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All 79 South Padre Island Restaurants

Parrot Eyes Restaurant Bar & Water Sports

5801 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7635
956-772-9040
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Mexican, Seafood
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Best ever blackened fish tacos! We ate here twice on our vacation friendly staff and even cooked up our fresh catch from our chartered fishing trip with Captain Jim Galloway. Can't wait to go back to South Padre!

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Mercedes
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This used to be a favorite for getting excellent shrimp but we will not be back. The food was very average and it does not justify the price. The service sucked big time. We went for a Saturday afternoon lunch and ordered a fish and shrimp basket. It was $10.95. One of us had fries and one had cole slaw.... More

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Big Timber, Montana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We visited Parrott Eyes for lunch after having rented paddle boards and kayaks from their water sports shop yesterday. The staff handling the water sports rentals were very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful! The restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating with views of the bay. The menu had a good number of choices and we decided on fajitas and fish tacos.... More

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Nueva Gorgona, Panama
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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

The lunch special was a good value at $7.99 for a large filet of fried white fish, French fries and coleslaw. The fish was a little greasy but not bad. The slaw was tasty and the fries were okay. There are a lot of restaurants in South Padre Island and this is not the top of my list.

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Rockwall, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Huge burgers, delicious seasoned fries, tasty brisket tacos and salads. Enjoyed eating on patio with great views of Boaters and jet- skiers going out on Bay. Just two blocks from Travelodge. Say Hello to 2 real parrots in their big cages!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

If you have to go fishing then parrot eyes bar and restaurant is the place to start. Capt mark Guillot leads a team of independent professional fishing guides who make life very easy. obviously there are tough days but thats why us die hards call it fishing right? Mark provides lunch and always has a first class boat ready but... More

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Round Rock, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Our hotel recommended Parrot Eyes so we gave it a try. It looks like maybe a good place for water sports though we did not do that. Stopped in for late afternoon drinks and appetizers. Should have left after meeting the rude server, Gemini. The drinks were okay. Do not order the bacon wrapped shrimp! The bacon was undercooked to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

We decided to try this place b/c it was close to our beach house. The service was fine with a couple exceptions, including one major exception. They didn't have any 32oz soveneir cups for the parrot paralyzer (a drink I ordered), so I asked if I'd receive two 16oz glasses instead. I was told that the bar tender made a... More

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Urbana, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Sitting on the porch at Parrot Eyes, you can see the jet skies and other boats come and go, watch a sunset and/or listen to the parrot. The food was good and portions were big. Service was good. We went there twice while staying on the island. Looks like it would be a busy place peak season or evenings.

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

The food is ok at best but the view of the boats and the live parrots were a hit for my grandchildren. The kids milk was sour and wait staff was slow. With all of at said the 2 1/2 year olds wanted to return to see if they could get the parrots to talk again

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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: American, Hamburgers, Mexican, Seafood

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