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Roosevelt's at the Tarpon Inn

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200 E Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5124
361 749 1540
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Sealy, Texas
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51 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Friday night and it wasn't crowded at all. The waiter was great. However, the grouper was over cooked and had a fishy taste. The wine, Caesar salad, deserts were good. Very over priced for what we got. Will check reviews before returning.

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Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The dining room is fairly small and adjacent to the open kitchen. The chef came to our table to tell us he could prepare whatever we might want (within reason), in addition to the regular menu and the specials. There were no takers. Having seen the prices on the menu, I was not about to take the risk. I had... More 

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Belton
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our waitress was great. The atmosphere was very nice. The warm bread is a must! We had a small issue with one of our entrees but the staff was gracious and corrected the issue in a professional manner. The cinnamon bread pudding was amazing!

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Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere, very good service. The food was pretty good, crab cake appetizer was really tasty. I had red snapper with ravioli that was tasty and husband had the spicy seafood pasta- he liked mine better. Overall nice place

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Thank Cass1981
San Antonio, Texas
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have had amazing dinners at Roosevelt's in the past and often recommend this restaurant to friends. We made reservations for our wedding anniversary. The chef and staff are visible from the front door and dining room but didn't seem busy. The hostess could not find our reservation at first but when she did she simply waived at an open... More 

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Cedar Park, Texas
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose to eat here on a Monday night, so it wasn't busy. We didn't need a reservation, and were seated right away. Since it was our first time there, our waiter gave us the history lesson regarding the place, which was interesting. I had the ahi tuna, and my husband had the seafood pasta. Both were good, but frankly,... More 

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Small, intimate, and great atmosphere in a historical hotel and restaurant. This is an amazing dining experience in a small fishing community. Who would have thought? The chef superbly prepared freshly caught seafood, as well as steaks, chicken, quail.......the bread was divine! Excellent wine choices and decadent desserts. We were celebrating a friends birthday and it was a perfect evening!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Had reservations the day before but was cancelled 15 mins before arrival. Due to power failure. So disappointed but ate a wonderful meal at Shells. Went last night here ( had reservations) quit a long wait to get food. They had a birthday party. The food was good very tasty and hot. A word to the chief please roast the... More 

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Florence, South Carolina
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135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

We were seated right away, got drinks and ordered. We waited quite a while before our food arrived but the steaks were cooked perfectly and were delicious!! The asparagus and potatoes were also excellent. Oh yes, our coconut shrimp appetizer was good also!! Excellent food and service but a little slow on getting the food to the table.

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Dallas, Texas
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68 reviews
49 restaurant 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 E Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5124
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: 361 749 1540

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?