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“Nice meal”
Review of Dirty Al's

Dirty Al's
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Takeout
Description: About Us Dirty Al’s has been in operation since 1986 and has always provided the freshest seafood to thousands of visitors from all over the world. As a family owned and operated business, we have always taken great pride in taking care of each customer and providing them with a unique experience that they can only get from eating at Dirty Al’s. Dirty Al promises every customer that they will only be served the absolute freshest seafood caught in the wild off the Gulf of Mexico. A Father and his Sons Make a Great Team! Alfonso Salazar, better known as “Dirty Al” originally started shrimping as a young man with his father and 6 brothers. In 2003, he and his youngest son, Cameron, who graduated from Culinary School, transformed his bait stand into a restaurant where together they have been known for having “The World’s Best Fried Shrimp”! In 2005, his other two sons returned home to help grow the business. To this day, they now own 6 restaurants on beautiful South Padre Island and continue to bring only the “best” Gulf Seafood to each customer’s table.
Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed this restaurant on our last visit. Nice drinks, meal, servers and atmosphere. Very reasonably priced. Everyone in our party had a great time. Definitely a winner!!

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Thank Mommatx
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

Loud, crowded & noisy but delicious everytime! Paper plates, plastic forks, plastic cups but all worth the delicious fried shrimp, oysters, fish & fries!!

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Reviewed May 7, 2013

Great, fresh seafood... Not fancy ... But excellent food. 8 of us went and everyone loved it. Concrete floors, plastic top tables. PERFECT

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Reviewed May 3, 2013

One thing I noticed right away, it's where the locals go for dining. Great seafood, the shrimp/oyster cocktail is to die for. Service was great, servers were courteous and friendly. What the place lacks for ambiance, the great food and service makes up for it.

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Thank NatOnVacation
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Reviewed April 29, 2013

This place is a great seafood dive joint with amazing food! The blackened calamari and fired shrimp are our favorites. The place is always packed which is a testament to how popular their food is among locals and tourists.

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Thank MooseCalves
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