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    1. Charlotte (Charlie)

      Hello, my name is Charlotte and I started working at Dolores Restaurant on Santa Monica Blvd. and Purdue in 1977. Back then everyone called me Charlie. The owner was Dean Williams. He was an excellent businessman, family man and mentor. I was promoted to assistant manager in 1978 and the restaurant was known for it’s high quality food and service. Mr. Williams always said that it was our responsibility to deliver both to our customers. If there was ever a problem, he made sure it was resolved to the satisfaction of our customers. I would like to have him recognized as part of the history of this establishment.
      As for the Drive-In in Beverly Hills, I never worked there, but did frequently eat there. I found that the same kind of quality was there as well. It was obvious that he was also a part of this second estabishment.
      It would be an awesome and beneficial idea to do some type of reunion celebration with special prices for the famous combo of ‘Suzy Q’s and JJ Burgers’!
      IF you would like any addition information, please don’t hesitate to call me at 469/579-9930. Thank you.

      • Elliot Lewis

        Is Mr Williams still alive and well, you dont say.

      • Charlie: Miss Dolores Jumbo Jim’s
        and Z Sauce. Do you know anybody who has recipe for Z Sauce. Started
        going to Dolores at original location on Wilshire & LaCienea in
        1953. Andy

      • CHARLIE I remember you well do you remember going out to the club’s if you remember I was the asst the with Todd lots of great times there if you want look me up on face book love to chat!!doing great and living in Washington name again Randy Human

      • CHARLIE I remember you well do you remember going out to the club’s if you remember I was the asst the with Todd lots of great times there if you want look me up on face book love to chat!!doing great and living in Washington name again Randy Human

      • nancy glick costanza

        Charlie: i don’t know if you remember me but i do remember you. i worked at DL’s Santa Monica Blvd from march 1976 until may 1979. I first worked 2-10 on school days and also 7-3 weekends. we worked our asses off for very little in return. I was an excellent server so they gave me the 12 tables in the back room which was the largest station. Dean was a good boss and Jerry was great too along with Harry. They used to feed us a meal and give us a cleaners allowance. What i really want is a few of the recipes. I still keep in touch with Dawn and Brooke. Sadly, Sally passed away. please write back and let me know if any of this rings a bell!

      • nancy glick costanza

        you DO know this is a different Dolores Restaurant right? this one is in Oklahoma!

    2. Are you able to publish the recipe for Dolores famous sauce or Come Back Sauce? It was on their hamburgers and spaghetti. Would love to make it for my Dad’s 89th birthday. We would go to Dolores every week whe I was a child. Thank you!

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