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Moby Dick's

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517 S Alister St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4405
+1 361-749-9447
Monday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Portage
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a burger, shrimp dinner and the shrimp PO boy. Dinner wasn't as much of a value as the sandwiches, food was very good though. Lots to look at when eating!

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Thank Cindy B
Rowlett, Texas
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first time to eat at Moby Dick's. The atmosphere was better than the food. If your looking for a fun place to take the kids while in Port A then this is a great place to do that. Compared to other places we've eaten in and around Port A I thought the food wasn't as good as... More 

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Gatesville, Texas
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service is excellent at Moby Dicks. We have been visiting Port "A" for the past 22 years, and it is our favorite place!

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Thank bartlettr2017
Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love seafood this is NOT the place for you. We both had the fried seafood platter. Everything was heavily breaded and fried to death. You could not taste what you were eating. Shrimp. Oyster. Fish. My mouth is cut from trying to eat this food. The fries and garlic toast were easier to eat than the seafood. The... More 

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Thank redhead1943
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to have brunch with my daughter because we missed breakfast. To my surprise my daughter ate all her meal. Staff was very polite and helpful with choices and knew the menu well enough for suggesrions. I wish I had ordered a dish to go for later.

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Thank Dacuna1
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was really slow to get started as far as service is concerned. We were seated immediately, but then it was at least 10 minutes before anyone took our drink order. They seemed to be a little confused about who was responsible for this table and someone finally noticed us looking bored, sad, and hungry and came to wait... More 

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Midland, Texas
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The drinks were really good but the food had no taste. It was really greasy and it all tasted the same. Service was ok but not great. Won't be back here.

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Thank jgriffin22
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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finally decided to try Mobys after passing it several times. We were there for breakfast and aside from the surroundings it was nothing special, I had the pancakes w a side of sausage and my wife had the Huevos Rancheros. Both meals were average at best. The surroundings are the attraction here, funk to the max. Would be a great... More 

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Austin,TX
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun place to take the family or a fun place to party up the night. Good food, great bar. give it a try.

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking around the area saw this place liked the look so tryed it Was a Tues. there lunch special was ribs so we both had them the service was okay fairly quick the portion was good 4 bone with lots of meat on them had they were fairly tasty Had fries instead of potato salad fries were great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, 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
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?