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TheFloatingRumShack on Twitter: "Born this day in 1907, Ernest Raymond Beaumont Gantt a.k.a. Don the Beachcomber a.k.a. Donn Beach brought us #tiki ...

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Ernest Raymond Beaumont Gantt, born 1907, was raised in New Orleans and grew up to become a restless world traveler. The trade winds fetched him to Los ...

Don the Beachcomber - Donn Beach, born Ernest Raymond Beaumont Gantt, was the founding father of tiki restaurants, bars and nightclubs. The many so…

Ernest Gantt AKA Donn Beach, Donn created the first tiki bar and a cultural phenomenon when he opened Donn the Beachcomber in Hollywood in

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Don the Beachcomber, born Ernest Raymond Beaumont Gantt, was the founding father of tiki restaurants, bars and nightclubs.

Ernest Gantt, who subsequently changed his name to Donn Beach, opened a South Seas themed bar called Don The Beachcomber's Cafe in Hollywood.

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Opened in Hollywood in 1934, Don's Beachcomber Café was the original tiki bar and Polynesian nightclub. Featuring exotic and potent Rum cocktails, ...

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Join us this Thursday as we celebrate the birthday of Ernest Raymond Beaumont Gantt aka Donn Beach of Don the Beachcomber. The father of the Tiki Bar.

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The first Tiki bar appeared in 1934, Don Beach (a.k.a. Don the Beachcomber, born Earnest Raymond Beaumont Gantt) opened a Polynesian themed restaurant in ...

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The grandfather of Tiki, Donn “wove together the illusion of travel to far-flung lands together with cocktails that were actually inspired by the Caribbean ...

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Gantt was so well known for his establishment that he eventually changed his name to Donn Beach.

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Shortly after, he moved to Hawaii (not yet a state) and opened an unaffiliated Don the Beachcomber's in Waikiki in 1954, where he regularly hosted Martin ...

Don the Beachcomber - Donn Beach, born Ernest Raymond Beaumont Gantt, was the founding father of tiki restaurants, bars and nightclubs. The many so…