The Reef Bar

Palm Springs, CA
Bar & Restaurant
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411 E Palm Canyon Rd
Palm Springs, CA
Opened in February 2017
Mon-Fri 2pm-1am
Sat 8am-1am
Sun 8am-midnight
All ages

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The Reef Bar

7.3

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by 33 people

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10

Detail
Everyone You
Decor 7
Drink Quality 5.7
Drink Selection 7
Food Quality 6.6
Food Selection 5.8
Mood 6.9
Music 9
Service 8.5
Tikiness 7.6
Tilt 7.6
Vibe 8.2

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Humuhumu’s description

The Reef Bar is within the Caliente Tropics Resort
classic
Caliente Tropics Resort
Palm Springs, CA
Hotel/Motel & Bar
8.3
in Palm Springs, a historic tiki hotel that opened in 1964. After many years with the bar in flux, as of February 2017 it is under the management of Rory Snyder, perhaps best known as the organizer of the annual Tiki Caliente event at the Caliente Tropics. The bar has large windows and a patio overlooking the hotel's swimming pool, and rather than fight the light, Snyder aims to differentiate from the other tiki bars in town and create a space that blends the mid-century history of Palm Springs with the classic tiki elements on the grounds. A menu of tropical drinks and food is available.
The bar at the Caliente Tropics has changed names, theming, and management many times over the years. Originally, the bar was the Congo Room restaurant, a steakhouse—today that name is applied to the restaurant at the front of the hotel. After the Congo Room years, the bar adopted its most-used Reef Bar name, and there was also a brief period in the late-'00s when it was Hawaiian Bill's
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Hawaiian Bill's
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  • Lokelani
  • Tiki Twin
  • Dustycajun
  • Trott
  • xtsnpatx
  • slickster
  • always on the beach
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