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Trader Vic's

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4-1, Kioi-Cho
Tokyo, Japan
Opened in 1974
Daily 11:30am-midnight
81-3-3265-4707

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Trader Vic's

8.6

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by 26 people

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Decor 9.1
Drink Quality 8.3
Drink Selection 9.7
Food Quality 8.2
Food Selection 8.9
Mood 8.3
Music 7.8
Service 9.4
Tikiness 9.2
Tilt 7.9
Vibe 7.7

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Humuhumu’s description

The Tokyo Trader Vic's opened in 1974, and is located within the Hotel New Otani. This location remains one of the finer examples of high end Trader Vic's design, with service to match. The Boathouse Bar still serves some drinks in rare Trader Vic's stemware.

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Ksunshine
Ksunshine has visited Trader Vic's.
October 28, 2017, 4:34 PM
Was in Tokyo Recently and had to make a stop to this destination. The place looked fantastic and the drink menu was on point. The food also looked good too but the prices for the food where a little bit steep. Over all it was a great visit on a random weekday night everyone there was on point with cocktails and service. If you ever find yourself in that corner of the work I suggest you stop by
Guitiki
Guitiki has visited Trader Vic's.
September 23, 2017, 3:54 PM
This Trader Vic's is Fantastic! A great piece of history that is still alive. As a musician, I get to travel once in a while, and when I told her I would be going to Tokyo,she immediately told me I had to go visit Trader Vic's. When I got to Tokyo, I wasn't sure where my located. Once I found out where I was staying I asked my driver where Trader Vic's was from my hotel and they said it was only 10 minutes from there. Nice!
Trader Vic's is located inside the New Otani hotel on the fourth floor. The bartender told me that bar easily accessed from the outside where there is an elevator. I was told it could be difficult to get to Trader Vic's from inside the hotel. Once I got there I sat at the bar and was greeted by Roberto, who is the head bartender there, Who is a gracious host and has vast knowledge of trader VICS history and all things tiki. I ordered a mai tai and beef cho cho which was incredibly delicious! I stayed for a few hours, with great conversation with Roberto who was generous with his knowledge of the history of mixology. I came back the next day as I had a day off and ordered a Navy Grog, coffee Grog and a Trader Vic's burger. Delicious!
The decor is incredible with many tikis, oceanic art, and displays of vintage Trader Vic's mugs and history. This place is awesome.. get here if you can do it.. 5 stars!
NYC Tiki
NYC Tiki has visited Trader Vic's.
September 22, 2016, 7:30 PM
An EXTREMELY SPECIAL PLACE. This, like a few others, is one of the rare places to see a world stuck in time, The fun starts at the location, the New Otani hotel. This hotel, built for the 1960's is a beautifully kept up Grande Dame hotel in the middle of Tokyo. Parts have not been touched since the 1960's, but in true Japanese style, are so well taken care of, they are pristine time machines back to the grande days of hotels. Trader Vics is on the 4th floor of the Garden Tower. As soon as you see the entrance, done up (similar to London), and it mentions San Francisco, you know it has been well preserved. The prices are high (it is Tokyo), and they have altered some tastes or styles to Japanese liking (including cigars and whiskey). Yet, I enjoy that this location has taken up the Japanese culture a bit, Since Japanese culture is a bit more formal in its service, its dress, as well as old school in its manner and detail, it serves the location well. As Trader Vics used to be more upscale, you can really enjoy that here. They have 2 menus, one at the bar and another formal dinner menu. The windows overlook the garden at the hotel. Sitting at the bar, it feels like you are back opening day in the 70's. They use original glass ware, and have all original recipes. During my stay at the hotel, I went 3 times. I would do the bar menu for a quick snack, and enjoy the hot after dinner tiki drinks, which are rarely served.
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