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Kings Inn Seafood Restaurant

Baffin Bay, Riviera, TX
+1 361-297-5265
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good18%
  • Average19%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“avocado salad” (24 reviews)
“oysters” (8 reviews)
“black drum” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood
££ - £££
Baffin Bay, Riviera, TX
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1 - 10 of 61 reviews

Reviewed 2 July 2017

Overrated! Not worth the drive or money. I'm assuming this place used to be great but our experience was not. I ordered the steak and shrimp and the steak tasted like it was cooked in a microwave. The shrimp was decent at best. The waitress...More

Thank TraderJoe34
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Drove 2.5 hrs from Mission, Texas, walked in to the establishment and went to a table. A hostess informed me that it was wait to be seated, as she pointed to the sign at the bottom of the hostess podium. We were seated in about...More

Thank Jake L
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Horrible 2nd time experience!!! Wait time 45 minutes since we had no reservation,wait time to order 10 minutes ( had to inform hostess). Finally , a waiter got to us ,took our order brought our drinks and didn't come back to refill our drinks till...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

First you need to be prepared for a limited number of choices, shrimp, scallops, or fish. The scrimp can be either billed ( peel and eat) or fried. Everything else is fried. You order by the pound with a minimum of 1 lb. We ordered...More

Thank cshedd1
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Fish and shrimp are awesome! The weekend is always busy, so get a reservation. Quiet atmosphere and relaxing.

Thank Rufino H
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I'd never been the The Kings Inn in the many trips I've traveled to Baffin Bay to fish and Duck hunt. I have to say it was quite a quaint spot with rules like, "no service without removing your hat" to the family style feast....More

Thank dandangopokes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here as kids and it had been decades since we'd been here. Family and friends have raved for years... So we made it a point to eat here on our way home to the RGV. We were disappointed. No welcome when we walk...More

Thank 870mindys
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

It was a very special treat to drive to the King's Inn with my family. It's a quaint family owned restaurant where everything is fresh from the salad ingredients to the seafood. Delicious!

1  Thank whiteswan9
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Good Food, we had Fried Shrimp, Fried Black Drum by the pound, Avocado Salad. Worth the drive off the beaten path. Highly recommend.

Thank bettyonlyone
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Is this the same place as the other Kings In that's #1 in Riviera, TX? It looks like it. Just in case, I'll go ahead and post my review here too. It was just THAT bad. We had seen and read multiple reviews on the...More

3  Thank P5_Crazy_Train
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22 January 2015|
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Response from tdy1 | Reviewed this property |
They are closed on Sundays and Mondays. Not sure of the hours, but I've been there for early lunch and have made reservations as late as 8pm. Friday eves are their busiest nights. 0 seconds ago
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Baffin Bay, Riviera, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Riviera
  • Phone Number: +1 361-297-5265
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