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“If you were stranded on Padre Island, the on e place you'd go!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Padre Rita Grill

Padre Rita Grill
4001 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX
956-761-7482
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Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Seafood, Steaks and Burgers
Austin Texas
1 review
“If you were stranded on Padre Island, the on e place you'd go!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2010

Wow! We stopped in to have some Nachos our first night on the Island and I think we went back every night. Great music every night featuring J. Micheal Laferty and guests. The food is big and unique and oh so tastey. The shrimp is cooked to perfection. The burgers and steaks are off the charts delicious. Oh, and those nachos are a giant pile of goodness that keeps on givin'! We love this place!

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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
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English first
South Padre Island, TX
1 review
“Great New Place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2010

Awesome house Margarita. Best I've ever had. Great Happy Hour prices from 4:00 to 7:00. Delicious fish and shrimp tacos. Shrimp Diablo is to die for. Great choices of side including healthy grilled veggies for those of you who try to stay away from the typical potato thing. The music is great. J. Micheal Lafferty sings his own songs, in addition to a amazing variety of other artists. Good atmosphere, music, and food.

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“new local favorite!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2010

Cute inside with the tiki theme, torches, fountains, and candles. Their lunch specials are amazing for $6! My favorite is Shrimp Diablo with your choice of sides. I like the veggies on the side, but the potato salad is homemade and you can also get the specials with fries or coleslaw. The coconut shrimp is delicious too and you can get it with a red sauce with a bit of a kick that offsets the sweetness. On Thursdays there is a chicken sandwich on ciabatta bread that was yummy! I don't know if it is seasonal, but if it is on the menu, try Pat's pumpkin cake. The next table over was raving about how great the ceviche is and one woman just had to order more of the house tortilla chips. I
In the evenings don't miss the house musician/owner J. Micheal Laferty and the great jam sessions with other locals too! (note - the nachos take awhile, but worth the wait)

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    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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