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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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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch and dinner there the same day. Very good. Shrimp fajitas at lunch, flounder for dinner. Onion rings were insane. Biggest tastiest ever. My wife had a grouper and shrimp basket. She liked it too. Huge portion and good. Good attentive service. We'll be back.

Thank scubapro
Walbridge, Ohio
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Large menu and a kids menu too. I ordered the small combination plate. It was definitely small and the grilled fish was a bit bland. My food overall was not as hot as I would have liked. It was ok, but not the best food I've eaten at SPI. Everyone else's food looked great though so maybe it was just... More 

Thank Cuellar88
South Padre Island, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Pier 19 is one of our favorite places to eat on the island. We love the breakfast specials. The food is great and the prices are even better. The staff is super friendly and they provide wonderful service. On top of that you can watch the dolphins while you eat!

Thank amk0922
Austin, TX
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I had the coconut shrimp. They were HUGE and delicious! Excellent prices! Margaritas were also very good. We were celebrating our 40th anniversary. Very relaxing, enjoyable evening.

Thank txsage
McAllen, Texas
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171 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant has a beautiful view. We ordered some appetizers that weren't very good. My wife ordered shrimp tacos but were given a different kind of taco. They corrected the error. My selection was supposed to have chipotle sauce on it but it was just a sweet bbq sauce. I was also charged more than the menu reflected. The waiter... More 

Thank jmia
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133 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly place to eat. Food was reasonably priced for seafood and was pretty good. Had an assortment of cocktails worth trying almost any time of day.

Thank Huskerred55
Poplarville, Mississippi
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58 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The fried calamari was AWFUL! Couldn't even tell it was calamari. Frozen battered seafood strips - could have been clams or anything else. Seafood burrito was just ok. Shrimp scampi was very good. For the price - skip it. We were very disappointed.

Thank DYK640
Austin, Texas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all had fish dishes and everyone was impressed with the waiter, presentation and culinary tastes of this scenic restaurant. Long skinny layout that continues out into an outside seating area with plenty of photo ops. We saw 2 schools of Dolphins. We will be back! Sorry no photos. I kept my phone in my purse so I could enjoy... More 

Thank Victopia P
Nacogdoches, Texas, United States
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been visiting South Padre for a number of years. We haven't eaten at Pier 19 in quite a while. We decided to have dinner there one night. WOW is all I can say !! My wife ordered the Diablo Flautas and I got the Shrimp Diablos. Both meals were great !! We will be returning !!

Thank William S
Bastrop, United States
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this restaurant after a bay fishing trip. Food was actually very disappointing. Server never came back to check on us. Had to flag down a busser to request additional service. You may not have to pay-our server never brought a check. Again, I had to flag a busser to ask for our check.

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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, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?