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La Barataria

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3500 Island Moorings Pkwy, Port Aransas, TX 78373 (State Highway 361)
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.
361-749-2212
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Tuesday
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Hours:
Mon 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu - Fri 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sunday find

Where most places in town close between 2&5 , this spot stayed open open Sunday. The bread oil & roasted garlic were amazing . As we're all our food selections, poke, ahi tuna & shrimp grilled.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Corpus Christi, Texas
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

1.0 star rating7/23/2015 Wow. This place use to be great. Lost major employees and am amazed at new staff. We got there at opening time 4pm they were still mopping, hot as hell. We kept plastic menus for fans. Ordered our food. Wine is filed only 1/4 of glass for $9. Then the fun started the place filled up with... More 

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Port Aransas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

As usual, the steaks were superb, as were the salads and veggies. This time however, it was so hot inside the restaurant, you really couldn't enjoy the food. Maybe it was because of the heat, but our waitress had a serious attitude and we literally had to flag her down if we wanted more wine, water etc. With tip, our... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We wanted to try a new place this Sunday, and went here with no expectations. Nice location in the Marina just outside of Port Aransas (next to the airport). Wait staff very friendly and attentive, and not overbearing. But we like more traditional food. The French Toast was definitely unusual - on a roll and a little chewy. The herb... More 

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kerrville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Where most places in town close between 2&5 , this spot stayed open open Sunday. The bread oil & roasted garlic were amazing . As we're all our food selections, poke, ahi tuna & shrimp grilled.

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Cowtown, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

La Baritaria is located in a Marina called Island Moorings. The marina has a pretty swimming pool which the restaurant overlooks. You must go outside to watch the sunset on the pleasant deck. Fresh mostly-local fish and landlubber options with veggies (sometimes scarce on island!) Fresh bread with olive oil and whole roasted garlic cloves were delightful. Wait staff good... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

El Barataria is a great find in Port Aransas. This restaurant has a great menu and every dish that we tried was delicious! We started with a selection of mixed Mediterranean olives over cocktails and this was a perfect prelude to the excellent meals to come. I selected the sea bass which was beautifully prepared with rice and spinach. My... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

The food is just outstanding. Remember, you are in Port A. It's not a tuxedo wearing waiter town. If you are looking for impeccable service, drive both to San Antonio. Friendly local folks work here and own the place. Don't be in a hurry, ask what is good, and enjoy the excellent food. We had the salmon appetizer, rare tuna... More 

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Port Aransas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

They recently began to offer their Sushi Menu. Very fresh and very good. The service and atmosphere are always great as well. Great Place !

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Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It's a small place and when we walked in there was no one else inside which always scares me. The place is decorated in an interesting style - I was a little surprised to see that towels were used as table cloths and napkins. Other than that everything was great!!! I enjoy trying new stuff that's made with some sense... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Whenever my son and I are on the island, we do not miss a trip to the Island Moorings Marina and La Barataria Restaurant. In the summer it's fun to sit outdoors amongst the palm trees and sip a cool watermelon drink, eating their outrageously delicious garlic bread, while the meal is being prepared. A little pricey, but worth at... More 

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Additional Information about La Barataria

Address: 3500 Island Moorings Pkwy, Port Aransas, TX 78373
Phone Number: 361-749-2212
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3500 Island Moorings Pkwy, Port Aransas, TX 78373
    (State Highway 361)
  • Public Transportation: 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.
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: 361-749-2212

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?