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Otto's Shrunken Head

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538 E. 14th St., between Aves. A and B, New York City, NY
+1 212-228-2240
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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
Just Like Home!!!!

Well, I know a lot of the "tikiphiles" slight on this destination for not being a "re-enactment" of... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2017
tomsartproject
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Apr 27, 2017
“great Rock and Roll Live Music”
Mar 30, 2017
“Just Like Home!!!!”
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538 E. 14th St., between Aves. A and B, New York City, NY
East Village
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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.

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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

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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

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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

Thank Marques_DSounde
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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

Thank Charmalion
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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

1  Thank Tatia C
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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.

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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

Thank Rebecca M
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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

Thank Danielprince
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Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Every time I'm in NYC, I go to Otto's at least once, if not several times. I love it! Supercool bar with vintage tiki decor. Drinks are awesome!! Try a frozen pina colada. It's just good and not at all like sickeningly sweet versions I've...More

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