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Mai Tai Bar at Royal Hawaiian Hotel

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Address: 2259 Kalakaua Ave, Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2515
Phone Number: +1 866-716-8109
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Sat next to the beach with a light breeze!

I had my first drink at the Royal Hawaiian in 1974. Then it was just a small concrete patio with a bar inside. This time with two bars and music stages, and bigger drinks!. They... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Dan F
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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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Bend, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped by for afternoon cocktails and had nice table beachside with good views. Unfortunately had the worst Manhattan I have ever had that was watery and over priced.

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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had my first drink at the Royal Hawaiian in 1974. Then it was just a small concrete patio with a bar inside. This time with two bars and music stages, and bigger drinks!. They are a little pricey, but you are sitting on Waikiki beach for goodness sakes! Excellent service, too.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cocktails so good went back twice. Try the 96degrees in the shade so good best cocktail I have ever had SO GOOD. But if looking for a snack with your cocktail try the onion rings also wonderful. Great place for cocktails to watch the sunset.

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Pasadena, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I feel bad for those who say that had bad service here. We got very lucky and had Stephen, while there on a rainy day with a young child. Aside from the amazing cocktails (yes, expensive, but more carefully made than most other places) we were entertained by the lovely view and our waiter Stephen. He kept us entertained with... More 

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San Gabriel, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Mai Tai Bar has a nice ocean view but other than that I was not really impressed with the food or the service. I really can't even remember what I had to eat, so I don't think I was overly impressed. Was nice atmosphere.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Even if you're not staying at the Royal Hawaiian, head to their bar and have a Mai Tai while you watch Waikiki beach. You won t regret!

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Kennebunkport, Maine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beachfront bar on Waikiki. Great location near Duke's and other similar bars. The food, drinks and location are all top notch. The issue is that service is slow due to apparent understaffing and prices are high even for Waikiki.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long week of work, I come to this place and have some lava flow and listen to the calm Waikiki beach. ❤️

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for people watching whilst sipping on a mai tai or two...... Staff are great with plenty of drink options available. Food looked pretty good too will have to go back to try the pupus. Till next time Mahalo😎

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the perfect location to enjoy a classic Hawaiian hotel and a beautiful view of Waikiki beach and Diamond Head. Full selection of fruit drink concoctions, including original Trader Vics Mai Tai. Bar food reasonably priced. Great burger with ranch cut fries. Comes with assorted Asian sauces for dipping. Salads and pizzas available. Great place to view sunset, see... More 

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