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Doc's Seafood & Steak Restaurant

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13309 South Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
(361) 949-6744 / 6755
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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San Antonio, Texas
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141 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have had great experiences in the past and had been looking forward to Doc's for weeks. The food was not bad, I ordered the stuffed flounder. We recommend coconut shrimp. The seating situation ruined my experience. We arrived in the middle of the afternoon, the restaurant was not crowded at the time. The hostess seemed confused, other staff were... More 

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Thank TWueste
London, Arkansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Im in love with their atmosphere. You arrive at the front door and are welcome by harmonious "Welcome to Doc's!" Like you are a dear friend. Right beside the shore they have a perfect view of the lagoon. The service was outstanding. Nick, our server, was so honest and helpful to a non-seafood expert such as myself. He even suggested... More 

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Thank sydneegamez97
Canyon, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love how you can look out on the bay and the food is really good, they also have good drinks. This is a great place to eat seafood.

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Wichita Falls, Texas
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95 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Annual tradition to eat here on our Port A vacations. Food is always great with a good menu selection. Blackened fish of the day is awesome. Fresh sides and plenty of beverages make it a fun dining experience. Summertime is always uncomfortable in late afternoon, go later to get the full ambiance of sunset and dolphins and boats. Service is... More 

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1 Thank mkpingree
San Antonio, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had lunch at doc's and were seated on the balcony with a great view of the bay. Everyone was friendly and we had a good server. Our food only took about ten minutes to come out and it was so yummy. I got the fried shrimp and my friend got the coconut shrimp. They were both delicious! They came... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, I very rarely if ever write reviews. In fact, this is the first one I remember writing. I'm in outside sales and spend a lot of nights (150+) on the road. I had the best time in a long time at Doc's. I sat at the bar and Jesse (not sure of the spelling) started me out... More 

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Thank lance918
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant in the late evening on our vacation to the beach. Even though it was around 8:40 pm it was still very busy on a Friday night. However, the wait wasn't overly long and they got us to a table before the time they said. We were able to look out over the water and watch the... More 

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

Docs is not air conditioned and the day was extremely hot. The fans throughout the restaurant did little to make it comfortable. They have a limited menu, but the fried shrimp I had did not disappoint. Hard to enjoy dinner when you have sweat running down your back. If you are looking for that seafood restaurant with upper class atmosphere... More 

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1 Thank phinsfan2015
Marble Falls, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It had a spectacular view, I could see dolphins jumping out of the water from where I was sitting! The food was also amazing! The wait for the food however was a little too long. But I've had bad experiences with doc's restaurants but this one did not disappoint me.

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Thank Blakley S
Katy, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food and location. Atmosphere is good and the staff is friendly. The waiters can be overwhelmed with large groups (20+), however, for a normal family dinner out whilst on vacation, it is a good option for local seafood choices. Causal and friendly with a local flare.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Bar, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13309 South Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: (361) 949-6744 / 6755

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?