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4001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7231
+1 956-761-7482
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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“shrimp” (53 reviews)
“nachos” (29 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7231
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Reviewed March 28, 2011

My husband and I visited PadreRitaVille this weekend - several times! The Coconut Shrimp is to-die-for and so are the Nachos! (and the Shrimp Diablo too) J Micheal Laferty brings such ambiance to the restaurant with his island style singing and I just love how...More

2  Thank ForrestsBaby
Reviewed March 8, 2011

This restaurant is hands down the worst on the island. The decor is tacky beyond belief- the seating is patio furniture with Christmas lights wrapped around it. The service is terrible. After waiting 15 minutes to see our waitress for the first time, we waited...More

3  Thank KJTurner10
Reviewed January 26, 2011

WE love Padreritaville. We spent alot of time there while we were on SPI for a week. The food is so good and great prices. Great drinks and listening to Micheall was so wonderful. We celebrated our 41st anniversary while we were there and left...More

Thank janicesueg
Reviewed January 19, 2011

Look - if you go to a busy restaurant that has good food - service prolly isn't going to be a straight "10." The food's worth waiting on. Go with right mentality that yeah, it's not coming super fast, and sure, you need to ask...More

1  Thank spiguy1733
Reviewed December 17, 2010

I had heard good things about this place, so I decided to try it. Well no one greeted me at the door. We stood there till finally someone came and sat us. After being sat we waited 5 minutes for some one to even acknowledge...More

2  Thank jenn0281
Reviewed November 3, 2010

This place has the BEST Tenderloins south of Iowa!! Cathy and Micheal are wonderful and Micheal is just a Fantastic Singer!! All the food is GREAT and dont forget the "Cowboy Salt".

Thank WinMag_338
Reviewed October 22, 2010

If you are on the Island, you must visit PadreRitaVille. The atmosphere is fun and friendly, and the service is great. We love the PadreRitaVille Burger. Imagine a 1/2 lb. beef patty piled high with ham, sausage, bacon, cheese, grilled onion ,avocado, a homemade special...More

Thank StrongArm99
Reviewed October 18, 2010

Wow! We stopped in to have some Nachos our first night on the Island and I think we went back every night. Great music every night featuring J. Micheal Laferty and guests. The food is big and unique and oh so tastey. The shrimp is...More

Thank bfrbear
Reviewed October 10, 2010

Awesome house Margarita. Best I've ever had. Great Happy Hour prices from 4:00 to 7:00. Delicious fish and shrimp tacos. Shrimp Diablo is to die for. Great choices of side including healthy grilled veggies for those of you who try to stay away from the...More

Thank pjwilly29
Reviewed October 9, 2010

Cute inside with the tiki theme, torches, fountains, and candles. Their lunch specials are amazing for $6! My favorite is Shrimp Diablo with your choice of sides. I like the veggies on the side, but the potato salad is homemade and you can also get...More

1  Thank PeripateticT
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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
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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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