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2980 Los Feliz Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90039
For 100 years openness, simplicity, and unpretentiousness have been hallmarks of our storied tavern. Since our doors opened in 1922, anyone who crosses our threshold— founders, coworkers, regulars, and first timers alike—are all equally welcomed as friends and family. So gather together, grab a pint, and celebrate this milestone anniversary with us. “Hoot mon! We’re 100!”
THE TAM O’SHANTER
Since 1922, generations of guests have celebrated at The Tam O’Shanter.
We value and appreciate our role in any occasion - any moment - a guest shares with us.
The Tam O’Shanter Inn continues to pride ourselves by delighting our guests in providing a world-class dining experience at an exceptional value. We hold dear the same values and principles that were ours 100 years ago
The Tam O’Shanter opens its outdoor patio space.
The Great Scot is formally renamed the Tam O’Shanter Inn, to the delight of our guests.
The Tam O’Shanter Inn was renamed as The Great Scot, and featured new and upscale menu items. Our famous Ale and Sandwich Bar was opened to our guests.
The Tam O’Shanter menu is revamped to include separate menus for lunch and dinner. Also, a new dish is introduced – The Toad in the Hole, a Yorkshire pudding filled with Filet Mignon and mushroom caps in a burgundy wine sauce. The dish became a hit and is still a highly popular menu item on the Tam’s menu today.
Lawry’s The Prime Rib on La Cienega Blvd. opens its doors,featuring a special spice mixture developed by Lawrence Frank specifically for prime rib. Lawry’s Products, Inc. was formed to manufacture and distribute Lawry’s Seasoned Salt.
Lawrence Frank introduces the nation’s first drive-in, offering “Car Service de luxe” to the Tam’s guests. Special wooden trays for car service were designed, enabling guests to dine in the comfort and privacy of their own automobile.
Tam O’Shanter grows in popularity with our local guests and also becomes a favorite for actors and actresses, including such stars as Rudolph Valentino, Fatty Arbuckle, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, the Gish sisters, Theda Bara and Gloria Swanson. Walt Disney becomes one of the Tam’s most loyal guests.
The Tam O’Shanter Inn opens its doors to Los Angeles for the very first time as Montgomery’s Country Inn.