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“all i can say is wow we had a blast and we don't drink!”
Review of PadreRitaGrill

PadreRitaGrill
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Seafood, Steaks and Burgers
Reviewed December 27, 2013

the food is great the folks that work there are just fun! the price was good it was just great! i had shrimp cocktail and a steak it the wife had fish ! the drinks they make smoke as in they have smoke coming out of them! still lmao

Thank John H
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Reviewed December 10, 2013

We went for the $7.99 all you can eat enchilidas. Food wasn't that bad actually. The major concern we had was the cleanliness, or lack of. Some customers were seated at a dirty table. They said it was dirty, and the man cleaned it. It was still dirty. The customers left the restaurant. Then the man seated another group at the dirty table again! Even our table was dirty, and had lettuce on our table. What we noticed at the tables was the lady cleaned the table, put the bus tub down on the table, and then the table was dirty again! Also, you could see the rotating fans were loaded with dust. So you can imagine the dust falling onto the tables. The smokin margaritas looked good though. I would try the place again, after it has been properly cleaned. The workers were friendly though.

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2  Thank steelchess77
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Reviewed December 10, 2013

We love this place. we live on the Island 1/2 of the year.
On Thanksgiving we pick up the turkey and all the fixings because the grandaughters don't want to sit in a restaurant and want to spend time at the pool at Suntide 3.
Love to go there and listen to J Mike play and sing.
We go there at least 1 or 2 times a week.

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Thank Steve B
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

Went here for Thanksgiving brunch. What an expensive disappointment for a large group of 12. When I called to enquire about the brunch, it sounded so good. Turkey three ways (roasted, smoked, deep fried) and all the sides. We were excited until reality set in.

The buffet was set up at the entrance. Yes, the entrance, where all guests are passing by. Traffic jam with people trying to get their food, hostesses passing through, and guests being seated. The back of the place seemed a much more sensible spot for the buffet, but what do we know. We could not imagine a stranger location for the food.

The little bit of turkey available in the warmer was dry and cold. When we asked if more would be available, a small plate was brought out. If there was turkey done three ways, it was impossible to tell. .The sides were cold and the pies all mashed together with only two pie knifes to share between the different types of pies. And the salad bar was such a hot mess, it's hard to explain, but I personally could not eat anything from it.

Some of the plates we received were dirty and some of the extra plates were also dirty. Most of us ate very little, paid the over $200 tab, and ordered pizza from the local Pizza Hut when we got home. I guess we hit this place on a very bad day. We would never return.

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1  Thank pdrey
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Reviewed November 18, 2013

I visit Padre Rita Grill each time I visit South Padre Island because of the quality of food, drinks and the entertainment can be good also.
This last time I had the shrimp cocktail and my wife had the chicken tacos and we both enjoyed the food. We each had the margaritas that are topped off with liquid nitrogen to give the drink a decorative presentation.

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Thank Totalboard
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