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“the hub of montego bay.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville

Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville
Gloucester Avenue, Montego Bay, Jamaica
+1 876-952-4777
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Ranked #18 of 92 Restaurants in Montego Bay
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Hamburgers, Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Paramount, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“the hub of montego bay.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

margaritaville in montego bay is the hub of the hip strip. it is where all the locals from the hotels come and mingle, have fun on different floors, and party til they cant stand it no more. the band is great on the weekends, and upstairs you can dance and chat and people watch across the street at the coral cliff. i love the food here, the drinks are good but not as great as the coral cliff. that is my opinion. it is also too touristy and its cool for your first or second time....but not everytime you come to town. there is another margaritavile that is cool...and its in ocho rios and negril...those i highly recommend for repeaters.

Visited November 2011
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MvilleCarib, Social Media Coordinator at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, responded to this review, April 24, 2012
Over the years, we have developed the reputation of being the choice chill and party spot for both locals and visitors alike, and we’re glad to hear that you got the chance to experience this festive atmosphere with us. It was also good to hear that you enjoyed our menu offerings, as we do our best to not only be a party hub, but also a premiere dining location in Montego Bay. We’re sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations regarding our beverage offerings, and look forward providing tastier drinks on your next visit (whether here or one of our other locations). Thanks again for visiting.
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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3 restaurant reviews
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“This one is a winner for the fun atmosphere and unique layout”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

We have visited Jimmy Buffett's in several locations from Key West to Orlando and Vegas, but this one in Montego Bay has a unique multiple layer layour with outdoor seating that overlooked the water and and awesome waterslide into the ocean.

Visited March 2012
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MvilleCarib, Social Media Coordinator at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, responded to this review, April 24, 2012
Coming from a guest that has had the chance to visit a few of our other locations, we sincerely appreciate such a positive review and thank you for choosing to spend some time with us during your vacation. Margaritaville Montego Bay’s geographical location allows us to take the experience up a notch, and the result is not only waterfront dining, but a breathtaking view of the Caribbean Sea (and one of the most gorgeous sunsets this side of the equator) as well as an opportunity to get your heart rate up via our 120 ft. water slide that exits into the crystal clear sea. Again, thank you for taking the time to come and see us, and we hope that this will not be your last visit with us.
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“Exceptional”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012 via mobile

Neisha. Was terrific,,,,Weather was great, atmosphere was buffet like, ja,man,,,,

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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MvilleCarib, Social Media Coordinator at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, responded to this review, April 24, 2012
Thank you for visiting and for your positive review; we will definitely send Neisha your regards. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. We always try to embrace the Margaritaville state of mind; relaxation at its best with good music, great food, fantastic drinks and warm, friendly people all around (we sometimes try to make a few calls about the weather). Thank you again for visiting and for your review, and we look forward to your next visit.
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Runaway Bay, Jamaica
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Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Worldclass food and service-”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

MArguerite's has world class french type food, seafood. High classed service and a wonderful wine selection. Approx. 20% overpriced but I woulk definitely return anytime.

Visited January 2012
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“Expensive”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

We went on a Wednesday when the cruise ships usually visit, we got there around 10am, was packed by 10:30am, because we were staying down the road our resort got us free admission and shuttle nightly, but apparently they charge cover just to get in for what I have no idea perhaps the water floats and slides they have? The beers were expensive, a bottle of beer was around $5-6, a pitcher of beer $15 and mixed drinks anywhere from $8 and up. Some in our group had appetizers, way overpriced as well, they do have this giant burger which is 4 patties (as seen in my photos). The upper deck has a souveneir shop again very pricey. I would say it's fun for the kids to play in the water, but to drink it's too overpriced and if you're staying at a resort just drink for free there if AI, don't bother wasting a ton of money as just another bar like at home.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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MvilleCarib, Social Media Coordinator at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, responded to this review, April 24, 2012
Thank you for visiting. Your comment regarding the admission is a bit puzzling, as we do not charge an admission fee during the day time. Admission is however charged for entry to Club Ville (Margaritaville’s night time alter ego) which kicks off at 10 pm. To ensure the most competitive pricing and highest possible value perception on our offerings, we execute a bi-annual analysis of not only our offerings, but those of similar concepts within the region to ensure that our patrons enjoy the most bang for their buck. We are sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectations from a pricing perspective; however our analysis period is right around the corner so there are improvements to look forward to. Thanks again for visiting.
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