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2000s: THE CANNERY

After literally a handshake deal and with extremely generous help from Jack Croul  (along with changing architects and plans after 11 months in the project ) the Cannery Seafood of the Pacific opened in 2002.  Initially, there was not a lot of interest in taking on this new and very unusual project. It quickly became something very, very special to everyone in the family.  We converted a rundown old two story seafood and bar into a bar and sushi restaurant upstairs and a white tablecloth bar and restaurant downstairs. Along with a beautiful patio on the bay with a 225 foot dock so guests could come by boat to dinner.  This helped the location resume being a landmark destination.

Sadly in 2006, we were forced to close Sonora Cafe.   The landlord wanted to quadruple our rent making it impossible to stay open.  The building lay dormant for 9 years!

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Los Angeles - The Original

1121 S. Western Ave Los Angeles CA 90006

Santa Monica

1025 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica CA 90401

Downtown Los Angeles

1037 S. Flower St Los Angeles CA 90015

Anaheim Hills

8200 E. Santa Ana Canyon Rd., Anaheim CA 92808

Corona Del Mar

3520 E. Coast Highway Corona Del Mar CA 92625

La Habra

840 E. Whittier Blvd La Habra CA 90631