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33261 State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6410
956-772-9772
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Description: The Shrimp Haus Restaurant features gulf views and great food. With 101...
The Shrimp Haus Restaurant features gulf views and great food. With 101 ways to eat shrimp, plus steaks, seafood, burgers, pizzas and more, all served in a family-friendly environment, the Shrimp Haus is well-known for its diverse, reasonably priced menu. Boasting the Island's best margaritas and featuring live entertainment most evenings, the Shrimp Haus is open year-round. Located adjacent to the Schlitterbahn Beach Resort and Waterpark, the restaurant caters to a wide array of guests. Signature dishes include Coconut Fried Shrimp, Lobster Burritos and Fried Ice Cream.
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Sunday Dinner with the Parentals

This place was really good for our evening dinner. We had all you can eat shrimp and it was really good. They also had open salad bar and all items looked and tasted fresh. Good choice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
jnj8182012
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Brownsville, Texas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The food was great. We all ordered different shrimp plates so we all could share and try different plates and we enjoyed all of our different style of shrimp. The service was great. We really enjoyed it. And the bonus is great salad bar with the dinners.

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Brownsville, Texas
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This place was really good for our evening dinner. We had all you can eat shrimp and it was really good. They also had open salad bar and all items looked and tasted fresh. Good choice.

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Mike B, Manager at Shrimp Haus, responded to this review

Thanks for the nice comments and for visiting....as a local we hope to see you often to enjoy our fresh, locally caught shrimp and large, fresh salad bar. Mike More 

Starbuck, Minnesota
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We had a complimentary lunch/dinner at the Shrimp Haus after our Osprey cruise of the Port of Brownsville, The cruise was outstanding but when we arrived at the Shrimp Haus the service was so poor we had to ask a wait staff who had our table after waiting for at least 20 minutes, no drink order, nothing. The first person... More 

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Mike B, Manager at Shrimp Haus, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your comments and hope your enjoyed your Port of Brownsville cruise. I am sorry that you did not have a more pleasant experience at the Shrimp Haus and it does surprise me as we have served literally several thousand Port trip Guests in just the past couple of months, with overwhelming positive reviews. As for your service,... More 

Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The shrimp were OK, the margaritas were unreasonably sour, and the menu was confusing. The prices and specials list outside were lower than the actual prices on a confused menu as some prices were different depending on the day of the week. To make things worse, the waiter was a rookie and could not easily explain the offer. Dirty Al's... More 

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Mike B, Manager at Shrimp Haus, responded to this review

Sorry if you had some difficulty with the menu. We offer a wide array of selections and have several different daily specials throughout the week to create even greater value for your money. As opposed to many other restaurants, we offer only locally caught, straight from the boat, Gulf shrimp and our margaritas have been voted the Island's favorite so... More 

Manchester, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

This is a great place to get shrimp of any type your little hear desires. Lots of people love their coconut shrimp. I love the lime shrimp dinner! Their salad bar is the best on the island and their margaritas are the best on the island as well. They offer great entertainment which is a bonus.

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Mike B, Manager at Shrimp Haus, responded to this review

Thanks so much for all of the compliments! It's nice to hear the hard work and efforts of our staff are noticed. Agree on the Tequila Lime Shrimp! Very flavorful and unique too. We look forward to seeing you back again soon and hope you enjoy some of our summer steel drum, Island sounds music by Alan Stewart as well.... More 

Forest Lake, Minnesota
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

REALLY??????? Guess it's all about the Benjermins at this place! Worst NY Strip steak! For being in Texas they should be ashamed!

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Mike B, Manager at Shrimp Haus, responded to this review

We appreciate you're taking the time to comment and are disappointed that you did not enjoy your experience. Many folks rave about our steaks and seafood and wish I would have heard about your displeasure while you were here so we could have addressed the situation immediately. We strive to satisfy everyone and have a large amount of return visitors... More 

Bolivar, Missouri
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Shrimp Haus is located right next door to and perhaps in Schlitterbaun water park. That might should have been the first clue. Their decor and atmosphere were top notch. They have a full service bar and a great looking menu. The special of the night when we went (Saturday) was Prime Rib. However, they boast being the home of the... More 

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Mike B, Manager at Shrimp Haus, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to the Shrimp Haus and enjoying the all-you-can-eat shrimp. All of our shrimp are purchased "straight form the boat" from local shrimpers to ensure the freshest, highest quality shrimp available on the Island. The all you can eat shrimp is available everyday and specially priced on Mondays! We also run, as you mentioned, different nightly specials every... More 

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We ate there 3 times in 2 weeks. I liked the coconut shrimp and my husband liked the blackened shrimp. The salad bar is outstanding.

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Mike B, Manager at Shrimp Haus, responded to this review

Thanks for becoming regulars! We hope that if you are only down seasonally we have you back often next winter and hope you get to enjoy many of our other unique, fresh takes on shrimp and many other offerings as well. Thanks again, Mike More 

Midland, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Food was great with daily specials and a awesome salad bar. Friendly staff. Good portion of food for the price.

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Mike B, Manager at Shrimp Haus, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind words and we are glad you enjoyed your meal and service. We look forward to serving you again in the near future. Mike More 

South Padre Island, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The restaurant is large and has a really nice 'island feel' to it. The food is quite good but the service at the time of our visit was deplorable. We were coming off a large tour with the group. We were the first ones to enter the restaurant and to be seated. We waited about 40 minutes before anyone at... More 

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Mike B, Manager at Shrimp Haus, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to the Shrimp Haus and visiting us. We certainly hope you enjoyed your Port of Brownsville trip and appreciate you sharing your experience with us. I do sincerely hope that your enjoyed your meal and apologize for the slow service. As I recall, we had a string of "iffy" weather and on the day of your trip... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 33261 State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6410
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: 956-772-9772

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine

Description

The Shrimp Haus Restaurant features gulf views and great food. With 101 ways to eat shrimp, plus steaks, seafood, burgers, pizzas and more, all served in a family-friendly environment, the Shrimp Haus is well-known for its diverse, reasonably priced menu. Boasting the Island's best margaritas and featuring live entertainment most evenings, the Shrimp Haus is open year-round. Located adjacent to the Schlitterbahn Beach Resort and Waterpark, the restaurant caters to a wide array of guests. Signature dishes include Coconut Fried Shrimp, Lobster Burritos and Fried Ice Cream.

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