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Royal Hawaiian

Laguna Beach, CA
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331 N. Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA
Opened in 1947
Closed in 2006
No longer in operation.

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Royal Hawaiian

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The Royal Hawaiian was originally in a different location, and likely moved to its current site in the 1960s. It has several small dining rooms with glass-walled dioramas filled with tikis and plants, great lamps, bamboo, thatch and sea grass matting, and a bar with a fireplace and pufferfish. There are lovely oil paintings throughout, including a large piece hung directly above the hostess stand.
In spring 2006, the restaurant was sold to a new owner, who gutted it. The newer, tiki-stripped version closed for good in 2012.

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June 30, 2016, 5:08 PM
Aloha!

Just wanted to let you know, The Royal Hawaiian will be re-opening its doors this Summer 2016! We hope you will join us in some LapuLapus, and wanted to say we are happy to join the Tiki Community :)

www.royalhawaiianlb.com
forgotten tikiman
forgotten tikiman has visited Royal Hawaiian.
July 22, 2013, 10:55 AM
Did some urban archaeology last weekend and stopped by this place. So sad to see it shut down. People loved the Royal Hawaiian.
KavikaTiki
KavikaTiki was a semi-regular at Royal Hawaiian.
January 15, 2013, 8:18 PM
The original bar was a fantastic escape to the past. Never tried the food but having Lapu Lapu's with friends on the low red chairs was the best. The re-do was the beginning of the end. Miss the original!
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