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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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Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The waitress was very attendant and very nice she took care of us she brought us our food very quickly because we was about to board a dolphin watch cruise but the service there was excellent the food was very good and I will be definitely going back

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Thank jesquivel3671
JANET P, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to Dirty Al's. We appreciate your review and look forward to serving you again. More 

College Station
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The food and the service was great. Of course we had fried shrimp, fish and raw oysters. The appetizer were awesome.

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Thank jagrabe10
JANET P, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's, responded to this review

We appreciate your review. We are happy that you enjoyed your food and service. We look forward to serving you again. More 

Houston
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed the fast service and I never had flounder before the waitress said don't worry it is great and she was right the flounder was good so everbody enjoyed there food here and the shrimp was good as well good place too eat.

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

Thank you for your review. We are happy you enjoyed your food and service. The flounder was a great choice. We look forward to serving you again soon. More 

Pflugerville, Texas
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We tried a selection from the menu that fed 3-5 people. It had a choice of fried fish, shrimp, oysters, chicken with fries and onion rings. It did not disappoint. Great food in a down to earth seaside atmosphere.

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Thank michellewV5582VV
JANET P, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Our botana is very popular. We are happy that you enjoyed the food and the service. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Lufkin, Texas
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

As my gf and I both agree on this. Dirty al's was a wonderful place for seafood. We only had the fried shrimp/fish/oysters. I would recommend. This is coming from a man that has ate all across the south.

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

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your dining experience. Look forward to seeing you soon. More 

South Padre Island, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best fried shrimp ever. Also, blackened Red Snapper was fantastic. We always make multiple trips to Dirtys ever trip to South Padre. Highly recommend.

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Thank mlray22
JANET P, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us at Dirty Al's and your loyalty. We are pleased you enjoyed your fried shrimp and the blackened red snapper. See you soon. More 

Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we went there because it was recommended by the hotel owner where we stayed. If you are looking for seafood, we were, you wont be disappointed!!

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Thank honestly2016
JANET P, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience. Look forward to serving you again. More 

Winston Salem, NC
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our hotel recommended Dirty Al's and we were not disappointed. While the ambiance is plain, the food more than makes up for it. We ordered the shrimp and fish platter. It was fried with a special spice. The servings were large and the sauces delicious. I especially loved the butterfly shrimp. My wife liked the spices on the fries so... More 

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

Thank you for visiting Dirty Al's. We are happy that you enjoyed your dining experience. We look forward to serving you again soon. More 

San Antonio, Texas
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to eat. Also try their Pelican Station. Similar menu but much nicer environment. Pelican Station is in Port Isabel. We eat there every time we visit South Padre Island.

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

Thank you for visiting us both at Dirty Al's and Pelican Station. More 

Houston, Texas, United States
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My all time favorite place to eat! Best friend shrimp and oysters! Pleasant staff, very accommodating! Good prices for the amount of food you order!

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

We love to hear that it is your favorite place to eat. Thank you for the review. 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
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, 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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