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Tiki Bob's, San Francisco, CA (restaurant)
clayfran
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Joined: Sep 12, 2014
Posts: 36
Posted: 2014-09-22 07:11 am   Permalink

For what it's worth, here's the blurb from the back of the chrome postcard shown elsewhere in this thread.


 
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Dustycajun
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Joined: Nov 16, 2007
Posts: 4849
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Posted: 2015-12-20 1:53 pm   Permalink

A few news article ads from Tiki Bob's featuring the mixologists Sneaky Tiki in the Tiki Bob's peanut mug, which, interestingly enough, were made with Suntory Whiskey.







The mug from my collection.



Wonder if it was the inspiration for the Sneaky Tiki at Harvey's in Tahoe?



Or closer to home, Joe's Sneaky Tiki in San Leandro?



DC


 
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bigbrotiki
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Joined: Mar 25, 2002
Posts: 11532
From: Tiki Island, above the Silverlake
Posted: 2015-12-21 12:24 pm   Permalink

It is very probable that the "Sneaky Tiki" concept originated at Tiki Bob's, indeed. I don't have a date for this pic, but I guesstimate it to be mid- to late 50s:







 
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clayfran
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Posted: 2016-01-27 09:08 am   Permalink

Here's a scan of an ad from a mid-1960s magazine.





 
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