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The Kahlua Hut , Hyattsville, MD (restaurant)
Johnny Dollar
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Joined: Oct 01, 2003
Posts: 2965
From: Baltimore, Maryland, PNG
Posted: 2014-01-03 07:58 am   Permalink

Name:The Kahlua Hut
Type:restaurant
Street:1812 East-West Highway
City:Hyattsville
State:MD
Zip:20783
country:USA
Phone:422-4700
Status:defunct

Description:
a little-known / short-lived restaurant that produced some desirable tiki mugs during its run. best remembered by this mug - courtesy TikiPhil





TikiPhil spoke with an ebay auctioneer and they claimed that

Quote:

On 2007-01-30 21:55, TikiPhil wrote:
I just remember there was a place on the corner of Riggs and Ager Roads called the Kahlua Hut for a few years (about 1974??) and before that it was Jones Ice Cream Parlor (it may have been something else in between). It's in Hyattsville or Green Meadows depending on where you're coming from. It's not there anymore, of course!



based on the evidence that it was Jones Ice Cream Parlor and is now a bakery, at that intersection the address should have been 1812 East-West Hwy, Hyattsville, MD 20783, if we assume that the Kahlua Hut and the Outrigger were the same location with different names.

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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11268
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2014-01-03 10:06 am   Permalink

This is arguably one of the strangest vintage mugs out there. The face is so pronounced, one wonders what it is based on. Maybe this naive rendering for the menu cover:



I always dig it when people incorporate Tikis into a fictional coat of arms



Someone just won this menu of e-bay for 20.- bucks…



…I hope it was someone who also owns the mug.



 
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Johnny Dollar
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Joined: Oct 01, 2003
Posts: 2965
From: Baltimore, Maryland, PNG
Posted: 2014-01-04 03:23 am   Permalink

kind of a "derp" moment, but i realized that the address for the Outrigger matches one of the potential addresses for the Kahula Hut based on this matchbook courtesy Dustycajun, so i think we can assume they were the same establishment run under sequentially different names:







http://www.tikiroom.com/tikicentral/bb/viewtopic.php?topic=42528&forum=2&1

CONFIRMED:



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