Tiki Tom's

Oakland, CA
Bar, Rental Facility & Restaurant
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300 29th Ave
Oakland, CA
Opened in 2008
Closed in 2010
No longer in operation.

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Humuhumu’s description

Tiki Tom's was a Polynesian/Caribbean restaurant, bar and banquet facility on an estuary in Oakland. This Tiki Tom's location opened in late 2008, two years after its owner sold his share of the original Tiki Tom's location
Tiki Tom's
Walnut Creek, CA
Bar & Restaurant
in Walnut Creek; the two locations were otherwise unconnected.
Tiki Tom's burned down under "suspicious circumstances" shortly after their liquor license expired and the power was cut off, in October 2010.


October 26, 2012, 4:42 PM
I had a beer there. Once. Mostly I was there to participate in the Tiki Tom Outrigger Canoe race that was being held in the estuary. It was fun, however I do remember ordering food and it took a long time getting to the table. When it did, it wasn't much better than the fare at a chain restaurant. The decor wasn't very tiki, more like someone's commercial version of Margaritaville. I don't miss that place at all.
chiwito was a regular at Tiki Tom's.
October 9, 2010, 1:38 AM
Tiki Tom's never had truly great drinks [though some of the bartenders were able to do much better than the "official" recipes] and it didn't try to be true tiki revival a la Forbidden Island, but it was for most of its life a solid waterfront restaurant with significant tiki trappings. As far as I am concerned, the loss of all that is something to be mourned.
JenTiki has visited Tiki Tom's.
October 8, 2010, 9:27 AM
On Thursday, October 7, 2010, Tiki Tom's in Oakland burned down. The restaurant was closed that night, so it appears that no people were harmed in the fire. Good riddance to bad tiki.
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  • Chad & Jenny
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