Margaritaville coming to Chicago

Jimmy Buffett performs Sunday, July 11, 2009 in Gulf Shores, Ala. The free concert attended by tens of thousands of people was meant to help the Gulf Coast through the oil spill crisis. (AP Photo/Chip English)

October 20, 2010 3:33:01 PM PDT
The Margaritaville restaurant chain owned by singer Jimmy Buffet will now have a location at Navy Pier.

Buffett released a statement saying he's always thought of Chicago as a big beach town.

The restaurant beat out 10 other bidders for the Navy Pier location. It will open sometime next spring.