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Otto's Shrunken Head

Closed Now: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 a.m.
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Saw sailor moon with a pain killer

I have been to quite a few tiki bars in last few years since the they have become a "thing." This... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Therese_Piece
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Houston, Texas
great Rock and Roll Live Music

Proper tiki bar with a DJ out front and live rock and roll in the back. Real bands - not crap... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2017
jrpard0
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Yonkers, New York
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19 Jul 2018
“Saw sailor moon with a pain killer”
27 Apr 2017
“great Rock and Roll Live Music”
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538 E. 14th St., between Aves. A and B, New York City, NY
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

I have been to quite a few tiki bars in last few years since the they have become a "thing." This one is slightly different. First it has been around before the current wave and instead of tanned faces and flip flops you will see...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Therese_Piece
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Proper tiki bar with a DJ out front and live rock and roll in the back. Real bands - not crap cover bands or sad dad bands.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank jrpard0
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Well, I know a lot of the "tikiphiles" slight on this destination for not being a "re-enactment" of "whatever" was/is/will be "tiki". BUTT. We had just escaped tuxedo park ny renaissance faire gig. Got back to civilazation. Entered this location to possibly the Germs?Stooges?Ramones?. YES....More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed February 15, 2017

I'd heard about this bar from my sister when she lived in NY. I went there with a group of friends on a Sunday night (probably not the night to visit a place like this!). The guy who greeted us and checked out IDs was...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed January 27, 2017

Great place! That said, you walk in and it feels like so many places we used to hit in the Seventies. People jamming in the back room, crowd milling around talking to each other. Music promoter talking to bands. Felt great. Drinks were good, not...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for a couple of drinks. Place was busy, bar staff friendly and a punk/rockabilly playing in the back room. Cool selection of cocktails - choose to have your drink in a tiki mug or regular glass, then either keep your mug as a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Charmalion
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Great dive tiki bar, with DJ in front and live music in the back. Must try the German Chocolate Cake drink! Incredible drink you won't be able to stop thinking about. Important note: bar only accepts CASH

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed August 30, 2016

Strong drinks. Affordable tiki mugs. Live music. Great bartenders. This place rocks. Spend a little time to appreciate the decor while you're here.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank NoSleeptilnola
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

As a bit of a fan of Tiki bars it was great getting to check out one in NYC. Cool grungy vibe and cocktails in cool tiki mugs you can keep

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Rebecca M
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Cool dive bar Close to manitobas for a pub crawl Sunday night had 4 bands - free to watch in small room, hat goes around at end Friendly owner Beer reasonable, cocktails more expensive Worth a visit

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Danielprince
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