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Zeste Cafe & Market - CLOSED

3508 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7003
+1 956-761-5555
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
10 Oct 2013
“Average isn't bad.”
4 Sep 2013
“Delicious food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Spanish, Southwestern, Seafood, International, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
3508 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7003
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11 - 20 of 100 reviews

Reviewed June 20, 2013

We stopped in here for a lite dinner with our 11 & 14 year old girls. We all felt like we were back in Seattle! There was a good selection of wines, fantastic small plates, everything was fresh (not fried, which is hard to find...More

Thank ireland512
Reviewed May 16, 2013

I went to Zeste's and had a wonderful dining experience. A welcome change to the mexican/seafood fare on the Island. My only bummer is that I never know when it is open. They could really use a simple neon sign in the window to indicate...More

Thank 68_melissa_68
Reviewed May 10, 2013

Good Wine Selection, Excellent Tapas, Great Service. Nothing more to say really. Probably the best meal we had on our short visit to S Padre.

Thank Nikko_Traveler
Reviewed May 7, 2013

Saw the great reviews on this place and was excited to try unique flavors in smaller portion sizes. But it looked like they were plating for "Top Chef" - which is great if you want to only have a bit of something. Not so great...More

Thank Jane F
Reviewed May 1, 2013

The Tapas here was very good and the wine selection was also very nice. The server let us sample some of the wine before we selected. I highly recommend the desserts. So very, very good.

Thank sharonatoo
Reviewed April 8, 2013

We enjoyed dessert and wine here. We like to go to puruse the wine and food selection especially to make a meal at home. Clean and great service without a lot of pretense. Very friendly owners and wait people. Always the same with each visit.

Thank ARNtoGO
Reviewed April 3, 2013 via mobile

Zeste is a small meditranian style restaurant nesseled in the heart of SPI. The tapas (small plate) dining suited our dining party as we were able to sample a plethora of dishes. We were served many gluten and dairy free choices the were both visually...More

1  Thank Lisa K
Reviewed February 27, 2013

The two of us went for their Wednesday night wine tasting. We tasted 4 wines for $6.50, one italian, one French whites, one Spanish and one Californian reds. A truly pleasant experience, with the featured appetizer of Salmon Rangoon with thai sauce for $1.50 -...More

Thank giraffereno
Reviewed January 27, 2013

Stopped by to read the menu on their window before they opened for lunch. A man who I believe is the owner/chef unlocked the door and stepped outside to explain their offerings to me. He told me of their specials and gave me a to-go...More

Thank OmegaDog
Reviewed December 30, 2012

This was our favorite restaurant on SPI. Small plates were delicious. Daughter was happy with child's cheese pita pizza. Wines on offer were also well chosen and not expensive. Other reviewers have mentioned the carrot cake. It's great if you like a tropical twist with...More

Thank Gaelharp
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3508 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7003
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-5555
  • E-mail
Food from around the world made from scratch. Seafood, poultry, meats, lots of veggies, homemade soups & salad dressings, sandwiches, great desserts, gourmet coffee. Lots of vegetarian, vegan and Gluten Free options. Fine wines, imported & craft beer, setups available. Also, chef prepared foods to go, cheeses, crackers, artisan breads, spreads & dips, sauces and more. Serving dinner from 4:30-9:00 Wednesday through Sunday, 10:00 Friday & Saturday nights.
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