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The Warehouse, Newport Beach, CA (restaurant)
Bora Boris
Mr. Unreasonable

Joined: Mar 25, 2005
Posts: 2535
From: Boogie Wonderland
Posted: 2009-04-01 12:33 am   Permalink

Name:The Warehouse
Type:restaurant
Street:3450 Via Oporto
City:Newport Beach
State:CA
Zip:92663
country:USA
Phone:
Status:defunct

Description:
Beachbum Burt Hixson’s second Warehouse. It opened in 1974 with a dedication from John Wayne.



 
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Unga Bunga
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Joined: Jun 06, 2003
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From: CaliTikifornia
Posted: 2009-04-01 12:38 am   Permalink

Wasn't that a meat market?
I'm just sayin!


 
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Bora Boris
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Joined: Mar 25, 2005
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From: Boogie Wonderland
Posted: 2009-04-01 12:50 am   Permalink



I remember this location with the bar and dance floor upstairs and dinning rooms downstairs. Lots of “Trader Style” crates and netting, possibly more than the Marina Del Rey location plus some cool lamps.

I used to go to this Warehouse location and drink beer. That’s right beer, I would have loved to have been Mr. 25 year old Rum Barrel Guy but if you think I’m annoying now imagine me as Mr. 25 year old Rum Barrel Guy! Yikes!



It looks like it didn’t make it into the new millennium. I asked a friend who also used to go there and he said it closed because they lost their dance permit? It sounds weird but until we hear otherwise that’s what I’ve got.




Before and after, all of the building’s corrugated metal charm is gone.


!!Warehouse Fun Fact!! There was also a short-lived location in West Covina.

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Unga Bunga
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Posted: 2009-04-01 12:55 am   Permalink

Was it next to the Red Onion?

 
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Bora Boris
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Joined: Mar 25, 2005
Posts: 2535
From: Boogie Wonderland
Posted: 2009-04-01 12:55 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-04-01 00:38, Unga Bunga wrote:
Wasn't that a meat market?
I'm just sayin!



Yes Unga, all the bars in Newport Beach in the 70's and 80's were meat markets.

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Bora Boris
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From: Boogie Wonderland
Posted: 2009-04-01 01:01 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-04-01 00:55, Unga Bunga wrote:
Was it next to the Red Onion?



No Unga, it was in Lido Village not on the peninsula.


 
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Chub
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Joined: Jan 26, 2005
Posts: 264
From: Detroit, MI but now in sunny Los Angeles
Posted: 2009-04-01 01:02 am   Permalink

Here's another variation of the barrel mug. Only glossy on the inside.


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Bora Boris
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From: Boogie Wonderland
Posted: 2009-04-01 01:12 am   Permalink

The Warehouse mugs are weird, I have 6 of them and they're all different. Same sizes but none of the glazes are the same.




 
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Dustycajun
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Joined: Nov 16, 2007
Posts: 4075
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2009-04-01 02:59 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-04-01 00:50, Bora Boris wrote:




What a headline.

"Attorney Drunk in Court" precedes the opening of the Warehouse.

Coincidence????


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Tiki-Kate
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Joined: Sep 21, 2003
Posts: 1700
From: Yucaipa, CA
Posted: 2009-04-01 05:11 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-04-01 00:50, Bora Boris wrote:

I used to go to this Warehouse location and drink beer. That’s right beer, I would have loved to have been Mr. 25 year old Rum Barrel Guy but if you think I’m annoying now imagine me as Mr. 25 year old Rum Barrel Guy! Yikes!
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Jinkies! That would be annoying.

It's such a shame how rare these nautical themed places have become. Ah, the humanity.
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bigbrotiki
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2009-04-01 07:46 am   Permalink

Nooooooo! Say it ain't so!

On 2009-04-01 00:50, Bora Boris wrote:

Before and after, all of the building’s corrugated metal charm is gone.

What about the huge lagoon, and the pier that led to the place? And the giant old growth bambooooooooooo.... boohooo!


 
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Bora Boris
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From: Boogie Wonderland
Posted: 2009-04-01 07:50 am   Permalink

It's okay Sven, this was the Newport Beach location, The Marina Del Rey one is fine.

 
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Humuhumu
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Joined: Aug 22, 2002
Posts: 3536
From: San Francisco
Posted: 2009-04-01 07:50 am   Permalink

Quote:

On 2009-04-01 07:46, bigbrotiki wrote:
Nooooooo! Say it ain't so!

What about the huge lagoon, and the pier that led to the place? And the giant old growth bambooooooooooo.... boohooo!



Don't fret, Sven! I think maybe you're confusing the Marina del Rey location (which I think is still in fine shape, yes?) with this location, which was in Newport Beach.
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
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From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2009-04-01 07:59 am   Permalink

Phew, thanks guys, that woke me up. I just checked their website, and all seems well:

http://www.mdrwarehouse.com/contactusdirections.html

And in the spirit of supporting your local Polynesian pop establishment, SO IT WILL LAST, here are some nice pics to entice TCers to visit it:











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croe67
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Joined: Jan 05, 2003
Posts: 1062
From: Land of Cheese & Beer
Posted: 2009-04-01 08:16 am   Permalink

I've driven by this cool looking one many times when out in the area & have always been curious about it.
& of course I've seen the mugs when out thrifting.

Maybe it's time to finally check it out......


 
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