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Blackbeard's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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103 E Saturn Ln, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7347
+1 956-761-2962
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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194 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Large, but very efficient restaurant. Menu is huge and it would be difficult to not find something you really like. Good for kids selections also. The house wine, available by glass, 1/2 carafe, and full carafe is a bargain, and quite decent. We both had seafood dinners and enjoyed it. Overall, while not absolute "fine" dining, definitely in the upper... More 

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Mission, Texas
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went for my wife's birthday with her son and sister who flew down from Colorado. The food and service were very good.

Thank cccgsc
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The crab cakes were dismal .05/10. The steak was a 7 out of 10. The boiled shrimp was good 8/10. The waiter was great. All in all, this restaurant is no better or worse than any other restaurant in a touristy beach area. The environment is great, every single person on the staff had a smile. We enjoyed the experience.... More 

Thank Ralph S
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food, drinks, service. Accommodated a large group well (20+). We made reservations. A Favorite item was the grilled salmon.

Thank Joyce B
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been coming to South Padre for 16 years and have always made a stop at Blackbeards. We have never been disappointed. A great variety of food. Great seafood.

Thank Jeff R
Champlin, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was my cousin's favorite place to dine while we stayed on SPI for the week. She kept saying "I would go back to Blackbeard's to eat anytime!" We had the nachos with the queso & salsa/guacamole which was really tasty, along with the salmon & shrimp special, excellent! The front desk & porter employees at our hotel, both recommended... More 

Thank peter6857
McAllen, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had the stuffed flounder and it was delicious!!!! My son had a burger that was enormous!!!! There was so much food we couldn't finish it and it was so inexpensive!!! Everyone on the staff was super friendly. We loved our experience here!!!

Thank 754leeannd
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My first time to this restaurant was in November for lunch. The second and third times were in December - once for lunch, once for dinner. November lunch: A friend and I visited the island the day after Thanksgiving and my friend chose Blackbeard's for lunch because she had dined her before. We were greeted and seated quickly. The server... More 

Thank RubyDragonfly
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We asked one of the locals where a great place to eat was and she recommended Blackbeard's. She knew what she was talking about. You really need to try their chicken fried chicken.

Thank cj-traveler2002
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first time I went there was in the 1980s and had the burger with Swiss and mushrooms. Fantastic burger. Have been there many many times over the last 30 years and will continue. Love it. Relaxed atmosphere conducive to shorts and tshirts. Located on the island right off the beach. The restaurant certainly has grown since I was a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 E Saturn Ln, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7347
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-2962

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Stephenville, Texas
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?