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517 S Alister St., Port Aransas, TX 78373
+1 361-749-9447
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Dessert, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 103
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  • 54
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  • 32
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Meh

It looked appealing and kitschy from the outside, but not too impressed after visit. Souvenir shop was full of cheesy made-in-china touristy junk; even other island tourist trap stores have better quality stuff. And being a nature lover, I hate to see all of these places selling harvested shells by... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
texasgal149
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Atlanta, Texas
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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Atlanta, Texas
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

It looked appealing and kitschy from the outside, but not too impressed after visit. Souvenir shop was full of cheesy made-in-china touristy junk; even other island tourist trap stores have better quality stuff. And being a nature lover, I hate to see all of these places selling harvested shells by the hundreds, that used to be an animal's home before... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Food was good. Had the Monte cristo and was just okay. My boyfriend had the shrimp po'boy and that was delicious. The ambiance is different but cool. When we first went in they sat us under a small leak that the staff "didn't see" but we moved ourselves.

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Oklahoma
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6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I had read a few negative reviews but took my chances anyway. I ordered coconut shrimp and it was either bad dirty shrimp or old dirty oil they fried it in. I didn't eat it because it tasted so bad. I typically don't write bad reviews but it was really bad and I won't ever go back.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

This IS a funky place. Pirates abound and the staff is a little crazy, but the potions are large. We had to demand a table and found one. Wait times can be long during the sumner season. The food was ordered and came soon. Wow, the plate was full! I ordered a chicken sandwich with fries and it was more... More 

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Huntsville, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

The food was decent. I got the blackened mahi-mahi, which was a little dry for my liking. The salad was good and the appetizers aren't bad either. The draft beer was warm which is never good. Overall a decent experience with average service.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

The staff was great! Menu was a little confusing, lack of options for dinner made it a frustrating and food was mediocre at best. Kids loved the decorations and gift shops.

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Early, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We ordered a variety of foods. They were all wonderful. The service was excellent and the atmosphere was very relaxing. My 5 year old grandson loved all the neat decorations. The price was reasonable and we had a good time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We went from reviews I found on trip advisor. Dinner time was packed with an hour wait so we decided to go the next day for lunch. The food was good and the decor was worth going for. There were lots of things to look at and a gift shop on our way out.

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Texarkana, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We come to Port Aransas a few times per year and always return to Moby Dicks. I love the captains catch sandwich and the fish tacos. It is always busy but service is fast. The decor is fun and the gift shop always has fair prices.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The hush puppies were great! I did not care for the coconut shrimp, but my wife liked it. Our waiter was fun and attentive. He had a table of 20 and our table of 4 at the same time and was able to handle all of us. He was also funny and joked around with us which we enjoy from... More 

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Additional Information about Moby Dick's

Address: 517 S Alister St., Port Aransas, TX 78373
Phone Number: +1 361-749-9447
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 517 S Alister St., Port Aransas, TX 78373
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-9447

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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