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Hala Kahiki

2834 River Rd, River Grove, IL 60171-1326
+1 708-456-3222
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pretzels” (8 reviews)
“taco chips” (2 reviews)
“ice cream” (3 reviews)
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2834 River Rd, River Grove, IL 60171-1326
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There are times when kitsch and ambience trumps authentic recipes, you guys, and Hala Kahiki is a great example of this. I should preface anything I say in this review with the fact that I and the rest of the people I went here with...More

Thank dknight818
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Love to take friends here when they visit. This bar is like walking into a time machine, which is what makes it so fun. They have a large drink menu, so there is something for every taste. Staff is always friendly and helpful in explaining...More

Thank Kristen C
Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

Classic Tiki Bar. Circa 1964 Great place to hang out with a few friends. Been going since the earky 70's.

Thank mcmac53
Reviewed August 12, 2017

I have been coming to this place few times a year over the last 15 years. Not much has changed in terms of decor. The place has a nice, quiet, Hawaiian vibe to it. It is quite large, and can get busy on Fridays and...More

1  Thank Krowka
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Have been coming to this place since I turned 21 for special occasions, but you can come any old day of the week. Same great atmosphere and same great drinks since 2005! If you like creamy coconut try the Chief Calabash! My husband likes trying...More

Thank Howdaniel
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This place rocks! Great tiki-themed place, friendly, staff, & an incredibly extensive drink menu. One of the cleanliest food & drink establishments I have ever visited. Wish we lived closer, we'd be there a few nights every week!

Thank llomonte
Reviewed June 17, 2017

This place is an institution. When I started going here 20 some odd years ago, I told my Dad that I was going to some Tiki bar with some friends. He smiled and told me that it was a nice place. I asked him how...More

1  Thank bradner3
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

Stopped after work. I'd been here years ago. It's a nice fun place. You can strike up a conversation with a perfect stranger and it seems like you have known them a lifetime. Nice place....really good drinks.

Thank Robert A
Reviewed April 20, 2017

A really Fun place for a group. A little bit pricey. I Love the gift shop, great selection of tiki ware and clothing.

Thank Casey G
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Amazing place to spend an evening together with a group or another person.This is not a restaurant so I advise to eat something before coming in.It is a bar that serves only drinks and chips.They have very good drinks and reasonable prices.I recommend ordering the...More

Thank Renata K
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July 15, 2016|
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Response from Erica J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this is the correct place. That is not the menu, that is the Flight Place Mat which comes when you order the flight of Polynesian drinks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
7:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
7:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2834 River Rd, River Grove, IL 60171-1326
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  River Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 708-456-3222
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