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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 19 August 2015

Great general breakfast, lunch, dinner. Reminds me of Denny's with a local feel. Great service and prices. Good for families. Check the outside blackboard for daily specials.

Thank 8888beach
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We always get into Port A around dinner time and after unpacking, we are all ready to eat. Most places on Sunday night are packed with a long wait and with 6 kids under the age of 4, that won't work. Island Cafe seated us...More

Thank eliza81
Reviewed 9 August 2015

My wife and I had the eggs breakfast. Hers were scrambled, mine over easy, hash browns, bacon, and toast. I also had a pancake, which was pretty big and fluffy. The food overall was good, bacon is thick island bacon but ok. Service for refills...More

Thank Nferno
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

I ordered the meatloaf plate and my husband ordered I the fish and chips plate. My husband's meal came with 6 pieces of perfectly fried fish and you could easily turn it into an all you can eat meal with this establishment. My husband was...More

Thank Bob and Barb H
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

We came over the ferry to go on the Red Dragon Pirate Ship. We had time to kill so we chose to do breakfast here. Portions were large (the pancakes were huge!!) Snd the food was tasty. Our waitress was very sweet and accommodating, and...More

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 24 June 2015

My wife and I had lunch here today (Wed., Jun 24). Their sandwiches are reasonably priced but their seafood plates seemed a little too pricey for what you get. For example 6 shrimp for $16.95 seems a little high compared to what I've paid for...More

Thank harrygjr
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Upon arrival, we were waited on by a very nice gentleman, who we explained that we were not having good luck at any restaurants in Port Aransas. He assured us that we would be happy here. I ordered the roast beef, and when it arrived,...More

Thank Rooster C
Reviewed 21 June 2015

The restaurant was busy but efficient & friendly. Breakfast was great. Definitely be back to try lunch & dinner.

Thank trigurl01
Reviewed 20 June 2015

We visit Port A a couple times a year and this use to be our go to breakfast place but the last couple of times it was a disastor. The service was slow and unfriendly, the food was cold and it seemed somewhat dirty. The...More

Thank Brenda J
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

Great service, and absolutely love the ham and cheese club sandwich, just my favorite !! Fast service too.

Thank Maria V
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Rudy U
23 July 2015|
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Response from Maria V | Reviewed this property |
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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