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“Nice beach-front eatery”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Pier 99

Pier 99
Ranked #38 of 690 Restaurants in Corpus Christi
Cuisines: American, Bar, Seafood
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Good for: Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Buda, Texas
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89 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Nice beach-front eatery”
Reviewed August 31, 2013

Food was fresh-tasting and service was very good. It had a very Key West sort of vibe. They had a homemade red sauce and tartar sauce that was really outstanding. My fried fish and shrimp were great. Wait staff was above average. The live music performer was very talented and entertaining. We dined outdoors on the covered patio and had a fantastic view of the U.S.S. Lexington aircraft carrier. We would love to have lunch here again someday on our next visit to Corpus Christi Texas.

  • Visited August 2013
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“BAD SERVICE, COLD FOOD”
Reviewed August 24, 2013

Came in from out of town decided to eat our last night here. The wait was 30-45 min for a Saturday night which was ok, the breeze was great, looking at the USS Lexington all lit up was nice, outside atmosphere was over all great but..... There were empty tables they were not seating people at. When we finally got seated the waiter took 20 min to get out drinks, another 20 to order our food, and then 45 min to get our food THAT WAS COLD.... The waiter NEVER came and asked us if we needed anything, we had to ASK for refills. When something was said about the food not being hot, he turned around and walked away never trying to make things right, We then had the manager come to the table, explained to him what was going on and he took out plates and compted our ticket. When we were leaving I noticed that he was NOT happy at all by the way he THREW our plates into the sink and walked away.

  • Visited August 2013
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San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Will NOT return!!!”
Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

We decided to eat at Pier 99 since the location was perfect, right next to the USS Lexington. We called ahead to ask how long the wait was since it was a Saturday night and was told 45min to an hour, which was understandable. We got their and waited for a table of 10, the breeze made the wait enjoyable and the view of the boat and beach was extra nice. We finally got seated and waited about 10 minutes for a waiter to take our drink orders. As we looked at the menu I realized this place was not going to be cheap, prices start at $10 and up. We had three separate checks and since we didn't put the bill all on one check they charge you 20% gratuity on each separate check. When you place your order there are NO SUBSTITUTIONS on any order!!!! We waited 1 hour and 20 minutes for our food!!!!! When I finally got my plate, my fish looked dried and over fried. The food wasn't even hot like it had just came out. The waiter didn't even check on us but two two times. Nor did any manager come to our table to ask how we are doing or try to apologize for the delay of our dinner. My bill was $72 for 2 adult plates, 1 child plate, 1 margarita, 1 sweet tea and 1 root beer. Talk about getting screwed!!!! Oh and the live band was good but that's about it...

  • Visited August 2013
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Fort Worth, Texas
1 review
“Hair In Food and Pool Service”
Reviewed August 19, 2013

We were in Corpus for a long weekend and we took two first time guest to Pier 99 for Dinner on the evening of 8-16-13. The service was very poor and my daughter had a hair in her food- not to mention that her chicken pasta tasted awful! My bacan wrapped shrimp were too well done and the "special" that my husband on our friend ordered was cold once we (finally) received it!

  • Visited August 2013
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North Kansas City, Missouri
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103 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Good food, beachey feel”
Reviewed August 16, 2013

We ate here after the Lexington tour. We sat outside, very breezy almost too much at times with the kids trying to color. The food was good, the service okay, and the live music was pleasant. The kids meals were okay, would definitely eat here's gain with out the kids.

Visited August 2013
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