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Virginia's On The Bay

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815 Trout St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5027
+1 361-749-4088
11:00 - 22:00
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Ponder, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had lunch a few days ago. I had fired oysters (which I always get when near the ocean) They were excellent. My husband had shrimp and oysters. Also very good. The service was excellent . We have eaten here several times over the years and it is alway good.

Thank 509gracieb
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best atmospheres for a large group..nice ambiance..good food but nothing special..we had good service and enjoyed the view of the bay (right on the water).

Thank JT5050
San Antonio, Texas
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I had lunch here on Saturday. We couldn't decide where to go and just saw a lot of cars here and thought it must be good. We waited to be called to be seated about 15 minutes which wasn't bad for it being jam packed, however, we really wanted a nice relaxing lunch and we felt rushed.... More 

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Mckinney, TX
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197 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really like the hard-working staff here. The food is tasty and is what you would expect for a seafood place right near the ocean. Large bar as well.

Thank DougGleaner
Columbus, Ohio
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I visited Virginia's on the Bay around a year ago and had a less than stellar experience. I went back yesterday and had a great experience! The wait staff was terrific and the food was great. Always good to set the record straight!

Thank mjmorley1
Austin, United States
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Food and Service. We were looking for a good place to eat and this time of the year it can be hit or miss on finding a place that is open. A lot of times we look at the Parking lot to determine if a place is being frequented by locals or visitors. Hard to tell when most of... More 

Thank Timothy C
Lakeway, Texas
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb service and yummy food! If you like veggies then be sure to ask for their grilled zucchini! Yum.

Thank pampe254
Kerrville, Texas
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195 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

... our group of 14+. Food was well and quickly prepared, of course with an emphasis on seafood. Service was good.

Thank David G
Austin, Texas
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun spot with a casual atmosphere and water views. Upper end $$ for casual eating and can be a sizable bill for a family, but food and drinks are good quality. Fun place and wait staff was very attentive.

Thank Kenneth L
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230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to stop for lunch at Virginia's since it faced the water - large wooden structure with sturdy chairs and tables. Nice view of boats and birds. I had the fried fish sandwich with the best homemade fries - crunchy and delicious. My friend had the fried shrimp - large pieces and very fresh - we ended with key... More 

Thank Sue S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 Trout St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5027
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-4088

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?