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Grapevine Cafe & Coffeehouse

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100 E Swordfish St., South Padre Island, TX 78597
9567618463
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Established in 1999, Grapevine Café’s original owners created a simple...
Established in 1999, Grapevine Café’s original owners created a simple restaurant offering breakfast and lunch favorites from traditional Mexican and American recipes. Under new ownership since 2006, the Grapevine Café has grown considerably in concurrence with the beautiful and surrounding city of South Padre Island, Texas. In many ways, we are still that casual eatery that serves delicious, simple and affordable food. Today, our menu boasts a greater variety of choices. We have added healthier menu items that are vegetarian and gluten free. We also offer a full line of gourmet, freshly ground coffee drinks and teas from our popular espresso bar. We take great pride in serving food that is made in-house, fresh and daily from proprietary, authentic recipes.
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Good for:
Families with children

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
friendly place

greeted multiple times by various staff members upon walking in. martha was our server & she was very accommodating & did an excellent job! the ranchero sauce was quite tasty! reasonable prices.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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South Padre Island, Texas, United States
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  • Families with children
  • Breakfast/Brunch
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South Padre Island, Texas, United States
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

greeted multiple times by various staff members upon walking in. martha was our server & she was very accommodating & did an excellent job! the ranchero sauce was quite tasty! reasonable prices.

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Overland Park
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Great mexican food, with really good breakfast/lunch options.. The freshly baked scones were out of the world! The staff was very friendly and the owner took time to customize our vegetarian menu explaining options we had.. Thanks for the great food guys and keep up the good work..

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Houston, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We saw excellent reviews on this restaurant, and the menu made us want to try it out for breakfast. Unfortunately, the cafe does not include in its brochures for on its website the fact that it opens later in the morning during the winter, so we were unable to try it.

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NC
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

My husband and I are great fans of breakfasts out and went here hoping to find it as good as others on Tripadvisor had. Sadly, it was not good food. The staff was very pleasant, but my husband's huevos rancheros were mushy and tasteless and my over easy eggs, homefries and toast were all sub par. The eggs were overdone,... More 

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Fatburnr, General Manager at Grapevine Cafe & Coffeehouse, responded to this review

So sorry that you were unable to try us early on your way out . We are a seasonal community and for two months we open at 7:30 on Mondays thru Thursdays while maintaining regular open hours of 6:30 on Friday , Saturday, and Sunday. In response to the website and other literature, the response time to have those mediums... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Great food no wait time. Had the omelet with veggies and sausage. My gf had the French Toast. Both plates came out hot and delicious. The price is reasonably set and the staff was attentive and friendly. Would come back next time and try the breakfast Tacos

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Libertyville,IL
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Had a great breakfast taco,homemade flour tortilla with three eggs,chorizo sausage & avocado for $5,more then enough and nice salsa on the side. Good service & nice atmosphere. Busy Family place, no rush friendly place.

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Utica, Il
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Went for breakfast Sunday morning. Were met by a hostess who told us it would be 15 minutes before we could be seated. The wait turned out to be longer but we decided stick around as there were a few menu choices that sounded very good. In the meantime numerous people also came into the restaurant and put their names... More 

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Yummy breakfast at a fair price, with great service, no complaints! Location is easy to find, parking was slightly difficult, but it was packed, so that may be the norm?

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Lindstrom, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Very good food and service. Clean and pleasant atmosphere. Will be back next year. Can't think of anything else to say.

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Saint Charles, Iowa
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Perfect storm! Delicious food, great variety, very reasonable prices Xcellent coffees, cheerful, clean, FRIENDLY. We were visiting the island for the first time and arrived late in the evening. First thing in the morning we were looking for a good cup of coffee and lucky for us we found the Grapevine and a delightful young member of the wait staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 100 E Swordfish St., South Padre Island, TX 78597
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: 9567618463

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 11
  • Cuisine: Café

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Established in 1999, Grapevine Café’s original owners created a simple restaurant offering breakfast and lunch favorites from traditional Mexican and American recipes. Under new ownership since 2006, the Grapevine Café has grown considerably in concurrence with the beautiful and surrounding city of South Padre Island, Texas. In many ways, we are still that casual eatery that serves delicious, simple and affordable food. Today, our menu boasts a greater variety of choices. We have added healthier menu items that are vegetarian and gluten free. We also offer a full line of gourmet, freshly ground coffee drinks and teas from our popular espresso bar. We take great pride in serving food that is made in-house, fresh and daily from proprietary, authentic recipes.

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