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Roosevelt's at the Tarpon Inn

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200 East Cotter Avenue, Port Aransas, TX
361 479 1540
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Dallas, Texas
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68 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We went to Roosevelt's last summer and had a nice experience with good service and good food so we were looking forward to a repeat performance this summer. However we were very disappointed last night when our group of 10 took over 2 hours to be served. Many of the meals were cold. My snapper was really good and hot... More 

Thank Cravini
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This was one of the best seafood restaurants we dined at while in Port A. Never attempted oysters until tasting them broiled at the Tarpon. OMG. When can we move to this island? Blacked Drum was excellent along with other entrees - and all reasonably priced. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Barb B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

So we went to the restaurant I was In jeans and a shirt and my father was also... They refused to seat us beacuse we were dressed poorly then my dad pulled out his credit card and the lady said that she could probably find us a table... Need les to say we walked right out.

4 Thank Abeach02
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Our vacation "night out" was at Roosevelt's. Very quaint dinning room with additional patio seating. Wife's wine selection was not available, but the waitress suggested a very nice replacement. Firecracker tenderloin appetizer was a bit too spicy for the lady, but not for me. She had the Petite Tenderloin that was cooked just right and was delicious. I had the... More 

Thank Kermmy803
Dripping Springs, Texas
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

We have been to Roosevelt's three times and all three times have had superb meals. Great menu and super appetizers. Oysters Rockefeller are to DIE for!!! Great drinks and the menu never disappoints. Entrees from $20-35 but worth it!! Full bar even though not advertised. Reservations a MUST!!

Thank DocRon48
Rockport, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

This is one of our favorite places to eat. Everything we've had has been delish! Our conversations during the meals sound more like purring. My favorite is the lamb; my husband's is the fillet. The desserts are worth saving room for. The wine selection is great.

Thank TwoHeartsStudio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Dawn from Dallas must not have had the pleasure of being served by Meridith. We felt relaxed and welcome. The food was superb!

Thank Susan L
Fort Worth
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Never feel welcome here, seems they are just making a buck and getting you in, then out..... it's very pricey to feel so unwelcome....

1 Thank DawnFortWorth
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We went on a quiet Sunday night and had an exquisite dinner. Very small intimate space and about 12 tables. Will definitely be going back to this gem.

Thank MarkFinATX
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Hey fellow Foodies! I always come here when I am visiting. This is my favorite place! The atmosphere can't be matched! The Chef is a true master of culinary delights. Menu items sometimes vary with season. Check it out!

1 Thank HungryJohnnyBoy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 East Cotter Avenue, Port Aransas, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: 361 479 1540

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