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Parrot Eyes Restaurant Bar & Water Sports

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
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 53
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 37
    Average
  • 21
    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
Excellent Fish Tacos

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Daniel B
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Coarsegold, California
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Coarsegold, California
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

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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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

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 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Fort Worth, TX
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Stopped in for lunch based on the looks of the place alone. The atmosphere was all beach décor and lots of parrot décor. The play on words name

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Laguna Vista, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

We went one evening specifically for the crawfish boil. It was super good. Very spicy but great flavor. The cook did a great job. We will be back!

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Wisconsin
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We went for a happy hour but discovered there were others much better. We did enjoy our company and the drinks were good, appetizers were good but not anything that really stands out about this place. Wish the parrots had food and water. Concerned about that but they looked healthy.

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Spring Branch, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

An awesome Captain who can read the waters and the fish for some fantastic fishing. On top of that, head back to Parrot Eyes Restaurant where they will clean and prepare your fresh catch for an awesome tasting meal at a very reasonable price. Been there twice now and plan on returning.

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Awesome service and had a great time! Easy parking, lots of fun and would recommend booking activities on line prior to arrival.

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Lansing, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We returned from charter with our catch of speckled trout. Parrot Eyes knows how to cook it up really well. Sat on the deck overlooking the water. Sunny day, light breezed and a beer. Was perfect lunch. Two thumbs up!

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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, Seafood, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, 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?