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4001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7231
+1 956-761-7482
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Seattle, Washington
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Such good food. I'll attach a picture of my pecan-crusted red fish which was wonderful. I was there on Monday and the special was meatloaf and mashed potatoes which lots of seniors were ordering. The waitress announced that Thursday was liver and onions day and a number of folks cheered. Not my thing, but I'm mentioning it to be fair.... More 

1 Thank Elizabeth J
Lindstrom, Minnesota
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

Great food. We had the special today. Specialty soup, rice, grilled fish with cheese sauce, fried fish. All very tasty.

Thank jakloos
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017

We went there for Christmas dinner. We wanted something different than the usual Christmas buffet and it was. It was not as pricey as the Island's Christmas buffets at the hotels, but delicious. My husband didn't feel super that day so did not do the buffet. He ordered off of the menu. They explained that it would take a little... More 

1 Thank Joann M
Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

This is a great little restaurant we found on a whim. The shrimp was grilled perfectly and I really enjoyed the grilled vegetables as well not to mention they mixed a mean margarita. They have live music every night.

Thank Carol S
Hays, North Carolina
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141 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2017

The food is great enchiladas we awesome and we shared the meal both had enough to eat with chip and salsa cold drinks live entertainment at 7:00 p.m.

Thank Mj D
Dallas, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Food was bad, service even worse! We ordered simple cheese pizza for the kids. Waited more then hour. When pizza arrived it was soggy and undercooked. My husband and I ordered pasta (Alfredo's and shrimp scampi with salads and bread) after waiting for more then hour, we got 2 identical plates, telling us it's different dishes. Salads never appeared. When... More 

Thank usuphona2526
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 15, 2016

We were looking for a non-chain restaurant, and found the food, service and general atmosphere to be very good. We had shrimp tacos, and the Friday fish special, and both were fresh and tasty. Tacos were messy eating but well worth it, lots of shrimp! Our server, Stephanie was very attentive and pleasant. We also had the opportunity to speak... More 

Thank Dolores G
Greenville, South Carolina
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Went to this little gem on a locals night 12/10/16. Around 6pm. Our waitress was a sweet new girl named Autumn. She also provided a Hula hoop performance and she was really good. They had a nice warm fireplace and it felt very homey with the cold front coming in. There was also a man and, I think, owner ?,... More 

Thank Robnkrisking
Port Isabel, TX
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

I had the breakfast buffet at 10:30. I Had the last piece of fruit. The waffles and pancakes looked they had gone through a wringer. My friend had the last of the sausage gravy which was cold. The scrambled eggs were nearly gone and were cold and flavorless. I have never seen dark gray fried potatoes. They didn't taste too... More 

Thank Sandra E
New Braunfels, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 26, 2016

The food was really flavorful and a good helping for the price. The wait staff was attentive and we stayed for a while after the meal to listen to the live music.

Thank Lawrence P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$5 - $15
Mexican, American, Bar, Seafood
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7231
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-7482
Seafood, Steaks and Burgers

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?