Coast to Coast Int'l Tiki Trek- Trader Dick's, Sparks (near Reno), NV 
Looking across the entrance to the stage area from inside the casino.
Looking across the entrance to the stage area from inside the casino.
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The small performance space. DJs and Karaoke tend to make up the weekly schedule, fortunately we missed the 'entertainment' and enjoyed a peaceful meal instead.
The small performance space. DJs and Karaoke tend to make up the weekly schedule, fortunately we missed the 'entertainment' and enjoyed a peaceful meal instead.
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Lamps overhead with fish cutouts.
Lamps overhead with fish cutouts.
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I liked this one.
I liked this one.
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Looking along the HUGE bar with fishtanks in the center.
Looking along the HUGE bar with fishtanks in the center.
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The names of drinks, and occationally the mug they are served in hang from overhead wooden signs.
The names of drinks, and occationally the mug they are served in hang from overhead wooden signs.
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The bar is two sided, this is the side near the casino floor.
The bar is two sided, this is the side near the casino floor.
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Blurry barstools, with the carpet faced underbar.
Blurry barstools, with the carpet faced underbar.
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A large Tiki pole near the stage area.
A large Tiki pole near the stage area.
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Another large pole near the hostess stand.
Another large pole near the hostess stand.
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Masks along the top of the bar.
Masks along the top of the bar.
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I believe this is the back side of the bar, the restaurant side.
I believe this is the back side of the bar, the restaurant side.
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This picture gives a good feel for how the bar comes together- masks above, thatch lit bright green, fishtanks, drink signs, the bar itself, and the stools.
This picture gives a good feel for how the bar comes together- masks above, thatch lit bright green, fishtanks, drink signs, the bar itself, and the stools.
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Unfortunately, many of these pictures came out a bit blurry, I included them anyway as they give a bit of the feel of the place by the end of an evening.
Unfortunately, many of these pictures came out a bit blurry, I included them anyway as they give a bit of the feel of the place by the end of an evening.
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I was very pleased to the "back scratcher" on their menu! Reminicent of the Kahiki in Ohio (RIP).
I was very pleased to the "back scratcher" on their menu! Reminicent of the Kahiki in Ohio (RIP).
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The Wahine!
The Wahine!
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Back to the big pole by the hostess stand, the stage is behind him.
Back to the big pole by the hostess stand, the stage is behind him.
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Up close, he won't fit in just one picture!
Up close, he won't fit in just one picture!
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The front of the hostess stand, "Trader Dicks!"
The front of the hostess stand, "Trader Dicks!"
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And happy fish!
And happy fish!
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The massive gong on wheels- I wish we had a less blury picture!
The massive gong on wheels- I wish we had a less blury picture!
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The Trader Dick's dessert cart,  behind it is the Chinese Smoke Oven.
The Trader Dick's dessert cart, behind it is the Chinese Smoke Oven.
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Closer in on the oven.
Closer in on the oven.
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My "Volcano", gently errupting across the tabletop! Note how the dry ice water is colored red, and then three staws are used to steady the drink in the glass while giving the lower glass room to "breathe".
My "Volcano", gently errupting across the tabletop! Note how the dry ice water is colored red, and then three staws are used to steady the drink in the glass while giving the lower glass room to "breathe".
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Enjoy a copy of the full menu of Trader Dick's food and drinks in pdf format here- http://www.janugget.com/downloads/traderDicks.pdf
Enjoy a copy of the full menu of Trader Dick's food and drinks in pdf format here- http://www.janugget.com/downloads/traderDicks.pdf
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A quiet corner.
A quiet corner.
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"Captain Cook's" a private room.
"Captain Cook's" a private room.
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And an exceptionally blurry interior shot of "Captain Cook's".
And an exceptionally blurry interior shot of "Captain Cook's".
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One of the long curving walkways in among the gardenlike interior.
One of the long curving walkways in among the gardenlike interior.
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A nice long view showing the rattan chairs and a little tapa up top.
A nice long view showing the rattan chairs and a little tapa up top.
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One of many carved poles. I believe this fellow wasn't far from the Chinese smoke oven.
One of many carved poles. I believe this fellow wasn't far from the Chinese smoke oven.
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A simple black ceiling with a tapa covered canoe hanging. Also note the mirrors and how they enlarge the space.
A simple black ceiling with a tapa covered canoe hanging. Also note the mirrors and how they enlarge the space.
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Trader Dick's Tiki carpet- vaguely papyrus-like.
Trader Dick's Tiki carpet- vaguely papyrus-like.
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A Tiki guards the oven on the corner where the glass pannels meet.
A Tiki guards the oven on the corner where the glass pannels meet.
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The back of the hostess stand is home to a  carving that looks remarkably similar to old Trader Vic's salt and pepper shakers.
The back of the hostess stand is home to a carving that looks remarkably similar to old Trader Vic's salt and pepper shakers.
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A Honu atop the rock with a nearby yellow glass fish float.
A Honu atop the rock with a nearby yellow glass fish float.
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