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Margaritaville Pigeon Forge

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner
RATINGS
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Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Caribbean, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups, Bar Scene

Location and contact

Menu

STARTERS
Appetizer Trio
Change your latitude with a sampling of our Hand-Battered Chicken Tenders, Caribbean Chicken Egg Rolls and Spinach & Artichoke Dip
Asiago Crab & Artichoke Dip
A sharp asiago cream with crab meat and artichoke, served with crostini bread
Caribbean Chicken Egg Rolls
Caribbean spiced roasted chicken, corn, red peppers, onions and shredded cheese served with chipotle aioli
Peel & Eat Shrimp
Tender shrimp simmered in beer with lemon and Old Bay® seasoning, served with cocktail sauce
Key West Chicken Quesadilla
Flour tortilla, Oaxaca and Monterey Jack cheese served with sour cream, fresh guacamole and pico de gallo
Fried Pickles
Hand-breaded dill pickle chips, served with our ranch dipping sauce
Volcano Nachos^
Tortilla chips layered with chili, cheese, pico de gallo, fresh guacamole, sour cream and jalapeños
Jumbo Pretzel
Served warm with our homemade queso
Spinach & Artichoke Dip
A traditional creamy dip, topped with Parmesan cheese and served with tortilla chips
Wings
Fried crispy and tossed with your choice of Buffalo, BBQ, Teriyaki or Caribbean Jerk sauce. Served with celery sticks and ranch or bleu cheese
SALADS
Southwest Chicken Salad^
Mixed greens, grilled chicken, black beans, roasted corn, diced tomatoes, peppers and fresh avocado tossed in southwestern vinaigrette, topped with crispy tortilla strips and queso fresco
Taco Salad^
Shredded iceberg lettuce, seasoned ground beef, cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese, diced tomatoes, black beans, diced cucumbers, roasted corn and avocado tossed in ranch dressing, topped with crispy tortilla strips, queso fresco and cilantro. Served with fresh guacamole and sour cream
Chicken Caesar Salad^
Hearts of romaine tossed in creamy lime Caesar dressing, topped with grilled chicken, croutons and Parmesan cheese
Fried Chicken Salad^
A blend of chopped iceberg and romaine lettuce, diced tomatoes and cucumbers tossed in our ranch dressing, topped with cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese, croutons and our hand-battered chicken tenders
SIGNATURE ENTRÉES
Add a side mixed green salad or a side Caesar salad to any entrée
Chicken Fajitas
Fajita chicken, roasted peppers and onions served with fresh guacamole, sour cream, fire-roasted salsa and flour tortillas
Landshark® Fish & Chips
Hand-dipped in LandShark® batter, fried and served with jalapeño tartar sauce and French fries
Buttermilk Fried Chicken
Fried chicken breasts served with mashed potatoes and gravy with Chef's choice of vegetable
Seafood Mac & Cheese
Shrimp and lump crab meat with cavatappi pasta in a Boursin cream sauce
Fish Tacos
Crisply fried in LandShark® batter wrapped in a flour tortilla and layered with grilled habanero cream sauce, fresh guacamole, shredded lettuce and mango pico de gallo. Served with black beans and rice
Maryland Style Crab Cakes
Pan-seared jumbo lump crab cakes served with mashed potatoes, Chef´s choice of vegetable and Cajun remoulade
Teriyaki Chicken Bowl
Teriyaki marinated chicken, sautéed with grilled pineapple, broccoli, peppers and onions tossed in a teriyaki glaze, served over white rice
BBQ Ribs
Fork tender baby back ribs seasoned and basted with signature BBQ sauce, served with French fries
Crispy Coconut Shrimp
Jumbo shrimp crusted with coconut, fried and served with coconut ranch and French fries
Jerk Salmon
Jamaican jerk marinated salmon served with white rice topped with fresh sautéed spinach and glazed with a Caribbean jerk sauce
BURGERS IN PARADISE
Our custom blended all natural burgers are cooked to order* with signature seasonings. Served with your choice of French fries or mixed green salad. Substitute sweet potato waffle fries, onion rings or a Gluten Free bun. Turkey burger or veggie burger are available for any selection
Double Cheeseburger In Paradise® * ^
Feed your carnivorous habit with our double stacked signature Cheeseburger in Paradise
Cheeseburger In Paradise®* ^
Our signature burger topped with American cheese, lettuce, tomato and pickles
Cheddar BBQ Burger* ^
Topped with cheddar cheese, applewood-smoked bacon, lettuce and BBQ aioli
Havana Burger* ^
Topped with Swiss cheese, ham, pulled pork, lettuce, pickle planks and a Creole mustard sauce
Bison Burger* ^
Topped with Gouda cheese, tomato, lettuce and BBQ aioli
Rancho Deluxe Burger* ^
Topped with Monterey Jack cheese, applewood-smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, pickles and ranch dressing
SANDWICHES
Served with your choice of French fries or mixed green salad. Substitute sweet potato waffle fries or onion rings
Grilled Chicken Sandwich^
Topped with melted Monterey Jack cheese, applewood-smoked bacon, lettuce and tomato
Signature Fish Sandwich^
Catch of the Day served grilled, blackened or fried, topped with lettuce, tomato and a side of jalapeño tartar sauce
Crab Cake Sandwich
Crispy fried jumbo lump crab cake topped with lettuce and tomato. Served with a side of Cajun remoulade
Beach Club
Sliced roasted turkey and ham, Swiss cheese, applewood-smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato and Hellmann's® Real Mayonnaise on toasted country white bread
Island Cuban
Pulled pork, sliced ham, Swiss cheese, sliced pickles and mustard, pressed in a crusty Cuban loaf
SIDES
French Fries
Sweet Potato Waffle Fries
Onion Rings
Mac and Cheese
Jalapeño Mac and Cheese
Black Beans
Island Rice
Mashed Potatoes
Market Fresh Seasonal Vegetable
Mixed Green Salad
DESSERT
Ask your server for additional dessert offerings
Homemade Key Lime Pie
Our signature key lime pie made from scratch daily (get yours while they last!)
Homemade Coconut Bread Pudding
Our homemade coconut bread pudding baked until golden brown and served with vanilla ice cream and a caramel drizzle
Molten Chocolate Bundt Cake
Chocolate bundt cake with a molten chocolate center served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, topped with a chocolate and caramel drizzle
BEVERAGES
Complimentary refills on soft drinks, tea and coffee
Coca-Cola
Diet Coke
Sprite
Pibb Xtra
Barq's Root Beer
Hi-C Fruit Punch
Minute Maid Lemonade
Gold Peak Iced Tea
Hot Tea
Hot Coffee
About
Nestled at the foot of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Margaritaville is located on the south end of The Island in Pigeon Forge, a must-see retail and entertainment attraction featuring the 200-foot high Great Smoky Mountain Wheel as a centerpiece. The Margaritaville restaurant's natural materials, exposed wood and warm tropical colors create a welcoming, laid back atmosphere with unique dining spaces, a concert stage, and multiple bars. A large exterior deck overlooks the Little Pigeon River where guests can enjoy outdoor dining and live music at the 5 O'Clock Somewhere bar complete with an oversized fire pit.
PRICE RANGE
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
American, Caribbean, Bar
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I have been to many Margaritavilles in the Caribbean, Orlando, Key West and now Pigeon Forge. Always good food and friendly servers. I had the Fish and Chips and my wife had the Fish Tacos......both were excellent with large portions..... would highly...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank FroggyRon
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found Margaritaville to be very overpriced. The food was ok but nothing special. The only gem of the place is Lucky, the bartender. He had great drink and food suggestions.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jennifer M
NikkiGuestService, Manager at Margaritaville Pigeon Forge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Jennifer M, while we are thrilled to hear what a great time you had with Lucky, we are sorry to hear the meal fell short of your expectations. Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have a party of 13 and want to sit together, forget it. After waiting for over an hour, we told the extremely rude host staff to split us up. After being seated, we saw several dirty tables that could have been cleaned and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KSR-2019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The selection is not very varied and the quality of the food is not very good. If you are in a hurry, this is not the place to go. We were disappointed in the over all experience. Paula Deans is a much better experience for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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NikkiGuestService, Manager at Margaritaville Pigeon Forge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Dgorden, we are very sorry you did not enjoy your time with us. We do hope you give us another try in the future to win you back. ~Margaritaville Management Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first time our family dined here. Prices are a little steeper than many places in Pigeon Forge but the portions were amazing. Volcano Nachos were just about that big. I had fish and chips and the entree had four pieces of good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Walkermama
NikkiGuestService, Manager at Margaritaville Pigeon Forge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Walkermama, we are thrilled you stopped by! It's nice to hear that you had a great time with us and enjoyed a delicious meal. We hope to see you again soon. Fins Up! ~Margaritaville Management Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat and relax at the Island! Great drinks and burgers! Don’t order the fish tacos. Great live music and entertainment!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank krissy2babies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was poor and over priced, restrooms dirty, and servers seemed overly stressed. the salmon was dry and the fries were cold. The steak and kids hamburger was very dry and cold. A very disappointing experience especially for the price.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jennifer F
NikkiGuestService, Manager at Margaritaville Pigeon Forge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jennifer F, thank you for your visit and valuable feedback. It is upsetting to know our service and food missed the mark for you. We will take your comments seriously and appreciate you reaching out to us. We do hope you give us another...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a biased review because I love all things Margaritaville! The gift shop is nice and the location is wonderful. I had the Havana Burger and it was delicious. The staff was good, especially our waiter James. He has a great personality for the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jeff O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is great as always with consistent quality of food to be expected at any Margaritaville. This one always seems to struggle with being short handed on servers. Although are server James was excellent and very tentative to us!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DJ82184
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our server, Ethan, was great, but the food and drinks were a little disappointing. The atmosphere was fun and that's what you are paying for. Not bad, but not memorable.

Date of visit: December 2018
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If referring to the Blender cups and refills. When returning with your cup,you can refill w a 20 oz drink of your choice top shelf drinks not included for a reduced price.Each drink costs are different. But definitely a... More
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