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229 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4322
+1 361-749-9277
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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San Antonio, Texas
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Nice environment and really good food. Pet friendly on the patio too. 😊 A little more sophisticated for Port A.

Thank thiltpold
Lampasas, Texas
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197 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We arrived about 6:30 or so on Saturday. Stood at the sign that stated, "Please Wait Here to be Seated" , next to the guy smoking, for about 5-7 minutes. The guy smoking left, so I kinda walked around a bit, someone said they'd be "right" with us. Waited a little longer, got a glance at the menu, which didn't... More 

2 Thank mikel68
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

This is by far our favorite place to eat on the island. We travel with two picky "fresh food" eating kids and they love this place. Sitting outside offers a wonderful breeze and shops to visit while you wait for your food. Inside is a little more fancy and my kids enjoy watching the sushi chef at the counter. You... More 

Thank Khristen S
Needville, Texas
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We had sushi, many varieties, including the children, and the children also had the fish plate. The service was good. Our first bottle of wine was not cold, but he second one was, just had to wait awhile for it. Sushi was exceptional!

Thank stranskydona
Hutto, Texas, United States
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 6:00 about 30 minutes after they opened. The parking lot was basically empty. We walked up to the hostess who is positioned outside by the front door. She looked our 4year old son up and down and didn't even say Hello to us. She just stood there. I said "Three for dinner, inside please." She said, "... More 

5 Thank Denise T
Montgomery, Texas
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157 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I had a sandwich on grilled foccacia bread that was fantastic. The sweet potato fries were some of the best I've ever eaten. My friends both had a chicken salad and they must have enjoyed it by the looks of their empty plates. The serving sizes were large on all of our dishes and the service was good. One note,... More 

Thank Cindy F
Port Aransas, Texas
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 May 2016

we ate there on Mother's Day and had a very nice meal. I've never had anything I didn't like. The sweet potato fries are the best I ever ate!!! My wife likes the pecan crusted chicken salad & I like their steak, it's always good. Also the Reuben sandwich is excellent..

Thank Barbara Frank C
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

We have tried dozens of restaurants in Port A but this is the only place we keep coming back to. Everything is great here. Truffle fries, fish, pasta, all were great!

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Seguin, Texas
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85 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a late evening dinner yesterday after some beach time. Our large party enjoyed all entrees that were ordered. Some had sushi that got rave reviews--the scorpion was a huge hit!! Others tried fish dishes which were fresh and delicious. Our gluten-free guest had just about the whole menu to choose from! She was thrilled. Everything was made to... More 

1 Thank queendean
Dallas, Texas
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103 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2016

This is one of the few places that I would recommend you take your date. Not only will you impress her with a nice restaurant, but you will get quality treatment. The wine selection is great and the food is of utmost quality.

1 Thank Simone S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Vietnamese
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 Beach Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4322
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-9277

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?