Forbidden Island

1304 Lincoln Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
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Customer Reviews (17 reviews)

by wrightjoy at Citysearch

on Citysearch Jun 27, 2010
We usually want a more interesting menu to choose from so we go out of town, but on occasion we stop in. BTW The service is usually good and fast. (more)


on Citysearch Mar 03, 2008
Forbidden Island is an delicious escape from everything, I've been there several times in the past year and have never been disappointed. It's not just the drinks that are amazing, the entire atmosphere is great. I... (more)


on Citysearch Sep 29, 2007
I like the place, I like the outdoor patio although I don' t understand why the servers cannot serve drinks there (because it is a parking?) but I have yet to receive good service there, especially when it gets near... (more)


on Citysearch Nov 14, 2006
This dive bar gone tiki is a great after work hangout. Drinks are generally strong and well made, however service is slow and some of the bartenders are superior to others. (The chicks seem to know what they're doing... (more)


on Citysearch Oct 18, 2006
Have frequented Forbidden Island since June. Great ambiance. Kinda reminds me of Trader Vics. And as traditional Tiki bars go, it's ambient lit. It's not supposed to be sunny -- it's like walking into the galley of a... (more)


on Citysearch Aug 21, 2006
I absolutely loathe this place. I started out really liking it, going there with my sister one Friday night. I had the pirate grog which was very good, albeit expensive, and my sister got something I can't recall the... (more)


on Citysearch Jun 24, 2006
This fanciful 1960s-style tiki lounge serves up waterfalls, bamboo huts and inventive cocktails made with fresh-squeezed juices and seasonal ingredients. (more)


on Citysearch May 17, 2006
So if you haven't heard yet the Forbidden Island in Alameda is happening! I was completely blown away by what was waiting for me inside. Tasty drinks mixed by a knowledgeable and skilled staff, exotic ambiance... (more)


on Citysearch May 09, 2006
Forbidden Island deserves high marks on everything- excellent drinks, inviting atmosphere, great service After an evening here, you feel like youve been away on vacation! The decor is gorgeous and so thoughtful... (more)


on Citysearch May 07, 2006
In a word, Forbidden Islands was absolutely FANTASTIC! It is on a quiet residential block, but inside it is full of energy and fun! The music (not live) was upbeat and fun. The drinks were some of the best drinks I have... (more)
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