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Pagan Room, Town House Hotel, La Jolla, CA (restaurant)

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Name:Pagan Room, Town House Hotel
Street:6363 La Jolla Boulevard
City:La Jolla

Pagan Room was a tiki restaurant and bar, located in the La Jolla Town House Hotel near Birdrock and Windansea beaches, from 1959 to about 1962.

The The La Jollan was intended as a 252-room luxury hotel, developed in 1952 by Larry Imig (Lafayette Hotel), Grandvell Schumaker and D.E. Evans. The hotel restaurant was first called Imig's Den.

Under the management of **Allan Witwer **, the hotel’s name was changed to the Town House Hotel and the restaurant remodeled into the Pagan Room. Witwer and his wife hosted many cocktail parties for visitors summering in La Jolla, and the exotic restaurant was the perfect seaside venue...

The entrance was dominated by a large carved Pagan god, and doorways hung with Hilo beads. Murals were by Del Mar artist John Helland. In cozy nooks with rattan furniture and lamps were served Cantonese food by chef Wing How. The piano bar served up exotic drinks to La Jolla socialites and beach-weary vacationists.

The Town House was sold in 1962 and converted into rental apartments. The property is now [2016] the La Jolla Villa Condominiums.

Anyone out there have any pics or menus from this place?


Source: http://classicsandiego.com/restaurants/pagan-room/

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