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La Jaiba Seafood Restaurant

2001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6829
+1 956-761-9878
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible23%
3 Jun 2016
“Wedding Anniversary 2016”
9 Mar 2016
“Friendly staff”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
2001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6829
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

This restaurant is now named Oyster Bar. I grew up eating at this seafood restaurant. They have a location in Brownsville Tx that my family and I would go eat at. It is still as delicious as I remember it growing up. I always get...More

Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch and was very welcoming, adorable space well decored, my order was absolutly delicious and well prepared, the staff was very friendly, will came back again

Reviewed 13 December 2015

We've been going to this restaurant since 1970 and love it for family dining. Mainly deep fried shrimp is my favorite and they have a captains feast plate that has a little of everything plus more.

Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Went here for lunch and order the sampler which was for $20. The sampler included a variety of shrimp, fish, and oysters. The deep fried oyster had a funky taste to it and their water tasted really funky. It wasn't as good as how all...More

Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

This place reminds of the fish houses I used to go to with my Grandpa as a child. Really neat fisherman themed decor. The menu is fairly small, but I wasn't worried because that usually means they know what they are doing on the few...More

Reviewed 29 July 2015

Great food, drinks, service and reasonable prices. This place also offers a full bar; highly recommend the Long Island Ice Tea.

Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

Service was great, very friendly people. Food was good and although there wasn't a huge choice on the menu, the food we ate was delicious and well cooked. Might eat here again.

Reviewed 6 January 2015

The service was good and the people were very nice, but some of the food tasted a little off. I am not sure why. It did not seem very fresh and compared to other places we ate at it would probably be at the bottom...More

Reviewed 6 December 2014

This is not the newest, shiniest place you will ever visit. It has been located on South Padre Island in the same building for over 30 years. But the people are friendly, and the fish and shrimp are very good, some of the best on...More

Reviewed 4 November 2014

Saw this place the first evening we were on the Island before asking anyone. We later asked and the local opinion confirmed our feelings. Food was poor, service surly and it became a joke whenever anyone asked "Where are we eating tonight."

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  • Address: 2001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6829
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-9878
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