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Parrot Eyes Restaurant Bar & Water Sports

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5801 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7635
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Most places in SPI are not overwhelming as far as "fantastic" goes when it comes to food and this one fits the average category as well. Parrot Eyes as a take off on Paradise doesn't quite fit the bill but was on OK evening.

Thank ron_davidson
Schertz, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We didn't like that they closed at sunset, but otherwise, the restaurant was a great experience. The food came out quickly, the drinks were well mixed, and we wanted to keep eating after we were full. They have parrots in the outside eating area that were really sweet.

Thank JMV814
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super friendly staff with good food AND playing Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville XM Channel .... You can't go wrong eating here. Steven was our super helpful waiter and he recommended the Mahi Mahi blackened fish tacos that were awesome, kids got fajitas and shrimp fettuccine that were good too. This place is awesome.

Thank Marsh488
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love eating here, the food is a bit over priced but then again, it's a sea food restaurant near the ocean, it'll be like this anywhere. The scenery out was nice and they even have two parrots! It's just a great environment for family and friends. They even have their own schedule for different events such as dolphin watch,... More 

Thank RayG24
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ALWAYS go to Parrot Eyes while in SPI. Not just once or twice....but 3 or 4+! It's perfect for just drinks and chips & salsa, or for a meal. They have something for everyone! We usually meet friends & family that's vacationing there and with 10+ in our party many times......with all the different eats & drinks we all... More 

Thank LeeBandMimiDawn
San Antonio, Texas
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88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I noted this pricing as we entered the establishment and asked to speak with the manager or owner. I got both! I told them that I only paid that kind of percentage for superior or excellent service. I also shared that since this is being paid by me, the customer, I would set the percentage! Both manager and owner got... More 

Thank Rubén Z
Spring, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mom and I went jet skiing here at Parrot Eyes and we had a great time. The staff was nice and friendly. The restaurant is also a nice spot to relax and eat, but the servers aren't very attentive and pay more attention to their cellphones than to their customers. Other than that, the food is good and you... More 

Thank courtdd18
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went in and almost left due to being told no split checks for large parties just as we walked up to hostess but we had cash (which is not usual) and decided that would be fine. We had Mario as our waiter and he and the entire staff was amazing. The food was very good. We sat outside and cant... More 

Thank cajanak
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived late on 4th of July, not realizing they were about 25 minutes from closing. They were welcoming as though the day had just started. My husband and I know how this feels, you just want to clean up and go home. However, everyone was great! The food was fresh and tasty, despite being the end of the night.... More 

Thank Natasha G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service here is great, everyone is very friendly and attentive. Their salsa is the absolute best. Would def be back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Seafood, Mexican
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5801 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7635
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: 956-772-9040

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