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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

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Visitor rating
  • 79
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 29
    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
Right on beach and fairly priced

Great location-right on the water. very nice bartenders who gave me free refills on my lemonade-you won't get that at Claytons Beach Bar which is more expensive than this bar. Nice shaded deck area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
PackerLady
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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Bar scene
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196 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

The location is great, service was extremely slow and the food was just ok. We ordered several things to try our favorite was the ceviche. Location is key and beers were cold.

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 NEW

Great location-right on the water. very nice bartenders who gave me free refills on my lemonade-you won't get that at Claytons Beach Bar which is more expensive than this bar. Nice shaded deck area.

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Ogden, Utah
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158 restaurant reviews
184 helpful votes 184 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

This is an outside restaurant with a view of the gulf. It is a lot of burgers, chicken fingers, peel and eat shrimp. Fried shrimp and fries. They have a full bar. There were a few cats hanging around hoping for something to be dropped. If you want a salad or something healthy, go somewhere else.

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Warrenton, Virginia
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73 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Nothing fancy but a fun beach bar for burgers, etc. The Turbo Pina Coladas were recommended to me and they did not disappoint!

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Ames, Iowa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
39 helpful votes 39 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
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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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134 reviews 134 reviews
71 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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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?