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Moby Dick's

517 S Alister St., Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-9447
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Ranked #29 of 72 restaurants in Port Aransas
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Very touristy - but fun for the kids. Nice gift shop. Food was good - my husband got the crab boil and the portion was huge! Fun tropical drink menu too. Staff was very friendly! Looked like a nice outdoor bar area too. Also a bonus - next door to the big candy shop!

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Stafford, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Very popular, excellent food. The coconut shrimp was a hit. There was a long wait, but what else could be expected in a resort town during the tourist season. We amused ourselves roaming through the gift shop until we were seated. Our waiter was efficient and pleasant, even though he was probably exhausted. The décor was a hoot - every... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Every time I go to Port A, I tell myself I am NOT going back to Moby Dicks...yet we go again anyway ONLY because we like the boils. The food is okay...not anything extraordinary. The service is just ABSOLUTELY HORRIBLE. The bar people suck and the waitstaff is horrible. The past 3 times we went, we waited an hour and... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

They close after lunch on Sunday and are closed on Mondays. The kids and I had the Dungeness Crab and it was delicious! My husband had the fried oysters and shrimp and enjoyed his food. I was initially disappointed, after we were seated, the waiter said they were out of all crab and peel and eat shrimp. Our 9 year... More

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Norman, Oklahoma
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I went to visit my girlfriends family in Aransas Pass and they told us about this place. So i figured we should check it out, at first i was skeptic about the place since i dont like sea food (I know what your saying "then why did you go?") well now thats easy because the place draws you in right... More

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Cypress, Texas
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My son and I ordered fried shrimp. They were huge but not good. Neither of us liked the corn meal breading. Overpriced and not very good.

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Flower Mound, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were looking for something to eat around 2pm on a Tues. We had to wait 20 min, which gave my kids a chance to bug us to but something from the giftshop, which is at the front. The food was really good and our waiter was awesome.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Friendly environment for sure. The food was okay, I've had better and I would expect better being so close to the ocean but it was average at best. I had the coconut shrimp and I left starving.

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Fritztown
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

They are a little pricey, but not compared to everyone else on the island. They have the best ribeye in town. The shrimp and oysters were fabulous too.

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Boerne, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My girlfriends and I stopped in here for lunch. We had a short wait to browse around. The place is covered with detailed sea-fairing decor, even coy ponds and fountains! Once seated, the waitress was so friendly, recommending the Toasted Coconut Pina Colata...yummy! Shrimp Po-boys were big, and the coconut shrimp plate was large enough to split. I would definitely... More

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