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Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar

1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
+1 956-761-1314
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (127 reviews)
“shrimp” (114 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Holy cow! Best meal I have had in a long time. The appetizers of bacon wrapped shrimp with jalapeños was off the chart. Fried oysters were gigantic and very flavorful. The whole lobster was perfect size and not ridiculously priced. Wait staff worked as a...More

Thank JeffLowney
Bob F, Owner at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Jeff, we are pleased to hear you enjoyed the menu items your ordered as well as the service provided to you! We appreciate your kind feedback and hope to have the pleasure of serving you again here at Sea Ranch Restaurant.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was great, food average to very good. Favorites included coconut shrimp, tropical slaw and scalloped potatoes.

Thank Patti W
Bob F, Manager at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, Patti! If you could reach out to us at Bobf228@aol.com, we'd love to hear from you about how to make your next experience worth more than just 3 stars!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great seafood here! Nice place for a special dinner! We had the shrimp boat and gulf fried shrimp and all was top-notch! We’ve been coming here for years and will continue.

Thank Schott4
Bob F, Owner at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Wow, thank you so much for the great review and positive words. We are honored to have you as a guest for so long and look forward to seeing you again and again in the future!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was probably the best place to dine all around. There is ambience, menu selection, waterfront views, and an attentive waiter. I had broiled red snapper with shrimp and scallops and broccoli. Chocolate cake for dessert.

Thank Maxim D
Bob F, Manager at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Maxim, We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us! We thank you for leaving us such a positive review and hope that you will join us again in the future!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed dinner here again. One of our "favorite" places here on South Padre Island. Nice place to get a "meal" when you're full of sandwiches. Great service and comfortable setting

Thank Maryl42
Bob F, Owner at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us some feedback! We appreciate the kind words and we hope to have you back in the near future to earn that last star! :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The whole process, start to finish, was wonderful!! Excellent customer service when booking a private room for a large group. When we actually got there, we were accommodated right away. Service was impeccable for such a large group, Food was out of this world. I...More

Thank Texasgirl89
Bob F, Manager at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so happy to hear you and your group were able to enjoy yourselves with us here at the Sea Ranch! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently spent six days on South Padre Island. We've been to some restaurants in the area that have had wonderful food and service and some that have been on the other end of the spectrum. Sea Ranch is, hands down, our favorite restaurant and...More

Thank MNTravelers5154
Bob F, Owner at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for such a glowing review! We appreciate you taking the time to write it! We are glad that we were able to make you stay on South Padre Island just a little better! We hope that you next visit won't be...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately, both my wife and I ordered the same dish, so we can really only comment on that meal. We ordered the Pirate Dan's dinner - which is listed as "delicately broiled seafood combination of fish, gulf shrimp, and scallops". There was nothing delicate about...More

Thank G13e
Bob F, Manager at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking some time to leave us a review. We're glad you enjoyed the service, but we wish you would have felt the same way about your meal. We take a lot of pride in our food, so it is disheartening to hear...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were pleased with our food but the place is so busy and the rooms are really loud. Nothing they could do about that but we had 6 in our party and the table was so big that you couldn't hear eachother.More

Thank Karen S
Bob F, Manager at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Karen, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review!! We truly appreciate your feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your experience with us for the most part, and we do apologize for the noise. We hope that you...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Decent shrimp salad, but have the shrimp be hot or cold, not lukewarm. Not crowded, but had to wait after being seated to get water.More

Thank Aftonrd
Bob F, Manager at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We are happy that you enjoyed your visit with us for the most part. It is unfortunate however, that we were not able to provide you with a 5-star experience. We train...More

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March 25, 2017|
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Response from WilliamS404 | Reviewed this property |
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February 14, 2017|
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Response from discip1e | Reviewed this property |
We went last night. When we called, they said no reservations and no call aheads. If your party is not all there, you don't get seated. We were a party of ten. Walked up and told the wait was an hour. 5 minutes later we were... More
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Charles M
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Response from Debbie O | Reviewed this property |
I would contact them as soon as possible.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Monday
4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday
4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday
4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Thursday
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-1314
Description
Sea Ranch Restaurant has been serving South Padre Island visitors for over 35 years, and has established itself as the island’s premier dining destination. If you haven’t spent an evening at the Sea Ranch Restaurant, you haven’t truly experienced South Padre.Our menu is comprised of local seafood that is caught directly from the Gulf of Mexico, and it changes often based on what is in season. Every item is made with high-quality ingredients, from unbeatably fresh seafood to juicy steaks and hearty pastas. Start your meal off with our Ahi Tuna or Escargot appetizers, or try something a little spicier like our Stuffed Jalapeños. For your main course, pick from one of our countless seafood items including fresh fish, crab legs, shrimp, oysters, lobster and scallops. Our house specialty is the Red Snapper, which has become a customer favorite as well. If you aren’t in the mood for seafood, try one of our delicious grilled steak, chicken or pork dishes. We also have decadent pastas, from chicken or seafood Alfredo to Scott’s Shrimp Scampi served over angel hair pasta. No matter what you are in the mood for, we have a tasty, fresh option for you at Sea Ranch Restaurant.Seafood goes perfectly with wine, so we boast an extensive selection of wines. With over 122 choices ranging from $20 all the way to $500, we have the perfect choice to compliment your meal. If you have an event coming up, consider hosting it at the Sea Ranch. We can accommodate up to 77 people for anything from weddings and receptions to birthdays and meetings.
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