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Windjammer Beachfront Cafe

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Isla Grand Beach Resort, 500 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX
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This restaurant is at Isla Grand Beach Resort
Today
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • 19
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 8
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  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, poor service

Food was excellent. View was great. The staff were too busy "gabbing" to care what was going on could not get water refilled. Very poor service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Food was excellent. View was great. The staff were too busy "gabbing" to care what was going on could not get water refilled. Very poor service.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The waitstaff needs to work on better etiquette. Our waitstaff did not greet us, did not asked if we had questions with the menu, took our order with no compliment, and i had to find someone to provide us refile. Terrible Service!

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New Braunfels, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We went there just for breakfast and food was good but there is definitely better breakfast available. Prices were moderate. Atmosphere was lacking. For a "BEACHFRONT" cafe you can barely see the water and you are set way back into the hotel property. When I think beachfront I want my toes either in the sand or a few feet away,... More 

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Coon Rapids, Minnesota
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We had a late night dinner, after the fun Winter Texan activity in the Quarter House Bar at the ISLA Grand Hotel at South Padre Island, and I had the Broiled Shrimp Dinner with the Hollanadse Asparagus dish which was delicious and not cheap. I decided to order some coffee to finish off the meal and when drinking the coffee... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Great food and great service. Prices are amazing also!And also very clean, We are going to eat here our hole stay!

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Ohio
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We stayed at Isla Grand and ate at windjammers our first night for Mexican buffet. It was ok. But for $12 per person I would have expected better and hotter. Very pricey for what you get. The next day we got the breakfast buffet. Same price and it was probably the worst buffet I've ever had. The fruit was not... More 

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Houston, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Although it is winter, the view of the Gulf & the beautiful Isla Grand property really enhanced our breakfast buffet experience. Our server, Martha, made us feel important to her, despite how busy she was. At $11.95/pp, this buffet was a great value! We each had a made-to-order omelet, plus pancakes, muffins, fresh fruit, bacon, sausage. Coffee was extra, and... More 

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McAllen, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We were in the area and decided to have a romantic lunch at the island. We had one of the lunch specials at the server's recommendation. The prices for inexpensive, well served, and tasty. The server took the time to find out how spicy we liked our food to recommend an appropriate hot salsa to with the entrée. The view... More 

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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111 reviews 111 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We were impressed with the evening ambiance as we entered with the lighting around the pool area etc. However, the ambiance proved to be part of the poor follow through. Could hardly read the menu. No wine menu available but the waiter recited those available by the glass which met our needs. I ordered the Monday special prime rib. The... More 

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Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The food was really good but a little expensive. The service was a little slow but we went during an off period but they were very polite and helpful, giving us suggestions for what to do on the island. They serve breakfast all day which I really liked because we would go there for brunch, lunch, or dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Isla Grand Beach Resort, 500 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 11:00 pm

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