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Port O' Three, Bloomfield Hills, MI (restaurant)

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Name:Port O' Three
Street:Telegraph & Long Lake Road
City:Bloomfield Hills

Port O' Three was a Michigan restaurant owned by the Chin family of Chin Tiki fame. I also read here on TC that it was very short-lived.

That's all I know. Hopefully someone else can shed a little more light on its history.

I have a matchbook and an ashtray from Port O' Three. You can see that they used Chin Tiki's logo tiki on the back of the matchbook.

I have that matchbook, nice ashtray.

I never noticed on the back of the matchbook that the restaurant was opened by Marvin Chin - the founder of Chin Tiki!

He had another restaurant called Chin's in Livonia, which opened in 1955, and is still open today (see post below)


Why haven't we heard more about this one???


Found this today

I scored this gigantic never-been-used menu from the Port O' Three restaurant.

Cover graphics same as Tiki Kate's matchbook.

Inside of the menu folded out and pieced together.

Some close ups

The appetizers

Drinks and Polynesian Diners

The Tiki

Cool menu.



Awesome menu DC. Another Michigan classic that has a bit of mystery to it.


According to my information from a "Chin" source this restaurant was meant to cater to the "gentler" sex. It was not in business very long.

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