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"Cheeseburger in Paradise"
Song by Jimmy Buffett
from the album 'Son of a Son of a Sailor'
Released March 1978
Genre Country rock
Length 2:51
Label MCA
Writer(s) Jimmy Buffett
Producer(s) Jimmy Buffett
Chart positions

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This article deals with the popular song "Cheeseburger in Paradise." For the Cheeseburger in Paradise restaurant chain named for the song, see: Cheeseburger in Paradise (restaurant).

"Cheeseburger in Paradise" is a song written and performed by American popular music singer Jimmy Buffett. It appeared on his 1978 album Son of a Son of a Sailor and was released as a single, reaching #32 on the Billboard Hot 100. "Cheeseburger in Paradise" has become one of Buffett's best-known songs and was selected as the first track on his greatest hits album Songs You Know by Heart. Cheeseburger in Paradise is a casual dining restaurant chain in the United States. ... For popular music (music produced commercially rather than art or folk music), see Popular music. ... Ercole de Roberti: Concert, c. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... Son of a Son of Sailor is a 1978 album (see 1978 in music) by Jimmy Buffett. ... Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the main singles chart used by Billboard magazine. ...

According to Buffett's Margaritaville web site, the "myth of the cheeseburger in paradise" was inspired by a boat journey Buffett once took in the Caribbean. Buffett states that while subsisting on canned food and peanut butter, he envisioned eating a "piping hot cheeseburger". He reports that upon finally arriving in Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, he was surprised to find a restaurant serving American cheeseburgers: Road Town, located on Tortola island, is the capital of the British Virgin Islands. ... Tortola is the largest and most populated of the British Virgin Islands, a group of islands which form part of the archipelago of the Virgin Islands. ...

...we gave particular instructions to the waiter on how we wanted them cooked and what we wanted on them -- to which little attention was paid. It didn't matter. The overdone burgers on the burned, toasted buns tasted like manna from heaven, for they were the realization of my fantasy burgers on the trip. [1]

In 2002, Buffett's company Margaritaville Holdings LLC licensed the name of the song to OSI Restaurant Partners as the name of the Buffett-themed Cheeseburger in Paradise restaurant chain. As of 2006, the restaurant has 38 locations in 17 states in the United States. OSI Restaurant Partners, Inc. ... Cheeseburger in Paradise is a casual dining restaurant chain in the United States. ... 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

A Cheeseburger in Paradise is also a menu item at Buffett-owned Margaritaville Cafes located in the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Jimmy Buffetts Margaritaville is the name of a brand of alcoholic beverages and non-alcoholic margarita flavoring mixes. ... West Indian redirects here. ...

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But when Cheeseburger in Paradise opened its doors there in January, residents were able to leave freezing temperatures behind for live music, a piƱa colada and the restaurant's namesake treat, complete with Heinz 57 and French-fried potatoes.
According to Cheeseburger in Paradise president Dennis Prescott, a welcome break from the daily grind is exactly what the casual-dining chain brings to the table, in addition to island-inspired food and "oh-so-cool" cocktails.
Cheeseburger in Paradise was founded in August 2002 by Outback Steakhouse Inc. and musician Jimmy Buffett, whose song of the same name, about "heaven on earth with an onion slice," provided plenty of inspiration.
Cheeseburger in Paradise may not be everyone's idea of heaven, but the earthly sustenance its burgers and margaritas provide is nothing to sneeze at.
Cheeseburger in Paradise, the restaurant chain inspired by a Jimmy Buffett song, continues to spread its wings.
Cheeseburger in Paradise also has a variety of salads, wraps and grilled chicken sandwiches on its menu, as well as barbecue jerk ribs, a seasoned skirt steak and flened tilapia.
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