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Parrot Eyes Restaurant Bar & Water Sports

Mexican, American, Seafood, Hamburgers
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5801 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7635
956-772-9040
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great ambiance but ok food

Sitting available inside or outside overlooking the bay - you can't beat it! The food is not great but service is good. They offer a variety of water sports departing from their facility.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
MILENADI
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El Paso, Texas
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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El Paso, Texas
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Sitting available inside or outside overlooking the bay - you can't beat it! The food is not great but service is good. They offer a variety of water sports departing from their facility.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Great tasting food. The bus boys were more attentive than our waitress, but overall great experience!

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Fargo, North Dakota
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We had lunch at Parrot eyes and the food was good but basically bar food. Sandwiches, calimari etc. The wait staff was attentive and it had a fun vibe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

After a fun day of fishing on Danny B Fishing Charters, my wife and I along with our foster youth headed over to Parrot Eyes to have our fresh caught and cleaned fish cooked. They have many ways you can have your fish prepared and the prices are very reasonable. The food came back to our table tasting great! I... More 

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Austin, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Couldn't tell if they were a restaurant with water sport activities, or water sport place with a restaurant/bar. It had the outside appearance of cool beachy hangout, but upon entering it was not so cozy. There were no greeters or wait staff that I could find, and the place smelled like Pine Sol...not so appetizing. We actually walked out and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great place for casual lunch. You MUST try the chips and salsa. Best I've had in a while and I eat a lot of salsa. Right on the main strip - it's very easy to get to. They have lots of free parking.

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Coarsegold, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

SPI is much like any costal tourist destination. Lots of dining choices. Some survive simply by preying on the new tourist. Others survive because of repeat business. The Parrot's Eyes is the latter. Our server was prompt, attentive and friendly. The outside sitting provided a nice view of the water. The restaurant had a funky island decor. And, the fish... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We like this place for their tacos and Mexican food. Very inexpensive and a perfect stop if you are dressed casually. We were on our way back from the 2 hour sunset horse ride and were tired and dusty. Their food tasted great and We were in and out within 45 minutes and on our way back to the Hotel... More 

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oklahoma, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

love the shrimp cocktail, drinks are good staff is friendly and helpful. Can book fishing., fireworks cruises, dolphin watch boats.Awesome atmosphere. Great view of bay inlet.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Just left Parrot Eyes, and am very dissatisfied. The service was absolutely terrible!!! Our waiter kept disappearing, and other employees had to pick up his slack... we will not be coming back to this one. The food was not great,so a double whammy for us...

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Additional Information about Parrot Eyes Restaurant Bar & Water Sports

Address: 5801 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7635
Phone Number: 956-772-9040
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican, American, Seafood, Hamburgers

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5801 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7635
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: 956-772-9040

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, Seafood, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 9:00 pm

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