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Island Cafe and Smokehouse

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224 Cotter, Port Aransas, TX 78373
+1 361-749-6602
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San Angelo, Texas
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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 pancakes were a crumbly mess, the coffee lukewarm and the price has increased while the... More 

Thank Brenda J
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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
San Antonio, Texas
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59 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2015

Went here because our main breakfast place was closed and our second breakfast place was opening late. This is now become our second breakfast place. Good service and good food. A very clean and relaxed place for breakfast. Everyone should give this place a try.

1 Thank fashionphotographer1
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

I was visiting with friends this past Sunday morning and we absolutely LOVED the food. Delicious fare and great service! It's the only place I eat breakfast when I'm in Port A.

Thank Dixie S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Typical cafe food,a bit pricy. All menu options are individually purchased,which wasn't easy with kids. Great service though.

Thank SWright15
Austin, Texas
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98 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2015

This place had the BEST service and the BEST food during our stay. Do yourself a favor and go there. If you have to wait to eat there, it's worth the wait. It's cafe comfort food and boy was it yummy.

Thank LadyWanderLust
St. Louis, MO
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104 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

Good lunch! Friendly atmosphere, good serving size, good food. Originally came for breakfast but missed that so had lunch but it was good.

Thank shugarshar
Tyler texas
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

We visited Port Aransas for a little weekend get away of fishing and beach. Our first restaurant of the day was Island Cafe. We went to it for breakfast after finding it on a breakfast restaurant search. I ordered the egg and bacon combo which came out with plenty of food. It was bland and unseasoned, but the service was... More 

1 Thank Mytherus
Walker, Minnesota
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91 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Breakfast for two. Always made sure we had coffee. We ordered the special. The service was fast and food was hot. Very good, but did think it was a little on the high side for price. Will go again as it is a very nice place.

Thank Jerome H
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Finally had a chance to have breakfast here on Sunday. Food and service were excellent - the omlets are stuffed, rather than mostly eggs.

Thank bstreep

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?