About Trader Vic's

Hilton Atlanta
255 Courtland Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Trader Vic's guests experience the Tropics surrounded by a motif complete with authentic palm trees, tiki torchaes and Polynesian wood carvings. Adjacent to Trader Vic's, on the lower level of Hilton Atlanta is the Mai Tai Bar featuring an extensive list of island-inspired cocktails.

Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Pan-Asian, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, Contemporary Asian

Hours of Operation:
Bar: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
Dining Room: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Special 2015 Holiday Hours:
Closed December 24th through the 28th & will re-open for business on December 29th.
Closed January 1st & will re-open for business on January 2nd.

Cross Street:
John Portman Blvd.

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(404) 221-6339

Website:
http://www.tradervicsatl.com/

Entertainment:
Join us Thursday nights for live entertainment and $6 Mai Tais!

Parking Details:
Complimentary self parking is available in the hotel parking garage with the purchase of an entree.

Public Transit:
MARTA - Peachtree Center Station

Executive Chef:
Cheing Phour

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
We would love to welcome you and your guests as you celebrate your special occasions. Trader Vics is the perfect venue for corporate receptions, birthday parties, company dinners, holiday parties, and more. Remember us when planning your next event!

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Details
Mon 5:00PM - 10:00PM

Tue - Wed 5:00PM - 6:45PM 8:00PM - 10:00PM

Thu - Sat 5:00PM - 5:45PM 9:00PM - 10:00PM

Private Dining

Trader Vic's houses 5 semi-private dining rooms for groups of up to 200 guests.

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4.1

service

4

ambience

4.4

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Moderate

82% would recommend it to a friend

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food3
ambience4
service2
value3

Great drinks and atmosphere

Dined on April 22, 2016

We went for the Atlanta Trader Vic's 40th anniversary celebration and had a great time. The Mai Tais were great as usual and the live band was a lot of fun. The service was a bit disjointed tonight and it took a lot longer than usual amount of time to get our food. Go to drink and watch bananas being flambeed though!

Tags: vibrant bar scene
food3
ambience5
service1
value3

Great live entertainment!

Dined on April 22, 2016

Trader Vic's is a great Thursday night spot particularly due to the live band and the Mai Tai's. The biggest problem is the service because it doesn't appear they are staffed well enough to handle the huge crowd. It's also disappointing that the best view of the band is near the bar area; however, the food menu is limited in that space. :-(

Tags: late-night find, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service4
value3

First time at Trader Vic's Atlanta

Dined on April 21, 2016

Came from out of town for the Atlanta Trader Vic's 40th anniversary night and had a great time.....entire staff from the hosts to the bartenders to the servers were great....dinner was amazing. Don't pass up the menehune juice at the bar or the bananas foster for desert prepared table side.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience5
service5

We had wonderful service and Mai Tais in ...

Dined on April 15, 2016

We had wonderful service and Mai Tais in great family atmosphere! I would always go back for the fun while visiting. Easy access from Marriott, Hilton and Hyatt!!

food5
ambience5
service5

The service, food, drinks ($6 Mai Tai ...

Dined on April 8, 2016

The service, food, drinks ($6 Mai Tai ), and everything else was awesome. This is was my first time there and I was truly satisfied.

food1
ambience3
service2
value1

Horrid

vip
Dined on April 6, 2016

The food was terrible. Overcooked, tasted odd. We had the kung pao chicken - it had no heat and was sickeningly sweet.

food5
ambience5
service5
value3

Trader Vic's get your Tiki Freaky

Dined on March 31, 2016

Felt like Don Ho would appear at Any moment & break into "Tiny Bubbles"

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience5
service4
value4

Best Mai-tai's

Dined on March 19, 2016

I always chose Trader Vic's for the mai-tai. They do not disappoint.

Tags: good for groups, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5

Far exceeded our expectations! A real tr ...

Dined on March 19, 2016

Far exceeded our expectations! A real trip to another era, worth the journey and then some. The food was delicious and the drinks, oh the drinks were beyond phenomenal. We only had the time to try four, but each was a magical oasis of refreshment. Staff was so helpful and friendly, and the music that played was excellent -- I ended up using the Shazam app several times to see what a particular song was, and we listened to them on our way home to keep the vibe going. We will certainly return!

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Awesome place. A true gem.

Dined on March 19, 2016

Trader Vic's Atlanta was truly a tiki marvel. Not many like this left. The decor was amazing, the food & service great, and the best Mai Tai any where around hands down. Highly recommend.

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, great for lunch, late-night find
food3
ambience5
service3
value2

I thought the food was extremely over pr ...

Dined on March 5, 2016

I thought the food was extremely over priced for the quality and quantity that was received. Also, terrible gluten free choices because everything is already pre made, mainly with soy sauce, so they cannot substitute gluten free items/sauces

food3
ambience4
service3
value2

Probably better for a drink or on no band night

Dined on March 4, 2016

The seating was either up on someone else, directly in front of band or in the back away from all that was going on and it felt like you weren't in same place. Everytime I called I got someone nice and I appreciated that. The person sat us was nice, but we had to move tables several times. I got the wrong appetizer given to us, but they did get correct one and didn't charge me for the other. The food was meh. My biggest issue was the seating and it seemed in the beginning we had been forgotten.

food5
ambience5
service4
value5

A great find

Dined on March 2, 2016

It was a unique restaurant with an extensive tropical drink menu! Delicious appetizers and my steak was amazing.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion
food3
ambience3
service3

Long wait as hostess was not on post, th ...

vip
Dined on February 26, 2016

Long wait as hostess was not on post, they left out part of the menus and it was mediocre food. The Mai Tai was amazing.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Cheing Phour is my favorite chef.

vip
Dined on February 20, 2016

The food and services is exceptional. You can tell Trader Vic's is managed very well.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience5
service4
value5

Fun for Dinner & Drinks

Dined on February 15, 2016

Trader Vic's never fails to make dinner tasty and the evening fun! We each started with a Mai Tai. For an entree we shared a Surf & Turf; veggie sides come with it. The beef filet was pink all the way through without being too rare. The lobster tail was tender and delicious; it came with seasoned drawn butter that I found excellent. Our server was experienced, soft spoken, and courteous. His hand tremors did not keep him from giving us excellent service. He even prepared our Bananas Foster dessert table side , even including the flame-off of the alcoholic sauce! In all, an excellent Valentine's Day event!

Tags: romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience4
service4
value3

Good food, great cocktails

vip
Dined on February 14, 2016

Extensive tropical cocktail menu. Had their "original" Mai Thai, which was not too sweet and very good. The mainstream menu items are well seasoned and tasty as well as reasonably priced. But if you opt for the wood fire grill, items are a bit pricey, though the crusty chargrilled flavor is unique and delicious. A good experience.

Tags: kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

It's not just for VALENTINE'S DAY..

Dined on February 13, 2016

I only have 3 words to express our experience at Trader Vic's AWESOME! AWESOME! and AWESOME!

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service5
value3

AWESOME!

Dined on February 13, 2016

There were a group of 10 of us that dined on Saturday before a show. Our server was phenomenal! He was helpful & attentive. We had apps, drinks and out meal all in a timely manner. The drinks were exotic & good and not just cute. I am still dreaming of my Rack of Lamb it was delicious!!! I would recommend this spot to anyone. the next time I am in town I will make it a point to get there. The only complaint I would have is it was very cool/drafty in the back room where we were seated so I had to eat with my coat on.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
food5
ambience5
service5
value4

Excelent!

Dined on February 3, 2016

A little expensive, but delicious beverages, very tasty food, excelent service. I really recommended the restaurant.

Tags: kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
food3
ambience3
service2
value2

never again

Dined on January 27, 2016

The service saw slow the food was even slower coming and it was not delivered at the same time It was 10 minutes between the time the first meal arrived and the last It was a busy night but to take over 2 hours the from the time we order until the meals arrived is poor service I will never go there again

food5
ambience5
service5
value4

First time to Trader Vic's Won't be the last.

Dined on January 22, 2016

Me and my wife had a great time at Trader Vic's great atmosphere and great service.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion
food1
ambience3
service1
value1

Well ... where do I begin

Dined on January 17, 2016

On a positive note, the drinks were good. After that it all fell apart. Nice server, but Tim Conway from Carol Burnett comes to mind. We were forgotten for about half an hour and had to ask someone to come see us. Ordered a group platter for $19.50, came on a cake plate, and had 2 pcs of about 4 items, Sysco food truck came to mind with each item. Fried rice was not fried rice, and the rest of the dinner would have been disappointing if I paid $5 for them from a Checkers Drive inn. The fact that each entrée was between $25 and $35 is shocking. How this place stays in business is unbelievable. Was always excited to experience Trader Vic's, this was not the experience I was expecting. Was not expecting a fine dining experience, even though the prices would suggest otherwise. There was nothing about this restaurant I could in good faith recommend.

food5
ambience5
service5

Cool spot near the mart. Food was very g ...

vip
Dined on January 17, 2016

Cool spot near the mart. Food was very good with a bunch of fun drinks. Very cool place.

food3
ambience4
service3
value3

Great Entrees...Skip the Apps!

Dined on January 17, 2016

The appetizers were fried and the sauces that accompanied them weren't very good. The entrees were awesome and the maitai's were amazing!!

Tags: good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5
value3

Great food, don't sit by the windows

Dined on January 17, 2016

We had an amazing, as expected, meal at Trader Vic's in Jan. Everything was as advertised: good food, amazing drinks, great atmosphere... but don't sit by the windows in winter. The cold air that comes off of them is frigid and there is little to be done as the restaurant is almost always packed with reservations made weeks in advance. Have a mai tai or four to stay warm... it's worth it of you need an excuse to have the best mai tai ever!

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
food2
ambience3
service2
value3

Not Great

Dined on January 16, 2016

We were with a group of 12 people. Our table was ready when we arrived, but the service was very slow. Drink service was also slow. Food presentation and flavor were mediocre. We would not choose to return.

Tags: good for groups
food3
ambience5
service3
value3

Walk through the past

vip
Dined on January 10, 2016

We wanted to visit Trader Vic's because it is a a sort of throwback restaurant. The atmosphere was pretty and interesting. Our waiter was friendly and did a good job. The hostess who seated us was not up to the job. She did not look at us as she led us to our seats and never smiled. The food was average. The mixed drinks were awesome. All in all we had a good time and are glad we made made the trip.

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience5
service4
value4

A great experience!

Dined on January 5, 2016

It was a slow Tuesday night, but the service and food were excellent. The filet from the Chinese oven was perfect.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot
food5
ambience5
service4
value4

A moment in time

Dined on January 3, 2016

The Atlanta Trader Vic's is one of the last remaining from its haydays of the 60s. Perfectly preserved, the restaurant is like a moment in time. Rightfully reknown for its tiki drinks, the food was surprisingly top notch. Great decor, good food, fantastic drinks; what more do you need?

Tags: good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem
food2
ambience4
service2
value2

Disappointed

Dined on January 3, 2016

Living 200 miles outside Atlanta, I have gone to TV every 3-4 years for 30 years. Always happy with the drinks, food and service. Sadly, this was my last visit. I know the place is kitsch, but I've enjoyed it. The food is now less than mediocre. Egg rolls mushy and without enough filling. Wok fried seafood with vegetables should have been called fish stew. Very salty, limp, something not even Red Lobster would put out. Told the server we needed another minute to decide, she gave us 15. Place was nearly empty, they put us next to a table of eight. Way too many good places in Atlanta to spend another dollar here.

food5
ambience4
service5
value4

Old school but awesome

Dined on January 3, 2016

Thus place is dated but that's part of its charm. Think tiki bar in the 50's. The food is AMAZING and the drinks are delicious. You feel like you're on a beach vacation even though you're in downtown Atlanta.

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
food3
ambience4
service1
value2

Can't handle crowds

Dined on January 1, 2016

We arrived early for our 10pm reservation. They were at least 1 hour behind, we chose to stay and have some drinks while we waited. It's New Years Eve, after all, we were looking forward to the drinks anyhow. This was our 1st clue that they were under prepared. I walked to the bar and got our 1st round, opened a tab by leaving my credit card there, not knowing that I would not see it again for several hours. It took 1 hour in line with my elbows on the bar to get our next round of drinks and could not cash out. They were over whelmed. No order to their madness at all. Meanwhile we get our table for dinner, over an hour late. We get our food, everything except desert taste the same. So we are still eating when 12am rolls around after only 2 rounds of drinks and not so good food. What a way to start the new year off. It takes another hour to finally get my credit card from the bar and pay my $157.00 meal. Not the New Years I was expecting.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Excellent food and service. This is my ...

vip
Dined on December 29, 2015

Excellent food and service. This is my favorite restaurant.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food4
ambience4
service4
value4

December Dinner Getaway

vip
Dined on December 20, 2015

We have always gone to Trader Vic's as one of our go to places for special dinners, this was our 1 Year Anniversary Dinner. Food was great as always, was a little disappointed that they were out of the Cha Sui Pork Appetizer this is my favorite and was the first time I was ever told they were out. They were extremely busy with Holiday Parties and the Hotel that Trader Vics is in was the host hotel for the local Bowl Game Football Teams so I guess I can understand a rush on food but still disappointed. Drinks are great and food is great, we will go back.

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5

Love this place we go every few months i ...

Dined on December 13, 2015

Love this place we go every few months it my husbands favorite place

food5
ambience4
service5

ROMANTIC POLYNESIAN DINNER

Dined on November 15, 2015

My wife and I generally always go to Trader Vic's restaurant for our anniversary, because of our connection with Hawaii and Polynesian food. And Mai Tais. We have been visiting here for probably 15 years. This trip was great as usual.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, scenic view
food2
ambience3
service3

I was pretty disappointed

Dined on November 14, 2015

I was disappointed in the selection and the overall taste of the food. I heard about Trader Vic's many years ago and kept meaning to go. I finally had the opportunity, and well, its possible my expectations were set too high. I ordered the steak which I found tasteless and dry compared to notable steakhouses in the Atlanta area. My date ordered the Mahi Mahi which he also didn't particularly care for. Overall our experience left much to be desired. I don't expect to ever return.

food5
ambience5
service5

Tiki Power

Dined on November 11, 2015

The food was fantastic and I felt like I was going to see the Brat Pack come around the corner at any moment. Who knew a No Tai Mai Tai (virgin) would be so fun to drink!

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, vibrant bar scene
food1
ambience2
service3

Lame food, too expensive

Dined on November 10, 2015

Alas, Trader Vic's isn't worth it. Much too expensive and I've had better food at Red Lobster. However, the Mai Tais are indeed great.

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