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Pier 19

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1 Padre Blvd, at end of the road thru KOA rv park, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best sea food restaurants we have ever visited. Highly recommend the Cajun Boil. The wait staff was great and so was the view. When we got the check, we were pleasantly surprised.

Thank Schnauzer M
Aubrey, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Every seat in the house has a view. We walked in and looked out the window to see dolphins! The food was fabulous and the service superb. The margaritas were so good and the Skinny Margaritas were the BEST that I have ever had. Hours are great too - 7am til midnight. Don't miss this place.

Thank lorionatrip
Port Isabel, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Never disappointed in good or service. Beautiful views of water. Menu offers good for everyone, including the best veggie burger ever! Homemade from scratch...delicious! (in not a vegetarian!) breakfast is always great. Pier 19 has the winning formula.

Thank Jean P
Longview, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On the Southern end of the Island. We were a little skeptical pulling off the road and into the drive down to the pier, but it didn't take long to change our minds. Excellent view, food, and service! You can sit outside or in. Because of the heat, we ate inside. Were seated by a window. Right off the bat,... More 

Thank Mur018
College Station, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pier 19 is a a restaurant plus facility for bay boat charters (Dolphin Watch, Bay Fishing, or Gulf Fishing). The restaurant has a wide variety of seafood, and excellent view of the Bay, and great service. As soon as we were seated at our table, we saw a dolphin surface right outside our window. Our waiter (Oscar) was very informative... More 

Thank Elmer-Ellis
Edinburg, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is great! The atmosphere is awesome! You're surrounded by the bay. It's just cool. The food has never disappointed us. The drinks are fun and delicious. This is a MUST VISIT while on South Padre Island.

Thank NeldaR1313
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on fishing trip and this restaurant was right at the dock. We had our fish cleaned and the restaurant cooked our fish and served it with onion rings and slaw. It was awesome and our 8 year old thought it was pretty great also

Thank Kathryn B
Midwest City, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

On all of our trips to SPI we have always stopped by Pier 19 for, at least an hour, their happy hour. This trip I had caught a lot of fresh red fish and speckled sea trout so I took 1lb of red fish fillet and the collar of the red fish to Pier 19 for them to prepare them... More 

Thank Chili56
Cooperstown, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very good meal and fair prices. We enjoyed a late dinner here and this is very close to pearle resort where we stayed.

Thank rn58
Fargo, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coconut shrimp is to die for. Staff is excellent. Great experience. Gift shop has fun items, as well.

Thank opidiva

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Mexican, American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Padre Blvd, at end of the road thru KOA rv park, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: 19567617437
We are a comfortable casual family restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and diner. WE also have a full service bar.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?