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“Excellent food, fun atmosphere.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of PadreRitaGrill

PadreRitaGrill
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Mexican, American, Bar, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Seafood, Steaks and Burgers
Harlingen, Texas
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent food, fun atmosphere.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2011

If you like live entertainment with high quality food, this is the place! The Lafferty's best compliment is if you feel at home and enjoy your time.

  • Visited September 2011
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Harlingen, Texas
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great food, very relaxing atmosphere, and wonderful entertainment.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2011

This is my favorite place to meet my husband after work, sit back and enjoy a few drinks, food, and music. Great Island People!!

  • Visited September 2011
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Cypress, Texas
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“would rather eat in my own yard”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2011

this place was ok. The people were nice and the food was ok. I got the nachos which tasted more like a burger on chips, the meat didn't have much flavor. The decor was supposed to be like a back patio (I'm guessing) . The live music was good, the guy was easy to listen to and he played a good mix. All and all it was just ok and I wouldn't go back. I would take fast food over this place any day.

  • Visited September 2011
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Thank jessiegirl0384
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San Antonio
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85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“What more could you ask.... food, fun and music”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2011

J. Michael and Kathy Laferty have built a fantastc place. The food is superb, service is excellent and the entertainment, well let me say this, GRAB your hat and hold on, J. Michael will rock the house with Jimmy Buffett style and all-in-fun insults to the patrons.
The buffet is best on the island and if you like spicy, try the "DIABLO Shrimp". Prices are average but the ambience, music, food make up for it.
Enjoy!
We eat there everytime on the Island.

  • Visited August 2011
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Thank Fred P
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Best food, music and atmosphere on the island!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2011

Went back twice. Awesome food. Amazing margaritas! Excellent service.
We tried 11 restaurants while we were on the island, which is filled with rude waitresses, bad food, dirty conditions and watered down drinks. Padre Ritaville was the saving grace! This is a great place!

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Thank Ncmo
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