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Parrot Eyes Restaurant Bar & Water Sports

American, Hamburgers, Mexican, Seafood
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5801 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7635
956-772-9040
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 19
    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
Most recent review
Great Fish Taco's-Margarita's Not So Much

If i were grading Parrot Eyes on the food & service, I'd give it a 4 star rating. On good days, with a sunset off the back deck, it would get 6 Stars (I know, the ratings only go to 5). Their fish tacos, as well as shrimp or oyster variety are all very good. Make sure to order with... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
bassn386
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Lake Ozark, Missouri
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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168 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Lake Ozark, Missouri
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

If i were grading Parrot Eyes on the food & service, I'd give it a 4 star rating. On good days, with a sunset off the back deck, it would get 6 Stars (I know, the ratings only go to 5). Their fish tacos, as well as shrimp or oyster variety are all very good. Make sure to order with... More 

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Buda, Texas
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70 reviews 70 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Had dinner here for our last night on the island. Had a guy playing guitar who was very good. Good service and good food.

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Howard, Colorado
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193 reviews 193 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have just had the opportunity to get to know Ron and Virginia, owners of Parrot Eyes. Great people that run a very unique restaurant and water sport facility. We got an annual pass to launch our kayak at their ramp for a small fee. The ramp and parking are very convenient and the restaurant is a fabulous place to... More 

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Galion, Ohio
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74 reviews 74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We ate at this restaurant after 4 p.m. when the lunch menu prices change quite a bit. My wife had a chicken dinner which she said was ok. She asked to substitute green beans for cole slaw which they did but then charged me for the cole slaw. I had ground serloin which was served with mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes... More 

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Spring, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

By far the best place for water sports on the island. We took jet skis out for an hour. It was awesome! You can tell safety is a priority with them. We booked in advance and practically had the place to ourselves. Ate fish tacos on the deck afterwards. Great place!

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Winnipeg, Canada
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206 reviews 206 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We've been coming here for 3 years, and it has always been very good, this year was no exception. In the afternoon, or for a sunset, if it's sunny, the outdoor elevated patio is a great spot for lunch, or just have a few drinks overlooking the canal/waterway. The menu has many choices, so all should find something they like.... More 

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neverneverland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Unfortunately, we waited until our last day on the island to go here. The food was AMAZING! Only wished we would have gone before the end of our stay! Fresh guacamole was best on the island!

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Spearman, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Mostly Mexican Food on the menu which is a little deceiving given it's name and location. Nice atmosphere though just not what we thought when entering.

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2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Today is a cold and rainy day on the South Padre, so we decided to explore the Island. We came upon Parrot Eyes and decided to stop in for some lunch. Very surprised to find a complete menu. Food was great for all ages. Our crew is 11,14,17,22,41 & 44! I totally recommend this place!

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12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Went with my husband and 4 kids. The atmosphere was fun, the service was quick and the waitress was upbeat. My kids enjoyed talking to the parrots out on the deck. My husband and I both ordered the combo basket with fish, shrimp, and a crab cake. His was grilled, mine was fried. The fish in both of our meals... More 

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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: American, Hamburgers, Mexican, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?