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4001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7231
+1 956-761-7482
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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“shrimp” (50 reviews)
“nachos” (27 reviews)
“sirloin” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
4001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7231
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

Great place for cold beer & shrimp. The shrimp are fresh, and there is live music. IT IS somewhat dated, and dark inside. The restroom could be renovated... The service was good and friendly. I would return.

Thank Okhobieman
Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

We had a party of 20 and the server didn't give us any grief about splitting the ticket 5 ways. He provided outstanding, friendly, accurate service. My husband had the steak tacos and I had the veggie tacos. We shared the chocolate cake and also...More

Thank Jade P
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

We had the most wonderful, delicious Christmas buffet. This is our first Christmas in South Padre. This was also our first time to eat at Padre Rita's. The restaurant was very busy. We were greeted with happy people eager to make our Christmas dinner a...More

Thank Becky C
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

We were a big party of 10. While we were seated almost immediately (thanks to the hostess with red hair), it took a looong time for them to come ask us for our order. To be fair, the hostess told us that it would take...More

Thank Amit K
Reviewed 24 December 2015

Came in for happy hour and decided to have dessert too. We had Key Lime Pie. Heavenly and looked pretty too.

Thank Joyce D
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We visited on Friday evening and were pleasantly surprised to find live music (performer playing guitar and singing - good!) and an all you can eat buffet that included everything from various seafood items to prime rib. Since were not hungry enough to justify the...More

Thank Jurgen L
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

This New Hampshire New England girl gives two hearty thumbs up for the clam chowdah. Buttery and chunky and thank you no bacon added. From living on the East coast and in the PNW this chowdah was hands down one of the best I have...More

Thank Beth D
Reviewed 4 December 2015

We stopped in on a spur of the moment and found ourselves going back several times during our stay on Padre. Friendly staff, good food and fair prices brought us back. Geared toward live music made this a fun place to stop in for an...More

Thank Brent M
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Decided to try something new. Food was ok but to be serving leftovers from Thansgiving, it was a bit much. Several dishes were good but nothing exciting.

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 1 December 2015

Cathy and Michael have put their hearts and souls into this place that was featured on Restaurant Impossible! The Thanksgiving buffet was nice homestyle cooking. Daily specials are all worth going back for

Thank Ken T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7231
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-7482
  • E-mail
Seafood, Steaks and Burgers
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