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Aku-Tiki Room

Kewanee, IL
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Andris Waunee Farm, RR2
Kewanee, IL
Opened in 1967
Closed in 2008
No longer in operation.

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Humuhumu’s description

The Aku-Tiki Room was in the Andris Waunee Farm Restaurant, in a remote area just off Rural Route 2. Glen Andris purchased the farm in 1953, but didn't add on the tiki room until 1967—inspired not by a trip to Hawaii, but instead by winter trips to Acapulco, and time spent in the Aku-Tiki
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Aku-Tiki
Acapulco, Mexico
Bar & Restaurant
restaurant there. The room was expanded in 1984.
It closed in January 2008, and there was an auction of the remains in June 2008.

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Swanky
Swanky has visited Aku-Tiki Room.
January 28, 2016, 2:05 PM
This place was an inspiration. My #2 Tiki bar behind the Mai-Kai. It was such a time capsule in the remote corn fields and with great cocktails. It is sorely missed.

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