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517 S Alister St., Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-9447
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 142
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  • 148
    Very good
  • 92
    Average
  • 48
    Poor
  • 31
    Terrible
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
Typical fried seafood options

Unorganized table setups - extremely long wait. Tiki bar served great cucumber margaritas, frozen rum drinks. I had the coconut shrimp, it was good. Drinks were pricey.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Leah P
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San Antonio, Texas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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San Antonio, Texas
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Unorganized table setups - extremely long wait. Tiki bar served great cucumber margaritas, frozen rum drinks. I had the coconut shrimp, it was good. Drinks were pricey.

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Chicago
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

The food was so good - service was awesome - you got a great meal for what you paid - we will be back

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Longview, Texas, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Moby Dick's is another one of our regular stops while in Port Aransas. Our standard visit usually starts with fresh Gulf oysters. My wife usually gets the Rib Eye steak or a burger, both cooked to order and raved about by the wife. I usually choose a fresh fish offering or shrimp. We've never had anything bad at Moby Dicks.... More 

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Midland, Texas
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This was a good meal. Not bad but nothing that wowed us. We were there on a quiet Tuesday night so that might have affected our overall sense of the place. Just felt very dark inside. On a weekend when it's busy it might have a more "fun" atmosphere.

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Plano, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This place reminded us of Disney's Island of the Caribbean. Lots of stuff in the souvenir shop and pirate decorations. Good service and food. Clean and I don't think they allowed smoking (several places do!).

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We had a party of 6 and had no issues with the service as some have said. We were seated quickly and our waitress (Cat, I think???) was excellent. We had the prime rib special and its some of the best we've had. Another person in our party had a large pot of some crab boil - it was a... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We went in for lunch. Hostess seated us. Maybe 1/3 of the tables in the dining room had customers. We counted 4 servers in the dining room - not one person said a word to us in 8 minutes. We walked out. Tried to call the manager from the parking lot to tell them we walked, but no one answered... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Don't think we will be back here. The atmosphere was fun with all of the nautical decor, but the food and drinks were very mediocre

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San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Fun gift shop within. Very average fried tourist foods. Nice to walk to for the kids to shop in and snack.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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131 reviews 131 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We had dinner here and the food was quite good. The restaurant is very beach and pirate themed. A staffer was busing several tables while we were there and was noisy, banging plates and silverware and scraping chairs and tables across the hard floor. This could have been done after closing, not around diners.

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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: (361) 749-9447

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?