Margaritaville Cafe

500 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040

(305) 292-1435

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Margaritaville Cafe in Key West, Florida

Located mid Duval, Key West, Margaritaville Cafe is more than just a restaurant; it's a tropical escape and a slice of paradise. Founded by the legendary musician Jimmy Buffett, this establishment has a rich history that began in 1985 when Jimmy opened his first "Margaritaville" retail store. Two years later, in 1987, the cafe was added, giving birth to the Margaritaville we know and love today.

The cafe is a landmark on Duval Street, a famous hub for dining and entertainment. It's a family-friendly establishment that's open seven days a week, 365 days a year, making it a go-to destination for both first-time visitors and avid fans of Jimmy Buffett's music and lifestyle.

The moment you step into Margaritaville Cafe, you're transported to an island-inspired oasis. The ambiance is relaxed and casual, mirroring the spirit of the Florida Keys. With tropical decor, beachy vibes, and live music that fills the air, it's the perfect place to unwind and enjoy a memorable dining experience.

Margaritaville Cafe offers an eclectic menu that perfectly combines island-inspired dishes with classic American favorites. Whether you're craving seafood, a juicy burger, or a fresh salad, there's something for everyone. Here are some highlights:


  • Appetizer Trio: A delightful trio of Hand-Battered Chicken Tenders, Conch Fritters, and Spinach & Artichoke Dip.
  • Fried Pickles: Crispy dill pickle chips served with buttermilk ranch dipping sauce.
  • Volcano Nachos: A mountain of nachos smothered in toppings.

Burgers in Paradise:

  • Cheeseburger in Paradise®: Our signature burger topped with classic American cheese, lettuce, tomato, and pickles**. Don’t forget the Heinz 57 and a cold draft beer... if you are old enough 
  • Double Cheeseburger in Paradise®: A double stacked signature Cheeseburger.
  • Cheddar BBQ Burger: Loaded with cheddar cheese, bacon, and tangy BBQ aioli.


  • Beach Club: A signature club sandwich with deli sliced turkey, ham, and bacon.
  • Crab Cake Sandwich: A Baja crab cake topped with remoulade.
  • Entrees:

    • Seafood Combo: A feast of LandShark® Fish & Chips, Coconut Shrimp, and Fried Shrimp.
    • Grilled Fish Tacos: Mahi tacos with grilled habanero cream sauce.
    • Jerk Chicken: Roasted half chicken in a honey jerk sauce.
    • New York Strip Steak: A mouthwatering 12oz center cut New York strip steak.

Hours of Operation

Margaritaville Cafe is open seven days a week, offering a taste of paradise every day of the year. They welcome visitors and locals alike to indulge in their flavorful offerings and enjoy the laid-back, tropical atmosphere.

The Man may be gone, but he left our world a better place. Thanks Jimmy, for all that you have given us, especially cheeseburgers in paradise. May your legacy live on and spirit dance in the Streets! Have Fun.

So, whether you're a first-time guest or a Margaritaville aficionado, make sure to experience this iconic Key West destination. It's a place where the sun always shines, the music is lively, and the food is delicious. Enjoy the spirit of Margaritaville any day of the year.

Upcoming Entertainment

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Tuesday, December 26, 2023 at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Wednesday, December 27, 2023 at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Saturday, December 30, 2023 at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Sunday, December 31, 2023 at 9:00 PM - 11:59 PM

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024 at 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

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Thursday, February 1, 2024 at 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM