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Trader Mort's Liquor & Deli

San Diego, CA
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2904 Shelter Island Dr
San Diego, CA
Opened in 1965
Daily 8am-11pm
(619) 224-3771

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Trader Mort's Liquor & Deli

6.8

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Decor 6.2
Product Quality 6.6
Product Selection 6.3
Service 6.8
Tikiness 7.1
Tilt 8

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Humuhumu’s description

Trader Mort's serves as a sort of gateway to tiki-heavy Shelter Island, where you can also find Humphrey's Half Moon Inn
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. This is a small liquor store, and the selection isn't fantastic, but its vintage feel makes it charming nonetheless. The upstairs wine area is easy to miss, but features a few more tiki artifacts.

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Shop99er
Shop99er has visited Trader Mort's Liquor & Deli.
November 20, 2015, 10:14 PM
The rum selection has dropped to the same level as the average mom & pop liquor store. Or worse. We were there a month ago, and for the life of me, I can not see how they stay in business.

Simply put, there is very little reason to go in other than to say you've gone in.
wayne-tiki-tiki
wayne-tiki-tiki has visited Trader Mort's Liquor & Deli.
August 21, 2012, 2:48 PM
I've been here multiple times over the years, and each time, it feels a little more tired. The upstairs section is now just an office, and devoid of any interest. The rum selection has been abbreviated from years past, the overall selection of goods is a bit scant and the "deli" is disappointing. It's nice that they still sell tiki mugs here, though. I'll probably just drive by and admire from now on, as there's little reason to stop in as a tiki tourist.
May 14, 2012, 7:45 PM
Only place to get Lemonhart 151! I always buy my rums here. Tiki Magazines and mugs sold here. Many other rums to choose from.
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