The Polynesian

Highly anticipated is an understatement. Major Food Group's first standalone bar debuts this week with island vibes just in time for summer. The massive Tiki oasis accommodates 200, with both an indoor and outdoor space, and features a "liquid magnum opus" of partner and Tiki apostle Brian Miller, whose menu incorporates everything from rum to bourbon to create upgraded Tiki classics. The large format drinks are sure to fuel your entire group, but the single-size cocktails are just as fun thanks to custom designed vessels including skulls and Tiki totems.

The Polynesian, 400 W 42nd St.

[Photo via @hannaleenyc]

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