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420 West Cotter Avenue, Unit A, Port Aransas, TX 78373
+1 361-749-8646
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Too pricey

Food was okay. I got gumbo that was mostly soup no shrimp or sausage. The fried oysters were huge but compared to other restaurants in port aransas the food is way overpriced.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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San Antonio, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Yes we experienced Hurricane gust wind, rain, lightning and thunder... But the lousy burnt fish Po'Boy sandwich was the Biggest Disappointment along with the half cooked Onion rings, and the warm Beer "was the Biggest Disappointment" from all the other Seafood Restaurants in Port A. Don't waste your time and money here! I enjoyed the lightning show better than getting... More 

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Took a group of ten here. Service was slow and got our orders wrong. Shrimp was bad. I mean it actually smelled rotten. We told the manager, and we got about 2% off of our bill. Another sign of poor service. Took an hour to get our bill.

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San Antonio, Texas
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

the food was fresh and hot and TASTY! The service was great and the view incredible. We recommend the seafood. We will definitely return!

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Heath
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Had the fried shrimp hoggie. YUM! Beautiful view of Port Aransas harbor entrance from Fin's restaurant deck.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Food was okay. I got gumbo that was mostly soup no shrimp or sausage. The fried oysters were huge but compared to other restaurants in port aransas the food is way overpriced.

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Burgers are great! I will definitely return to Port A for another burger soon. Sitting outside was very pleasant also. Wait staff was great and friendly.

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Baird, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Has been our go-to place for years, but certainly has gone down in quality but up in price. Did the family one pound fried shrimp ($33.99) with $8.99 side of slaw. Shrimp was overcooked and tough, slaw was "old-looking" with a lot of white core. They built an overflow parking lot a few years ago, but when we drove by... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The prices are a little high for the casual-ness of the place (but most places are in Port A for seafood). But their food is great. They have lots of unique things. we actually ate their twice on our vacation b/c we wanted to try more of their unique offerings. We enjoyed both meals. Slightly overpriced, but that's vacation food... More 

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Austin, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We recently attended Sandfest in Port Aransas , We went to Fins for supper on Saturday evening, DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME. We waited about 35 minutes for a table , well okay , but this is where things went downhill.... our waiter took our drink order , delivered our drinks and we did not see him for 30 minutes... More 

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Longview, Texas, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Fins is another of our "everytime we go" Port Aransas stops. We ALWAYS sit on the deck overlooking the harbor (and "new" Pirate Ship!). We almost always get a burger or some sort. On this trip, my wife stuck with the bacon cheeseburger. Thick cheddar and bacon MAKE this burger. She got the thin sliced onion rings (a must, even... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 420 West Cotter Avenue, Unit A, Port Aransas, TX 78373
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-8646

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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