We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Louie’s Backyard

2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
+1 956-761-6406
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (232 reviews)
“crab legs” (244 reviews)
“ribs” (213 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (2,201)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

41 - 50 of 2,177 reviews

Reviewed May 21, 2018

Enjoyed the prime rib and crab legs buffet, great value and really good food. Was also able to see a great sunset after our meal.

Thank bd0nalds0n
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2018

It's thrilled our surf and turf was more than worth the indulgence! Hope you'll be back for more beautiful food and views soon. -Dan, Owner

Reviewed May 21, 2018 via mobile

What a gem of a dinner and awesome waitress, Jessica. From reading reviews we went with the top floor, ahi tuna and was pleasantly surprised when I mentioned we were there, because of the awesome TripAdvisor reviews and a waitress named Jessica. She was so...More

Thank AlexJackSquirt
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2018

Thanks, Alex! I'm so glad you were impressed by Jessica's awesome service, and your ahi tuna. I appreciate your support, and we can't wait to welcome you back! Best, Dan, Owner

Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Awesome food! Great place to have appetizers, drinks. Large open area by the ocean. You can watch the sunset by the ocean.

Thank Carol M
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2018

Thanks, Carol! It's awesome you enjoyed some drinks and food out on our patio for sunset. I hope we'll get to welcome you back soon! Cheers, Dan, Owner

Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

We brought a group of about 30 high school kids. The buffet style was good. We are outdoors on the patio, which was warm. There were a few flies bothering us while we ate. The food was good. The kids really enjoyed trying to eat...More

Thank scottrprice
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded May 25, 2018

Thanks for joining us with your big group, Scott! We're delighted our food hit the spot and satisfied everyone's appetites. Hope we'll have a chance to welcome you all back soon. Best, Dan, Owner

Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

We listened to the sound check of Southern Ashes, who were great hometown sound. Top that with first class bartending, Jessica, and fun bar backs... Jason. Thank you for a great evening. (We were here Sat too and enjoyed the DJ... Booty bouncing and fun...More

Thank Shannon M
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Thanks for the high marks and shoutouts for our team members, Shannon. We're here anytime you're craving a tasty bite and some fun tunes. All the best until we see you again, Dan, Owner

Reviewed May 17, 2018

Our last night on our trip, we decided to try the buffet. The prime rib was really good but the crab legs were a little fishy. Still good overall. Drinks were good. I had a turbo marg (Pink Fizzy) Sweet and refreshingjust what I was...More

Thank AnnaLarghe
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2018

Thanks for wrapping up your trip with a visit to our buffet, Anna! I'm glad our prime rib and your marg hit the spot. We always encourage guests to speak up when something is a little "fishy" or otherwise misses the mark -- we're glad...More

Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Nice place with an ocean view and good music. Definitely a good place to go to have drinks. Cheesecake and chocolate cakes are great tasting. We also got some nachos that were delicious but are individual servings. Recommend this place!

Thank vrminer2012
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Thanks for dining with us! The cheesecake and chocolate cake are both delicious and we're so excited that you enjoyed them. We appreciate the stars and hope to serve you again soon. All the best, Dan, Owner

Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Great food, Great Service. Our waitress Jessica, was extremely helpful and friendly definitely will go there again and ask for Jessica.

2  Thank David B
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded May 18, 2018

David, glad to hear you enjoyed the food and service! Thanks for the support and we look forward to serving you again next time. Best, Dan, Owner

Reviewed May 11, 2018

We came back twice during our week-long stay on the island. The first time, we had a sweet, outgoing waitress named Jessica who kept the beer flowing and steered us toward the most wonderful ribs I can remember having in a long time. We loved...More

Thank Andrew G
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Andrew, thanks for the support! We're thrilled that you visited us twice during your stay on SPI. We hope to serve you guys again soon. Cheers, Dan, Owner

Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

This was an awesome experience with incredible food. The server was Jessica and highly recommend her. Ask for her at the door. Very attentive and friendly. Asked and answered all the right questions at the right time. Never felt like sh was hovering but never...More

Thank Kenneth W
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded May 17, 2018

Kenneth, we're so excited that you guys loved your experience with us! We're thrilled that everything hit the spot from the service to the seafood. Thanks for the support -- come back and see us again soon. Best, Dan, Owner

Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 32 hotels in South Padre Island
The Inn at South Padre
131 reviews
.50 km away
Pelican Landing Condominiums
3 reviews
.52 km away
Surf Motel
68 reviews
.53 km away
Gulfview II
24 reviews
.59 km away
Nearby Restaurants
The Meatball Cafe
381 reviews
.21 km away
Grapevine Cafe & Coffeehouse
702 reviews
.37 km away
Laguna Bobs
266 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Friends of Animals resale shop
21 reviews
.29 km away
Skydive South Padre Island
142 reviews
.43 km away
Massage Therapy and Healing Arts Center & Day Spa
144 reviews
.32 km away
Southern Wave Sailing Charters
223 reviews
.09 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
jchapma7
July 17, 2018|
Answer
Response from TripandTravel4Fun | Reviewed this property |
$22 for adults with all you can eat crab legs
0
Votes
Mcclure/George M
June 27, 2018|
Answer
Response from Steven T | Reviewed this property |
Yes
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-6406
  • E-mail
Description
At Louie's Backyard in South Padre Island, there is no such thing as a boring night. Whether you want to sit and chat with your friends, cheer on your favorite team or cut a rug till the wee hours, we've got you covered!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing