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Wanna-Wanna Beach Bar & Grill

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5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
(956) 761-7600
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10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Bar scene

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Visitor rating
  • 79
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great beach grill

Good all around bar and grill right on the beach with pretty good service at the bar. Would return for a burger or fish sandwich.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
THEMRWOLF
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Ames, Iowa
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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192 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Ames, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Good all around bar and grill right on the beach with pretty good service at the bar. Would return for a burger or fish sandwich.

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El Paso, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This bar is right on the beach. It's the perfect view and we had the most fun here. The first night was a group of my friends and I drinking and having a few appetizers. It wasn't too crowded since it was a weeknight but had a comfortable atmosphere. We got here at about 6 and didn't leave til midnight!... More 

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Chilton
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52 reviews 52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

People go here for the view. The food is ok I had the peel and eat shrimp but most the of menu is fried food. My husband had one of their drink specials which he said was good but seemed to be a little on the pricey side....They have heaters for those nights that are chilly.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

They have great beachside food, the fried oysters are my favorite! Definitely will be back again. I also dig the vibe there

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Alberta
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133 reviews 133 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The ladies enjoyed the Wanna-Wanna drink and was nice to sit outside and they let us bring our small dog on the patio. Will be back

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Gladbrook, Iowa
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

The food was very good, quick service. The help out does themselves to satisfy ALL their customers--Good Time fun people

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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Visited, ok food nothing to go all crazy about . Prices were a little high compared to other restaurants .. A little dirty I might add

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Fun with friends. Definitely a place to be. The drinks are amazing. The locals are a blast. I love this place. Been coming for years. Will continue to enjoy it.

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Valley City, North Dakota
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Wanna wanna was our perfect get away spot. They were open Christmas eve till about 1130 and Christmas Day as well.We would go grab a drink, sit down and watch the waves splash on the beach. I loved that they had a plastic cover around the building really helped keeping the wind out. The fried shrimp is amazing and is... More 

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Harlingen, Texas
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Went here as a family to enjoy the beach and allow the parents to have a drink or two without having to drag a heavy cooler along. Unfortunately this place was full of young kids and young families (think 22 year old moms) drinking very heavily and playing loud music. Lots of inappropriate music/words used by the people I described.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: (956) 761-7600

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?