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2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
+1 956-761-6406
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5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: At Louie's Backyard in South Padre Island, there is no such thing as a...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Our last night in south padre was spent at Louie's Back yard...The flags flying there told me I would be appreciated there, are so I thought...although the Stars and Stripes needs to replaced Louie's Back yard came through with flying colors...all because a man was present at the time of our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
michael s
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Scenic view
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League City, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

My family enjoyed the salad and seafood buffet, watching the sunset and excellent service provided by our waiter Rudy. The food was fresh and full of flavor. After dinner our daughters enjoyed feeding the fish.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Our last night in south padre was spent at Louie's Back yard...The flags flying there told me I would be appreciated there, are so I thought...although the Stars and Stripes needs to replaced Louie's Back yard came through with flying colors...all because a man was present at the time of our visit...Steve C. Made our night if it wasn't for... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great music, great drinks and great food!!! You can even watch the fireworks from the patio. We went back 3 times during our 7 day stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

First time doing this, and first time that my family and i went to louies and it was worth it, jesus our server took a really good care of us, we were not gonna drink but there was jesus telling us, " imagine your self,plus a sun set, and an awsome drink like a dosarita, ( something new for us),... More 

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

Happy to hear you enjoyed your first visit so much, Rodolfo! We want the time you spend with us to be memorable for all the right reasons, so we're really pumped you were impressed with everything from the drinks to Jesus' service. Looking forward to welcoming you back again sometime soon. All the best, Dan, Owner More 

New Braunfels, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

go early, stay for the fireworks on friday nights...good food, not too expensive considering what you get!

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

Hey, thanks for watching the fireworks with us! We always want you to have a good time here, so it's great to see you've been enjoying the food just as much. Looking forward to your next visit. Take care, Dan, Owner More 

Forney, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Summer vacation on the island was great and Louie's was a part of that. Friend of mine told me I had to go to Louie's for their buffet. He wasn't kidding. My three trips to get a little of each and then some was justified. Even off the menu were great entrees. We had a great waiter, Joshua Cain. Great... More 

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

Man, we're so glad your friend pointed you in our direction, Lloyd. We want you enjoying the time you spend here as a whole, so it's great to see you were as impressed with the buffet as you were with Josh's service. The drinks should never be on the weak side, and we feel confident they'll be made perfectly next... More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We are not buffet people so when the airplane pulling the Louie's Backyard banner flew over the beach advertising their seafood and prime rib buffet and my teenage daughter said "let's go there!" two things happened. First, my memory went back to spring break 1986 with The Outfield concert at the old Holiday Inn and the Flower Pot Punch at... More 

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

Man, Ryan, we're so jazzed to hear the buffet exceeded your expectations! We always love seeing families like yours go back for seconds, so we couldn't be happier that you guys couldn't get enough. Looking forward to welcoming you back for more soon. 'Til next time, Dan, Owner More 

Salinas, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Maybe a great place for a cocktail but not for food. Went for dinner last night an not only was the food horrible but so was the dinning experience. We had to ask the waiter 3 or 4 times for our drinks. He was nice but a horrible waiter. The outdoor restaurant smelled like a dumpster. I saw cockroaches running... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is our second family trip to SPI and we always go to Louie's Backyard. The food is really good and staff very friendly. This time had the seafood buffet. Wow....don't pass that up! Tons of food for a great price!!! They also have fun stuff for kids of all ages just across the street! A must go

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

Thanks for always making a point to come see us, Kevin! The buffet's our pride and joy around here, so we're thrilled that it's one of the highlights of your visits. We're all looking forward to welcoming you back for more soon. Take care, Dan, Owner More 

Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We had the buffet which it was pretty good for the price. Delicious crab legs. Raquel was our waitress, always attentive, real good service! I will definitely come back!

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

So glad you enjoyed your visit, Felipe! Attentive service is something we really pride ourselves on, so it's great to hear Raquel took such good care of you. We're all looking forward to serving you more crab legs sometime soon. All the best, 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 20
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-6406

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Scenic view

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!
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?