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“Seafood Buffet” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Louie’s Backyard

Louie’s Backyard
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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!
South Padre Island, Texas
1 review
“Seafood Buffet”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2014

the buffet is excellent and the food is kept at the proper temperature. We had excellent service as well. Great crab legs, prime rib, peel n eat shrimp and ribs. The death by chocolate cake topped it off.,

Visited January 2014
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Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this review, January 28, 2014
Sounds like our buffet was a big hit (and our service, too)! Glad to hear it. Thanks for the recommendation and we're looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Best,
Dan, Owner
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South Padre Island, Texas
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“George 1-26-14 server”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 26, 2014

The ribs were excellent as was the service, The server was excellent and friendly.
You have the best ribs we ever ate keep up the good work.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Joan J
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Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this review, January 28, 2014
Best ever?! We couldn't be happier to hear you enjoyed our ribs, Joan! With great service and delicious ribs, what more could you ask for? Thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts, and I'll be sure to tell George to keep up the fantastic work!

See you soon,
Dan, Owner
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“Amazing time again!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

Hadn't been down to the island in a while, HAD to go back to Louie's Backyard. Went up to the Local's Bar for Wing Wednsday and some beer on tap and got my money's worth (great flavors of wings by the way) it was a nice suprise to be waited on by Steve again, his funny attitude and the way he is on top of things makes for a great time after a stressful day. Gonna make wing Wednesday a weekly thing for sure.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Weldermike
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Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this review, January 27, 2014
So glad to have you back, Weldermike! We love the idea of having you as a regular for Wing Wednesday. Looking forward to it! See you soon.

Best,
Dan, Owner
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South Padre Island, Texas
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“nugget”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2014

Seafood Buffet is awesome, especially at sunset. Other bar-food is Average. Good gathering place on weekends and pretty popular place to gather, have some grog and meet some new people. More of a younger people place, but all ages have representation.

Visited June 2013
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Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this review, January 27, 2014
You're right, David: Everyone's welcome here! Thanks for taking the time to share here on TripAdvisor. Glad you love our seafood buffet – it's our pride and joy. Looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Cheers,
Dan, Owner
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“#1”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2014

Awesome food,drinks , service, my goodnesssssssssss :0 no wonder is #1 restaurant. Best ribs, amazing service thanks to the beautiful MARIANA and delicious margaritas. I will comeback again.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank azuramcfish
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Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this review, January 27, 2014
We couldn't be happier to hear you had an amazing time with us! From Mariana to the ribs to your margaritas, it sounds like you left satisfied and in a fantastic mood. Come back and see us again soon, OK?

Cheers,
Dan, Owner
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