NICOLE BRUCE

Kona Kai Tiki Lounge

Chicago

PERMANENTLY CLOSED

In Tahitian, the name of the quintessential Tiki cocktail “Mai Tai” apparently means “out of this world.” This Tiki lounge puts its own twist on Trader Vic’s original recipe from 1944, and they challenge you to find a better one. You could do that...or just stick around for any number of their live performances from iconic bands and vocalist groups, like The Drifters, and board the “Love Train” instead.

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