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Pier 19

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1 Padre Blvd., at end of the road thru KOA rv park, South Padre Island, TX
+1 956-761-7437
07:00 - 22:00
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Brownsville, Texas
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to Pier 19 for an early dinner with family. We were told we could not be seated because two people from our party were not there yet... They were literally in the parking lot trying to find a spot to park. We were with two elderly people and wanted to be seated for their comfort.... Nope, had to wait.... More 

Thank GLW123
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our breakfast was really good. Breakfast burritos were the special. They were a really good size for a cheap price. We had 2 burritos 2 drinks & a side of hashbrowns for less then $15 & we were full when we walked out. Service was good. Food coming out of kitchen was a little slow but nothing major. You can... More 

Thank Abby M
Burleson, Texas
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195 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good food with daily specials. Mid range prices.Nice variety of menu items. Service is fast, usually in and out in an hour. Busy at dinner time..

Thank richardderose
Owen Sound, Canada
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107 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to Pier 19 for the first time with friends. Ordered the early Sunday special surf and turf, and had two sides added, a mixed salad, and a very yummy bowl of clam chowder. Shrimp was very good, and steak was medium rare as ordered and tasted excellent. Service was friendly and caring. Had carrot cake for dessert -- a... More 

Thank Craig B
Howard, Colorado
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255 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

That's all you need to remember - Bring your own catch and ask for "G". "G" will recommend 3 - 4 ways that your fish can be prepared and he is always spot on. He has taken care of our table for several years and he never misses a beat. His recommendations are always perfect whether it's fish preparation or... More 

Thank Mark G
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went for lunch and I had a rib eye steak with seafood sauce. I asked them to leave sauce on the side because I don't normally like those types of sauces. I tried it and I loved it!!! Good portion sizes, great atmosphere. Loved sitting above the water. Outdoor area was closed due to fall season, but it was... More 

Thank Belinda B
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I love the sitting on the deck over looking the ocean. Went to see Leslie but to crowded inside so glad we sat outside. It was beautiful and food is fantastic! Shrimp, burger, chicken all wonderful! Highly recommend this place

Thank Penny L
Norris City, Illinois
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We had supper one evening. And Breakfast the last day of vacation. Very polite waitresses. Food was excellent. Must try the Texas roll.

Thank lorileeann70
Harlingen, Texas
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dining above water level? Here you can indulge. Nestled on the planks of the old wooden causeway, this restaurant is an institution. Choose from air-conditioned to al fresco dining depending where on the planks you will enjoy your meal. We loved the fish ceviche which was out of this world as well as a delicious guacamole accompanied by a vibrant,... More 

Thank Andreas H
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The view of the bay is great! The pier even moves with the waves. The cinnamon rolls are the size of a dinner plate! The Bloody Mary's are the best with goodies one the stir stick including shrimp!

Thank Mindy P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Mexican, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Padre Blvd., at end of the road thru KOA rv park, South Padre Island, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-7437
We are a comfortable casual family restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and diner. WE also have a full service bar.

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Edinburg, Texas
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?