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Apr 21, 2007 08:04 PM

As good as the song?

Never having been there,but being a big Jimmy Buffett fan, can anybody tell me how the food at Margaritaville is?, especially the burgers?,thx.

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  1. There OK. If you're a big JB fan, go and have fun. It's all about the atmosphere. Make sure to get your margaritas on the rocks!

    1. And don't forget Blue Heaven, also a JB song. Good food, atmosphere, and great Key Lime Pie.

      What came first, the songs or the restaurants?

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      1. re: TomOHaver

        In the case of Blue Heave, the Chicken came first of course! :D

      2. Stinks. Don't go for the food. Drink and get an app maybe. The vaunted "Cheeseburger in Paradise" was the worst my friend had eaten, he said.

        Don't know if they are all like this, but the one at Universal Orlando has a volcano blow (as in "I don't know where I'm-a gonna go") every half hour or so. Much in the vein of the regular "thunderstorm" at Rainforest Cafe. Scared the crap out of my infant, but as mojo said, if it's atmosphere you seek and you're a big fan, go for it!

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        1. re: Covert Ops

          Sounds like fun,now if i could only smuggle an in-n-out burger in there...

          1. re: Covert Ops

            I agree completely about the food being awful - as much as I hate to say it, since I too am a parrothead. But do stop in for a drink. It's a fun place and there is often very good live , island-y music.

            1. re: debbed

              The food is horrible! Go for a drink, buy the t-shirt and move on. Its a tourist trap 100%!

          2. It's a burgers, sandwiches and wings factory in a theme park. It's like a Ruby Tuesday with Jimmy Buffett crap on the walls.

            1. The food overall is pretty good. I am a big JB fan too and its always fun being there.

              Blue Haven (tomohaver) is awesome though. I love that place.