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Clayton's Beach Bar and Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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6900 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7741
+1 956-761-5900
11:30 am - 2:00 am
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed May 3, 2016

I was not really impressed with Clayton's. They advertised a live band on Friday, but there wasnt one there. The drinks were a little on the expensive side.

Thank Brandy B
Seagoville, Texas
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed May 2, 2016

I ordered a salad with blackened chicken. It was about $15.00 served on a Paper Plate and I asked for Ranch Dressing. Guess what it came in a packet. When they run your card they expect a tip which we did thinking they would at least bring our food out to us.NOT we had to go to the window and... More 

Thank Laurie M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 2, 2016

I will preface this by saying that we were there for dinner, no drinks. If you are looking to party, or don't have a place to eat with a view where you are staying, apparently this is a good place.The view was not important as we were staying at La Quinta which has an adjoining deck separated by a gate.We... More 

Thank Scott Y
San Diego, CA
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54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Although Clayton's isn't within walking distance of where we stay, it is really worth the drive. They have many special events and if you can catch one of those, all the better. They have good food, reasonably priced drinks, and it is RIGHT on the beach! Really a favoirite place to visit.

Thank mlbmickey
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2016

Traveling with pets can be a challenge when you are trying to find options that don't leave your pet locked in a vehicle in order for you to get a meal. The deck area at Clayton's allowed dogs on a leash. We could enjoy a few beers, snacks and not have to worry about the dogs. Food was great. This... More 

Thank MyrnaN_13
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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284 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Busy place. Had bands and lots of activity .. We just cocktailed and had sun!! But people watching and gulf atomoshere is great.. You serve your self so you can't complain on service. We had a great guy who was behind the bar who kept us in mind with all the activity didn't get his name !! But he was... More 

Thank ken h
Irving, Tx
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2016

After 4 days of a road trip, we spent 2 days on the beach. Clayton's was next to our hotel. The "right on the water" location was the best. The drinks are good, staff friendly and they had live entertainment.

Thank Fussytraveler
London, Canada
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Well, the view was great, I can say that much but the food was so so. In reality Dirty Al's was much better. What I was so surprised at was the cost of the meal. $14.00 for each lunch meal was OK but when we got the drinks the bill shot up to $46.00! I really have no desire to... More 

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South Padre Island, Texas
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 15, 2016

Always fun in good weather.....watching water sports as well as people watching, entertaining bands and ok bar food. "Gotta Go" just to say you've been there....

Thank melanie570
Milford, Michigan
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405 reviews
298 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed April 12, 2016

If you're looking for a happening bar on the beach, Clayton's is the place. Huge covered deck and stage area for live music. Great place to have lunch right on the beach or to dance the night away. As for food and service, this place is average at best. Good bar food but not really a "restaurant". Good location as... More 

Thank JVM-Milford-MI

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $12
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6900 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7741
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-5900

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