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Wanna-Wanna Beach Bar & Grill

5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
+1 956-761-7600
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“fries” (54 reviews)
“ceviche” (35 reviews)
“burger” (57 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is the second time we have been there and loved it. It is so casual and right on the beach. If you like the beach and good music in an open atmosphere, you will love this place. Oh by the way, the food is...More

Thank TroyCoast
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the family of 4 to eat a dinner. They had live music while we relaxed in the shade facing the gulf/beach. You place your order with the bar tenders and get a buzzer, food is made in another building across the courtyard and you...More

Thank Bart S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in 108 at Wanna Wanna beach Hotel. Room is nice, sufficient, clean. Has a SMALL bathroom king bed and little kitchenette. Ate at the Bar and Grill, first night. Shared a cheese burger and fries with the Hubster. Very tasty, big enough for both...More

Thank Apostolow
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great place to soak up the beach vibe. We had strong cocktails on the bar patio and peel and eat shrimp. It was a great way to relax and enjoy an afternoon out of the sun but still with beach views. The...More

Thank AnnaLarghe
Reviewed May 13, 2018

We were expecting fresh seafood and got what looked like pre-breaded frozen shrimp that we could get at any grocery store anywhere. The ordering process was a little strange as you had to place your order at the bar. The guy at the bar seemed...More

Thank Travis B
Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

Poor service - we didn’t eat but looked like bar beach food - because of the poor service with the drinks and they weren’t busy ! Great location is the only thing this bar as going on . We have been to 3 other restaurants...More

Thank Paula D
Reviewed May 1, 2018

This was what you would expect for an open air beachfront bar and grill. Nice atmosphere. Very friendly service. Tasty fried oyster basket and mixed seafood basket. Nothing fancy, but my rating is based on them doing what they are designed to do, very well.

Thank rogbrunell
Reviewed May 1, 2018

My husband and visited SPI for a long weekend. We stayed in a beach condo about a mile down the beach from Wanna Wanna. Each afternoon we'd stroll down the beach to Wanna Wanna to hang out for a few drinks. Saturday and Sunday both...More

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

The location and setting are about all Wanna-Wanna has going for it. The service is poor to non existent and the fried seafood is average at best. The fried shrimp tasted like it was right out of the frozen food section of the grocery, but...More

1  Thank emichaeli
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

We had a late snack of nachos and adult beverages here while people watching one the beach. Great music! Great atmosphere!!

Thank mphy
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October 22, 2017|
Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
I'm only there weekends so not sure.. Check them out online
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-7600
  • E-mail
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