Secret Recipes

Did you know Don used Secret Recipes? Don the Beachcomber was such a popular spot that it attracted patrons far and wide, many coming again and again to enjoy the delicious cocktails. Thus, Don spawned many competitors wishing to emulate his style, his drinks and his success. Rival and competing bar owners would anonymously take… Continue reading Secret Recipes

Donn’s Treehouse

In 1956, Donn Beach opened a bar and restaurant at his newly created International Marketplace in Waikiki that included a treehouse in one of the large existing banyan trees on the property. This tree, planted in the mid-1800s by Henry and Eliza McFarlane served as the anchor point from which Donn lived and worked. It… Continue reading Donn’s Treehouse

9/1: DTB on the Road…

9/1: DTB on the Road… How would you like to have a Don the Beachcomber cocktail served to you in YOUR hometown?  Well, we’re doing it, we’re hitting the road! First stop, the spectacular INFERNO ROOM in Indianapolis, Indiana on September 15th to kick off their annual MAKAHIKI: A Night of Tiki event. Marie King will… Continue reading 9/1: DTB on the Road…

Madeira Beach: Opening November 2023

8/16: Madeira Beach: Opening November 2023 We have a big shift in plans here at 23 Restaurant Services! The previously scheduled third Tiki Docks location is no more.   Instead, we’re forecasting a November 2023 opening of the first brand new DON THE BEACHCOMBER on the ground floor of the Cambria Hotel in Madeira Beach near St Petersburg! It’s… Continue reading Madeira Beach: Opening November 2023

Care for a Missionary’s Downfall or…

Ever heard of a Missionary’s Downfall?  How about the Padre’s Pitfall or the Apostle’s Breakdown?  Perhaps a Cobra’s Fang, Sidewinder’s Fang, Serpent of Doom? Anyone? Class? Anyone? Bueller? Welp, the truth is, neither had we! That is to say, the spread of the classic Don the Beachcomber “Rum Rhapsodies” was so prolific during the height… Continue reading Care for a Missionary’s Downfall or…

Tiki Oasis Recap

Now that we at 23 Restaurant Services HQ have recovered from Tiki Oasis (well, maybe not our livers…) we’d like to thank all those who attended our seminar, all those who bought new/exclusive merchandise from our booth, and all those who we got to talk to about DTB and entrust us with the legacy. Because, at… Continue reading Tiki Oasis Recap