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Entry from January 07, 2016
“What’s a pirate’s favorite restaurant?"/"Arrrby’s.”

Pirates say “arrr,” according to many pirate movies. There is a joke:

Q: What’s a pirate’s favorite restaurant?
A: Arrrby’s.

The Arby’s joke has been cited in print since at least 2003. However, some believe that a pirate’s favorite restaurant is Long John Silver’s.

Wikipedia: Arby’s
Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (/ˈɔrbiz/) is the second largest quick-service sandwich chain in the U.S. with more than 3,400 restaurants system wide.

Roark Capital Group acquired the company in July 2011 and owns 81.5% of the company, with The Wendy’s Company owning the other 18.5%. In addition to its classic Roast Beef and Beef ‘n Cheddar sandwiches,[4] Arby’s products also include deli-style Market Fresh line of sandwiches, Curly Fries and Jamocha Shakes. Its headquarters is in Sandy Springs, Georgia.

Ain’T It Cool News
Feb. 6, 2003, 7:09 p.m. CST
What’s a pirate’s favorite restaurant?
by Beddy Sidious

Google Groups: alt.drugs.psychedelics
On the pirate note, I’ve heard this:

What’s a pirate’s favorite restaurant?

Google Groups: alt.drugs.psychedelics
What’s a pirate’s favorite British stoner?
Oh, come on---

And on that note, what’s a pirate’s favorite restaurant?


On December 18, 2005, the sea-bitten Cap’n Karikas said:
Q: What is a pirate’s favorite restaurant?
A: Long John Silver’s!

Dinner at the pirates favorite restaurant, ARRRRRby’s
6:00 PM - 14 Aug 2008

remembers a joke from his nephew Landon: What’s a pirate’s favorite fast-food restaurant? Arrrrrrrrrrby’s.
7:25 AM - 19 Sep 2008

Google Books
Classroom Activators:
More Than 100 Ways to Energize Learners

By Jerry Evanski
Thousand Oaks, CA: COrwin Press
Pg. 16:
What’s a pirate’s favorite restaurant? Arrrr-by’s.

Laura E. Reineke
“And what be a pirate’s favorite restaurant? ‘T’would think it would be Arby’s, but actually it’s Long John Silver’s.” - Marshall, again
10:38 PM - 29 Dec 2009

Google Books
Our Beguine:
The Dance of Life

By Joel M. Levin, MD
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse
Pg. ?:
Joel asks: What is a pirate’s favorite restaurant?

You give up.

Joel says: It is Aargbies (Arby’s)!

Clean Jokes
#CleanJokes Q: What’s a Pirates favorite Restaurant A: Arrrby’s! http://ow.ly/39zwug
2:32 PM - 30 Dec 2015

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityRestaurants/Bars/Bakeries/Food Stores • Thursday, January 07, 2016 • Permalink