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Castaways Seafood and Grill

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
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320 N Alister St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4142
+1 361-749-5394
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Belton, Texas
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159 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Over cooked, dry seafood. Undercooked chicken Alfredo were just some of the problems with this establishment. Then to be charged $9 for a grilled cheese sandwich for a child was pretty ridiculous. This may be a great place for drinks, but eat somewhere else!

Thank Straightenup
Austin, Texas
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Eaten here several times over the years but first time to review. 2 most recent visits were during the off season in November and more recently Easter weekend. 2 contrasting times to visit, 1 completely quiet on the island and a very busy Easter weekend and on both occasions the staff were extremely friendly and helpful, service was quick and... More 

Thank Lakerat789
Reggio Emilia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We set at a table there was nobody to attend us at the entrance ,we waited 20 minutes waiting for a menu,the waiters just didn t care about us,so we went to have lunch somewhere else.

Thank harleywla
Houston, Texas
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the fried shrimp and fish basket one recent evening at dinner. Food was served quickly, was well prepared and came out piping hot. Fried shrimp was especially good. The homemade cocktail sauce and tartar sauce were very good. Bloody Mary was very good -- spicy, just the way we like them. Waitstaff was freindly and accommodating. Good place for... More 

Thank Vacationman57
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71 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very disappointing lunch here. Where the typical seafood restaurant gives you 6 oysters as the small portion, this restaurant gives 5. I had the 5 fried oysters and was surprised to see that there were only 2 whole oysters, the rest were small bits and pieces of broken oysters.

Thank Stephen F
Allen, Texas
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food, fresh, good variety of choices-snapper was fantastice-shrimp, onion rings-grilled fish-everything cooked to perfection!

Thank sbradbury55
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch just by chance. Great place & good food with a beach feel to it. Great service even though we were there during spring break.

Thank Razz_N_James
North Dakota
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here for dinner. I had the fried shrimp (the best I've had this whole trip) my husband had the grilled mahi mahi and said it was delicious too. Abel, our waiter was great!

Thank dolphinlovernd
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food their was decent. It took a lot longer for the amount of business they had to get our order or even our drinks but the waitress was nice and it's cool they cook what you catch. Overall the food was mediocre and the drinks were good.

Thank Keida G
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried Castaways for the first time and it was fantastic! The food was awesome and great service. Steven, our waiter, knew alot about the seafood dishes they made and recommended the fried snapper to my wife. She loved it! We know that most places to eat in Port A are pricey and we were expecting that. But what we... More 

Thank Roger G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 N Alister St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4142
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-5394

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