Jimmy Buffett found a new home for his latest Margaritaville restaurant, as the doors and bar opened at appropriately 5 p.m. on March 30th at Universal CityWalk in Hollywood. Jimmy was on hand to personally celebrate the opening of a restaurant that will sure to home to parrotheads for years to come.
While guests enjoyed cocktails specialty cocktails and some tasty bites from the Margaritaville menu, the real treat came when Jimmy took the stage with his Coral Reefer Band and treated guests to all of their favorite songs.
"I walked onto the site of CityWalk when it was still under construction, and my first thought was 'I want a Margaritaville here.' Thanks to the great folks at Universal we made it. It's great to play at the opening and I look forward to visiting regularly on my journeys to the west coast. Fins up!," Jimmy said.
Margaritaville is all Jimmy Buffett, you will find a relaxing and fun vibe throughout and it begins as you walk through the doors and are greeted by the 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar. The specialty cocktails will whisk you away to the beach with their fabulous ocean inspired flavors, you can't go wrong with the "Who's to Blame Margarita", the "5 O'Clock Somewhere" boat drink or the Fins to the Left. If you want the Island experience with a cocktail, Margaritaville is the place for you. Margaritaville also has their own beer, the Land Shark Lager, a refreshing island style lager that is perfect for the patio at CityWalk.
Margaritaville is far from just Jimmy Buffett and cocktails, the food will certainly keep you coming back again and again. How could you not start with the "Cheesebuger in Paradise"? A great handcrafted classic burger that begins with the a fresh patty cooked to order and the medium rare version comes out just as ordered. The other great option is the Black & Bleu version that comes with thick Applewood bacon and chunky bleu cheese dressing.
Margaritaville also brings the ocean experience with the great Landshark Lager Fish & Chips, made with their very own Landshark batter and served with a subtley spicy tartar sauce. You always will love the crispy coconut shrimp, Jimmy's Jammin' Jambalaya, fish tacos and seafood mac & cheese that comes with shrimp and lump crabmeat.
Margaritaville is far more than a restaurant, it is truly an experience. You will find a staff that embraces the Jimmy Buffett lifestyle, which means fun and always a great time with fabulous cocktails and food. Universal CityWalk makes for the perfect addition to the Margaritaville family.
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