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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Greek, Middle Eastern, Persian
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service, Live Music, BYOB
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had my birthday lunch there with my daughter and teenage grandson. They were down for Austin and they like this place better than anywhere there. Our experience was definitely enhanced by the excellent service provided by Jennifer. She went all out to ensure we had...a memorable occasion. She is so knowledgeable about the entries and works to accommodate our preferences it is amazing. My daughter is a vegan (no problem with this menu) and I have couple of food allergies and Jennifer took it all into account with her recommendations. Even gave us samples of some items. And I got a baklava with a candle for desert. I eat here often and consider it a regular part of my eating out plans.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed May 7, 2022 via mobile

Amazing food! Extremely impressed by the baba ghanoush, very fresh and not turning brown like I see at low Qaulity restaurants. Also the saag paneer was delicious . Definitely a place to go out of your way for if you love Mediterranean and Indian style...food .More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed March 4, 2022 via mobile

Tucked a bit out of the way is the Ginger Cafe. I read several reviews before going here and a couple weren't favorable but we tried it anyway. You will NOT be sorry going to this restaurant!! The food was some of the most amazing...I've had anywhere. Wait. I know you're asking yourself is this the same guy who rarely provides great ratings on Trip Advisor? Yup. One in the same. I give out poor ratings when they're deserved and the same on the high end. I had the chicken tandoori masala and it was out of this world. The spices were perfect as well as the masala. I only wish I had more. Interestingly... I've not had a lot of Mediterranean or Indian food and I'd planned to get a gyro. So glad I changed my plan. My wife ordered the gyro salad and that was fabulous too. Large portions of gyro meat and the tzatziki sauce with both our meals was perfect. I want to pack this place up and bring it back to Minnesota. YOU MUST EAT HERE!!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed February 24, 2022

The location is kind of hidden, but they have doubtless the best Mediterranean menu in town! The prices are reasonable and the quality is top notch. It is a quiet place at lunch where you can have a conversation.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed December 29, 2021

I hate writing bad reviews--it is not the reason I go out to eat--but sometimes the restaurant leaves one no choice. I ordered the gyro platter to go. It came with a large side of yellow rice, three strips of sliced lamb, 1/2 of a...small pita bread, and a minuscule amount of tomato and onion. There was also a small container of tzatziki sauce. The rice was dry and obviously microwaved straight out of a package. The lamb was barely acceptable; the tzatziki had no discernible flavor, it was eating straight mayo; the tiny pita bread would not have covered an A cup. This was supposed to be the gyro platter and I didn't even have the material to make a single sandwich out of it! The meal I received was small, tasteless, uninspired. It was the level of quality and presentation I would expect from an elementary school cafeteria only at 3X the price. I went to the botanical gardens to eat lunch and I should have driven right back down the road and demanded a refund. Maybe I hit them on a bad day at a bad time. Not only do I not like writing bad reviews, I don't like judging a place based upon one experience. Nevertheless my experience was so bad that I cannot recommended this restaurant and I won't be coming back.More

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed August 11, 2021 via mobile

The reviews are definitely right. Best Mediterranean food I’ve had in Texas and pretty close to being some of the best in the country. We also tried the Indian and were very pleased as well. The service was awesome too, which in many places recently...is not the case. Definitely check them out for a great meal!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed March 23, 2021

When I got here the waitress said they have the best gyros in Corpus. She was wrong, they have the best gyros I’ve ever had! The meat was tender and juicy and the tzatziki was the absolute best. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 4, 2021

Our son took us to dinner tonight and we fell in love with the Ginger Cafe and Grill. There were six of us and we had different meals but three of us had the lamb shanks. We all enjoyed them immensely. In fact, they were...to die for. And our server, Zack was one of the most gracious and friendly people we've encountered. A truly delightful experienceMore

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 1, 2021

Terrible experience. We waited for almost an hour after our designated pick up time for our take out order. Once we finally sat down to eat, what we ordered and paid for wasn’t there! Don’t go there. Save your money, time and effort.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed January 19, 2021

Poor quality kitchen. Overcooked meat with a taste of vinegar, leisurely service. The dishes were brought in barely warm. The price does not match the quality.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed May 9, 2020

The first time I walked in to Gingers Cafe and Grill it honestly mande me feel like I was back in Athens or Satinorni. The staff was warm and the cafe brought such memories. Now the food OUT OF THIS WORLD. There is nothing I...have not tried nor anything I would not get. I have gone for several years and just as in Greece it is a family. If I am in Corpus I will go to Gingers at least once and then take food and desert home. There have been several trips that going there was the main even. I have seen them grow in size but the warmth of the staff has never changed. As I tell anyone I know if your in Corpus Christi you gotta go to Gingers!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 20, 2020 via mobile

This was my first time eating Mediterranean food in a very long time and I have only had it a few times total. Just giving some context to my limited experience. The restaurant is smaller, warm, and completely inviting. We ordered the appetizer sampler which...was great! Then my husband had one of the Asian cuisine dishes with chicken and I had the lamb shank. Both were cooked perfectly and had great flavor!!! We ordered the Baklava which neither of us cared for, but it could just be because it was something we never had before. The service was fantastic and the owners were flitting around as much as the waitstaff helping and talking to customers which I thought was great.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 18, 2020

had a major disconnect with the young hostess about seating and we decided to leave. The owner chased us outside and insisted we return. He seated us in a better spot. EXCELLENT food, including the best "bunny chow" I've had since being in Durban, S...Africa. Nice low key place with a wide menu. be forewarned it is BYOB. VEry impressed by the serving staff.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 11, 2020

Had the vegan bunny chow. Very filling, hot and tasty. Service was quick and friendly. Will definitely eat here again

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 5, 2020

Found the Ginger Cafe from a Tripadvisor review. A wonderful find. The food is incredible, lamb and chicken dishes are the best. The servers are super friendly and give great information about the menu. You need to bring a big appetite because the serving are...enough for two people. The food was so good we returned two days later to sample lunch. Both meals were the BEST!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Ginger Cafe and Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5