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La Barataria

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3500 Island Moorings Pkwy, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4925 (State Highway 361)
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu - Fri 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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san antonio
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We needed great food in a relaxer Ng and non rushed atmosphere... we got exactly what we wanted with fresh bread to die for, Caesar salad and a delicious filet cooked perfectly along with creamed spinach and lobster mashed potatoes.... Don't miss the awesome bread pudding and very attentive staff... We will hurry back soon.....

Thank rick3232
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, wonderful service, fabulous bar, romantic atmosphere I come here every time I come to Port Aransas and it has always been a wonderful experience!

Thank Judy J
Port Aransas, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live to eat at La Barataria...the food and drinks are superb. The atmosphere is intimate and comfortable. The food is the BEST around! The caprese salad is the best ever...the wasabi mashed potatoes, the yellow fin tuna...the scallops...the bread pudding...the extensive wine selection...the phenomenal sushi...IT IS ALL EXCELLENT!!

Thank Brandon S
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

This place is way overpriced for whatever it s trying to be. Where else can you get a 52 dollar steak and eat it on a beach towel . Napkins were dish towels. ...and you want 4.50 each for shrimp. They screwed up the order and told us the would adjust it.....nope did not. Not worth it at all. They... More 

Thank Debbie G
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Top notch quality food! Fine dinning in a casual but romantic atmosphere. I hang out often and enjoy the excellent selection of wine. Great sushi and tasty rich wonderful upscale food. Libby and James rock! And they have this one cook.. Love it!

Thank Stacy Y
Pasadena, Texas
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

A little pricey, but excellent none the less. Libbey was a great waitress and hostess. The bread and peppers before the dinner were a delight. The food was nicely presented and big portions.

Thank donnawlucy
Corpus Christi, Texas
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2016

We had an adult family table of six, with orders of sushi, tempura shrimp, grilled shrimp, fillet mignon, Caesar salad, and soft-shell crab. Starters: The bread (with dipping oil) was delicious, however the salt added to the oil (from a salt-lover's perspective) was much too heavy and the garlic flavorless. The sushi dishes were very nice...but at about $22 -... More 

2 Thank Ann R
Osage City
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

Nice upscale dining. Tried the sea bass and my friend had the crab-both were delicious! Had a great waitress and lovely outside dining (inside available too). Very enjoyable experience. It is a dining experience not a quick in and out so plan on spending a little time for dining.

Thank Janice R
Temple, Tx
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77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2016 via mobile

Great wine bar and sushi restaurant. We sat onvback deck outside and enjoyed sunset. Great great selection of wines. Hostess was excellent. Bit pricey but great value for excellent food, ambience, and wine

Thank DocBobTemple
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

We have had dinner here several times over the last couple of years. It never disappoints us. It is high end food with a great wine list. My favorite entrée is the Sea Bass and my husband loves their steak options, although last night he had a double cut pork chop that was cooked perfectly. They have s great wine... More 

Thank Mari B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500 Island Moorings Pkwy, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4925
    (State Highway 361)
  • Public Transportation: Port Aransas / Mustang Island offers a free trolley. Island Moorings Yacht Club and Marina and La Barataria are on the free trolley route. La Barataria offers pick-up service from Mustang Municipal Airport and Newport Dunes and Golf Club.
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: 361-749-2212

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?