Kowloon Opening New Tiki Bar Behind Route 1 Restaurant

Route 1 landmark Kowloon is opening a new tiki bar just in time for summer.

According to, the tiki bar will be located behind the existing Saugus, Massachusetts, location and will have room for about 100 people. A limited menu and tiki drinks will be served at the open-air location. The Kowloon food truck will also be parked nearby.

An opening date has not been announced yet, but the owner said he is shooting for in mid-May.

The Kowloon added outdoor seating last year under a tent, but it was only open until 11 p.m. The tiki bar has received approval to stay open until 1 a.m.

Kowloon, which first opened in 1950, is considered to be one of the top-grossing independent restaurants in New England, with a post from stating that it was number 85 in the entire country in 2014.

Kowloon is located at 948 Broadway (Route 1). Its website can be found at

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