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Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort

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3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
19567612703
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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South Padre Island, Texas
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ate here twice one a few days. Enjoyed blackened shrimp tacos and tortilla soup. Fun service with a smile. And great desserts like key lime cheesecake.

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Thank Birdbet
Edinburg, Texas
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Breakfast is fantastic........get there before 9 during the season. Dinner can be a problem during the season. It is a small place.

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Thank charlie m
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everything we ordered was excellent! I love crab fingers so when I saw this on the menu, I knew I had to try it for a starter. I was not disappointed! We also ordered jalapeno hush puppies which were good especially with the sauce that they served on the side. As for the entrees, we enjoyed the blackened fish (mahi... More 

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Thank Karin C
San Antonio, Texas
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had drinks here... Small spot. It overlooks the sand dunes and you can see the waves crashing into the shore. The menu is diverse, and their drink menu varies as well. I had a Salty Dog, which was tasty. We will be back for dinner, and potentially to stay in their hotel in the future.

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Thank Lovey13
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Exactly what you would hope for out of a dining experience at the beach. The restaurant patio offers beautiful ocean views and ocean breeze. The seafood is FRESH and delicious. Great service. Enjoyed it very much!

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Thank Autumn W
Katy, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was right in our hotel so it was very convenient. The food was very good and so was the service. Highly recommend the berry smoothie but everything we had was delicious. The staff was super kind to our dog and always brought her a bowl of water.

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Thank Lourdes V
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried coming here right from the water soaking wet, no shirts, no towels, nothing. Just a bit of caution this is not quite that kind on place. So after a bad start we got excellent food & service. I had the salmon hollandaise & cleaned my plate. Friend had a plane cheese omelet which was also good. Topping off... More 

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Thank Mikel M
Austin, Texas, United States
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come to S Padre 3-4 times per year and come to the cafe at least twice (usually more) per trip. It's hands down the best breakfast/brunch spot on the Island and one of the Best dinner spots. Highly recommended for breakfast, brunch, lunch, happy hour and dinner.

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Thank Eric B
Leander, Texas
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed here at the Palms Resort for 5 nights this last week, so we ate here often. 6 times total! 3 breakfasts and 3 lunch/dinners. Every single dish we had was outstanding, and large portions. The Eggs Benedict are the best I have ever had, just wow. It comes with two huge ones, so it's definitely... More 

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Thank DenvBroncoGirl
Monterrey, Mexico
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had dinner once and had the snapper and wedge salad, both were really good. For breakfast the eggs benedict were great... Small place though, and they don´t take reservations...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $38
Cuisine
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: 19567612703
  • This restaurant is at The Palms Resort

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