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Address: 312 S Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach, FL 33401-5806
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+1 561-379-3667

The Purple Lotus Kava Bar is your friendly neighborhood Kava Bar (or...

The Purple Lotus Kava Bar is your friendly neighborhood Kava Bar (or Nakamal). Open for seven years, we are one of the most established Kava Bars in the United States. Come and enjoy the Purple Lotus Kava Bar and our laid back atmosphere, our ambient beats, our relaxing Kava and our sense of community

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Great kava, lots of regulars

The kava was great, the music was par for the kava course, and the bartender was very friendly and helpful in explaining what kava is all about to my parents (I had recently tried... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2012
Portland, Oregon
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Spring, Texas
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

After walking all day on South Beach. The Kimono was the perfect pick me up! It tastes like dirt but within a quick 15/30 min your feeling lively and relaxed at the same time. Worth the $13 to feel uplifted and friendly.

Thank Kristin V
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 March 2015 via mobile

I am a miami native so i have only have the privilege of attending the south beach kava bar but it is definitely my favorite spot on the beach! Everyone i have met here has been an amazing, interesting character and all the kava tenders are great, super friendly and take fabulous care of you! Id especially like to mention... More 

Thank BachloretteGirl
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2014 via mobile

The products are terrible but the vibe and people are great. aside from the occasional stream of junkies and dirtbags the atmosphere is great the music is relaxing and the temperature perfect. The Kava could be better and the prices could be lower.

Thank wantsgoodfoodnow
Portland, Oregon
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2012 via mobile

The kava was great, the music was par for the kava course, and the bartender was very friendly and helpful in explaining what kava is all about to my parents (I had recently tried kava for the first time myself at a different kava bar and wanted to share the experience with them). The only reason I gave it 4/5... More 

Thank DrewbieAK
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2012

Okay so forget that Jimmy and Kristy are two of my oldest and nearest friends, anyway you slice it, the fact is that what Jimmy has done with the Lotus is just fantastic....when he looked at me about 12 years ago in front of 312 S Dixie Hwy...in front of a mound of dirt higher then the building in front... More 

1 Thank dandbproductions
Palm Beach County, Florida
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47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2011

I tried Kava for my birthday with a friend at the West Palm Beach location. The bartender was very nice and informative. My friend refused to drink it b/c she didn't like the "earthy" taste. I guess she was expecting some kind of sweet drink. I told her that Kava is for your mood and mind to relax and treat... More 

1 Thank constantgardnereg
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2011

My friends and I were looking for something different. This place certainly was different. They were upfront and said that the taste was earthy. I was able to get past the fact it tasted like my face way shoved in mud. The problem was is the person behind the bar making the kava said it would make you relaxed and... More 

5 Thank mdl2
Edmonton, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 30 January 2011

This was a great bar, the bartender was friendly ( I think her name was kylie). A great place to relax and unwind, the kava is a great experience. It would be great if it was a little bigger with some couches to sit around, and maybe offer some other types of herbal drinks with kava would be a great... More 

Thank minuou555
Boynton Beach, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 15 December 2010

This is definitely a place to go when you want to relax. The people here are great! The owner is one of the nicest guys i know! The vibe at Purple Lotus is a very soothing one. The kava is amazing! I'm actually going to go now!!!

Thank SmoothRider369
West Palm Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2010

The place is very true for what it is known for. Great bar, music, and super laid back environment. The best part is that the staff is very friendly which makes me revisit them frequently. A+

1 Thank carrlosjones

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