Former Royal Tahitian now a tiki tear...

Former Royal Tahitian now a tiki teardown

There are 2 comments on the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin story from Sep 6, 2010, titled Former Royal Tahitian now a tiki teardown. In it, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reports that:

TIKI AND Polynesian culture was all the rage in the 1960s, a trend that brought the Kapu-Kai restaurant and bowling alley to Cucamonga and a series of South Seas-themed apartments to Upland.

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Los Angeles, CA

#2 Sep 7, 2010
I worked there in the mid 60's around 1965-67, I remember Ray Charles, I waited on him while he was on stage.

I remember Herb and Walter, Herb was a real nice guy, Walter was demanding, don't leave a table dirty or you were in big trouble.

The bartender that was there was called "Bill the Bartender." A helpful sort that told me not to pay attention to Walter. Bill made my son a Roy Rogers drink once.

The food was good as I recollect, been a long time.

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Since: Apr 09

Hotel California

#3 Apr 24, 2012

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