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310 Ocean Village Drive, Surfside Beach, TX 77541
(979) 239-2233
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8:00 am - 8:00 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, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good cafe for basic bar food

Clean; good service; basic cafe/bar food; imited menu. Reasonable prices; Shiner beer on tap for only $3. Saw people enjoying Karaoke singing at the downstairs level. A little hard to find.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Houston, Texas
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English first
Grapevine,
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

we walked along the beach, looking for a decent restaurant to rest and eat. they have a nice porch outside, or ac inside. my kids had great hamburgers and I had the delicious fish tacos. we had 2 different waitresses, and both were extra-friendly. we were very pleased with our visit. reasonable prices, for a wonderful ocean view, right on... More 

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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Clean; good service; basic cafe/bar food; imited menu. Reasonable prices; Shiner beer on tap for only $3. Saw people enjoying Karaoke singing at the downstairs level. A little hard to find.

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Texas
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Lisa did a wonderful job with 4 adults and 4 children. the calamari is fabulous, oysters were fresh and spicy and the scallops were so smooth! wonderful and friendly. would be great if they would add a balcony on the top of the building so you can eat outside with the beautiful view!

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Angleton, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great breakfast buffet and mimosas! Great menu for lunch and dinner also. Can also get for room at motel if you don't want to eat at restaurant. Very convenient

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Granbury, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I really didn't expect much from this little restaurant but everything we had here was very good and the staff was just great!

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

If you want a hamburger, chili dog, fish and chips, or an excellent salad this is the place to go. The service is excellent every single time we go and we've been here a few times. Everyone is super friendly and attentive to us. You can't beat the view either. More mixed drinks need to be added to menu.

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Temple, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

There appears to be random employees with no training in customer service, food handling or basic hygiene standing around wondering why customers want service. Maybe no one told them they were being paid to actually seat people, or offer them food for sale? My ten year old commented on how scary looking and acting they were. No eye contact, no... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Great food, great view and great service. We have now visited this place three times and they are the best place to eat in the area. They are also pet friendly which is great when on a beach since so many people bring the whole family. I can't think of anything negative to point out. Thier Bloody Mary's are awesome... More 

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Richmond, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

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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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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?