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“Highlight of Our Trip” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Pier 19

Pier 19
1 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX
956-761-7437
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Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Fish & Chips
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: We are a comfortable casual family restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and diner. WE also have a full service bar.
Monte Vista, Colorado
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Highlight of Our Trip”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We were looking for a beach front place to have lunch...we had exactly the experience we were looking for...romantic, ice cold Coronas, friendly staff, great food, view, and atmosphere...and a pier to walk out on...would definitely recommend the blackened shrimp salad, stuffed seafood jalapenos, and the pico de gallo that comes with the guacamole & chips is out of this world yummy!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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spiislandstylin, Manager at Pier 19, responded to this review, August 29, 2013
We all appreciate your comments and business. We all Thank You and look forward to serving you and all of our guests in the future. Please also enjoy our other restaurants Pirate's Landing, Marcello's, Sea Ranch and Laguna Bob's.
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Lubbock, Texas
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Phenominal Burger”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Stopped by this restaurant for lunch and let me tell you....I had a phenominal burger!! I would go back again and again for that burger! The wine was priced perfectly as well! The view was absolutely amazing and our waitress was very helpful. It wasn't the best service in the world but it wasn't horrible either. Bring your camera and take lots of pictures around the grounds!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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spiislandstylin, Manager at Pier 19, responded to this review, August 29, 2013
We all appreciate your comments and business. We all Thank You and look forward to serving you and all of our guests in the future. Please also enjoy our other restaurants Pirate's Landing, Marcello's, Sea Ranch and Laguna Bob's.
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New Braunfels, Texas, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic Seafood!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Hosted the family to some excellent seafood at this exceptional restaurant . Perks included an excellent view of dolphins playing in the bay,a replica of an old pirate ship with costumed crew and loud cannons and a waiter who never let us want for anything.Didn't meet the chef,but he/she really excels when it comes to preparing fresh seafood. Recommend Pier 19? Oh yeah!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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spiislandstylin, Manager at Pier 19, responded to this review, August 24, 2013
We all Thank You and appreciate your comments. We look forward to serving you and all of our guests in the future. Please also visit our other restaurants, Sea Ranch, Marcello's, and Pirate's Landing, and Laguna Bob in the future.
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3 restaurant reviews
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“Great view - less then average food.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

If you want the same old FRIED food, you might like Pier 19. While the sunset was great, the food was not. The crabcake appetitzer was bland, no better or worse then any other. I ordered the Seafood Enchiladas. I had a hard time finding much seafood as it was diced very small. I did not get to experience the salsa it was supposed to be topped with since their was none. It was topped with a thick layer of hard mozzarella cheese (why mozzeralla and not monterey I don't know). The refried beans were out of a can. The only thing edible was the rice. At least the sunset was nice. Be warned....there are several restaurants in Padre owned by the same people with the same bland food.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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spiislandstylin, Manager at Pier 19, responded to this review, August 24, 2013
We all appreciate your comments and business. We value and accept constructive criticism. The comments "Bland" don't lead much constructive criticism. We hope to serve you again in the future.
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Mesquite, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Food was great and firework show on Saturday was really cool. Pirate ship came right up to dock and was playing music. Was really great.

Visited August 2013
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spiislandstylin, Manager at Pier 19, responded to this review, August 24, 2013
We all Thank You and appreciate your comments. We look forward to serving you and all of our guests in the future. Please also visit our other restaurants, Sea Ranch, Marcello's, and Pirate's Landing, and Laguna Bob in the future.
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