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1972 - Weinkles Liquors and a Royal Castle sign at 12425 S. Dixie Highway, Miami

12425 S. Dixie Highway, Dade County, Florida

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Leighton 13-Jun-2017 04:44
The building still exists as "Stir Crazy" (adult entertainment/dancers). It was built in 1955.
Guest 28-Feb-2009 18:34
Gordon's Bait and Tackle was adjacent to the gas station at US 1 and 27th Ave. And the last owner of Gordon's maintained the Royal Castle restaurant until it's demolition. Sad.
Guest 02-Oct-2008 05:13
Crook & Crook Marine Hardware was the tackle shop on S. Dixie & 27th ave.

I remember the Royal Castle downtown on Flagler St. just east of the courthouse. I remember going there one time about 1962 or 3 and my little brother wanted one of those hats that the employees wore. The guy didn't want to give him the hat till he started singing the Burger King song!!! They gave it to him QUICK then!! I was 6 or 7 & he was 4 or 5.

But the RC Steakhouse we went to most was at Galloway Rd. & Sunset Drive
R 20-Feb-2008 18:53
I remember a Royal Castle at SW 27th Ave. and Dixie Hway. Just south of the RC was a longtime tackle shop owned by Mr. Gordon. Spent the end of many fishing trips at the Castle filling up on some delicious Burgers.
miamicrg04-Oct-2007 20:41
To this day--when ever I see or talk to old friends from SFLA--we always talk about Royal Castle--those great burgers and birch beer. My earliest memories is when I was 6 years old in 1957--we would go to the old Rosetta Movie Theather on Saturdays--the movie was 25 cents--a RC was a few doors down--hamburgers were 11 cents--birch beer was a nickel! My dad would give me a dollar--I was in heaven. White Castles in the north--Krystles in the south--no comparison. My local RC when I was in my teens and younger was in Hollywood at Taft St & 68th Ave. My next door neighbor was a local famous comedian named Don Sebastian. His real last name is Lupo. He did a famous RC TV commercial where he lights up a match for a smoke--and the RC service was so fast--that he had to blow out the match to start eating!
Dave 25-Jul-2007 21:21
Carl Weinkle also owned a chain of supermarkets called Carl's Markets that were sold in the 1950's to Food Fair supermarkets chain owner Sam Freidland.