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Otto's Shrunken Head

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 27 April 2017
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 31 March 2017
Phoenix, Arizona
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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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Reviewed 27 April 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.

Thank jrpard0
Reviewed 31 March 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

Thank tomsartproject
Reviewed 16 February 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

Thank Alex_C55555
Reviewed 27 January 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
Reviewed 9 October 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
Reviewed 27 September 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
Reviewed 31 August 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.

Thank NoSleeptilnola
Reviewed 29 August 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
Reviewed 20 August 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
Reviewed 11 June 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

Thank cityrealtorgal
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