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“Party Time” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Ocho Rios

Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Ocho Rios
Ranked #13 of 111 Restaurants in Ocho Rios
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Bar
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Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Party Time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2013

The Monday night party is GREAT!!! It's a mix of locals and tourists. Everyone is there to party and have a good time.

Visited June 2013
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MvilleCarib, Social Media Coordinator at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Ocho Rios, responded to this review, November 28, 2013
Thank you for visiting and for your review. In addition to being know for our culinary and beverage offerings, Margaritaville know as one of the best party spots in the Caribbean, and our Ocho Rios location carries that torch as well. Mondays are one of our biggest nights, where we see a hefty mix of locals and visitors ready to party the night away with our DJs. Thank you again for visiting, and please come again.
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Littleton, Colorado
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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“Average and overpriced”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2013

We wanted to eat at an authentic Jamaican restaurant but friends just wanted a cheeseburger! So we joined them at Margaritaville to at least have a margarita and snack. We got two kids meals, an order of wings, and 3 margaritas for a whopping $85! And the place reminded me of a dive bar in America. Kind of gross and overrated. The view wasn't that great and there was no AC so it was really hot while the sun was setting. I would not return.

Visited June 2013
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MvilleCarib, Social Media Coordinator at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Ocho Rios, responded to this review, November 29, 2013
We’re sorry to hear that we did not exceed your expectations when you came to visit us, especially from a culinary and pricing standpoint. Margaritaville is known for tantalizing dishes and fantastic drinks, and we have shared your comments regarding the food with our culinary team for review. With regard to the pricing of our menu offerings, we employ a model that allows for the most competitive pricing through regular analysis of offerings of similar concepts in our market as well as our competitors. Thank you again for visiting, and we hope that you will give us another chance to Give you a much more positive experience.
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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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“nothing to shout about”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2013

it was okay the drinks were over priced. so much more for the under 30's and the barrage of weed to get through before you get into the establishment. there were better places to go to

Visited June 2013
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MvilleCarib, Social Media Coordinator at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Ocho Rios, responded to this review, November 29, 2013
We're sorry to hear that we did not meet and exceed your expectations when you visited. We do our best to provide an atmosphere which can be enjoyed by all ages, with the exception of our night club operations, which is for 18 years and older. We also apologize for your experience outside the establishment, and wish to not that while do not have much control over what goes on outside our doors, we have shared your comments with the management team of the plaza to see how best we can address this issue. In regard to our pricing, we offer the most competitive pricing on our offerings through regular analysis of these offerings in addition to those of our competitors and similar concepts within our market. Thank you for visiting.
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Tampa, Florida
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26 reviews
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“This was the best meal I had in Jamaica. I got the shrimp & chicken fajitas.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

We went there for the water slide & water toys. Price was average to any other Margaritaville only they don't have a water slide, etc. Margaritaville isn't a place I would pick if I was in the states. I have been to a few of them, the food is not the same quality just because of the name. They had a great crab & shrimp salad with real crab in Myrtle Beach, it sucked in Key West. It is just a chain but when you don't like Jerk food, I loved it!!

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MvilleCarib, Social Media Coordinator at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Ocho Rios, responded to this review, November 29, 2013
It was very good to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of our location and offerings during your time with us. Not only do we do our best to offer tasty food, delicious drinks and superb service, but also a taste of familiarity, as we understand that some folks just want a taste of home. Good food is a part of what we’re all about, and we are truly happy that we could provide you with a positive culinary experience. Thank you again for visiting, and please don’t hesitate to come and see us again.
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Leesburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
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“Good Times”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2013

Our driver walked us over to Margaritaville after shopping at the touristy spot. It was awesome, people were nice, drinks were good, and view was great. We have been to several all over the world, so mark off another one!

Visited June 2013
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MvilleCarib, Social Media Coordinator at Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville Ocho Rios, responded to this review, November 29, 2013
It’s always a pleasure to receive such a positive from our patrons, and we thank you for visiting and for taking the time to write your review. We do our best to provide an atmosphere of relaxation and entertainment, and we're happy to hear that you enjoyed your time at our little piece of paradise. We were also very happy to hear that you got a chance to enjoy some of our beverage offerings, which are also an integral part of the Margaritaville experience. We thank you again for visiting and for your wonderful review, and we hope that your next visit won’t be too long from now.
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