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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great beach view

Food was very good. Service a little slow at dinner time, but who cares with the wonderful beach view and breeze!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Arlington, Texas
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Richmond, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Burgers are amazing! Actually, all the food here was really good! Chili cheese hot dog was so good! The views of the beach on the patio while you eat are wonderful.

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Irving, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Empty tables but had to wait an hour. No liquor sales, just terrible wine. Overpriced. The worse part was the forever wait. Restaurant doesn't open on time in the mornings either. Staff goes out back and "parties" behind the sand dunes. VERY unprofessional staff.

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Arlington, Texas
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Food was very good. Service a little slow at dinner time, but who cares with the wonderful beach view and breeze!

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Hamilton TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Such a convenient place to grab a snack while you're on the beach at Surfside. A bit pricey for snack food but it's good, and like I said...convenient! The breakfasts are very good and the coffee is great...strong & hot! Tip: the hot dogs can feed two!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Located next to the Ocean Village Hotel, Pirates Alley is a great place to eat while hanging out at the beach in Surfside. My wife and I ate there three times during our four day stay at Ocean Village, and we found the food very good at a reasonable price. The burgers were so big, we shared instead of ordering... More 

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Lancaster, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Location is the biggest thing going for this establishment. Food and service is just ok. Don't expect to be wowed. You cannot beat being right in the beach, prime location

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Missouri City, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Stopped for lunch before hanging out at the beach for a couple of hours. The service was friendly and attentive. The food was good, appetizers included.

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San Marcos, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Honestly there were so many mixed reviews on this place I was not sure what to expect. However I was pleasantly surprised. I had a burger, my husband had a massive Chili Dog. Both were delicious. But it really comes down to the view....great patio right on the beach, you honestly cannot beat that. I did not try a cocktail... More 

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Houston, Texas
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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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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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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?