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“more of a bar than a restaurant. wouldn't go back” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Palm Street Pier Restaurant and Bar

Palm Street Pier Restaurant and Bar
204 W Palm St, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6717
956-772-7256
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Price range: $5 - $14
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Scenic view
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Austin, Texas
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“more of a bar than a restaurant. wouldn't go back”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

I went here on the recommendation of friends, but would not return. Despite being the only table in the place the employees seemed to focus their attention on the drinkers. Chief amongst them seemed to be the manager who was buying shots for the drunks while we waited 10 minutes at a table for our iced tea. I was with my two young daughters and had I known that it was going to be more of a bar than a restaurant I would have chosen another place.

Visited April 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Omaha, Nebraska
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Open air eatery”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Good food. Fresh fish tacos! Liked the outdoor eating area. Service was great, but food took awhile to arrive. But, the ocean is nearby to watch while you wait.

Visited February 2013
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Charlottesville, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Loved the location and atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Our food was good, the location for viewing the sunset is awesome, the wait staff were friendly and responsive, the drinks were delicious. My kids and I shared a giant plate of nachos and still had half left over when we were done. My husband enjoyed his burger. I have no complaints.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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South Padre Island, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great Bar on the Bay”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

A local's hangout with music, good food and drinks. It's a great place to enjoy a sunset with friends.

Visited March 2013
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La Porte, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Awesome fish tacos”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

This had to have been the best fish tacos I have ever had. The blend of flavors was wonderful in the mouth. Even though they blended well you could still separate the flavors out in your mouth. Went in the evening and sat out on the dock area. Very nice. Appearances can be deceiving. It doesn't look like much from the outside, but it's whats inside that counts.

Visited March 2013
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