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Ted's Restaurant

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American, Mexican
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5717 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7633
956-761-5327
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7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Where the locals eat

My husband and I ate at Ted's for breakfast this morning. The food was good, but not amazing. The servers were attentive, almost to the point of being too attentive. Our plates were taken away without asking us if we were finished... we weren't!!! The coffee was good and strong, so that's a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Amy R
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Cincinnati
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The breakfast was one of the best homemade breakfast I've had in a long time! Very fast service and great coffee. The hash browns are homemade fried potatoes. Mmm good!

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Thank Bevmcmillen
Austin, Texas
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ted's is the best place for breakfast on South Padre Island. They serve great dishes from eggs to pancakes to breakfast tacos. The prices are reasonable and the service is great,

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Thank Edward Z
South Padre Island, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ted's is a stop everyone should make on South Padre Island. It is well known for it's breakfast pancake loaded with pecans, served with lots of butter and syrup. Add to that the welcoming and homey atmosphere makes it a must try on South Padre.

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Thank Linda L
Cincinnati
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I ate at Ted's for breakfast this morning. The food was good, but not amazing. The servers were attentive, almost to the point of being too attentive. Our plates were taken away without asking us if we were finished... we weren't!!! The coffee was good and strong, so that's a plus!

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Thank Amy R
San Antonio, TX
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105 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

We don't eat breakfast anywhere else but Ted's. The same staff has been taking care of us since the 90s, and the food is terrific. The pecan pancakes? Well, don't say I didn't warn you! They serve breakfast and lunch, and I understand the fajitas are amazing, although I haven't tried them - yet. Who needs a chain breakfast when... More 

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Harlingen, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

This your typical breakfast lunch brunch restaurant even though it's not the same owner,they kept it very similar to what it was 30 yrs ago is a very old restaurant with a refreshing atmosphere small but cozy.

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Thank Jose_R62
Iowa Park, Texas
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

We have made Ted's our last breakfast for the past 30 years! The Fajitas have always been excellent and coffee fresh and hot!

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Thank Ken T
Danville, Illinois, United States
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

I loved this little restaurant the food was so good and so reasonably priced . They make you feel right at home . The wait staff is super friendly

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Thank Kim W
Marion, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Four of us had burgers - dry because over cooked - nothing special !! No atmosphere and not really too clean - our waitress had no personality at all!!! Cannot recommend other places I know would be better

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Thank Cathy S
Laredo, Texas
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181 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Very good breakfast, very friendly staff, very good prices. 2 adults, 3 children with breakfast, taxes included, well under $40. Better prices, better food than any IHOP or Denny's.

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Thank kccarlson

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5717 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7633
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: 956-761-5327

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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