Who doesn’t love a good tiki bar? Typically outfitted in kitschy decor (think: colorful string lighting, palm-print accents, and umbrellas in your drinks), these spots are always a good time. Any bar that can transport us to a tropical oasis is at the top of our list. So, while the weather is still nice, we did some research into the best tiki locales you can find outside of actual paradise.

The list we came up with ranges from funky dive bars to upscale rooftop vibes, so there is something for everyone. Read below for our picks across the country. Tropical-print shirts encouraged.


This premier tiki bar serves tropical drinks using fresh, exotic fruits and spices, as well as cold-pressed juices that are made in-house daily. It was named one of The World’s 50 Best Bars by Drinks International, and with drink names like “Aloha Felicia,” “The Treasure Chest,” and “Rock Out With Your Conch Out,” we can see why.Three Dots and a Dash is located at 435 N Clark Street, Chicago, IL.