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4001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7231
+1 956-761-7482
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good23%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
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American, Bar, Seafood
££ - £££
4001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7231
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Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Wonderful as always!!! Thanks for another great meal and dining experience, Cathy and Michael!! Wait staff was awesome!!Waitstaff

Thank Chr1styT
Reviewed 19 September 2015

Mellow ambience inside & out on the delightful, clean, tropical patio. EXCELLENT fresh sea food. Had the daily special of (my choice blackened) fish & shrimp! It was perfect! Great musical experience added local flavor. Each staff member, whom I personally encountered, was friendly, professional,...More

Thank AlamoGoldie
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Been to Padre Rita Grill twice in three days. Yum! The food is good - not over or under-done, menu is sufficiently varied. The wait staff were all very cordial and caring for every anticipated need. We found out that many menu items are hand...More

1  Thank Roqzy
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

After a 7 hour drive to make it to the Island Folk Festival, I really needed a margarita and some food. These guys not only had that, but the had local music and a nice atmosphere. I'm glad I chose this place!

Thank Sunny F
Reviewed 2 September 2015

It had been several years since we had been to Padre Rita Grill. We were pleasantly surprised by the new décor, menu and atmosphere. Chef Irvine from Restaurant Impossible had been there and you could tell. Previously it was fairly dark and dingy. They had...More

1  Thank CathyDArizona
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Fine eatery and bar. The drinks are especially good. The food is great. The wait staff are excellent. The entertainment is super.

Thank davidcP2512UI
Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

The service was a bit slow but the food made up for that I got the padrerita burger it was delicious. . Our waiter was so fun. Great place to chill with your friends and family...

Thank veronica s
Reviewed 21 August 2015

When we arrived it was not busy and we heard good things about the food so we went in and sat down in the patio area. Our waiter arrived took our drink order and stated he was short handed and if we needed anything to...More

Thank dunegoon
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

I just left the Padre Rita Grill and I couldn't wait to write this review. Tonight is our last night of vacation, and, prior to going to Padre Rita, our evening plans were less than stellar when our original dinner destination closed early. We went...More

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Food and service were great. The night we went they had a buffet, the food looked good and hot. But we opted out for other menu choices. I ordered a fish n shrimp plate. The fish was cooked well and the shrimp were crispy, just...More

Thank Stephanie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7231
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-7482
  • E-mail
Seafood, Steaks and Burgers
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