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Will and Jacks Burger Shack and Beer Garden

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar
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413 E Maxan St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4505
(956) 640-7440
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is not only a fine burger joint but an essential tour stop when in Port Isabel. Now an uppity writer would say the ambiance is unique and quaint. But I am a good ol boy and I say the place has personality galore and a burger selection that makes your mouth water just reading the menu. Best of... More 

Thank edcawthorn
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son said its better than his favorite burger place back home and one he had earlier today. He had his cheese burger dirty.. i have the stoner burger it waas really good. Needed more jalapenoes but thats just me.. we will be back next time we visit south padre.

Thank elmoaf
Deer Park, Texas
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

WOW!! We stumbled upon this little burger shake and I have to say it was the BEST burgers by far!! Loved the outdoor atmosphere! Our service was perfect! Nice cold beers to go with the best tasting burgers around.

Thank DesThib
Houston, Texas
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95 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Nice atmosphere, good enthusiastic service, and most of all, very tasty burgers. I had the Dillinger and wife had regular cheeseburger. Fries were very good also. Definitely recommend !

Thank BeBe_Bon
Andalusia, Illinois
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

The perfect laid back beach burgers. Simple menu with 1 mushroom burger, 1 chicken sandwich & several beef burgers. We enjoyed 3 burgers, wonderful fried pickles & cucumber water. The food was great & the service was just ok. It wasn't cheap, but the view was worth the price.

Thank Jamie B
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Great choice of burgers! The Blue Cheese is my favorite. Excellent fries. Very pleasant patio area. Will stop by again on my next trip.

Thank LSR_SA
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Been going there for 2 months straight now, best burgers around. They even have a bleu cheese burger, which is on par with a burger joint in Budapest, Hungary! Food is excellent, they have cucumber water, surprising for a small beach town atmosphere. Don't expect fine dining areas, it's a beachtown. Also, save your money from those restaurants down the... More 

Thank 623lee
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

A little pricey. But the burgers are good. Fresh cooked to order. Worth the visit! Not a big menu, just burgers.

Thank Leslie M
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Burger Fi, not bad, Whataburger, overrated. Both have thin beef patties. The Burger Shack has big, like 1/2 pound burgers and the price includes fries or onion rings. They are delicious, juicy, meaty, with sweet potato fries or onion rings. The stuff/owners are really nice and deserve your business!! Great, very casual place, bring cash, they don't do cards.

Thank KiteboardingMan
Port Isabel, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The place is nothing fancy and eating outside is the best option if weather good. Best burger in Port Isabel or the Isaland.

Thank Donald C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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: 413 E Maxan St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4505
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel
  • Phone Number: (956) 640-7440

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