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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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Phoenix, Arizona
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was great . The people in the bar were great. The service was not so great. The male bartender was not so friendly and his customer service lacked . The female bartender was better but not awesome. It wasn't crowded so i wasn't understanding the not so interested service that was provided. The food was very good and... More 

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Thank cmphipps
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in as our last meal on vacation. It was so amazing. We had excellent service by Rick on August 21st! The crab legs were to die for and the shrimp was delcious!!! We will definitely be back next time we visit. Thanks for an amazing experience!!

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Thank Brittany S
Raymondville, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The buffet is great. All you can eat crab legs, prime rib, shrimp (several varieties), as well as ribs, fish and a ton of sides dishes..The food is always delicious and the service is fast and friendly. George took really care of us! We have been eating at this restaurant for years and are dedicated customers because of great food... More 

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Centerville Tx
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice clean place, good food, great waiters and waitress. They have inside and outside seating on the water. The price for the little kids buffet was very reasonable

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Herrin, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly and good food. I had fish and baked beans. Very good. Good atmosphere and friendly staff. We took our 2 year old and they were good with him

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Thank Go_KU7024
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

1st visit to South Padre and 1st place we came to due to recommendations of friends. We were not disappointed! Food was great! Chris was our server and he was very informative about fun activities to do on the island. Also spent our last night here to see the fireworks(excellent view btw) and have Tiffany's Lil Piece o Heaven. Will... More 

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Thank JESSICA S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was charged 16$ for 2 vodka and sprites. Not doubles. A regular vodka and sprite. I had to ask for a drink 4 times because the first 3 times the wait or handed me the drink there were bugs in it. When I asked for a manager he told me to wait. I finally realized after an hour he... More 

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Thank BeeDale
San Antonio, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure to get a spot at this restaurant , food is great, staff is helpful and the firework show is a sight to see. The chocolate cake was delicious. As you di e you have boats and party boats full of spirited adults. Fun to see .

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Thank Cassandra J
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this review

Sounds like you know the value of prime seating, Cassandra! Hope you scored a great spot. The back deck can definitely be a nice place to people watch and enjoy the fireworks show. Appreciate the feedback! We'd love to see you again if you're in the area. Cheers, Dan, Owner More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are here on our last night!! Good service and great views. I would recommend this to others visiting the area. Good location and friendly staff and food prices!!

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Thank Lori W
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this review

Sounds like you loved everything from the views to the service, Lori! Thanks for stopping in on your visit to the Island. I hope the rest of your trip was full of adventure and good food. Cheers, Dan, Owner More 

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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly disappointed-the buffet was recommended to us by the waitress & little did we know we were going to have a 15% gratuity added into our ticket & we did all the work-if I would've known that I would've ordered off the menu & at least make her work for it. The prime rib was flavorless-it was a chunk of... More 

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Thank mstewar2
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear you didn't have a wonderful time. Disappointment is never the sentiment I want customers to leave with. It's our policy to include gratuity in certain situations, but it sounds like we could've done a better job of relaying this in the moment. We always want our guests to be completely informed. As for the prime rib,... More 

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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
Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?