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Drop Anchor Bar and Grille

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118 Cut Off Rd, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4219
+1 361-945-9595
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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“black beans” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
118 Cut Off Rd, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4219
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Reviewed August 17, 2017

Delicious food, nice athmosphere and great table service. Food was reasonably priced and my husband was in his glory with a special of an all you can eat shrimp boil platter. He is already looking forward to our 2018 vacay to enjoy one of the...More

Thank susanwilk34
Reviewed July 12, 2017

I have been to Drop Anchor several times & always enjoy Cucumber/Jalapeno margaritas. Our last visit the "female co-owner" was VERY RUDE & UNPROFESSIONAL!!!! The establishment was not prepared for a holiday weekend/under staffed etc.... We were not served & I will NOT GO BACK!!!...More

Thank GayleP866
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Locally sourced seafood and a pretty wild decor make this a great place for a good casual dinner. I normally make a point of asking locals where they would eat out and many pointed us here.

Thank 2manyboats
Reviewed May 2, 2017

This is a very cool place to have drinks. Super friendly staff. Watermelon margarita was awesome. There is seating both inside and outside. You can see the ships from the upstairs bar sitting outside. The food was delicious and restrooms were super clean.

Thank mikerri
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Oh my the views were excellent, the food was fabulous! I had the shrimp tacos, the best I have ever had. My husband had the fish tacos and he said they were great.

Thank Laurie H
Reviewed April 30, 2017

We had he shrimp or fish tacos, which were good and the shrimp salad, which was also good. The black bean side dish was tasteless. $70. Tab for 4 people for lunch without drinks...

Thank Gail_Mac58_12
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a drink and appetizer, we ordered Nachos and had a Margarita. I am not a picky eater at at all but there was so much grease from the steak and cheese that all of the chips were soggy. I have never had...More

Thank wel0vetwotravel
Reviewed February 26, 2017

We have always talked about going here and watching the ships. We sat upstairs and did our ship watching. One of us had a burger and I had the pulled pork. Both were very good and not over priced. Very friendly and fast service. We...More

Thank hassler6666
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for some all you can eat shrimp! Great choice! Service was great and the food was fresh! Started with a dozen oysters on a half shell and the best fried pickles we have had in a long time!!! Shrimp was hot and nicely breaded...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed February 1, 2017

We could take our dogs and eat outside. Good simple filling food and beer. Dog and kid friendly. More seats out back than you would think.

Thank Yvonne W
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Lisa Q
January 8, 2018|
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Response from susanwilk34 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lisa, Yikes, sorry to hear this. We were there a year ago. Our usual Port Aransas trip is the end of February, but since the destruction to the island from Hurricane Harvey we have yet to plan our 2018 Texas vacay. We... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Cut Off Rd, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4219
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-945-9595
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