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Dirty Al's

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33396 State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6412
956-761-4901
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great food and good price. I would recommend it to others and is close to good activities. Don't get good seafood like this in Oklahoma so this is a good place to eat.

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Thank Leslie S
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The service was good, the Poboys (shrimp and oyster) were just OK. The jumbo shrimp platter was very good. The main problem was cleanliness. The women's restroom had no towels and there was a dead roach on the floor.

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Thank Charles R
JANET P, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's, responded to this review

We appreciate your review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your food. I apologize for the inconvenience. There are scheduled bathroom cleanings. We will make sure to enforce it further. Thank you for your business and hope to see you again. More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I love Dirty Al's. The oysters and the botana are out of this world amazing. I always make my way over there when we go to the island.

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Thank Danielle G
JANET P, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's, responded to this review

Thank you for your business and especially thank you for the review. We loved to hear that our oysters and botana are out of this world. We look forward to serving you again. More 

Hong Kong, China
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great low-key, island seafood restaurant! We at at another seafood place on the island and Dirty Al's has the best food. We loved the seafood stuffed jalapeños and the family-style botana.

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Thank Anne_K20
JANET P, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy that you enjoyed the food. We take pride in our botanas. Look forward to serving you again. More 

Pittsburg, tx
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been coming to South Padre for 11+ years and I have decided Dirty Al's is byfar my favorite place for shrimp!!! Everything is fantastic from the hamburgers to the fried oysters...you can't go wrong here!

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Thank daddyof5girls
JANET P, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We love to hear when our customers are happy with our food and service. Thank you for being a loyal customer and look forward to seeing you again. More 

San Antonio
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a large party of 10. Arrived at noon and was quickly seated.Staff was very friendly and service was quick that important when you have 3 small children. Menus had a variety of different things include kids portions. Seafood was very fresh and good portions. These was my second time here and I would definitely return.

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Thank Rose G
JANET P, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased that you had a good dining experience. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you again. More 

Edmond, Oklahoma
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved eating at Dirty Al's! I had Oyster and Shrimp Tacos and they were incredible! My granddaughter had the Oyster Po'Boy and some of Al's amazing battered fries! Always a great meal at Al's!

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Thank DebbieWB
JANET P, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's, responded to this review

We appreciate your review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the food. Thank your business, and we hope yo see you again soon. More 

Marble Falls, Texas
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87 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with family there was 9 of us, I ordered fried shrimp, my sister ordered the fish and shrimp platter that serves 4-5 people there was tons of food left. We originally wanted to go to Sea Ranch but they were not open yet. Sea Ranch u still much better.

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Thank DTrevinotx
JANET P, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your business. We hope to serve you again. More 

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had heard so many good comments about Dirty Al's, had to give it a try. Had a shrimp platter with onion rings, the service and food were both excellent. Have it on our list for a return visit.

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Thank Jerry B
JANET P, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's, responded to this review

Thank you for your business and your review. We are happy to hear that your visit was excellent. We look forward to serving you again. More 

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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kids had a blast and kept asking to go back even though they just had burgers and shrimp! The fried baskets were really tasty and I am sure we will go back.

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Thank Rajan D
JANET P, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's, responded to this review

We appreciate your review. We are glad that you and your kids enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. We hope to see you soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33396 State Park Road 100, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6412
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: 956-761-4901

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?