were excellent, he has a good knowledge of rum, and we even was able to taste some bits and bobs. If we get back to Sacramento we will definitely stop by, we had a great evening. Thanks Buddy.
Torgny has visited The Jungle Bird.
June 18, 2018, 1:04 PM
It's great to have a tiki bar in Sacramento. But while the drinks are good, and the food is frankly above-par for a tiki bar, the atmosphere is really lacking in ambiance, especially on the back patio which could be the best spot in the place if they did anything to decorate it. Even the rest of the place isn't very decorated, tiki-wise. So go for the drinks, but you'll likely find yourself wishing that they'd put as much effort into their atmosphere as they did into their drinks and food.
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