Trader Vic's

Polynesian-themed American restaurant chain / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Trader Vic's is a restaurant and tiki bar chain headquartered in Emeryville, California, United States. Victor Jules Bergeron, Jr. (December 10, 1902 in San Francisco – October 11, 1984 in Hillsborough, California) founded a chain of Polynesian-themed restaurants that bore his nickname, "Trader Vic". He was one of two people who claimed to have invented the Mai Tai.[1] The other was his amicable competitor for many years, Donn Beach of the "Don the Beachcomber" restaurants.

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Trader Vic's
TypePrivate
IndustryRestaurant
FoundedNovember 17, 1934; 87 years ago (1934-11-17) as Hinky Dink's
FounderVictor Jules Bergeron, Jr
Headquarters,
United States
Area served
United States
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
ProductsMai Tai
Websitetradervics.com
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Old menu cover, original Trader Vic's, Oakland