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Virginia's On The Bay

815 Trout St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5027
+1 361-749-4088
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
815 Trout St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5027
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lunch for 2 46.00 no alcohol 2.99 for ice tea. Way over priced had better lunch at better places on island. Will not be back.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 613DANIELS
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cheapest menu item besides a $6.99 cup, not bowl, cup of gumbo the shrimp cocktail, $8.99. Small shrimp, 6 of them and the vein not removed. Smelled not fresh. Cocktail and one beer, over $14.00 not including tip. Go elsewhere,too many other great seafood restaurants...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Alicejujubee
Reviewed 1 week ago

This rustic restaurant sits on the harbor and in nice weather is opened to the outdoor seating. It was cool when we were there but they did have heaters. I had a shrimp and oyster basket and it had just the right amount of breading...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank joycetwin2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for lunch with my husband and we ordered the special for the day which was the blackened salmon. I got mine with a side of mashed potatoes and my husband got rice. Both dishes came with steamed veggies. Personally, I have had better...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Qness47
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The setting is about all that’s special about this place. Felt dirty. Just average food and service. Very little to offer that is not seafood, somewhat understandably.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank deannab989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an excellent lunch of fried oysters & shrimp after margarita cocktails. Big portions and perfectly breaded & fried. Service was prompt and friendly, even with some large groups also there. Nice view of the harbor, boats & birds. Although elevated, there is a nice...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RetiredAFColonel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found a great spot to warm up and enjoy our time on a cold rainy day on the island in December. We had Christine as our bartender and she was great. She and the other bartender made us wonderful drinks, served us oysters on the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mikala B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are fortunate to get a seat with a view, this will be your best experience because the food was just okay and the service was awful! We waited what seemed forever for our food and waited again forever for our check. Most of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 986sallys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fish was fresh and YES...the oysters on the half shell were freshly shucked. The only place on the Island to have them. The rollup doors were open and the big ships were just a stones throw away. Great place to spend some time and great...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank catdad2two
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six of us stopped lunch and a drink. We got seated right away and the waitress was great. She knew about everything on the menu and came back many times to make sure everything was great for us. Meal was fast and hot. Shrimp was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Response from ErickKat1st | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see anyone with a pet.... might be best to call... sorry I couldn't be any more help!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 Trout St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5027
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-4088
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