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Margaritaville Cafe

500 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040-6553
+1 305-296-3070
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Ranked #189 of 361 Restaurants in Key West
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Hamburgers, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, once only a state of mind is now a state of being and a landmark on Duval Street. Margaritaville Key West embraces the mythical world defined by the insightful lyrics of singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett for over three decades. Characters both local and from prose and poem create an entertaining atmosphere that brings to life the search for the legendary lost shaker of salt. If you are looking for the real Key West experience, you'll find it here with the island-inspired menu, those famous concoctions and live music worthy of the name.
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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed our dinner. I had a salad that was great. The rest of the food was good that was ordered by all. Service was great.

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Boynton Beach, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Are you kidding? What did I like about it? Short of Jimmy Buffet not serving us himself, it was great! A memorable burger for sure! Tasty, cooked to my specifications, and served with a side of fries.

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CourtneyGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Margaritaville Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you! We love to hear our burger and island atmosphere added up to a truly memorable experience. We hope to see you back in Margaritaville soon! Margaritaville Management Team More

Heerhugowaard, The Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I just love this place, it has good food and a very nice atmosphere. I used to always go here a long time ago when i worked on cruise-ships and last May i went with my family (husband, daughter of 6 and foster-son of 10) we had a great meal and a lovely toem.

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CourtneyGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Margaritaville Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for all of your visits over the years! We are thrilled you were able to come back recently with your family and you all enjoyed our food and fun atmosphere. We hope to see you back in Margaritaville soon! Margaritaville Management Team More

Willow Spring, North Carolina
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We were disappointed in Margaritaville. I ordered a Mango Margarita and it came to the table like they had squirted some syrup in the glass and then put the crushed ice on it. It wasn't mixed up at all. I had to mix it up and it tasted a little better. I had the chicken salad which was bland. The... More

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CourtneyGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Margaritaville Cafe, responded to this review

You should always expect great food and drinks when you are with us, so it is upsetting to hear we missed the mark. Our sincere apologies for this. Your comments about our drink and salad will be taken seriously by the team. Margaritaville Management Team More

Richmond, Texas, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We felt like we needed to go since we were in Key West! Drinks were good and so was the service. Only complaint would be the music playing was not Jimmy Buffet! Wierd, uh?

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CourtneyGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Margaritaville Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in! We are happy you had a nice visit with great drinks and service. Margaritaville Management Team More

Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My husband and I thought we would give mville a chance, it was terrible. The food was overpriced and just not good. Jimmy Buffet should stick to music because the food is subpar

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CourtneyGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Margaritaville Cafe, responded to this review

It is upsetting to know we fell short of your expectations and we sincerely apologize. Your feedback about our food will be taken seriously by our culinary team. Margaritaville Management Team More

Perth
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Our entire trip was planned so my husband could visit Margaritaville, a dream fulfilled. The gift shop had a good selection of goods at a very reasonable price

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CourtneyGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Margaritaville Cafe, responded to this review

Wow! Thank you! We are honored we got the chance to host you and you had a nice visit. We hope we see you back in our paradise again! Margaritaville Management Team More

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

A great place to rest up during your own Duval Crawl. Stop in for a Land Shark and a Cheeseburger in Paradise.

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CourtneyGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Margaritaville Cafe, responded to this review

We agree, a Cheeseburger in Paradise and a Landshark is a must when you're on Duval! Fins Up! Margaritaville Management Team More

Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It has a good atmosphere. The waitress did an excellent job and was very informative. Of course they are noted for their margaritas and they are good.

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CourtneyGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Margaritaville Cafe, responded to this review

Love to hear you had lots of fun with great margaritas and service. We hope to see you back in Margaritaville soon! Margaritaville Management Team More

St. Petersburg, Florida
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I wasn't expecting much from this chain, but the drinks are really good. Actually, the food was good, too. Had a burger that was well prepared and hot.

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CourtneyGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Margaritaville Cafe, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear our food and drinks left you pleasantly surprised! Thank you for giving us a try! Margaritaville Management Team More

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