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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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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful scenery, great shrimp tacos. Service was perfect. Bar is a good place to watch packers beat the Cowboys too. Perfect ending to a day with the sunset and a margarita.

Thank Ray K
Old Station, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Somewhat touristy with its beach-oriented gift shop in the lobby, but nice decor and good views of the marina. The standout virtue of this restaurant, at least for early diners, is the value. Fresh grilled Grouper for $8?! It was not by any means fine cuisine but it was good. Accompanied by a happy-hour $3 Margarita, this meal was a... More 

Thank William B
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant is geared for the normal tourist used to poor seafood. The manager refused to seat us where we couldview the sunset, even thoguh there were empty tables in that area. We instead got a sideways view of the water 90 degrees from the sunset. The crab cakes were very good although the sauce could have been a little... More 

Thank james k
Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Really good food at reasonable prices. I had a Shrimp Diablo that was their daily special. It was delicious. My partner had a fish sandwich which was also really good. Stop by at sunset and watch the sun go down over Laguna Madre. I got some excellent photos. Good service, good food, good prices. We will be back.

Thank Doug H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice little place right on the water. Beautiful views as you dine on fresh seafood. Food was really good, service was also really good. Would go back for sure.

Thank Julie C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We like coming here during our visit to South Padre Island. Friendly staff! Great food! And fabulous sunsets!

Thank Marilyn N
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had originally gone to the Schlitterbahn Brunch - CANCEL that. What a disappointment but we were starving. Pier 19, FABULOUS food and service. Staff was wonderful and very helpful. Pancakes were really good!

Thank 50jlopez
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted an off the wall place to eat and Pier 19 fit the bill. It was on the pier, our waiter was very friendly, and the food was excellent.The only down side was that we had a $2.00 discount coupon and they wouldn't honor it because we purchased the special.

Thank a l
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here twice during our week long stay. Once for lunch and once for dinner. Everything we had was really good! The staff was friendly and attentive.

Thank RobertD23538
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live on the mainland and bring all of our visitors to Pier 19...They love the view (look out the window and you're almost sure to see some dolphins!)...The food is great!...and the staff is awesome!

Thank cskrtk

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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, 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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?