Welcome To Rooted Kava Bar!

Welcome to Rooted Kava Bar, Southern California’s premiere venue for all things kava.  Located in San Diego, Rooted is one of the only bars left in the country that makes its kava in the traditional South-Pacific fashion.  Using different strains from all over the world, Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Hawaii, Samoa and Papua New Guinea, we brew every batch quart by quart to maximize quality, freshness, and potency of our kava.  With our wide range of flavors and products, we do our best to ensure your satisfaction.  Come in, sit down, and order a shell with us!!!

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Pounded Kava Root | Instant Kava| Kava Kit & Sample Pack | Accessories

Rooted Kava Bar

Welcome to the Rooted Kava Bar Online Store!

Here you will find all different types of kava products and accessories. Currently, Rooted offers 5 signature blends of world-class kava that we use in our actual location and various instant kavas  and accessories. Rooted offers same day shipping to ensure you get your products quicker than anywhere else on the web. Our goal is to make sure you that receive all the benefits this wonderful root has to offer, so your satisfaction is of our utmost concern. Each kava will come with step-by- step instructions on how to make it and you will also receive an instructional video link via email demonstrating the process. You can always reach us with any questions or concerns at

Kava Store

Pounded Kava Roots

Instant & Enhancers

Ceremony Kit & Sample Pack


Kava Accessories

Some Information About Kava



Kava or kava-kava (piper methysticin: Latin “pepper” + Latinized Greek “intoxicating” which translates directly into “intoxicating pepper”) has its origins in the pepper family. When brewed traditionally, it is known for its robust, earthy flavor that often times has a spice and a subtle bite to it. Kava is known to be a natural antidepressant, anti-anxiety, and muscle relaxer. One might say, “it relaxes your body while focuses your mind.” When you drink your first cup you will immediately feel the bite of the root, which magnifies its local anesthetic properties. One might feel a tingling of the tongue or a numbing of the lips. This effect is a telltale sign as to whether you are drinking good, strong kava. Along with these other benefits, after enough kava is consumed, it can bring about a certain amount of euphoria that is indescribable. Some would describe it as love or each other and an openness of the heart they hadn’t felt before. In larger doses, it is also known to be an aphrodisiac.

Kava has been consumed for over 3,000 years and originates out of the South-Pacific. It is a root that is steeped in water, brewed, and then the root is strained to leave you with pure traditional kava. We are proud at Rooted Kava Bar to bring you a traditional brewing process that has worked for thousands of years. After kava is prepared, the South Pacific Islanders would gather for their ritualistic kava ceremony. Tribe members would circle up and drink this sacred tea while setting an intention, almost like a meditation, for what they needed to find internally or externally during the ceremony. Kava’s greatest benefit may be the ability to tap into the soul and allow someone to find the issues they need to work on. Everyone in the group would raise their shells and say “BULA!’ which the Fijian word for life, and drink as one. When you walk into Rooted one of the first things you will notice will be large groups of people raising their cups and saying BULA! Even in the westernized setting, the ceremony takes on the same magic.

Rooted Kava Bar employs different types of strains from all over the Pacific. We use kava from Vanuatu, Fiji, (specifically Waka), Hawaii, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Wakaya, and Papua New Guenia. All of these strains are blended into what we call our “regular” but they are also added to housemaid recipes for flavored kava. We have created many different flavors by hand using only organic products to give you the highest quality flavored kava you can find in the states!


Friends And Family

Thank you Dark Horse for supplying the amazing you coffee to Rooted Kava.

A local company that supplies all of our high quality teas.

Another local company based in Oceanside, offering the best tapped kombucha in town!

  • Kava Vinaka

Rooted Kava Bars source for the best Fijian kava in the world!

A close friend of ours located in Northern California with incredible kava products!

  • Low Tide Kava Bar

Our East Coast friends, an amazing bar with excellent staff and ownership!

Rooted Kava Bar’s source for all media including professional videography!

Great staff and wonderful artists, check out Diana’s work all throughout the bar!

  • AcuPunk

Leda is an incredible massage therapist as well as acupuncturist! Check her out  Wednesdays at the bar doing $1 a minute massages!