Monkey Business Sundays (and beyond)

Planet of the Apes $16

Our Sunday special (and served daily while supplies last)! The most popular cocktail from our previous menu features a primal blend of fresh banana, cream, coconut cream and rum. An intelligent simian favorite.

Hot Drinks/ Holiday cocktails

Hot Buttered Rum $14

Warm up your soul with our secret mix of butter, spices and Dark Rum! A cold weather tiki favorite!

Hot Toddy $14

This classic hot beverage dates back to English-controlled India circa 1610. Knob Creek Bourbon (or Rye), honey and lemon. Substitute Hamilton 86 for a Rum Hot Toddy!

Tropical Cider $14

Warm up with this tropical apple cider variant featuring Tanduay rum, pineapple rum, ginger, and cinnamon

Holiday Grog $16

Our custom blend of rums, cranberry, blood orange and cinnamon. Served either hot or cold!

Coquito $14

A Puerto Rican Holiday tradition! Puerto Rican rum, coconut milk, milk, toasted coconut, cinnamon. Served frothy and creamy.

Twelve Days $15

Barbados Aged Rum, persimmon, cinnamon, ginger vanilla, lemon, bitters.

Santa’s Boilermaker $14

Death by Coconut Irish Porter & a shot of Copalli Cacao Rum $14


Vittles/ Bar Snacks

Chicken Bites $9

(regular or spicy)

Breaded Butterly Shrimp $9

Corn Dogs $8

Sweet Potato Fries $8

Mozzarella Sticks $8

Guac (or Salsa) with chips $7

Veggie Egg Rolls $8

Seasoned Fries $8

Forbidden Fries (topped with Japanese BBQ sauce, Sriracha Mayo and Furikake) $10



Coconutty Creations

= Drink Strength

Chamborlada $16

Drink your dessert with this delicious combo of pineapple, coconut, rum, and Chambord!

Colada $13/ $15 (with liqueur)

You don’t need to get caught in the rain to love this beachy classic. Try it with one of our premium liqueurs. (Banana; Peach; Raspberry; Macadamian Nut)

Chi Chi $13/ $15 (with liqueur)

For the vodka-loving Tiki-philes, try this frozen mixture of Pau Maui Vodka, pineapple, and coconut, with the option to add a premium liqueur. (Banana; Peach; Raspberry; Macadamian Nut)

Funk Blaster $16

Miami Dave brings us this blend of coconut, lime, banana, Rum Fire, and Becherovka.

Monkeypod $15

White and dark rums swing together through a jungle of lime, tamarind, and coconut.

Tradewinds $14

This creamy and tart delight showcases two rums, apricot brandy, lemon, and coconut to great effect. It’ll blow you away!

Bitter, Spice, Everything Nice

Arrow in the Knee $15

I used to be an adventurer until I drank this potion of Hamilton 151, allspice, lime, and homemade fassionola. Limit two per person (you only have two knees!)

Jet Pilot $15

This supersonic blast of three rums, citrus, spice, and a hint of anise is from Steve Crane’s restaurant, The Luau, in 1953.

Merchant Grog$14

A bold and dry grog of two rums, lime, a touch of smoke, and other spices and wares.

Navy Grog $15

Robust, spicy, and bitter, this grog has three rums, citrus, a house blend of spice, and a bit of the ol’ heave-ho.

Red Sky Swizzle $16

Delight in this bitter, agricole rhum refresher. Citrus, homemade orgeat, CA Poppy amaro with a red “sky” of Peychaud’s bitters.

Juicy Fruit

Classic Mai Tai $14

The quintessential Tiki cocktail of Jamaican rum, fresh lime, homemade orgeat, and orange curacao was invented in 1944 at Trader Vic’s, Oakland.

Forbidden Island$16/40

Our signature grog is a friendly mix of lime, pineapple, two rums, and a secret blend of spices. Available in our signature Kapu Tiki mug.

Hurricane $15

Let this squall of column and pot still rums, citrus, and homemade fassionola tear its way through your thirst.

Infinite Coastline /$13/ $15

Blue waves of curacao wash into lemon, pineapple, and unaged rum. Feeling adventurous? “Fire it up” with overproof Rum Fire Jamaican Rum! (+$2)

Jungle Java $16

Awaken at first bell with this juicy mix of grapefruit, pineapple, John’s cold brew coffee, cinnamon, dark rum, and a splash of tequila.

Lei Lani Volcano $15

Our coconut rum hulas alongside guava, pineapple, and lime in this tropical creation from 70s-era Disney.

Rum Barrel$18

Citrus, tamarind, apricot, and pineapple swirl together with a proprietary blend of four rums in the cargo hold. Limit 2 per person

Sidewinder’s Fang $16

The house special at the gone but not forgotten Lanai restaurant in San Mateo. Imbibe history with this biting mix of lime, orange, passion fruit, and fine, dark rums.

Good Things, Small Packages

Driftwood $15

Ingredients from across the globe have drifted together for this melange of Svol Aquavit, Avua Cachaca, lemon, banana, and orange bitters.

Fruitbat Daiquiri $14

Quench your inner sky-puppy with a balanced meal of lime (juice), pineapple (rum), and banana (liqueur).

Hemingway Daiquiri$14

Papa’s punch adds grapefruit juice and a touch of maraschino liqueur to the classic trio of rum, lime, and sugar.

Man o’ War $14

This riff on an old fashioned showcases our house rum blend with stingers of coffee, fruit, and bitters.

Bombo $14

A simple way to enjoy our exclusive barrel of cask strength agricole rum with a touch of brown sugare and a dustiung of nutmeg.

Rum-Less (No Judgement)

Humuhumunukunukuapua’a $15

Drink like a triggerfish! Fid Street Hawaiian Gin, lemon, pineapple, and homemade orgeat are perfect for calm waters.

Naughty Coati $16

This mischievous mezcal cocktail of lemon, peach, passion fruit, and honey plots against you with habanero bitters.

Port Light $15

Let the light in with some bourbon, lemon, passion fruit, and grenadine. Simple, tart, and irresistible.

Viking Mai Tai $15

The classic combo of lime, orgeat, and curacao ride in a Viking longship with savory Svol Aquavit. Thor Heyerdahl would approve!

Shared Experiences

Fugu For Two $30

A delicacy for date night. Vodka, pot still rum, lemon, passion fruit, pineapple, and stone fruit.

Rite Of Passage $40

Bowl drinks are a rite of passage for Tiki initiates, but it’s not hard to overcome this combo of lime, guava, rye, gin, smoke, and spices.

Giant Scorpion$60

Citrus, orgeat, and sparkling wine pave the way for the rum and brandy that will sting your very soul. Serves 4-6.



Island Haze IPA by Alameda Brewing Co

Coronado Palm Sway IPA

Alagash White Ale

Almanac Brewing Co Kolsch

Fieldwork Island Time Sour

Low Octane (Non-Alcoholic) Cocktails

EP Cooler $10

A refreshing combination of tart, tropical fruit, honey, grenadine, and soda to see you through from sunrise to sunset.

Virgin Classic Mai Tai $9

An Oakland classic, tweaked for those who aren’t drinking. We replace the orange liqueur with fresh orange juice, and the rum with guava.

Virgin Island Mai Tai $9

All the flavors of the Virgin Mai Tai, with a hearty dose of pineapple juice in this more tropical version.

Virgin Monkeypod $10

A mocktail version of our most popular creamy cocktail. Lime, tamarind, and coconut, tempered with club soda.

Virgin Painkiller (Baby Aspirin) $10

The soothing coconut cream, pineapple, and orange juice combo without a doctor’s prescription.

Virgin Sidewinder’s Fang $9

The bite of fresh citrus and housemade passion fruit syrup, with some brown sugar and club soda.


Please note our seating times, esp at peak hours:

1-3 guests: 90 min

4+ guests: 120 min

20% Gratuity will be added to groups of 6 or more and to tabs not closed out by guests.

*to go options available in servings for two or four


Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge