Mai-Kai

Title: Mai-Kai

Location: Oakland Park, FL

Subject: Vintage Restaurant Sign, Tiki

Sizes: 8"x10" to 24"x30" (HxW)

Orientation: Landscape

Aspect Ratio: 4:5

 

Brothers and tikiholics Bob and Jack Thornton opened the Mai-Kai on Dec. 26, 1956, on a then-desolate stretch of Federal Highway for $300,000, a price said to be the most expensive restaurant built that year. An intoxicating hub for Rum Runners, Mai Tais and other tropical kitsch in a glass, the Mai-Kai’s ability to draw levelheaded folks under its tipsy spell has only grown stronger over the decades.

Mai-Kai