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Paradise Key Dockside Bar & Grill

165 Cove Hbr N, Rockport, TX 78382-7311
+1 361-729-6000
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“crab cakes” (51 reviews)
“shrimp” (53 reviews)
“seafood” (46 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
165 Cove Hbr N, Rockport, TX 78382-7311
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my goodness, I had the shrimp bisque and it was to die for! My partner in crime had the chicken sandwich and it was good, too. We were seated outside and watched the boats come and go. The service was good, too. Can’t wait...More

Thank bellecorbeau
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I come often. They serve a lot of people here but I have found the offerings to be really consistent. Love the Tuna, Key Fried Shrimp, Calamari. They make a great burger as well and the Dynamite Chicken Bites are very tender with a pleasing...More

Thank Emery Lee D
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

A nice remodel after Harvey sets the stage for a tasty dinner. The outdoor dining area has been reorganized and updated. Two full bar areas with TVs and a great view of the inter coastal waters. Fresh fish, steaks, burgers and more. Delicious appetizers and...More

2  Thank Cheri F
Reviewed September 7, 2018

My wife and I love to get away and have a drink and app on the patio over looking cove harbor. Great place and Great service food is amazing

Thank Mike S
Reviewed August 31, 2018

My wife had been here before although it was my first time. Well pleased. We sat on the open shaded deck right above the water where the recreational fishing boats were leaving out and returning to the launch ramp. Remarkable views and very bearable in...More

1  Thank Smokey401
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Their food is good but not great. The waitress never looked at us when taking our order and was hard to get her to refill tea or get more drinks.

2  Thank WLFP
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Let me start by saying that we have been Paradise Key fans since they were located on Key Allegro—so I’m not saying we will not try them again but.....our visit tonight was very disappointing. We arrived about 7:30 and were seated right away—outside as requested....More

1  Thank queendean
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We wanted to drive up to Rockport and see how the town was rebuilding from Harvey and decided to check out this restaurant. The restaurant is right on the bay and has some awesome views. We sat near the windows and could see out into...More

1  Thank Matt T
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

A favorite spot of ours. Especially enjoy the outside deck with views of the water and boats and birds. Great food and drinks. Great atmosphere

Thank Sally M
Reviewed August 6, 2018

A view of the bay with excellent food. My husband had the jerk mahi-mahi and was very impressed, which is hard to do! The crab cakes were delicious. Very clean, plenty of room between the tables, and friendly, helpful staff. I would highly recommend just...More

Thank Sandy5954
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Carol E
July 28, 2017|
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Response from hodge6 | Reviewed this property |
I would say no problem there was a group of about 15 when we were there. Of course call ahead, but it shouldn't be a problem.
February 10, 2017|
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Response from christmaskit | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on the outside deck only.
Teri S
July 4, 2015|
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Response from rockportmom | Reviewed this property |
No, there's no dress code. Most people are in very casual attire. Some in shorts and a nice top
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, 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: 165 Cove Hbr N, Rockport, TX 78382-7311
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: +1 361-729-6000
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