New karaoke tiki bar Aloha Beautiful soft opens in downtown Orlando this week


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  • Tiki Aesthetics 101

The former Joysticks Arcade Lounge space in downtown Orlando has a new tenant, and an even more unabashedly retro theme than the erstwhile 1980s arcade treatment of yore.

It was "game over" for Joysticks back in October, and the second-floor bar at 69 E. Pine St. is now Aloha Beautiful, a tiki and "tropical karaoke" bar with all the aesthetic bells and whistles that you've come to expect, but a heavy karaoke angle as well, complete with stage and private rooms

Despite the multitude of bars in Orlando, there is a notable dearth of tiki in the City Beautiful, so Aloha Beautiful might just be what the VOODOO DOCTOR ordered.

Aloha Beautiful holds a soft opening tonight for VIPS, and then a more general-admission soft opening/"sneak peek" period from Thursday-Saturday, March 18-20. RSVP required.

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