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33396 State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
956-761-4901
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Takeout

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  • 253
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  • 195
    Very good
  • 72
    Average
  • 34
    Poor
  • 26
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great eats!

This place is great! Service is a little slow but the food is great! The server was great he did his best to humor us. He was a little slow but very nice And patient. Place is casual, plates are about $15 and higher it u get a huge plate full of good food you can share with your spouse.... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
Yolanda G
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This place is great! Service is a little slow but the food is great! The server was great he did his best to humor us. He was a little slow but very nice And patient. Place is casual, plates are about $15 and higher it u get a huge plate full of good food you can share with your spouse.... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

This place has great food!!! The dinner we shared amongst 4 of us was more than enough. Everything was delicious and served in great time. Our waiter was so funny and made our visit a joy..... I just wish I temembered his name.

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Crosby, Mississippi
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Food was great, reasonably priced, and awesome service. Seafood was fresh, and there was a great variety on the menu to choose from.

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texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

They have really good food and the prices are reasonable and the drinks ufff really good my kids love the fry fish and the shrimp , fries , is really good

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Moore, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Excellent, with seafood counter, so you can pick your own fish, shrimp, or whatever you want. Laid back atmosphere!

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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

2 hours after having lunch here my debit card numbers were being used in Houston, luckily my bank notified me. Over $400 were charged. This is the second time this happened at the same place. A friend of mine also had the same thing happen to him at Dirty al's. If you go pay cash only. The food is great.

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Cedar Park, Texas
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

A group of friends and I decided to drop in after hearing so much about Dirty Al's from locals and friends who had visited. I honestly don't know what the big deal was. Our server was friendly enough, but their famous margaritas ($8.00 for their large which was less than a pint) tasted like lime kool-aid; if there was any... More 

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Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 via mobile

It's an ok place for lunch. The bayside views are really nice and make the place worth it, but this is a tourist location and pricing to be sure. But the fish was good.

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Denver
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

The peel and eat shrimp were nice and firm but tasted like the chlorinated water on SPI. The oysters on the half shell we're tasty but smaller than we've had in the past. Went to Dirty Al,s when he started out and have been going about every two years. I guess he makes too much money now cause the hours... More 

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Nebraska
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Unassuming place with great food. Plenty large servings with a moderate price. Margaritas are a must.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33396 State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: 956-761-4901

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?