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Padre Island Brewing Co.

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3400 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7002
(956) 761-9585
Today
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Large groups
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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    Very good
  • 61
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  • 20
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Hit the Happy Hour for Great Beer and Apps.

We love to hit the happy hour for appetizer deals and great beer. If you are looking for a bud light, try the IGA, this place has real beer. Try the flight so you can try them all and then get a pint or 2 of your favorite. if you are here for a week or more, get a growler,... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Nick G
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
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352 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

We love to hit the happy hour for appetizer deals and great beer. If you are looking for a bud light, try the IGA, this place has real beer. Try the flight so you can try them all and then get a pint or 2 of your favorite. if you are here for a week or more, get a growler,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

They have awesome beer :) and awesome food! If you visit the island you should definitely stop by!!!!!!!!!! Thank you! Great service!

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Belton, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I'm not much for all the "weird" beers they brew & serve, but they have the most tender, fall'off'the'bone" smoked ribs I've ever eaten. Their sauce is not my favorite, so next time I will ask them to leave it off. The rub on them was good.

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Bracebridge
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28 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

i had the beer sampler and thought it was great..we ordered the baby back ribs...not to our liking for sure...much too smoky for us...service was good..and it was busy..so I'm sure great for a younger scene...

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This establishment offered a good selection of tasty brews. We were seated promptly but otherwise the service was very slow. The food was a big disappointment. We got there in time to take advantage of the happy hour specials. We ordered the three appetizer platter with individual pizzas. We chose fried calamari, crab stuffed mushrooms, and fried artichokes. The batter... More 

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Howard, Colorado
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130 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Padre Island Brewing Company has the best batter for "Bring Your Own Catch". Bring in your own fillets clean and ready to cook. Order the fires and soup (I had beef soup with onions) and chase the whole meal with a Speckled Trout Stout. WOW!!! I will be back with my own catch!!! We had a party of six so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

we came for appetizers and a drink. We had seafood stuffed mushrooms. Chips n salsa and guacamole. The stuffed mushrooms were very very good as we're the chips and salsa and guac. Very fresh. The place was clean. Our server was very upbeat and on the ball. I love it when they joke and horse around with us. Very nice

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Kimberling City, Missouri
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We try to visit local brewerys when we travel, and found this one on Padre Island! It is a small brewery, but they only had 5 beers to offer. We tried the sampler, which was a very good price, $6.25 for 5 6oz samples! 30 ounces for $6.25 is a good price anywhere, plus these were very good beers! I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

The food and beer are great but what's up with the lighting? Patrons' voices carry in this place so the atmosphere isn't great. Maybe some acoustic tiles would help.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

My favourite spot on the island. Great Beer, good food, fair prices and a fabulous staff. We visited the brew pub several times both for a happy hour drink and as well for dinner. January offered a winter ale that really hit the spot after a day of fishing.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3400 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7002
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: (956) 761-9585

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?