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Mikel May's Beachside Bar and Grill

15820 South Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
+1 361-949-7437
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“seafood tacos” (13 reviews)
“crab balls” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
15820 South Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by for an early dinner on a Friday night. I had the Padre Shrimp Plate that I enjoyed and my husband had the grilled flounder filet that he also liked. It was windy the day we went but the view was really nice and...More

Thank ithinkithunk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I saw Mikels earlier in the day while exploring the beaches and decided to come back that evening for drinks and appetizers. I ordered a scotch on the rocks and got a glass half full of ice and a splash of scotch...More

Thank gpetrina
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On an overcast and windy Spring day with high surf, spending time over the 71F water instead of in it was a great choice. The lunch special was fish tacos topped with a surprisingly refreshing and tasty melon salsa - yes, melon. I would never...More

Thank Katheryn J
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

This place is pretty neat- my husband and I wanted to get some drinks & appetizers. It is right on the beach and the food was good. It is not fancy if that is what you are looking for! It was clean, but the chairs...More

Thank Sally B
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Went to Mikel Mays as tgecreviews said it was good. The hostess was great and we got seated quickly but that's where the customer service ended with our waitress Jackie. We sat for 15 to 20 minutes and it took me flagging down another waitress...More

Thank Roxann G
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I walked in and we were not impressed. Our greeting was not very friendly and when we looked around the restaurant we were not impressed when I looked up at the glasses hanging at the bar they seemed dirty and/or stained. We...More

Thank PennieScott
Reviewed 5 March 2018

This open air restaurant is awesome for hanging out on a weekend to enjoy the sea breeze, put away a few adult beverages and some really great food. WE were here for a Sunday brunch, I ordered the "Pile" and my date ordered the Crispy...More

Thank lgshebesta
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Food was good. can watch the waves ---even saw a surfer the night we were there-- it is located on Bob Hall pier-----

Thank Evelyn W
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We visited Sunday, January 28, 2018, and were not disappointed. Our waitress, Hailey, was very courteous and efficient. The batter on the fried shrimp was not heavy and had good flavor. The cole slaw was our least favorite because it did not have much flavor...More

Thank Jpamr5
Reviewed 15 January 2018

This was the first time here and was extremely pleased. The seafood egg rolls were unbelievably good. Definitely will return on the next visit to North Padre.

Thank Jim H
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9 August 2016|
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Response from MMTexasGal | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Traveling by car from Mustang Island, you would need to access Mikel Mays by taking 361 to SPID. Mikel Mays is located just beside Bob Hall Pier. You can access it by driving along the beach if you are south of The... More
17 July 2016|
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Response from brentrourk | Reviewed this property |
By the sea breeze
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15820 South Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-949-7437
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