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Cafe Phoenix

229 Beach St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4322
361-749-9277
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Ranked #8 of 72 restaurants in Port Aransas
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
San Antonio, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We sat at the bar and of course there was a waiting time for a table because the food is amazing. I don't eat raw tuna but when they brought out my husbands tuna stack, I knew he was in "heaven" and I loved my Covina w/ beure blanc(grilled fish w/sauce). And Tom , he bartender, did an amazing job... More

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Dallas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

All seven of us want to go back. The food was fantastic. The chef was creative and talented. The crab cakes were outstanding. The tuna tower made my father a real food snob take note, he was impressed. We were all very happy

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Burnet, Texas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I never went to the old location, but this one was great! The food was delicious, the drinks were good, and the atmosphere was fun. They managed to seat 13 of us with a minimal wait (split into 2 groups), and were very accomodating.

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Fort Worth Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is a must do for us when we go to Port A. It's new location makes for more room. We sat outside and enjoyed some live music. The food was just as good as always. I had the Tuna Stack, which was to die for!

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Port Aransas, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This place is only opened for lunch, but what a lunch. I go with friends so we can split the sandwiches. The smoked turkey wrap or the Rueben or the grilled chicken are all delicious. Or try one of the specials. The salads are also worth the trip. This is a small place with only about 12 tables so go... More

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Horseshoe Bay, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

Food was wonderful but the noise is on the same level as a Rock Concert. The entree prices are from $30 to $45. Appetizers are $14 to $20. The restaurant seats about 30 people in a space about 12 ft by 20 ft. There is one server. It is so loud that your ears hurt when you walk out. Would... More

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Corpus Christi TX
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We returned to Cafe Phoenix to celebrate a friend's birthday... and were again greeted with an imaginative menu, and well presented delicious food. Since there were four of us, we tried one of each appetizer... the Japanese Cold plate was a big hit with all, the grilled shrimp done to perfection, crab cake among the best my wife has ever... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Plan ahead to go here. It is very small and so we had a hard time getting a table without a reservation. Luckily we still had time for lunch and dessert before the kitchen closed. The menu is small and it is a little pricey, but worth it for a meal you probably won't have anywhere else on the island.... More

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God Bless the U.S.A
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We recently tried Cafe Phoenix for the first time and came away disappointed. The staff was pleasant and friendly, and we were seated upon arrival (with a reservation.) The menu included a choice of four entrees: two fish dishes, duck, and steak. The special was rack of lamb. One of us got fish and the other ordered duck. The salad... More

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McAllen, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Amazing menu! Great options for high protein/low carb meals. Pecan crusted chicken over spinach salad was great. Very nice waitress.

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