Hula's Modern Tiki
Go here when you are with a group for happy hour and want to catch a bite to eat as well. Hula is well set up as a happy hour modern restaurant with a large patio and inside spaces that open up to the patio directly. They also have good happy hour deals. The food is modern Polynesian style and nearly everything is a permutation of seafood. Also consider Maizie's Cafe, Switch, Fez or Postino on Central.
Experience Hula's is a Phoenix style modernist restaurant that serves up Polynesian style seafood in a contemporary manner. The patio is a major draw and it is a good happy hour bar. The inside area can be a bit noisy when it is crowded as the sound tends to bounce around but it inside and outside have a great atmosphere to them. Patio Hula's patio faces Central and connects into the inside areas through glass doors that can completely open up the restaurant to the outside air. When the doors are open nearly the entire bar and restaurant is patio. Parking There is parking in the mall area that Hula is in. If there isn't sufficient space near Hula there is an overflow area. There is no valet service for Hula. The restaurant is beside the light rail and a stop is not far away which is an alternative means to get there. Website Hula's Modern Tiki Menu Full menu [pdf] Map On the corner of Central and Highland Avenue. If you are coming from the south you normally have to do a U-Turn at Camelback to come south again.