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Louie’s Backyard

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2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
+1 956-761-6406
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5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Food was great! Had an amazing server who made sure we got to enjoy everything including the fireworks. Place was busy, but to be expected.

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Thank Jessica K
Dallas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been coming here for years. I/m not sure Louie's has changed much over the years however either I am getting older (possibility) or the crowd is getting younger (probability). It's good to see that not much changes over the years....while not spectacular, still just about the same.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

While on the Island we heard about Louie's backyard. Everyone talks about the all you can eat buffet. If your a fan of crab legs, then this is your place. With 3 different buffet lines, the wait time is quick, there is a ton of food but it's a bit pricey. If you've got a large family, be prepared to... More 

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Thank Timmec
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great fresh seafood. The buffet was delicious and we loved the all you can eat crab legs! I recommend Louie's. Our waiter, Chris G. was on top of things and did a great job!!

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Thank jeffrey g
Schertz, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the Luau experience on a Tuesday night. The ladies were very professional and fun. Audience members were able to participate. Great place to view the sunset! Did not have enough wait staff, the evening we were there. It took over 15 minutes before our drink order was taken. Ordered the buffet, which had a wide selection, however the... More 

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Thank Jacqueline C
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my family out for a birthday dinner and was not disappointed!! The fireworks was unbelievable!! We sat in the sports bar and ordered the seafood platter (do not remember the name) it was huge!! It fed all five of us with plenty left over. The food was delicious and very affordable. If you want a fun night out, this... More 

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Thank viccon85
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Louie's has been a restaurant landmark at South Padre Island for a long time. If you want a great view at sunset over drinks, it's hard to beat. If you want great seafood, it's average at best offering a cattle call sea food buffet. Their buffet in relation to the dining room is laid out poorly causing log jams due... More 

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Thank ChrisandLesleyinOK
Missouri City, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great seafood buffet, with great service by Chris G. After dinner we ventured upstairs to listen to some live vocal music by Danica. The entire time we had a beautiful sunset view over the bay, and lots of icey cold beer! As soon as Danica was finished, a DJ took over. Although we were a little exhausted... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want an amazing spot to view the fireworks on Thursday and Friday nights then this is your spot. If you're looking for good food, try other restaurants on the island.

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Van Horn, Texas
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Katie.M. was our waitress she was awesome food was awesome , fireworks were awesome, great place for families

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-6406
Description
At Louie's Backyard in South Padre Island, there is no such thing as a boring night. Whether you want to sit and chat with your friends, cheer on your favorite team or cut a rug till the wee hours, we've got you covered!

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