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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 May 10, 2013

We were just looking for an open lace to eat on a Monday in Port Isabel. This was one of the few we found, and what a find it was! The service was excellent, and the food was wonsderful. i had a fish sandwish--larg, home made bun, toasted, and delicious fish with lots of tarter sauce on the side. husband had seafood platter. "We will definitely return.

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Thank sandisan
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Reviewed May 1, 2013

Want to enjoy real good seafood at a very reasonable price? Then Joe's oyster bar is the place. We wanted oysters and local seafood while on our south padre island vacation. Found this place on the Internet and said hey, let's try it. Local flavor, part of fish market but we were pleasantly surprised by the food. So much so that we went back two days later. Will go again on our next trip too.

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Reviewed April 24, 2013

I can't wait to get back and eat at Joe's every year. The crab cake is the best I have had anywhere anytime; absolutely delicious. My husband loves the oysters. Don't let the exterior or the entrance through the fish market put you off. It is clean and neat and if patrons leave a mess, it is thoroughly cleaned up immediately. The owners/staff are great. They make you feel welcome and at home. An added bonus....the prices can't be beat. Thanks, Joe and family.

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Thank luasmith
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Reviewed April 24, 2013

Very good food with a VERY reasonable price. Had read about this place so we visited on a recent trip to South Padre Island. Apparent this was a favorite for locals which just testifies to the fact this is a good place. I had the shrimp dinner and husband had the oysters. His was so good that after eating one dozen he ordered another half dozen. Now it is a hole in the wall. Nothing real fancy but you are going to get a great meal for a great price. Yes you will eat on paper plates and drink from a foam cup but I assume this is a major contribution to keeping the prices so low. Good service too.

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Reviewed April 22, 2013

We ate here for lunch. We got the flounder and shrimp. Fresh, fresh, fresh!!! Cooked to perfection! Great food! When you first see this restaurant, it doesn't look like much.When you go inside, you find a fish market - and it smells like one. Go to the back and you find seating for the restaurant. This is truly a wonderful restaurant with the freshest fish you can find in South Padre. I highly recommend eating here.

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Thank Franksie
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