About Le Select & Cheeseburger In Paradise
From what I can remember, the bar was opened in 1949 by a fisherman named Marius Stakelborough. He wanted to make a better living for his family, and fishing wasn’t quite working. In the late 1970’s, he made an agreement with Jimmy Buffett that he could use the name “Cheeseburger In Paradise” in exchange for a lifelong free tab.
Here are some photos from November 2009 when we were there for the 60th anniversary party with Jimmy Buffett:
Here are some photos from our very first visit in July 2008: