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Island Cafe and Smokehouse

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224 Cotter, Port Aransas, TX 78373
+1 361-749-6602
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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“hash browns” (16 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
224 Cotter, Port Aransas, TX 78373
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After tromping the beach in the morning, the A/C was welcome along with the cold drinks Bacon and toast was better than the biscuits and sausage gravy, but it's been ages since I ordered so healthy. Good service. Corned beef hash looked amazing but I...More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Started in the resturant and they use the handicap ramp for smokers. I know they allow this because they have milk crates set up as chairs for the smokers. Got in and was served quickly. Pancakes were doughy and heave looked like they might have...More

Thank ernie w
Reviewed May 12, 2017 via mobile

Walked right in around 1030 and seated immediately. Everything we ordered was great from pancakes to omelettes. Great breakfast spot!

Thank Justin V
Reviewed March 3, 2017

My husband and I really liked this place. It is bright and cheerfully decorated and the waitstaff are friendly and efficient. My favorite besides the breakfast is the fried grouper.

Thank sswriter97
Reviewed February 27, 2017

We went to this as some were wanting breakfast and others lunch....chicken fried steak was the special...my husband had it and it was NOT edible meat tough....whipped potatoes were dry and the gravy well it went the route of the rest of the meal bland!!...More

Thank Wyospyder
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing Sunday breakfast. Was very busy but got seated at the end of a table for 6. Server very nice but waited 40 minutes for food, which of course wasn't warm. Huevos rancheros & Spanish omelet were ok but not as good as reviews...More

1  Thank wornoit
Reviewed February 24, 2017

I had fried oysters and shrimp this past weekend. This is a homey type restaurant instead of being touristy. They have a large menu, and the prices are reasonable. The important thing is that the food was delicious. They have a well stocked salad bar...More

Thank monnabeth
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Drove around looking for this place. It's not on Cotter St. But when I found it, the service was very friendly and the special was a ham steak and 2 eggs. It was delicious.

Thank John B
Reviewed February 15, 2017

This is an excellent place to grab breakfast when visiting the island. We go here at least once on every trip.

Thank Todd P
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Love the breakfasts at the Island Cafe. It's an institution in Port Aransas. Hot coffee, large portions, delicious food. Can't beat that combination.

Thank CazCoach
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Cotter, Port Aransas, TX 78373
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-6602
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