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“Long wait for terrible food” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Jimmy Buffett's at the Beachcomber

Jimmy Buffett's at the Beachcomber
2300 Kalakua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)
+1 808-791-1200
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Ranked #413 of 1,945 Restaurants in Honolulu
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Hamburgers, Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Waikiki
Chicago, Illinois
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“Long wait for terrible food”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We have been to several Jimmy Buffet restaurants, but this one was terrible. We started with the nachos, which was just a huge pile of stale chips with undercooked beef thrown on top. We complained about it but of course it was left on our bill. Then we waited a half hour for our meals to come, which was universally disliked by all 4 members of our family. The chicken strips barely had any meat on them, and my jerk chicken was little more than boiled, fatty chicken with no spice on it. Jimmy Buffett should be embarassed to have his name associated with this place.

Visited December 2012
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CourtneyGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Jimmy Buffett's at the Beachcomber, responded to this review, February 2, 2013
TheZackClan – Thank you for visiting our location and for sharing your valuable feedback. You should expect delicious, quality food from us and we apologize for failing to hit these expectations with you. Your comments will be shared with the team and taken very seriously.

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Grand Rapids, MI
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“Fun Stop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Great Margaritas and Volcano Nachos. We stoped on our way to the International Market place. The nachos are enough to feed four people.

Visited January 2013
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CourtneyGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Jimmy Buffett's at the Beachcomber, responded to this review, January 28, 2013
Karin T - We are happy you enjoyed our margaritas and nachos! Thank you for stopping by!

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“Great place to go!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013 via mobile

Great food, friendly service, fair prices, fun atmosphere. We were here on a Friday night and the wait was only 5 minutes. A few places right on the beach were over an hour wait.

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CourtneyGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Jimmy Buffett's at the Beachcomber, responded to this review, January 27, 2013
Tracy H - Mahalo! We are so pleased you had such a nice experience with us. Please come back and see us again soon!

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Regina, Canada
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“Brutal service, poor food”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013 via mobile

We often eat at Jimmy Buffet's restaurants when we travel and enjoy it. This was an unfortunate experience that would make Jimmy mad! The server was not attentive at all. We had to track him down for drinks and water. Our bill was incorrect and food was cold. The food was also poorly prepared and tasteless. The atmosphere was not near to ehat we have cane to expect. We will not go back to the Honolulu location again.

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CourtneyGuestService, Guest Relations Manager at Jimmy Buffett's at the Beachcomber, responded to this review, January 27, 2013
mac2476 - You should expect the best from us, so we are very sorry this is the experience you had during your visit. All of your comments about the food, service and atmosphere will be taken seriously by the team.

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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“The food was awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This is an excellant place to go because of 3 things. The food, the atmosphere and there was no wait. Some places in Wakiki had very long wait times up to an hour... Not fun when your hungry..

Visited January 2013
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