Denver Restaurant Guide

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Between the ’60s and the ’80s, Denver had a fairly vital tiki scene, thanks to Trader Vic’s and Don the Beachcomber. But this city’s tiki action was largely extinguished decades ago — until Adrift turned a 2,200-square-foot space on South Broadway into an island retreat in 2012. While the ownership has changed in the intervening years and a few other tiki spots have opened, Adrift’s dedication to Polynesian kitsch has never waned. Paying homage to the thatch-roofed hooch huts of yore, it specializes in modern and classic tiki cocktails as well as Prohibition-era tropical drinks and tasty tropical tidbits.
Molly Martin
  • Price: $$
  • Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 5-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday 5 p.m.-12 a.m.
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Parking: Metered, On-street
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