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Coral Reef

Sacramento, CA
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2795 Fulton Ave
Sacramento, CA
Opened in 1949
Closed in 1994
No longer in operation.

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Coral Reef

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Humuhumu’s description

Coral Reef was owned by Buddy and Roberta Maleville in 1949. It had seven "enchanting" dining rooms, one of them being the Outrigger Room; the restaurant could accommodate groups of up to 150. This was the restaurant for the nextdoor Maleville's Coral Reef Lodge
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Maleville's Coral Reef Lodge
Sacramento, CA
Hotel/Motel
. Coral Reef was a Polynesian restaurant landmark for Sacramento, operating for decades until it closed in 1994 and was later demolished.
Before opening this location, the Malevilles also opened a Coral Reef location in Millbrae
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Coral Reef
Millbrae, CA
Bar & Restaurant
that only lasted until 1953.
A massive tiki from the sign for the Coral Reef today resides at Bamboo Hut
Bamboo Hut
San Francisco, CA
Bar
5.3
in San Francisco.

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lwarren200
lwarren200 was a regular at Coral Reef, and was usually there 1950-1990.
May 8, 2021, 11:49 AM
So missed! My family moved to Sacramento in 1949 the same year it opened up and we ate there for five decades.
The food was fabulous and the rattan décor, ambience were inviting and special. I can't forget the pressed mandarin duck and the banana fritters! What I would give for one more meal there...
Carpeteria
Carpeteria was a semi-regular at Coral Reef.
June 7, 2017, 2:56 PM
Grew up in Sacramento, and this was the place I always wanted to visit for birthdays, events, or whenever. Awesome food, atmosphere, everything. It's still so sad to drive past the Carl's Jr. where the Reef once stood.
April 21, 2017, 8:02 AM
What a throwback for me. Visited with my parents and sisters in about 1960. What an exciting and enchanting adventure for an eight year old boy.
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