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3500 Island Moorings Pkwy, Port Aransas, TX 78373
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Ranked #24 of 72 Restaurants in Port Aransas
Price range: $30 - $30
Mon 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu - Fri 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: State Highway 361
Transit: Port Aransas / Mustang Island offers a free trolley. Island Moorings Yacht Club and Marina and La Barataria are on the free trolley route. La Barataria offers pick-up service from Mustang Municipal Airport and Newport Dunes and Golf Club.
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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

Loved the food and an excellent menu. Has a lot to choose from and the staff is friendly and helpful. When I return to Port Aransas, I will definitely eat here.

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Austin, Texas
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We dined at La Barataria for the first time in early September after reading some great reviews on Trip Advisor. Must admit, the food was very good however we had an unpleasant and uncomfortable experience and won't return. We were seated by one waitress who told us she would be our waiter. Another waitress came to our table to take... More

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Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

I come to Port Aransas two or three times a year and am always on the lookout for a new restaurant I haven't tried. I would never have found this place if not for Trip Advisor, as it is not on any of the main streets and the signage off the highway is very small. In fact, even though I... More

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Rockdale, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My husband and I just spent several days in Port A. We had just about given up on finding a good restaurant in Port A. As luck would have it, an employee at Coastal Closet (which by the way, is a great shop), recommended La Barataria. We tried it for brunch and loved the food, service and everything! We went... More

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Sugar Land, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place just by chance. The service was what you would expect of a 5 Star restaurant. Very quaint and a little on the small side-but their food was beyond excellent and presented well. The have a great wine selection and we are so glad we found it.

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Galveston, TX
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Incredible food, great wine list, most pleasant staff, don't miss it. It is a small place and when they get slammed things can slow down, so be understanding. Like most Port A places it is always fun to sit at the bar unless you want an intimate table. I see some unfavorable reviews and don't understand them unless the writers... More

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san antonio
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Just logged onto Port A trip advisor and this restaurant brought back memories. Bad memories, unfortunately. Was there a year ago, Wife and I shared the Sea Bass plate. Everything was going according to plan, only thing that struck me odd was the owner/employee’s dogs that were allowed to come into the restaurant at closing time. Next 2 days of... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This little place is very unassuming, but amazing. My husband and I came in on July 11th and had a wonderful dinner. We started off with a wine flight, tuna sashimi, and oysters rockafeller. By the time our main courses came I was stuffed! I got the 14 oz bone in filet and my husband got seabass. Both were out... More

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A little hole in the wall at the Port A Yacht club. You don't have to be member to go. Its very casual environment with beach towels as table cloths and co-ordinating washcloths as napkins makes it fun. We love to go out here and swim, lounge around on the covered outside deck and order drinks and appetizers. They have... More

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Austin, Tx
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37 reviews 37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

What a pleasant surprise to discover a fine dining experience in Port A! The 4 of us ate inside where reservations are a must (we used the online service "opentable.com" which worked very well). Inside dining is intimate with great views. While one might expect white linen tablecloths they are instead terry cloth beach towels (which received the only negative... More

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