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Moby Dick's

517 S Alister St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4405
+1 361-749-9447
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“shrimp” (106 reviews)
“seafood” (93 reviews)
“steak” (47 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
517 S Alister St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4405
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had the pleasure of meeting the server newly turned bartender Elliot Maybin Gaines today. He was very personable and smiled when talking to us. It is clear that he loves his job. Service was fantastic and the food arrived promptly after ordering and was delicious....More

Thank Joandhercat
Reviewed 5 days ago

Brandi took fantastic care of about 40 of us Jeepers! Fantastic food, excellent selection of drinks, fun atmosphere and prices are pretty good too... Bring cash for the bill :)

Thank michaelsC8966HE
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to eat at this establishment and was very disappointed. First, the wait time was horrific and there was only one other couple in the restaurant. I ordered the fried seafood platter and I will say the shrimp was delicious. However, the oysters were...More

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we walked in, half of the restaurant was empty but we still ended up waiting approx 30 minutes for a table. We chalked it up to them being understaffed on a Friday night (we only saw 1-2 waiters and 1 cook in the back)....More

Thank Taylor M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a good meal. Staff was so friendly and service was great. My drink was a little heavy on the rum but still good. I will be going back.

Thank DebraG688
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch at Moby Dick's...decor and ambiance...awesome. Food we ordered...delicious and plentiful. Grilled shrimp...scrumptious. Service...outstanding!

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit! We had the crab stuffed peppers for an appetizer.... Amazing! Also the fried pickle spears were great!! Some of the best fried fish in Port A. Handsdown the most tender, flavorful steak! Very nicely done. Honey mustard dressings was a no from...More

Thank Sara J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place had been a favorite of ours. The last time we visited, we ate here twice. It has the same crazy furnishings and lay out. It is a good meal and a great bargain. I enjoyed a huge serving of fried oysters. My girlfriend...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

The front door handles are ornate and apparently sharp unsure how our son in law was cut walking back in the wait was long but staff said things like there are not many restaurants on the island so good luck not waiting other people left...More

1  Thank Roxanne F
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

The menu is small, but the food is great. We actually asked if they had crab legs, which were not on the menu, but they said they had some. Do they made us a boil with the crab legs, peel and eat shrimp, crawl fish,...More

Thank fabulousjmq
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June 13, 2016|
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Response from Tex R | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. Suggest you call Moby Dicks (361-749-9447) and leave a message for him. He's in the restaurant almost every day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 S Alister St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4405
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-9447
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