Forbidden Island's bartender / guru Martin Cate left last month, I haven't been back to see if the drinks are still as stellar.
Reminded of this by the Adesso discussion: Kona Club is a mellow place, but the drinks aren't as good as the ones at Forbidden Island.
The Tonga Room may not survive the hotel's conversion to condos. Drinks are average, food is medicore, main draw is the campy Disneylandish entertainment.
Anybody tried Tiki Tom's, on the Oakland side of the 29th Ave / Park St. bridge?