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Seafarer Restaurant

Steakhouse, Seafood, Sandwiches, Hamburgers
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2120 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-8309
956-428-4498
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
A trip back to 1972

Dated decor didn't bode well for an arrival, but the food was much better than expected. Service was attentive and the entrees were all appreciated. I had the all you can eat shrimp and fish, which became all you can eat shrimp. Lunch - consisting of 3 shrimp - had left me craving more shrimp... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2014
mdhden
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Denver, Colorado
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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We were visiting our son and granddaughter while in Texas. Our son recommended this restaurant. We were very pleased with this local gem. The food was excellent and the service was exceptional.

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Harlingen, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Hmmmm the food was not that great it needed flavor.Too much breading on the fish. The service was not that great and the restaurant needs a new look in the scenery. It smells old.

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Denver, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Dated decor didn't bode well for an arrival, but the food was much better than expected. Service was attentive and the entrees were all appreciated. I had the all you can eat shrimp and fish, which became all you can eat shrimp. Lunch - consisting of 3 shrimp - had left me craving more shrimp and the ones I was... More 

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Medellin, Colombia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I have lived in Harlingen full-time now for 4 - 5 years and let's face it, the restaurants here kind of stink unless you think chain, franchise, fast food and these same lame menu Mexican restaurants are good. I have now eaten at the Seafarer 3 times over the past two years or so, and most recently about 3 days... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

The food and service was as good as any place I have eaten. It is better than 99% of any place I've been. I had their shrimp platter this time and they were cooked perfectly and there was plenty of them. In the past, I've had their steaks with baked potatoes and they were excellent too. Service is prompt, friendly... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

This restaurant was worse than mediocre. The decor is very dated and it just doesn't feel clean. The water had an extremely strong chlorine taste. I had the snapper almondine which was edible but breaded in a spicy bread crumb breading. The baked potato was waxy (the wrong kind of potato was probably used). My husband had frog legs that... More 

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Harlingen, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

My husband and I went for the first time last week and everything was exceptionally good. The service was great (never had to request more tea-the waiter always brought it over), the food was flavorful and came in big portions, and it was such a pleasant atmosphere. If you HATE going into loud, overcrowded restaurants than this is your place.... More 

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New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

The Seafarer doesn't look like much from the road but inside was very nice and the food was great. The fish was tasty and perfectly cooked. A good value.

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harlingen texas
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

Atmosphere was good and the red snapper special was Ok, but everything else was terrible. This restaurant is terribly over priced. The service was almost non existent. The rolls were stale, cold, and hard. The dinner was priced on the level of a very high classed restaurant, but you don't even get a separate forks for salad and the rest... More 

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Burnet, Texas
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38 reviews 38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

FIRST let me say that I HATE seafood! However, my elderly father LOVES fried shrimp and fish, and since we were celebrating his 90th birthday, seafood it was! I live in the Austin, TX area, but was driving down with the kids and my husband (my father is WAY older than my mom, in case you all are wondering) and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2120 S 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen, TX 78550-8309
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Harlingen
  • Phone Number: 956-428-4498

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Sandwiches, Hamburgers
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?