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“Our Last meal of 2013!”
Review of Louie’s Backyard

Louie’s Backyard
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
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Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Buffet, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: At Louie's Backyard in South Padre Island, there is no such thing as a boring night. Whether you want to sit and chat with your friends, cheer on your favorite team or cut a rug till the wee hours, we've got you covered!
Reviewed January 6, 2014 via mobile

We came upon Louie's by chance. We wanted to come in out if the cold; when we were told of the delicious buffet they were having, and the price, we couldn't pass it up! Steve, our waiter was great, he made our evening fun! After dinner we went upstairs & welcomed the New Year with drinks & dancing! It was a night to remember!! We will return Louie's on a warmer day!

Thank Rikosavage13
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Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2014

Was it by chance or was it fate? Either way, we're happy you found us and are ecstatic you chose to ring in the new year with us! Sounds like the whole night was a great way to end 2013 and begin 2014. Thanks for this wonderful review, and we appreciate your kind words on our buffet and service (I'll let Steve know about the shout-out!). We're looking forward to seeing you once it warms up – soon, hopefully!

Until then,
Dan, Owner

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Reviewed January 6, 2014

We had a wonderful server, ROSA. She was extremely pleasant and efficient. The buffet had more than enough selections. Many different types of seafood fixed many ways. The prime rib was like butter and the taste was great. We will go back many times while we are here.

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Thank Sandra H
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Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded January 9, 2014

So happy to hear your time with us isn't just a one-time thing while you're here on the island. Come back and see us as often as you'd like, Sandra! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with us – it sounds like Rosa and the buffet really impressed you. That's what I like to hear!

Thanks again, and we're looking forward to seeing you (very) soon!

Until then,
Dan, Owner

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Reviewed January 3, 2014

We eat at Louie's everytime we go to the island. The food is great, the service is great and the drinks are wonderful. We went to Louie's on 12-21-13. Our waiter was Ray and he did a fantatsic job. Being close to Xmas the place was pretty much empty so we sat right on the rail outside and watched the sunset. even though the restaurant was slow, the food was still fresh and ready to go. Overall, another great experience at Louie's Backyard.

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Thank Dennis B
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Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded January 6, 2014

Glad to give you another great experience, Dennis! Thanks for this fantastic review – I'll be sure to let Ray know about his special shout-out! We're looking forward to your next visit.

See you soon,
Dan, Owner

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Reviewed December 31, 2013

We've been there a few times. Last evening was a rainy, windy, cold one. That was a disappointment, as we would have enjoyed sitting on the bayside deck with cocktails and dinner. We, instead, had to eat inside. Our server was Tony, and he was very courteous and attentive. We ordered the buffet, but he asked how things were going several times and cleaned up our plates full of crab shells often. The buffet was delicious. The salad bar is well stocked and fresh. The side dishes were good. But the star is the crab legs with drawn butter. The fish and shrimp (4 different kinds of shrimp) was excellent. I don't favor BBQ'd ribs with sauce, but the others I dined with said that they were superior. The only disappointment seemed to be the prime rib. Of course, it is difficult to please everyone's taste when on a buffet. Altogether, it is one of my favorite restaurants on Padre.

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Thank bbridge2612
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Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2014

We're honored to be one of your favorite restaurants on the island! Thanks for this fabulous review. Though we wish the weather could've been better, it sounds like the rain couldn't put a damper on your time with us. Glad to hear you enjoyed the crab legs and buffet as well as the service (thanks to Tony).

Can't wait for your next visit – here's to better weather!

Best,
Dan, Owner

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Reviewed December 30, 2013

Small selection but great food! It had crab legs, shrimp, fish, steak, salad bar, potato bar. We sat outside by the water and it faces the ocean, it was such a relaxing atmosphere. We saw a beautiful sunset the last time we were there.

Thank blgtrrz
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Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2014

Glad we could make your experience with us one full of relaxation and delicious food. Thanks for this wonderful review! We're looking forward to your next visit. Best, Dan, Owner

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