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“Disappointing Dinner”

Boathouse Bar and Grill
Ranked #106 of 709 Restaurants in Corpus Christi
Cuisines: American, Caribbean, Seafood, Bar
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Reviewed February 18, 2014

I guess we were expecting too much. We had lunch here a few months ago and it was pretty good so we decided to give it a try for dinner. It is a clean unpretentious atmosphere with a nice view of Padre Lake from the floor to ceiling windows.. There were some interesting things on the menu and I tried the Seafood Paella and my fiancée had the Chicken Quesadillas. Both were disappointing. My Paella was almost tasteless. The Andouille Sausage tasted more like Hillshire Farms Smoked Sausage. I asked the server and she said too many people complained that it was too spicy so they had to tone it down. Duh! It is a Cajun sausage and is listed in the ingredients on the menu. What would you expect. The quesadillas had very little chicken in them. We might go back for lunch but a future dinner there is out of the question.

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Reviewed February 18, 2014

If you're looking for a great place to have a drink and watch the sunset, then this is the place. It is mostly windows so you can enjoy the water and sunset views. The servers are friendly, though slow with the food part. The food attempted to be more than bar food but it was poorly executed. We'd go back but not to eat - for the ambience!

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Thank LisaE3
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

Went to the boathouse because we love the bacon wrapped shrimp we have only been there a few times and know what's going on more then the wattress food was good poor service employees at the bar loud reading magazine we will be back

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Thank islandsnob
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Reviewed November 12, 2013

Went for brunch this past weekend again. This place seems to just get better and better each week! Very friendly waitress, bartender kept our 4$ bloody Mary's coming and 2$ mimosas coming quickly. I was impressed with their "build your own" Bloody Mary bar with all the toppings one could dream of for the perfect Sunday morning drink, including bacon! The waitress had no problems customizing my daughters special order even though it wasn't on the menu, and our food all came out perfect. The eggs Benedict sliders were a real treat! The best part of this day was the owners were giving away free samples of the cinnamon rolls they'd like to add to their menu, in honor of Veterans Day. Customers love when you allow them to be part of making decisions for the menu, and we really LOVE appreciation so the free samples were a big hit with us! Will definitely be back. And kudos to the new manager, owners, waitstaff, bartenders and cooks for such a pleasant experience!

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Thank Islandlife17
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Reviewed October 16, 2013

Went here late at night because we saw a lot of people hanging out. Typical crowd for the area ranging from young to above middle age. Live music, sports on the TVs, boat mooring, and outside areas.

2  Thank Ray N
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