If we ask you what are the best tiki bars in Phoenix, half of you would immediately say Undertow! Indeed, UnderTow ranked high when we featured the best theme-ed bars in Phoenix, and it is absolutely a local favorite when it comes to a brief getaway from reality.
But… Have you heard about the exciting news about UnderTow?
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What is ?
Started in 2016, UnderTow is Phoenix’s only underground Tiki bar. The moment you step through their door, you are transported into a completely different world. The Tiki bar features an immersive experience and exotic cocktails. The menus at UnderTow bar in Phoenix are set up as adventure stories with chapters unfolding throughout the year.
UnderTow is more than a Tiki bar. It dedicates everything from the interior decor to special effects to create an otherworldly experience for its customers. This Tiki bar is also famous for rare rums from around the world and first-class craft cocktails.
Their merchandise, especially their handcrafted mugs are also everyone’s all-time favorite.
New Phoenix Location
3626 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018
The pandemic has changed a lot of things, but it also brought opportunities for those ready to embark on a new adventure. For UnderTow, it was the perfect timing for them to move into a brand new location with more fantastic ideas brought to life.
The new UnderTow bar is not too far away from its old address. It is now in the building formerly known as Century Grand, right next to another immersive cocktail bar Platform 18, themed after a Pullman train car full of New Orlean’s vibe.
At this new location, you can enjoy an even more intriguing experience with lights flashing in the rainstorm, large carvings on the bar top with their own personal stories, and brand new plotlines to explore. The new UnderTow bar is also full of “Easter Eggs” whose secrets can only be uncovered by the most zealous adventurers.
And Now Coming to Gilbert
Epicenter, 3000 E. Ray Road, Gilbert AZ 85296
Exciting news! UnderTow bar is planning on opening a second location in Gilbert, AZ. The popular underground Tiki bar has chosen its second location in Gilbert’s Epicenter, alongside a handful of other popular local businesses and new concept bars, including Matt’s Big Breakfast, Peixoto Coffee, and Beer Barn.
Because Epicenter is still under construction, the Gilbert UnderTow bar won’t meet the public until at least early 2022. However, we all know it is worth the wait. Meanwhile, visit UnderTow in Phoenix, which is now open at full capacity with no social distancing restrictions.
It’s time to bring the experience back!