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Three Dots and a Dash

) #33 of 7,908 Restaurants in Chicago $$ - $$$ , , Hawaiian
435 N Clark St, Back Alley, Chicago, IL 60654-4540
+1 312-610-4220
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pu pu platter” (14 reviews)
“spring rolls” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian
$$ - $$$
435 N Clark St, Back Alley, Chicago, IL 60654-4540
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Reviewed May 16, 2017

Great place to go for a weekend trip in Chicago. We arrived very late on a Friday night, probably close to 11:00pm, and it was very crowded but luckily we did not have to wait in line outside. I ordered the Aloha Felicia and my...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed May 13, 2017

In Chicago on business and thought we would drop by. Waited for approximately 45 minutes for a table without reservations on a Thursday night. Drinks were awesome and service fantastic. Ordered the Pu Pu platter for appetizers and the Jet Pilot & Aloha Felecia for...More

Thank Stacey C
Reviewed May 9, 2017

When my husband and I first visited Chicago we were told by a friend to go to this "tiki bar". At first we couldn't find it and then realized the entrance door was in a dark alley. Boy were we surprised when we walked in!...More

Thank p13marina
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Terrific drinks, waitstaff, and food! The green papaya salad was so good! The drinks and atmosphere are next level good! Great spot for a classic Tiki cocktail!

Thank Mel M
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Have noticed in my travels of late that tiki bars are a hot item. Who woulda thunk it? Been a while... This is a very good tiki bar. Great drinks, great pupu platter. And of course all the requisite skulls, bamboo, and fancy glasses for...More

Thank sailingfan
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

Wife and I wanted to go someplace fun, eclectic, and unique for drinks while we were in Chicago. Boy did we find it! It's not well marked, that is to say there were NO LIGHTS on outside the door at all! Just a small sign...More

1  Thank Robert M
Reviewed April 16, 2017

We tried this Tiki Bar, at the recommendation of the bar tender at our hotel, right across the street. If you did not know this place was there, you would miss it completely. I'm guessing mostly locals and people who ask, find this place. It's...More

Thank Art O
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

This alley entrance hidden tiki bar is an adventure from the tiki torches to the darkly light downstairs lair. The drinks are spendy but so worth it as the flavors are so yummy and they do not skimp on the fresh ingredients or details! We...More

Thank CzechMate2010
Reviewed April 12, 2017

This place is hard to find, down an alley look for the tiki torches but worth the effort. Like stepping into a set from an Indiana Jones movie! Great, strong tropical drinks and a wide variety of different people in here from tourists to hipsters...More

Thank Laura s
Reviewed April 12, 2017 via mobile

First off, who knew this bar was a speak easy? I had heard about it so decided to check it out and when I got to the location I didn't see a sign. Asked around and found out it was in the basement below Bub...More

Thank MichelleMurphy123
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Carrie R
December 15, 2016|
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Response from azgrl | Reviewed this property |
It has food but it's a tiki bar not really a restaurant. I didn't see any children or family's when I went.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Polynesian, Hawaiian
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 435 N Clark St, Back Alley, Chicago, IL 60654-4540
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-610-4220
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