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Dragonfly

14701 S Padre Island Dr, Apt S, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6260
361-949-2224
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Ranked #14 of 598 Restaurants in Corpus Christi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Most recent review
- Jul 26, 2014
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English first
Victoria , tx
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Ate at Dragonfly based on fab trip advisor reviews. There was a long wait, as reported, but food was so worth it! Casual island-type decor, great staff. We will definitely return!

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Santa Fe
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I was searching for a good seafood restaurant on the island and the only thing I could find were burger & fry joints. I came across this hidden gem. It is located in a tiny strip mall but don't let that deter you from entering. The inside is decorated with a lovely tropical theme and everyone seems eager to please.... More

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Houston
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88 reviews 88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The Snail Onglet here is fantastic. I also enjoy their Texas Fondue with Tortilla Chips. Dragonfly is a wonderful experience but I'm really hoping they add some servers soon. Consistently understaffed has been my observation.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is an exceptional restaurant. The ambiance has a nice artsy eclectic feel and the food is exceptional! The staff was great too!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Excellent food! Fun atmosphere. Decent service, i would say order a few tapas for your meal because it will be too hard to choose!

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We live here on The Island, and this is one of our very favorite places to eat regularly! Great staff, great food, great atmosphere. You must try the Potato Puffs, but absolutely everything on the menu is EXCELLENT!

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Dallas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is a cool place. Funky decor, offbeat art and world beat music are the backdrop for the culinary artistry on your plate. The menu offers many international selections. The cannelloni and shrimp featured crisp vegetables wrapped in two blankets of tender cannelloni, smothered in a cognac-infused cream sauce and topped with shrimp and mussels. Excellent!

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Brownsville, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I did enjoy their tacos but I've had better. However their drinks are awesome. I probably would just go for their drinks.

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Deer Park, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Let me put it this way ~ I would make the 4-1/2 hour drive from Houston again JUST to eat at this restaurant. It was THAT good. I had the special ~ Grilled mahi with grilled shrimp in a creamy white wine sauce ~ my husband had oso buco (maybe spelled wrong?) ~ for our appetizer we had clams (also... More

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Windham, New Hampshire
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66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The goat cheese ravioli was amazing! I wish there was more to the dish but it is a tapa after all. Our waitress was pretty good even though she switched up our orders twice. The beer glasses seem really small. The shrimp cocktail dish is REALLY spicy!! Fun decor with the little marionette dolls and such.

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