Tiki Bar Review #46 Kapu Hut – McMenamins North Bank Eugene, OR

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

If you live in the Pacific Northwest, you know about McMenamins.

McMenamins restores old, classic, historical buildings and turns them into brewpubs, movie theaters, restaurants, and music venues. They do a really great job of maintaining the integrity of the buildings and the food and drinks are great! But what you may not know is that they also build Tiki bars…

Eugene, Oregon is a cool little college town that is the home to the University Of Oregon (go Ducks!). The nightlife here is happening with tons of bars and restaurants. What a great place for a McMenamins!

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

McMenamins North Bank opened in 2000.The building has been around since the late ’70s. McMenamins took it over and made it their own.

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

The North Bank has a beautiful dining area…

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

Very classy, very McMenamins. I can’t say much more about the dining area because I spent all my time in here…

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

Welcome to the Kapu Hut! It’s the bar at the North Bank and it’s Tiki!

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

The Kapu Hut came to be in 2014. McMenamins knows how to do Tiki right. Kapu Hut is great and is home to many Tikis.

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

And one thing I love about Kapu Hut is that is still maintains its McMenamins vibe.

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

The drinks at Kapu Hut are solid as well.

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

You can order a Tiki Flight consisting of three smaller servings of a Jungle Bird, a Mai Tai, and a Singapore Sling…

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

That’s just what I did!

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

All three drinks were great and totally hit the spot.

Kapu Hut McMenamins North Bank

If you are in Eugene, Oregon and you like Tiki, you need to stop in at the North Bank and have a couple drinks at Kapu Hut. Ask for Josh…

Josh Bartlett - Awesome server at Kapu Hut
Josh Bartlett – Awesome server at Kapu Hut

He took care of my drink needs and he will take care of yours as well!

I’d like to thank Sveinn Kjartansson for his pictures used for this post.

Sveinn Kjartansson- The man behind the camera

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One thought on “Tiki Bar Review #46 Kapu Hut – McMenamins North Bank Eugene, OR

  1. Mark Whitehead Reply

    I normally don’t comment on these, but I’m gonna on this one.

    Of all the tiki bars I’ve been to in my lifetime, this was easily one of the worst, decor/atmosphere-wise. The Polynesian influence was almost non-existent. In fact, I only saw 5 tiki-ish itmes, and three of them were Moai. The main influence seemed to be mostly Oriental. While that’s not bad, that ain’t Polynesian. .

    Tiki Lagoon at McM’s Anderson School in deepest, darkest Bothel is a much better attempt.

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