South Padre Island Dining & Restaurants

One of the most important elements of ANY vacation is the culinary journey.

While visiting the island, be prepared to enjoy a selection of distinctive cuisines offered in a variety of restaurants and lounges ranging from local “plate lunches” to gourmet cuisine at ocean-view restaurants. Many of the area eating establishments enhance the culinary experience with great locations and proximity to the beach. Some dining even offers outdoor seating and  exposure to the sound of the surf and the light of the moon for a memorable and unique venue.

Choosing Your Island Dining

Listed below is a huge selection of the local fare  and some of the best South Padre Island dining available, divided into categories based on the type of food being served. We encourage you to scope out a few favorites or contact us if you have any questions about where you might eat, and which restaurants and establishments are the best choice for what you are looking for. Whether you like value dining, fresh seafood, or a “once-in-a-lifetime” dining experience Padre Island has you covered.

Use this page frequently during your South Padre Island vacation to find some great deals at some of the island’s hottest dining spots!  After dinner check out Padre Island’s nightlife.  Let us be your guide.

Restaurants & Dining Venues

BREAKFAST/LUNCH

BadaBing Bagels 761-5550 1817 Padre Blvd.
Cafe on the Beach at the Palms Resort 761-2703 3616 Gulf Blvd.
Denny’s 761-1887 1100 Padre Blvd.
Grapevine Cafe 761-8463 2800 Padre Blvd.
Marlee’s Restaurant 943-7656 209 Maxan St. (Port Isabel)
Ted’s Restaurant 761-5327 5717 Padre Blvd.

BURGERS & MORE

Amberjack’s Bar & Grill 761-6500 209 W. Amberjack St.
Beachside Bar & Grill at the Pearl 761-6551 310 Padre Blvd.
Big Boy’s Wings 761-4379 1912 Padre Blvd.
Big Mike’s Best BBQ 433-5598 209 E. Maxan St. (Port Isabel)
Blackbeard’s 761-2962 103 E. Saturn
Boomerang Billy’s at The Surf Motel 761-2420 2612 Gulf Blvd.
Clayton’s Beach Bar & Grill 761-5900 6900 Padre Blvd.
Coconuts Bar & Grill 761-4218 2301 Laguna Blvd.
Doubleday’s 943-4992 402 Hwy 100 (Port Isabel)
Jake’s Restaurant & Bar 761-5012 2500 Padre Blvd.
Kelly’s Irish Pub 761-7571 101 E. Morningside
Padre Island Brewing Company 761-9585 3400 Padre Blvd.
PadreRitaVille 761-7482 4001 Padre Blvd.
Palm Street Pier Bar and Grill 772-7256 204 W. Palm
Parrot Eye’s Restaurant & Bar 761-9040 5801 Padre Blvd.
Pelican Station 943-3344 201 S Garcia St. (Port Isabel)
Pier 19 Restaurant & Bar 761-7437 1 Padre Blvd.
Sunset Bar & Grill 761-1164 Tarpon St. & Laguna Madre
Sunset Cafe & Deli 761-2866 1004 Padre Blvd.
Texas Moon Restaurant & Bar 761-3110 5800 Padre Blvd.
Tom & Jerry’s 761-8999 3212 Padre Blvd.
Wanna-Wanna Beach Bar & Grill 761-7600 5100 Gulf Blvd.

FINE DINING

Cafe Kranzler 772-1840 2412 Padre Blvd.
Louie’s Backyard 761-6406 2305 Laguna Blvd.
Scampi’s 761-1755 206 W. Aries
Windjammer’s 761-6511 500 Padre Blvd. At the Isla Grand

HOT, FAST & CHEAP

Burger King 943-5158 1681 Hwy 100 (Port Isabel)
Church’s Fried Chicken 943-8592 1748 Hwy 100 (Port Isabel)
Coffee Hut~serving Starbucks 761-6511 x6472 500 Padre Blvd. inside Isla Grande Resort
Dairy Queen 761-1072 2401 Padre Blvd.
Kentucky Fried Chicken 761-2392 3201 Padre Blvd.
Long John Silver 761-4456 2000 Padre Blvd.
McDonald’s 761-4999 908 Padre Blvd.
Subway 761-6700 2100 Padre Blvd.
Taco Bell 761-4456 2000 Padre Blvd.
Whataburger 761-7862 105 W. Retama

ITALIAN/PIZZA

Domino’s Pizza 943-8880 1702 Hwy 100 Ste D (Port Isabel)
D’Pizza Joint 761-7995 2413 Padre Blvd.
Gabriella’s Ristorante Italiano 761-6111 700 Padre Blvd.
Marcello’s Italian Restaurant 943-7611 110 N. Tarnava (Port Isabel)
Paulino’s Italian Restaurant 761-4000 4600 Padre Blvd.
Pizza Hut 761-1361 1905 Padre Blvd.

MEXICAN

Big Donkey 761-4843 4215 Padre Blvd.
El Valle Tortilla Factory (Authentic Mexican Food) 943-2759 103 W Queen Isabella Blvd. (Port Isabel)
Isabel’s Cafe 943-5082 Hwy 100 & Port Rd. (Port Isabel)
Jessie’s Cantina & Restaurant 761-4500 2700 Padre Blvd.
Manuel’s 943-1655 313 Maxan (Port Isabel)
Pancho’s Mexican Restaurant 943-7779 225-B Queen Isabella Blvd. (Port Isabel)

ORIENTAL

Kohnami Sushi Japanese Restaurant 761-2446 410 Padre Blvd. Ste. O
Uchi Cuisine 772-9900 2300 Padre Blvd.

SEAFOOD/CAJUN

Cap’n Roy’s 761-9990 1313 Padre Blvd.
Daddy’s Seafood & Cajun Kitchen 761-1975 3409 Padre Blvd.
Dirty Al’s Seafood Kitchen 761-4901 1 Padre Blvd.
Fisherman’s Restaurant 943-4545 416 W. Hwy 100 (Port Isabel)
Joe’s Oyster Bar 943-4501 207 Maxan St. (Port Isabel)
Lost Galleon Seafood Restaurant 943-4400 202 Queen Isabella (Port Isabel)
Pirate’s Landing 943-3663 110 N. Garcia
Schlitterbahn’s Shrimp Haus Restaurant 772-9772 33261 State Park Rd. 100
Sea Ranch 761-1314 1 Padre Blvd.
Steamer’s Seafood Bar 772-9777 202 W Whiting St.
White Sands Seafood Restaurant 943-2414 418 W. Hwy 100 (Port Isabel)

SNACKS/MUNCHIES/SANDWICHED

Dolce Roma 761-1198 4200 Padre Blvd.
Mickey’s Bistro & Chocolate Shoppe 943-7183 1401 Hwy 100 (Port Isabel)
Windy City 761-1844 1817 Padre Blvd.
Wing Stop 761-1300 3900 Padre Blvd.
Yummies Bistro Coffee Shop 761-2526 700 Padre Blvd.
Zeste Gourmet Market & Cafe 761-5555 3508 Padre Blvd.

VEGETARIAN

Psycha Deli 772-9770 3112 Padre Blvd.