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The Original Margaritaville

212 Fremont Ave, Sandusky, OH 44870-1522
+1 419-627-8903
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good23%
  • Average21%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“smoked meat” (4 reviews)
“brisket” (6 reviews)
“shrimp tacos” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Mexican, American, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
212 Fremont Ave, Sandusky, OH 44870-1522
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed 19 November 2017

We hadn't been here in a long time and we stopped in, expecting to find a good American- Mex/Tex mix. Instead, we had smoked meat menu with a few tacos. That being said, I had the shrimp tacos and they were okay. My wife had...More

Thank FLSTCWCB
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here after Cedar Point for dinner. Wasn't to sure from the look from the outside but the restaurant is located downstairs. Very surprised how nice it was. Sat at window table by waterfall. The BBQ Pig Dip appetizer was awesome! Both the Perch dinner...More

Thank Lee P
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Margaritaville is still a great place to party, and watch live bands on the deck, however they have switched their menu from a Mexican cuisine to Texas barbecue which is average at best. Still have the same array of frozen margarita's.

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by during a biker event. OK drinks, good bar food and decent "outside" summertime bar vibe. A little loud with the live band and bikes, but expected. Would definitely stop by again.

Thank K O
Reviewed 22 August 2017

First time there with friends. Got table for 6 overlooking water falls. Had the smoked turkey sandwich, was very good. Service was good and food was good. Neat place to visit. Outdoor bar area was right over river feeding the water fall. Would stop back...More

Thank nicksN730GF
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Fun place to eat. Food was great and our waitress, Kelli, was very nice and attentive. The Fried green tomatoes, and shrimp taco were delicious.

Thank LRCan
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Coming back from a trip to Lakeside on a Monday around 6:30, thought we'd get a bite to eat before heading home. Passed the sign on the freeway and actually traveled back a bit to get to it. So glad we did! Not a far...More

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 10 July 2017

It was very loud. Motorcycle stop or hangout. In my opinion not for families or for couples. Food was average at best. More of a bar and hangout than a restaurant.

Thank Travfromohio
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We had not been to Margaritaville in quite a while because we thought the former Mexican menu could not compete with the many fine Mexican restaurants in the area. We decided to check it out after seeing some delicious looking food in it's ads on...More

Thank marge h
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We went here to get drinks and lunch, and we were extremely disappointed to find that the restaurant had switched owners and switched their menu. We hadn't been there since last fall, and we unfortunately will not be coming back anytime soon. We ended up...More

Thank mrkpero
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Lorrie C
3 September 2016|
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Response from CLHALLRN |
I agree with the answer of cruisin67, the restaurant was clean and is beautiful but the service was terrible and the food was nothing to brag about. Our food was lukewarm and I will not be back, either. I have eaten at... More
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LittleHag
6 August 2016|
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Response from April J | Reviewed this property |
I called them and it is not a vendor, you have to ask for a manager to get you the shirt you want, they do not have them for sale on their website...bummer! You can get one anytime you go there though!
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DebiTurner
1 June 2016|
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Response from robotastik |
11am to 10pm most days. I think during this week it may be extended due to bike week
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 Fremont Ave, Sandusky, OH 44870-1522
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-627-8903
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