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“Best Seafood in the Padre Area”
Review of Joe's Oyster Bar

Joe's Oyster Bar
Ranked #1 of 50 Restaurants in Port Isabel
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Reviewed March 25, 2013

We love Joe's...It is hands down the best place to eat seafood in the area. No restaurant on the island can touch it and the prices are beyond reasonable. Superb oysters and if you can get them on Wed night - $4.99 a dozen. However, they're worth it even if you can't get the special. Phenomenal grilled shrimp, fish and the best grilled oysters I've ever had. Also, if they have they're seafood soup it is an experience not to be missed. They're shrimp cocktails are a meal by themselves and delicious. You cannot go wrong with Joe's. Avoid the prices and hype of the island. If you want the best and freshest fish in the area - eat at Joe's! We always do.

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Reviewed March 23, 2013

We eat here at least once or twice a month. This is a family owned restaurant and not only is the food awesome but the people are awesome! I would make the time to visit Joe and his family; enjoy the food!

Thank Chuck K
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

It's always good to go to Joe's when we are at Port Isabel or at Padre Island . I know the owner from even before he had the Restaurant , we used to buy our fresh shrimp plates and other seafood to go from him and they were always fresh and at reasonable prices . Now we enjoy the seafood there and you can tell everybody likes it there because they keep adding to the restaurant and it's always full anyway. Great place , great prices ...

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Thank Daisy1948
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Reviewed March 14, 2013

We have tried other restaurants on South Pardre and in Port Isabel but this place had the best seafood as far as I am concerned....and at a very low price! My husband had the fish fillet on a bun and said it was one of the best he had ever had...perfectly cooked and a generous size. My shrimp were awesome....large, very lightly breaded and yummy. Casual atmosphere, friendly staff...we are looking forward to our return visit there!

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Thank terdan
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Reviewed March 5, 2013

Went here on recommendation of the brother of the g/f, he lives in the area. He said if we were OK with no fancy view, but wanted good fish at a good price this was the place. Was he ever correct!
All 5 of us had the fish and shrimp plates. For undr 10 bux each we got a half dozen big shrimp, two bif fillets, fries, cole slaw and bread. Add a couple of beers/sodas and 5 ppl pigged out for under 70 bux including tax and tip.
Great food at a good price in Port Isabel, just minutes away from South Padre and it's tourist traps.
ake this a stop on your trip, you will not be disappointed.....a bit hard to find, but just a block off the hwy 100 a block or two from the coaseway bridge. Worth the effort to find.

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Thank councilman05
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