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Dragonfly

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14701 S Padre Island Dr, Apt S, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6260
361-949-2224
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food so come early!

Wonderful service and food from tapas to dessert. I can't think of a single thing that wasn't delicious. Every plate looked more delicious than the last up to the Brownie in a Jar...scrumptious!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 9, 2015
Cindi61
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New Braunfels, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

My first review. The escargot was really delicious and probably the highlight of the evening. I ordered the special - the shrimp and fish was well cooked but tasted dry and bland. My partner had the lamb which he didn't like and I thought it was okay - again bland. He loved the potato which I also really liked. I... More 

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Wonderful service and food from tapas to dessert. I can't think of a single thing that wasn't delicious. Every plate looked more delicious than the last up to the Brownie in a Jar...scrumptious!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

My neighbors and friends have always told me that this is the best place to eat in Corpus, but I have been hesitant due to its small looking strip mall location. My boyfriend and I finally decided to try it out one night, and we have not looked back since! We have been here a total of about 5 times... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Our server instantly made us feel welcome and like a friend. Great recommendations and drinks. Awesome daily specials and fresh seafood. Will definitely be going back. We liked the blue side over the yellow side.

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Out family dined at Dragonfly on Friday, July 3rd. My husband and I had dined there approximately two years ago, and at that time we and please with the food quality, etc. Our experience this time was a disappointment. We ordered two appetizers ; beef empanadas and fried jalapeños. They were average to below average in taste and texture. The... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My wife and have date night twice a month and usually go to Katz 21 as there are not a lot of choices in Corpus Christi for a truly great dining experience but thought we would try a more causal evening on the Island. While the outside is rather plain and boning the food and service are anything but. What... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This place was started by some of the Flower-children of yesteryear and turned out to be really excellent in recipes and brew. Usually a long line but worth the wait! Food is wholesome and plenty.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 via mobile

It is hard to find a creative restaurant in Corpus Christi but this restaurant fills the bill. The dishes are unique and creative. There are some great seafood creations that you would not find elsewhere in the area. Also the decor is very bohemian and makes you feel like you are on a cafe on the left bank of Paris.... More 

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Arvada, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We had a really nice lunch; food, atmosphere, prices and service all exceeded our expectations!!! The daily special was great!

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Mission, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Like other reviews the restaurant food was varied and delicious but have to say when we drove up we thought we must be in the wrong place. We realize it is a casual, beachy restaurant and are glad we didn't drive away! Friendly staff. Full bar. Definitely would go again next time we are in Corpus Christi.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14701 S Padre Island Dr, Apt S, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6260
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: 361-949-2224
Open Hours
Tuesday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?