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Otto's Shrunken Head

538 E. 14th St., New York, NY 10009 40.729399 -73.978722
nr. Ave. B  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-228-2240 Send to Phone

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Mon-Fri, 2pm-4am; Sat-Sun, 4pm-4am

Happy Hour

Mon-Fri, 2pm-8pm; two-for-one Budweisers, Bud Light and well drinks, $1 off all other drinks
Sat-Sun, 4pm-8pm; $5 bloody marys and margaritas

Nearby Subway Stops

L at First Ave.

Payment Methods

Cash Only


Although it looks like a set from the Brady Bunch episodes shot in Hawaii, this bar attracts more punk rockers (and wannabes) than hula girls or gawking tourists. Why the pierced-and-tattooed set flocks here is anyone's guess, though surely it's not for the chintzy tiki mugs that holds the special island-style drinks like the Zombie, Mai Tai, and Volcano Blast. (Or maybe, in a kitschy tip of the hat to Niagara Bar-esque, post-tiki style, the mugs are the reason.) The $3 to $6 beers are as cheap as they come, and the dried grass hanging from the ceiling, vintage Hawaiian record albums, postcards, and paintings on the walls provide amusing distraction. There's even a photo booth and a little stage in the back on which local bands and resurrected back up bands (like the Blackhearts, sans Joan Jett) do their thing nightly (no cover).