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Daddy's Seafood & Cajun Kitchen

1808 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
+1 956-761-1975
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
Cajun & Creole, American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1808 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
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1 - 10 of 599 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Daddy's is great. You HAVE to order the shrimp fondue, ceviche, and fried shrimp. The ceviche is top notch and the fried shrimp is the only fried shrimp I will eat anywhere.

Thank Diana M
Reviewed 4 days ago

The stuffed flounder was great, and the portion was large enough to provide a lunch for the next day. The dish had real cajun flavor. They put the fish on a bed of potatoes and vegetables to make it look larger. My wife had a...More

Thank FastEd1972
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Read the reviews and was excited to stop here for date night. My drink order was not correct... I ordered a mango margarita and was brought a regular margarita. I decided I could overlook that... hubs order was correct after all and mistakes prove we...More

Thank Becky S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I just got in town and were starving. After researching several places decided on Daddy's. Arrived at perfect timing because 15 minutes later there was a wait. Ordered the jumbo stuffed jalapeños which are actually sliced jalapeños mixed with shrimp and stuffing...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered a shrimp and fish Botana for 4 and it was huge! It could have easily served 6. Great value for the price. Quality was fantastic and staff was friendly. Family oriented.

Thank Cynthia L
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Daddy's Seafood & Cajun Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed the botana. We hope to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I were here last July and they were building Daddy's. So since we were back we wanted to try it out. We went by on several occasions through out our stay. Lunch time, happy hour and dinner time on different days and...More

Thank Shelly V
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Daddy's Seafood & Cajun Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We apologize, we had a small kitchen fire and was unable to open until the inspection was done. We appreciate you visiting us.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were delighted with the ambiance of the place. Nice crowd, great live music, not too loud, in good taste. Family atmosphere. Lively, but still able to carry on a decent conversation. We walked in and we were next in line. Not bad. Nice table,...More

Thank Richard S
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Daddy's Seafood & Cajun Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and your suggestion. We will take it into consideration. We look forward to serving you soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were on South Padre for about a week an had some great shrimp. A local fireman suggested this place. We tried two specialities. The salmon with baron wrapped shrimp and the King Stuffed Flounder. The salmon and bourbon sauce was good, but the bacon...More

Thank Terry S
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Daddy's Seafood & Cajun Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are thankful for any recommendation from our locals. We take all feedback into consideration and will bring up your review to them. We hope to serve you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our first night in SPI my sister found this place as a good possible dinner spot. I'm glad she found this place, the food was fresh, the staff was great and the place was clean. I got the shrimp tacos and they were fantastic,...More

Thank Leanne B
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Daddy's Seafood & Cajun Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you and your family enjoyed the food. The shrimp tacos is a great choice along with the bourbon salmon. Our specialty is fried shrimp and fish, so we are glad your family was able to enjoy them....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was horrible - intentionally horrible. Very disappointed that the servers discriminate. Five intentional mistakes: No drinks or anyone after sitting for 10 minutes Wrong drink orders twice in a role and on purpose because other people ordered the same drinks and they brought...More

Thank karenstalet
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Daddy's Seafood & Cajun Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We appreciate your review. We take all feedback into consideration and we agree, servers should be doing a good job. Thank you for bringing it to our attention.

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AmberLibby
Hi, on the CHC website it says that you have to dress smart/casual (shirts for men) and wear closed toe shoes for evening dinner, is this absolutely necessary?
5 May 2015|
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Response from Leearmandolee |
No is not necessary. You can wear flip flops and muscle shirts and you'll be ok.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1808 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-1975
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