Jimbo's Place on Virginia Key is...
Bocce Ball, Cold Beer, Smoked Fish and friends, relaxing in the shade with a cool breeze.
Fishermen: Jimbo has frozen shrimp bait.
If he isn't smoking some fish or playing bocce on the clay court, Jimbo might be sitting in the shade enjoying the company of friends. Since 1954, he's been here hosting everyone from celebrities, big shots and politicians to good friends, neighbors and regular folks. Everyone's welcome.
It ain't easy to find... wanna see a map?
Jimbo's -- The Documentary
Think you know the real story of how Jimbo came to be located on Virginia Key? Here's a link to the documentary that tells Jimbo's story.
The Most Popular "Location" In Miami
Music video shoots, models and photographers, television shows and motion pictures are shot on location at Jimbo's every week. A horror film named Island Claws in 1980 built the infamous shacks and left them there. Among the notables are:
Island Claws, Blood and Wine, Wild Things, Porky's II, Ace Ventura, True Lies, 2 Fast 2 Furious
Flipper, Gentle Ben, Miami Vice, Glades, Going To California, Karen Sisco, CSI Miami, Burn Notice
Ziggy Marley, JayLo, Who Let The Dogs Out, Sugar Ray
Maria Carey's first album cover, Jisel, Heidi Klum, Naomi Campbell