Serving a combination of the finest kavas from across the south pacific and a fantastically diverse menu of local teas and elixirs, NALU is one of Portland’s newest hidden jewels. Our mission is simple ... To share the bitter blessing that is kava in an environment that is cozy, comfortable and easy. Come by and get the skinny on kava, maybe catch some live music vibes, relax on our roof top patio, or witness one of our rotating art show celebrations. Our menu of restorative and healing potations is second to none.
Grown in the South Pacific Islands for over 3,000 years, Kava is a revered drink enjoyed socially and ceremonially amongst friends and family. The Kava tea is made by infusing the lateral roots and stump through fresh water. Science today reveals to us today what the Polynesians have known for thousands of years ... that this plant is magical - reducing stress and anxiety, relieving depression, while also improving sociability, mental clarity, and creativity.
Never tried Kava? We’ll give you the scoop on this ancient wonder. How amazing this natural drink is. Come join us, take a break from the maelstrom that has become the everyday and relax easily into your skin inside a lovely space with the warmest vibes. NALU is a refuge for the spirit.