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jword2001 Apr 21, 2007 08:04 PM

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.

  1. Lovthebluz May 11, 2007 05:08 PM

    Shop but don't eat!

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      dchamp Apr 24, 2007 11:38 AM

      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.

      1. hatless Apr 24, 2007 04:57 AM

        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. Covert Ops Apr 23, 2007 12:18 PM

          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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            jword2001 Apr 23, 2007 01:01 PM

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

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              debbed Apr 23, 2007 01:59 PM

              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
                Suzie Apr 23, 2007 02:38 PM

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

            2. TomOHaver Apr 22, 2007 04:29 AM

              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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                joan Apr 22, 2007 05:12 AM

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

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                mojoeater Apr 21, 2007 08:06 PM

                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!

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