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The Enchanted Tiki Room

Anaheim, CA
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1313 Harbor Blvd
Anaheim, CA
Opened in 1963
(714) 781-4565

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The Enchanted Tiki Room

9.8

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by 191 people

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Everyone You
Decor 9.9
Mood 9.8
Music 9.8
Service 9.6
Tikiness 9.9
Tilt 9.9
Vibe 9.4

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Humuhumu’s description

This attraction in the Adventureland section of Disneyland was Walt Disney's first use of Audio-Animatronics for an attraction, and has over 225 fully automated, moving figures. It was originally developed as an attraction for the New York 1964 World's Fair, but when the sponsor fell through, the show was changed and planned for Disneyland instead. An early development concept was that this would be a Polynesian restaurant, but when the attraction was still in design, it was decided that turnover in the restaurant would be an issue -- the fear was that patrons would be so fascinated with the moving and talking birds and tikis that they wouldn't ever leave their table. Instead, the attraction was made into the 17 minute seated show you see today.
The attraction had fallen into poor condition in recent years. Due to pressure from online campaigns and the attraction's sponsor, Dole Pineapple, the Enchanted Tiki Room underwent some much-needed repairs, but continued to be in a state of decay. Fortunately, in 2004 and 2005 the Enchanted Tiki Room was closed for an extensive restoration, and today is looking beautiful, and attendance has increased substantially. Enchanted Tiki Room merchandise has been a big seller for Disneyland in recent years.
From the early '60s into the early '90s, Adventureland also had the Tahitian Terrace
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Tahitian Terrace
Anaheim, CA
Floor Show, Restaurant & Themed Attraction
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, a restaurant with a dinner show, located next to the Enchanted Tiki Room.

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Slowhandtikiman
Slowhandtikiman has visited The Enchanted Tiki Room.
March 8, 2018, 8:00 PM
Truly Enchanted ME at age 9 when I first visited the Truly Magical place that IS the Enchanted Tiki Room in 1965.
I visited it many more times before moving from So Cal and was always truly pleased after every visit. This place and Kelbo's in WLA are my most wonderful memories of the Golden Age of Tiki
landlocked54
landlocked54 has visited The Enchanted Tiki Room.
July 14, 2017, 3:58 PM
This is a great twenty minute rest stop on a hot summer's day in Disneyland. Great place to sit down, get cool, and groove to the Tiki vibe a la Disney.
GeekyTiki
GeekyTiki has visited The Enchanted Tiki Room.
May 29, 2017, 8:12 PM
Tiki perfection. Sure, no cocktails, but a nice, cool dole whip goes a long way to make up for that fault.
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