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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 14 November 2015 via mobile

Sounds mean but overall food in Padre was lacking. Our table loved the guacamole, salsa was ok. My burger with grilled onions n queso was quite good, fries were frozen but well cooked. Steak specials were good. Grilled chicken sandwich was pretty good. Crab bisque...More

Thank BeachbumAggie
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful dining experience tonight at the new revamped PadreRitaGrill by famous Tv Chef, Irvine from the show, "Restaurant Impossible!" The atmosphere and the service was great! The food was delicious! I highly recommend the fajita steak chimichurri created by Chef Irvine. It...More

Thank Liza H
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Last year we frequented this place. It was close and tasty. Some of the best sirloin and burgers ever. It even has fame as a chef Irvine "Restaurant: Impossible" place. It has unfortunately taken a steep dive for the worst as far as food quality....More

1  Thank danstpeter
Reviewed 7 November 2015 via mobile

Music was fun. Our food and service both great. Casual atmosphere. I went here on a weekday evening in the off season. It was nice they still had live music.

Thank whiteres
Reviewed 26 October 2015

We enjoyed dinner so much we went back. The waiters and other help are all super friendly and checked often to make sure we had everything. We had steak tacos with roasted corn (great) one time and a couple appetizers the next. The quesidalla was...More

Thank annepeoriail
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We liked this place, was not real crowded when we were there and the had a group playing that was enjoyable. Food was ok.

Thank mnpdavis1
Reviewed 23 October 2015

The restaurant had just re-opened under new management. Service was slow, but in the end the quality made up for the wait!

Thank Floyd1950
Reviewed 8 October 2015

There's only a few places where I don't request A-1 or some type of steak sauce and Padre Rita Grill is one of those places. The steaks are cooked to perfection and they upgraded their restaurant making the ambiance more appealing.

Thank Luis A L
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Atmosphere, Food, Drinks, Everything!!! We had the best host & server here! The enchiladas are incredible! A definite must if you're in SPI!!! 😃

Thank Tim-Mae M
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Had a really great evening with J. Michael Lafferty. We had the loaded nachos and fejita quesidillas. They were really good and paired well with cool margaritas. Mr. Lafferty is the BEST!

Thank rgvsharon
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, 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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