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Isabel's Cafe

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Mexican
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State Highway 100 And Port Rd, Port Isabel, TX 78578
956-943-5082
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Fri - Wed 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Even My Wife Liked It!

My wife is not a fan of Mexican food and loved her breakfast chalupa. I had a combo plate and it was terrific. Non of it was spicy. The sauce was there to season as desired. Perfect. We're going back again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Roger6012
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Sartell, Minnesota
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Sartell, Minnesota
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife is not a fan of Mexican food and loved her breakfast chalupa. I had a combo plate and it was terrific. Non of it was spicy. The sauce was there to season as desired. Perfect. We're going back again.

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Thank Roger6012
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Their food was amazing and service was as well!! Their tacos are amazing in size and flavor! If you want a place that you can meet people and have a great meal then this is the place for you!

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Thank Stephanie G
San Antonio, Texas
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Friendliest service and best breakfast/brunch value in the area!! Breakfast served all day (closes at 3PM)...American or Mexican....Can't be beat...and tremendous value!! Watch it, they're closed on Thursdays.....lol.....If you like breakfast anytime....GO TO ISABEL'S!!

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Thank Bob C
Arlington, TX
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424 reviews
366 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Enchiladas had good sauce but filled with a dot n topped with little mire velvet a style cheese, beans n rice just ok and none of it was piping hot. Pretty good tortillas but $4 for 4 was pricey considering other food prices. Tacos were ok, nachos were ok, guisada was bland. Service was friendly n helpful.

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Thank BeachbumAggie
Victoria Beach, Canada
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This little restaurant is always busy with people waiting to be seated! The food is great. They serve Mexican and American food. The lady that owns the restaurant comes around to each table to chat with you and make sure everything is O.K. Everything on their menu is homemade!

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Thank WINTERTEXAN15
Port Isabel, Texas
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51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

A great place to have breakfast with friends or family. Having a choice of a smaller portioned taco is a plus. Tacos, any way you like them are tasty. The coffee wonderful. The improved parking so much nicer. The path is easier to enter. Nice improvement. Isabel's continues to be a favorite. The number of cars occupying the parking area... More 

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Thank Shirley R
Port Isabel, Texas
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Love coming here for breakfast the food is always great. Its a popular location so ya better get there early.

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Thank haydensyaya
Antelope, California
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Go for breakfast and go hungry. Love the breakfast tacos (which in California are called breakfast burritos)

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Thank Carol P
Iowa
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Our hotel staff recommended this place one morning when I asked. Being somewhat adventurous and wanting to eat some place new and exciting and not something I can get in Iowa, my friend and I decided to try this. We both got the small breakfast contodo... Boy was that delicious!!! I'd definitely recommend the sausage if you don't mind a... More 

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Thank 88Kenz13
San Antonio, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We have eaten at this place every year when we visit South Padre. The breakfast con todo is yummy! Prices are reasonable. The seating area is small and it does get busy.

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Thank Skyy2001

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: State Highway 100 And Port Rd, Port Isabel, TX 78578
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel
  • Phone Number: 956-943-5082

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?