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517 S Alister St., Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-9447
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8:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 140
    Excellent
  • 146
    Very good
  • 88
    Average
  • 48
    Poor
  • 30
    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
Most recent review
Beach Theme Restaurant

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
WildflowerMama
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Fort Worth, Texas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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452 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Fort Worth, Texas
Top Contributor
131 reviews 131 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

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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Marion, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Been there many times and the fried oysters are the best. Prices are reasonable and service was friendly.

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East Central Illinois
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

I'm sure they had other things on the menu but we always had seafood!!! Yum! Family friendly island atmosphere with fishing nets, shark jaws, and photos on the walls... Warning: you have to walk through/around souvenir part of store to get to restaurant section...

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East Lansing, Michigan
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We had dinner there on pi day 3/14, so why not have pie? Best part of our meal was the slice of homemade key lime pie on Graham cracker crust. My wife like her shrimp dinner cooked Hawaiian style.

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Muncie, Indiana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

My friend and I rolled in to Port A kinda late and where hungry. The establishment closed in an hour and we sat at the bar. The service was quick, friendly and awesome. The place was decorated nicely and made the atmosphere exciting. Food was hot, prepared correctly and very very good. My only suggestion (not a complaint) would be... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My family and i got into port a late last night for spring break. Had a late dinner and glad the rain had us stop here. Walked in under a huge shark, into a beachfront store. Behind the beginning section is a stand where the hostess sits. She said it would be a 30 m ok nute wait. Tired and... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The atmosphere is great, very island-like. Food is also fantastic with an extensive drink menu. Service was great, we love this place.

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cleveland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This restaurant is a staple of Port Aransas. Nautical décor and artifacts everywhere! Large seating capacity both inside the "formal" restaurant and large bar/entertainment/dining room area outside of that. Very friendly service and good seafood. Excellent peel and eat shrimp and other seafood. Occasionally have prime rib on special and that is very good also. A fun, friendly atmosphere. A... More 

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Austin
Top Contributor
139 reviews 139 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We have come here for years. The food is standard for the tourist island. Come for the environment, and okay slightly over priced food. We waited at the bar until a table was ready. The tiki atmosphere was great except an obnoxious glaring bright light blinding us from the kitchen refrigerator. Drinks were good and strong but pricy.

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Arkadelphia, Arkansas, United States
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Treated with a smile- very personable server that adequately knew the menu. Choices that were offered were spot on. We tried the Onion/ Pepper fried appetizers. Our group ordered Steamer pots of Seafood cooked with nice spices and some greatly prepared burgers too for our main course. No room left for dessert. Nicely decorated restaurant and plenty of souvenirs if... More 

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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, Large groups, Local cuisine
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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