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Island Cafe and Smokehouse

224 Cotter, Port Aransas, TX 78373
+1 361-749-6602
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (16 reviews)
“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Diner
224 Cotter, Port Aransas, TX 78373
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

We enjoyed a very tasty, very well prepared breakfast. I asked what brand of coffee they served because I believe it was the best coffee I have ever drank. Service was great and we enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank Cynthia R
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

After Fishing in Baffin Bay half a day we took the fish caught to Island Cafe and they cooked for us ...Blackened half of our Fish and Fried other half...Excellently prepared....Onion Rings were so Good.... Enjoy.... 💚❤️💛 Danny W Austin, Texas

Thank danny W
Reviewed 16 August 2017

They have the usual things for breakfast but mostly separate and not the usual combinations. Their specials are what you want and is the only way to get and egg with meat. French Toast is average but the omelettes are very good. Pancakes ate about...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Great small place for all you can eat fish and chips. Service was good and staff were all so nice. Will definitely go back on the next visit.

Thank crymorr
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

After tromping the beach in the morning, the A/C was welcome along with the cold drinks Bacon and toast was better than the biscuits and sausage gravy, but it's been ages since I ordered so healthy. Good service. Corned beef hash looked amazing but I...More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Started in the resturant and they use the handicap ramp for smokers. I know they allow this because they have milk crates set up as chairs for the smokers. Got in and was served quickly. Pancakes were doughy and heave looked like they might have...More

Thank ernie w
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Walked right in around 1030 and seated immediately. Everything we ordered was great from pancakes to omelettes. Great breakfast spot!

Thank Justin V
Reviewed 3 March 2017

My husband and I really liked this place. It is bright and cheerfully decorated and the waitstaff are friendly and efficient. My favorite besides the breakfast is the fried grouper.

Thank sswriter97
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We went to this as some were wanting breakfast and others lunch....chicken fried steak was the special...my husband had it and it was NOT edible meat tough....whipped potatoes were dry and the gravy well it went the route of the rest of the meal bland!!...More

Thank Wyospyder
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing Sunday breakfast. Was very busy but got seated at the end of a table for 6. Server very nice but waited 40 minutes for food, which of course wasn't warm. Huevos rancheros & Spanish omelet were ok but not as good as reviews...More

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Yes there is enough space for more than 50 people :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Cotter, Port Aransas, TX 78373
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-6602
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