Sir George's Smorgasbord in Arcadia, CA

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Sir George's Smorgasbord in Arcadia, CA

Postby nichols » Thu May 26, 2011 8:03 pm

Opened some time before 1970, this store was very original and was, I believe, the last operating location of this Medieval themed chain of buffet restaurants. The spires once held metal flags and there was a lot more color to the whole composition, but here's a fond farewell to a place with character and story, if not very good food.

Sir George's
9 Las Tunas Dr.
Arcadia, CA

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...and a 1974 letter from the owner attesting to the low quality of the food even then.

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Postby Futura Girl » Tue Jun 07, 2011 4:05 pm

we went to the one on van nuys blvd. a few times. i do not remember the food - but long after the restaurant was gone - i loved seeing the spires and purple roof for years afterwards. it finally went bye bye in the mid 2000s.

so is this one still open or has it closed yet?

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Postby nichols » Sun Jun 12, 2011 8:51 pm

This one closed a few months ago and is for lease. Maybe we can find a new tenant to re-open and Sir George's will finally get a chance for a do-over!

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Re: Sir George's Smorgasbord in Arcadia, CA

Postby RichardStout1966 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:55 pm

Oh man, Sir George's!! Such a place with history. Sad to see it shut down but it was great while it lasted.
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