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Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort

3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
+1 956-761-2703
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked from our condo about a mile, past the beach shops, community center, even a Dollar General store, to a neighborhood lined with condos of all shapes and sizes along Gulf Drive. I was concerned that the "best breakfast in South Padre" was attached...More

Thank dwlaw79
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Oh my!! Thank you SOOO much!! I want to use your review as an ad for our Cafe! It perfectly describes all we strive to be. I’m delighted you enjoyed our little “pearl” and look forward to your return to try our delicious pancakes! Thanks...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place was a real shocker! Looks like a dumpy condo complex on the beach, as it may well be. Walk around to the beachfront and you will discover a delightful little cafe unobsructively overlooking the ocean. Gigantic menu and the freshest ingredients. Staff was...More

Thank Marsha Jean A
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much!! We’re delighted you discovered our Cafe. I hope you’ll stop at our front desk next visit to check out our great guest rooms. We love to show them off! They are cute, beach-themed, clean and comfy. Looking forward to delighting you...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Everyone had such great reviews. I have no idea why. The food was expensive and what I could eat of it, was awful. The shrimp was VERY fishy tasting and since we were sick all afternoon, guessing it was fishy because it was bad. So...More

Thank Yvette m
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I am so sorry you didn’t enjoy dining with us. We generally get rave reviews about our shrimp. As a result, we go through a massive amount of it so it simply doesn’t go “bad”. However, after seeing your review, I did check with our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited Café on the Beach twice during our 5 day visit to SPI. Both times for breakfast. Visited Monday, April 2nd and Thursday, April 5th. On both visits I ordered the Migas. 1 time with Chorizo, 1 time with Ham. On...More

Thank iowacityia
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you! I love the migas too. We sure hope your travel plans bring you our way again!!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Consistent every time, the Red Snapper Basket is the best on SPI. The margarita's are really good, staff is great.

1  Thank harryu404
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much!! We’re so happy you enjoy our Cafe!! Hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a partially enclosed restaurant right on the beach. Another fun and different experience. Skewered shrimp and the Solo salmon were our entrees that were very good. Top shelf margaritas a tad expensive and they were not the best. However, we had a good...More

Thank Jacquie G
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We’re so pleased you enjoyed our beachside Cafe!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely our favorite place on Padre Island...best dishes and best service! Love, love, love Robbie! Atmosphere is AMAZING!!

Thank KJC1261
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you sooooooo much!! We love Robbie too! We appreciate your review....and we’re delighted you enjoy our food, service and atmosphere!! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious burgers. Not fatty at all with great flavor. Cesar salad dressing is mayo based and somewhat sour. Chipotle chicken al la carte was very good with a great sauce.

Thank Clarkston_Rambler
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! Please come back to dine with us again very soon. And thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with other Trip Advisor readers! We sincerely appreciate it!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great small little cafe on beach. Breakfast was amazing. We sat outside. Watched ocean. Highly recommend this place. It’s in a hotel. Just follow the signs.

Thank Denise Y
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Thank you Thank you!! We’re always so happy when our guests enjoy spending time dining in our beachside café! We hope to see you again very soon. Thanks again for taking the time to share your feedback.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for breakfast and the food was fresh and delicious. They have the best orange juice that is freshly squeezed! I’m not sure how they make their pancakes but I have never tasted such good pancakes before! The service was great too.

Thank Xtina0920
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We are delighted that you enjoyed breakfast at our little beachside café. We appreciate you taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. Hope to see you again very soon!

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Tamara P
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Response from CarolynChester | Reviewed this property |
No idea sorry. Great idea though
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Samantha W
13 July 2017|
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Response from Russ F | Reviewed this property |
No they don't sorry for the delay! Great place though!
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Kelly D
23 April 2017|
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Response from tmetty | Property representative |
Yes-dogs on leashes are welcome on our outdoor patios. Certified service dogs are also permitted in our covered dining area. Hope to see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-2703
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Palms Resort
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