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Downtown Tiki Bar Schedules Opening – Grand Rapids Business Journal

Max’s South Seas Hideaway, a new tiki-themed restaurant, will open its doors on Oct. 19 in the former Waldron Building, at 58 Ionia Ave. SW. Max’s is a passion project for the restaurant’s owners: Mark Sellers, owner of BarFly Ventures; Martin Cate, a James Beard-winning author, bar owner and mixologist; and Gecko, a Hawaii-based tiki […]

Grand Rapids’ new tiki bar opening in October – 13 On Your Side

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Get ready to feel the island vibes next month. Downtown Grand Rapids’ is getting a new, three-story tiki bar, restaurant and boutique. It’s going into the historic Waldron Public House, located at 58 Ionia Ave. SW. Max’s South Seas Hideaway has been highly anticipated for months now and they recently announced […]

Tiki restaurant opening in downtown Grand Rapids next month – Wood TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The founder of Hopcat is hoping to tap into tiki tourism with his newest restaurant, opening in downtown Grand Rapids next month. Max’s South Seas Hideaway is already taking online reservations ahead of its Oct. 19 opening at 4 p.m. Construction is well underway on transforming the three-story building at […]

Max’s South Seas Hideaway Schedules Opening – Grand Rapids Magazine

A new “tropical paradise” is opening soon in downtown Grand Rapids. Max’s South Seas Hideaway, a tiki-themed restaurant, will open on Oct. 19 in the old Waldron Building, at 58 Ionia Ave. SW. The restaurant is a passion project for its three co-owners: Mark Sellers, owner of BarFly Ventures; Gecko, a Hawaii-based tiki and Polynesian […]

Opening Press Release

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — The door to a tropical paradise opens in downtown Grand Rapids on Saturday, Oct. 19.

Large-scale, Grand Rapids tiki bar to hire more than 100 people – MLIVE

Max’s, which will be located at 58 Ionia Ave. SW, is being opened by HopCat creator Mark Sellers and Martin Cate, an award-winning rum and exotic cocktail expert who owns several bars, including Smuggler’s Cove tiki bar in San Francisco. In a news release, Max’s said managers will conduct on-the-spot interviews at the hiring center. […]

Grand Rapids Tiki Bar

Press Release

Some of the best-known tiki entrepreneurs and artists are joining forces in downtown Grand Rapids to create a monumental new dining and drinking experience, set to open this summer.