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“Great Food and Atmosphere!”

Scuttlebutt's Seafood Bar & Grill
Ranked #10 of 694 Restaurants in Corpus Christi
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $26
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Late Night
Description: The number one question asked is “What does Scuttlebutt’s mean?” Well, we answer, The original context came from two nautical terms; the “butt” (picture a wooden keg) was a wooden cask that stored the fresh water when sailors were at sea. The “scuttle” was the area of the ship where the “butt” was stored. When it was break time, the sailors would gather at the “Scuttle Butt” and drink. This also became a social time, as they could all meet and talk. Now over the years the words joined together and became “scuttlebutt”. This word was used when people would gather together, typically at the office water fountain, and ask one another, “Hey, what’s the scuttlebutt with Jim in accounting?” Here is the official definition according to Meriam Webster; 1a : a cask on shipboard to contain freshwater for a day's use 2b: a drinking fountain on a ship or at a naval or marine installation 2: rumor, gossip. Now that you know what Scuttlebutt’s means, this is what we are about! Scuttlebutt’s is a full service restaurant and bar that truly is a place where everyone, from babies to baby-boomers, can get together and have a great time! Our menu is as equally diverse, with grilled peanut butter, banana and honey sandwiches, hand-cut rib eye steaks, oysters on the half shell and one of the best sushi bars around. Our premium craft beer wall and wine selection is top rated, and make sure to try our house made sangria or our signature Scuttlebutt’s punch. We are a scratch kitchen and our day starts in the wee-early mornings when the hard-working prep team arrives to bust out our house recipes. Another appeal to Scuttlebutt’s is that we offer Happy Hour every day (Yes, week-ends too!) from 3pm-7pm and we have live music every night (Yes, really, every night – unless the Dallas Cowboys are playing). We can easily accommodate larger groups as well as be the perfect spot for date night, which has turned into a marriage proposal on more than one occasion. Call ahead seating is available and we can help plan a perfect office party or celebration with custom menu options. Come visit us and become part of our Scuttle Family!
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Food and Atmosphere!”
Reviewed June 5, 2014

Loved the food and the funky decor. We had the grilled romaine salad with chicken and the buffalo chicken bites. Very good! We will go back again for happy hour. The sushi is fresh and made on site.

Visited June 2014
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  • English first
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English first
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65 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Love the Pups!”
Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

Best hush puppies ever! They say jalapeño but aren't spicy & the sauce is a sweet/spicy jelly. Great seafood- the salmon salad is fabulous & portions are huge. Full, crowded bar with a happy hour that's busier than can be. Live music on some evenings. Fun, bustling party place.

Thank RozJF
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good food”
Reviewed June 1, 2014

We went with a party of 9 at after the lunch rush. Everyone enjoyed their food. Shrimp tacos were very good, as were the french fries. My nephew enjoyed sushi. He says its the best on the island. Wait staff was attentive and pleasant. She easily split the check any way we wanted. As we left around 3:00, there was a line waiting to be seated.

  • Visited May 2014
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Thank Audreyhhhhh
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Colorado Springs
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“LOUD, CROWDED not worth the wait”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Average at best. The place was so loud that we had to scream at our waiter to be heard. This was when we were ordering our dinner. Found it very off putting. Back less stools to sit on for your meal, while people bump into you. The food was average at best, the service a little less than that. You do not know if the wait staff can not hear you, or they are ignoring you. Simple order of 3 meals and 3 drinks. Nothing special asked for on our meals or drinks. Soooo who knows. There are better places for food and conversation. Not on my familys list to return.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank yellowcat3
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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Good flounder and good seafood alfredo”
Reviewed May 26, 2014

This is a bar-restaurant with a live band. Very noisy, seats are wood. We had a 45 min. wait on Sun. nite Memorial Day Weekend when we arrived at 8pm. People after us had to wait an hour and if you tried Doc's or places near there, it was 2 hours.
Food was good here.

Visited May 2014
1 Thank tr1pperdog
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