Drift Lounge Bids Patrons a Final Farewell

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The tiki gods have spoken, and Drift Lounge is soon to be no more.

Old Town Scottsdale's retro Polynesian-themed watering hole is closing for good, confirms owner Bryan Chittenden.

Tonight, Friday, and Saturday will be the final nights for locals to hang in the grotto, nibble on potstickers and poke, and sip a potent Evil Bastard cocktail.

While supplies last, if you buy an Evil Bastard, you can even take home your own cup.

Where will tiki freaks go from here? Well, you can still swig Mai Tais at Trader Vic's at the Hotel Valley Ho, or dig the divey vintage goodness of Bikini Lounge, near Downtown Phoenix.

Aloha, Drift, and mahalo.

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