River Grove, IL

Hala Kahiki Tiki Bar & Lounge - River Grove, IL - Restaurant Review.

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I love to find places to relax and have a nice cocktail. I also love to find really great places close to home. I have a really great spot I have been going to for years. That place is Hala Kahiki Bar and Lounge in River Grove.

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I would always go grab a Gene and Jude’s hot dog around the corner and come here with friends for drinks. The theme of Hala Kahiki is like an island getaway in the middle of the suburbs of Chicago.

They have a massive drink menu of all of their signature drinks. I personally love the “Purple Scorpion” and the “Gold Zombie”. They will definitely give you a nice buzz while tasting great. They also serve drink flights if you are unsure of what to get. I highly recommend trying them.

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Purple Zombie with drink flightPhoto by Frank S/ChicagoFoodKing.

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Gold ZombiePhoto by Frank S/ChicagoFoodKing.

I really love their patio area. I cannot even express how nice it is on a summer night sipping a tropical drink. I really feel like I am transported somewhere near the beach.

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outside restaurantPhoto by Yelp.

They offer on the weekends, at times, a local food truck to supply some food to eat. They recently started serving a small bar menu with chips and salsa, sushi, and poke bowls.

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The interior is retro funky tiki and it feels as if The Beach Boys met Rob Zombie. I personally love it.

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Hala insidePhoto by Yelp.

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Bar areaPhoto by Yelp.

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Inside main dining roomPhoto by Yelp.

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Main barPhoto by Frank S/ChicagoFoodKing.

Do not forget to check out Hala Kahiki's famous fountain in the middle of the bar.

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Famous fountainPhoto by Yelp.

They serve over 150 drinks. I would definitely check them out during their happy hour Monday - Thursday during the hours of 4-7 pm and Sunday during the hours of 2-5 pm.

The service is always friendly and I really cannot remember ever having a bad time here.

I will definitely be returning. I love this place. I really suggest coming here if you love good drinks with a funky island vibe.

I give Hala Kahiki a rating of 9 out of 10.

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