SUGGESTIONS FOR FUTURE MARGARITAVILLE CAFES

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Post by ColdWaterConch »

OystersandBeer wrote:The moon. This is a fantasy thread, right?


In all sincerity, and I know this may sound sacreligious, but aren't there enough already? And now with an upcoming casino. Come on, we are already seen as fanatical about him. Do we really need that many more places of worship? I'll be honest, I'm a bit embarassed to go into them anymore. There are way better places to eat that give me the experience I'm looking for. Buffett for me is for when I can't escape. When I've escaped I don't need a reminder of it. When I'm sailing, I don't need Buffett to tell me I'm sailing. When I'm at the beach, I know I'm there and want my own experiences, not his. I like Buffett when it is fifty degrees and overcast. I like Buffett when I'm going to work. I like Buffett most of the day, but not when I'm already "there." Then it seems like overkill.

Rant over.
IMO, this is why Margaritavilles are located in tourist destinations.
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Post by D PHarmBoy »

What about the state Jimmy said that he wrote Margaritaville in? Texas. :lol: Give it a chance.
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Post by JimChunk »

ColdWaterConch wrote:Pittsburgh has a "subway"...called the "T"....it is primarily light rail from the S. Hills and becomes underground downtown. They are also expanding it to the North Shore (stadiums).

Its not really what you think of when you think of a subway system. I lived here for 10 years before I knew it existed. Although its free to ride within downtown.

Margaritaville in Pittsburgh might have a problem with the existing Margarita Mama's and Margaritaville (no relation to JB's).
You think they'd have a problem with Club Erotica? :D
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Post by JimChunk »

KruzinParrots wrote:
ColdWaterConch wrote:Pittsburgh has a "subway"...called the "T"....it is primarily light rail from the S. Hills and becomes underground downtown. They are also expanding it to the North Shore (stadiums).

Its not really what you think of when you think of a subway system. I lived here for 10 years before I knew it existed. Although its free to ride within downtown.

Margaritaville in Pittsburgh might have a problem with the existing Margarita Mama's and Margaritaville (no relation to JB's).

Yes, Ive ridden the T a lot and it is the cleanest subway I've ever been on. You are right it is not like the subways you see in NYC or any city larger than the burg. But nice and gets you from point A to B.

Never heard of either of the restaurants you mentioned. Hmmmmmm, don't know if the names would cause a problem but since our Margaritaville is advertised as jimy Buffet's Margaritaville it might be ok. I was thinking it would work well over at Station Square around Hard Rock. What do you think??
Station Square would be a great location!
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Post by JimChunk »

my wish list:

Pittsburgh, PA

Philly

Wilmington, NC

NYC

Jim Thorpe, PA (I admit, thats really a stretch!)
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Post by Tarheel Tail-Gator »

D PHarmBoy wrote:What about the state Jimmy said that he wrote Margaritaville in? Texas. :lol: Give it a chance.
Put it on the water in Galveston area and I think it would be better than the Myrtle Beach locale
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Post by Minty »

How about the largest cruise ship dock in the caribbean - ST THOMAS.

GEEZ LOUISE, COME ON NOW!

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Northern Virginia! We sell out two concerts and could probably go three....plenty of Parrotheads to make some bucks off of.
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Post by norcalparrothead »

TheSecretsInTheCrust wrote:
coronacliff wrote:San Diego would be a great place for Margaritaville. In the Gas Lamp area near the water.
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But... the Gaslamp's not truly on the water. They could convert that restaurant inside the Marriott Marina... the one right on the marina. That would have the right feel to it. Or anywhere in Seaport Village. It could be fun at the Boardwalk, too. I'd go. Like I need another excuse to come home :)

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Post by Bfan53 »

Having vacationed annually in Newport, RI for over 20 years, I'd love to see a Margaritaville in that town! :pirate:

After all, it's a sailing town and Jimmy does tend to sail in that area from time to time, right? A perfect setting for all the PH living in NYC & New England......

Rumors were that when Christie's waterfront restaurant was for sale a while back JB's people were interested. Unfortunately, while it was a prime location, the asking price was astronomical.....even for Jimmy! :roll:

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Post by ParrotheadFirefighter »

OystersandBeer wrote:The moon. This is a fantasy thread, right?


In all sincerity, and I know this may sound sacreligious, but aren't there enough already? And now with an upcoming casino. Come on, we are already seen as fanatical about him. Do we really need that many more places of worship? I'll be honest, I'm a bit embarassed to go into them anymore. There are way better places to eat that give me the experience I'm looking for. Buffett for me is for when I can't escape. When I've escaped I don't need a reminder of it. When I'm sailing, I don't need Buffett to tell me I'm sailing. When I'm at the beach, I know I'm there and want my own experiences, not his. I like Buffett when it is fifty degrees and overcast. I like Buffett when I'm going to work. I like Buffett most of the day, but not when I'm already "there." Then it seems like overkill.

Rant over.


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Post by jollymonsings »

Seattle WA right on the piers.

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Post by keynorthwestprthd »

Portland, OR on the waterfront , Yeah I know, it would never happen!

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Post by RinglingRingling »

personally, I think there are enough, and probably too d*m many already.

As has been mentioned: slapping them in every casino Jimmy has an association with... putting them in every cruiseship port.. at what point do you get to dilution of the brand and go too far? It just seems to be past the point of stupidity now. More just makes it worse.

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Post by boatdrinkjim »

Cincy needs a Margaritaville Cafe @ Newport Landing (next to the aquarium) on the KY side of the river. Perfect location!
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Post by Bfan53 »

Bfan53 wrote:Having vacationed annually in Newport, RI for over 20 years, I'd love to see a Margaritaville in that town! :pirate:

After all, it's a sailing town and Jimmy does tend to sail in that area from time to time, right? A perfect setting for all the PH living in NYC & New England......

Rumors were that when Christie's waterfront restaurant was for sale a while back JB's people were interested. Unfortunately, while it was a prime location, the asking price was astronomical.....even for Jimmy! :roll:
I see JB is playing the Newport Folk Festival on August 3. Maybe he's checking out possible sites for a Margaritaville??????? :o

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Post by KruzinParrots »

Minty wrote:How about the largest cruise ship dock in the caribbean - ST THOMAS.

GEEZ LOUISE, COME ON NOW!

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Post by 2ParrotMedics »

Tarheel Tail-Gator wrote:
D PHarmBoy wrote:What about the state Jimmy said that he wrote Margaritaville in? Texas. :lol: Give it a chance.
Put it on the water in Galveston area and I think it would be better than the Myrtle Beach locale
I second that.....With Biloxi, that would give me 4 within a 6 hour drive + Lulu's!!!!
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Post by JustDucky »

I agree with the too many already as well as the only where palms grow (which does not always mean it's always warm). However, there are palms growing in Manhattan - in the median (I forget what street). But they are not native to that area.

So that leaves us the Southeast, Gulf Coast and Southwest - both of all three parts of the country have native palms (as well as lots of non-native palms).

New Orleans and soon Biloxi. Then you got LuLu's, which isn't great by any stretch of the imagination. Too many people hanging around hoping to see Jimmy stop by.

The irony to me about it is, at least that I know of only these two cities, New Orleans has a Hard Rock (it's stupid) and Biloxi has a Hard Rock casino (which is even more stupid). So now there's gonna be a Ville Casino? Let's hope they have live shows there.

I was just at The Pier in St Petersburg. They had conch fritters at Cha Cha Coconuts. Great view of Tampa Bay. I go to the Ville in NOLA for jerk chicken sandwichs and conch fritters. Other than that, I tend to not go in there. Margaritaville as a destination? That's silly to me. But if that's what floats your boat, have at it.

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Post by landshark391 »

I always thought along the water in Pgh would be good. And as for the earlier post about the bar on the soutside of Pgh call Margaritaville, I have no idea how Jimmy's corporate "sharks" havent come down on that place. Maybe it was open before he trademarked the name, its been there forever, or atleast was last time i was fown there
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