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2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
+1 956-761-6406
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Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Description: At Louie's Backyard in South Padre Island, there is no such thing as a boring night. Whether you want to sit and chat with your friends, cheer on your favorite team or cut a rug till the wee hours, we've got you covered!

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minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

this time had 25c chicken wing special on wednesday evening. great but don't choose the cajun sauce unless you like HOT food! I would do as friends do next time, order the sauce on the side. also they served free happy hour hors doevres - veggies dip tortilla chips and salsa. drinks reasonable and good service. Love this place on... More 

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Dan S, Owner at Louie's Backyard, responded to this review

Happy to be your go-to spot on Wednesday nights! We want you to have a good time whenever you're stopping by, and it's great to hear that's the case. Looking forward to seeing you back for some wings sometime soon. 'Til then, Dan, Owner More 

Minneapolis
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

I had a great and huge slice of tuna atop a mound of mashed potato. Perfectly cooked, both of them. And a South Padre Island sunset to boot. Sweet.

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Dan S, Owner at Louie's Backyard, responded to this review

It's great to see you wouldn't change a thing about your meal! We certainly want you loving every bite, and we're glad that was the case with you. Looking forward to having you join us for the sunset sometime soon. All the best, Dan, Owner More 

Ontario, Canada
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

went on Jan 15/15 weather was horrible and needed a break from it. 1st time there -place would be packed during warm weather amazing o/s spaces - interior downstairs not as new looking upscale as upper sports level but our server walked us thru our choices, checked about how the food was cooked for us - all fried in same... More 

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Dan S, Owner at Louie's Backyard, responded to this review

Happy to hear Luis was so thorough! We want you to feel like you're in good hands here, and it sounds like he really knocked it out of the park -- we'll be sure to pass your compliments along to him. Looking forward to welcoming you back for a five star experience soon. We hope you'll take a look upstairs... More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Our waiter was very attentive, friendly & kind. He treated us with respect & like he knew us for a long time. He was very accommodating & helpful.

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Dan S, Owner at Louie's Backyard, responded to this review

Glad Joshua took such great care of you, Maebel! Attentive service is something we always aim to provide, and it's great to hear he really embodied that value -- we'll be sure to tell him to keep up the good work. We hope to be welcoming you back again soon. 'Til next time, Dan, Owner More 

MidWest USA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Have been here 3 times so far this season. Each time has been very good. We even showed up with 28 others for Happy Hour and the Sunday nite specials and they had us all happy with good food and drinks. They have $7.99 dinner specials nightly and we have enjoyed the 1/2 rack of ribs. Wait staff is attentive,... More 

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Dan S, Owner at Louie's Backyard, responded to this review

Man, it's great to see you've been enjoying all your time with us! Serving up the kind of experience that has you coming back for more is something we always aim to do, so we're happy to hear you're always planning your next visit whenever you leave. We're looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Take care, Dan, Owner More 

Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Had early bird special. Thought the portion would be small (to match the price). Prime rib filled the plate! Waiter, Luis, was excellent. Very attentive and checked back often. Even got a piece of Death by Chocolate cake...for free! Thanks, Louie's, for making my birthday celebration special.

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Dan S, Owner at Louie's Backyard, responded to this review

So glad you joined us for your birthday, Linda! Our team loves making days like that even more special, so it's great to hear you were well taken care of. Looking forward to having you back again soon. Take care, Dan, Owner More 

Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

heard that this was a good place to eat so we had to try it out. All 4 of us had the rib special and we all enjoyed them. Our waiter Ray was very friendly and took care of all our needs. They have a different special every night so we will be trying them all. We were there on... More 

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Dan S, Owner at Louie's Backyard, responded to this review

Can't wait for you to try all our specials, James! We want you enjoying everything about your visits here, so it's great to hear that was the case. Hope to see up on the stage for some karaoke soon. 'Til next time, Dan, Owner More 

Weslaco, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We had dinner there on 12/26/14. Our waitress was Cassie and she did a great job. She was very attentive and helpful. he always had a smile and made the experience very good.

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Dan S, Owner at Louie's Backyard, responded to this review

Happy to hear you were so well taken care of, Betty! Attentive service is something we take a lot of pride in around here, so I know Cassie will be thrilled when we pass your compliments along to here. We hope to be welcoming you back again soon. 'Til next time, Dan, Owner More 

Moss Point, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Was a wet and windy night. Was met promptly by Joshua who escorted us to the dining area out of the cold. He and his assistants made sure we had everything to make the evening pleasant. Had the famous "buffet". All the items were very good and the prime ribs and crab legs outstanding. Was very satisfied and hope to... More 

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Dan S, Owner at Louie's Backyard, responded to this review

Happy to hear you were enjoying yourself right from the start, Charles! Our team loves to serve up a great experience all around, and it's nice to see that came through. Hope to have you back for more crab legs soon. Take care, Dan, Owner More 

Galena, Missouri
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Louie's is one of our favorite restaurants. We hadn't been here in two years and were really missing Louie's buffet. The food is fresh with plenty of variety. Not only do you get crab legs and shrimp, but you have a variety of meats to choose from. The price is right for what you get. Don't forget your coupons for... More 

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Dan S, Owner at Louie's Backyard, responded to this review

Proud to be one of your go-tos! If you're always looking forward to your meals here, then we're doing something right. We hope to have you back for a slice of cake sometime soon. Take care, Dan, Owner More 

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Additional Information about Louie's Backyard

Address: 2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
Phone Number: +1 956-761-6406
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

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