Located in the heart of Alameda’s historic Bay Station Shopping District, Forbidden Island features a wide array of classic and contemporary gourmet cocktails, served in an exotic & fun tropical atmosphere.

Forbidden Island recently got rave reviews from both theĀ San Francisco Chronicle and theĀ East Bay Express, voted Best Specialty Cocktails in the 2011 and 2012 ABC 7 SF A-list. and was voted Best Overall Bar by the SF Guardian 2011. Mucho Mahalo!

Forbidden Island is a classic tiki bar interior evoking the legendary tiki lounges of the 1950s and ’60s, with bamboo huts, waterfalls, and much more.

We serve vintage tropical drinks and modern cocktails made right: perfectly balanced, with fresh-squeezed, seasonal juices and premium ingredients. Enjoy our lush, outdoor island patio.

Your birthday is always a special event at Forbidden Island – FREE ISLAND MAI TAI for all birthday babies (exact date only, 21+!)

Book a private party at Forbidden Island! Click on the “about” link for more information