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310 Ocean Village Drive, Surfside Beach, TX 77541
(979) 239-2233
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 15
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It was okay

We chose this restaurant because of it's location and prices. We ate on their deck above the beach. They put out statues of owls to ward off the birds which was nice but the food was average at best. I usually love fish and chips but theirs wasn't very good and my son had a burger he said was... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
Dana F
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English first
Houston, Texas
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

2 3/4 hours to get burgers and pay. Service has been bad for years but nothing like this. Food is ok and the deck is nice on a breezy day but it's not worth it. My last visit.

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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My husband and I stopped here for lunch today. When we walked up there was a sign that said, wait to be seated. We stood there for almost 10 min while 3 different wait staff ignored us and another group that had walked up. We finally sat ourselves at one of the empty tables on the deck. After another 10... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We chose this restaurant because of it's location and prices. We ate on their deck above the beach. They put out statues of owls to ward off the birds which was nice but the food was average at best. I usually love fish and chips but theirs wasn't very good and my son had a burger he said was okay.... More 

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Houston, Texas
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110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Just a short walk from our friends beach house, we can grab a quick breakfast from the buffet or come down to grab lunch. The chicken sandwich was great. The kids loved the chicken strips and the husbands like the giant burger with all the stuff on it!! It was huge though! But great food! This was our second trip... More 

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Oklahoma
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

View is worth the trip. The food is okay, nothing special. We split the chili dog, it wasn't very good. We also had the bacon-cheddar fries and the garlic knots, both which were delicious.

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Missouri City, Texas
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I had proble,s at the restaurant which lead to me speaking to the Manager. She was more than rude. Come to find out, talking to others in town, this is apparently a commen complain with Pirates Alley. I won't ever return and will share my story with anyone that I hear might be considering visiting. Don't Go!

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Stafford, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I would recommend there burger with onion rings! I'm not fond of buffet style breakfast but didn't have a choice this last time. I'm an over-easy egg type of person. There breakfast service USED to be slow before they got the buffet style breakfast.

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Houston
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Awesome place - you can hangout at the beach and just walkover for food and drinks. The food is just as awesome as the location!

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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We really enjoy coming to Pirates Ally. Wish the menu had a few more options but the food is good and the service is friendly!

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Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Took forever to get service started but once we got their attention they were faster. Dont go here for any good food, costs about 10 for every item and quality is not greatest however have a great view so thats what counts. Margaritas tasted like all mixer, poor quality for high prices...

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Additional Information about Pirates Alley Cafe

Address: 310 Ocean Village Drive, Surfside Beach, TX 77541
Phone Number: (979) 239-2233
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Surfside Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 310 Ocean Village Drive, Surfside Beach, TX 77541
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Surfside Beach
  • Phone Number: (979) 239-2233

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?