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Review of El Papa's

El Papa's
Ranked #12 of 50 Restaurants in Port Isabel
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

Great great food! We were really impressed, we were just driving by looking for a place for breakfast, took a wrong turn and ran into it.. Great service at a great price!

Thank Ozycris
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Reviewed 6 June 2014

We had the lunch platter for 2 for $12.99 - very nice assortment of food and great flavours! Will definitely go back again.

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Thank Denise S
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Reviewed 11 May 2014

My husband and I were site seeing, and noticed the parking lot to be very full so we decided to check it out. We ordered Huevos Rancheros. The entree came with homemade tortillas to die for, delicious re-fried beans and hash browns all for only 2.99. The staff were prompt and very nice, and the restaurant was very clean. We will definitely go back when in town. Very authentic northern Mexican food.

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Thank Kim R
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Reviewed 21 March 2014

I just moved here and went with our neighbors. I do not speak great Spanish but there is always owners or servers that speak English. Wow just found out they have all you can eat shrimp on Friday night. My husband is getting a to go dinner right now. Go and enjoy. go hungry because there plates have a lot of food.

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2  Thank smileonlife13
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Reviewed 1 March 2014

We came to El Papa's while staying on South Padre Island to meet friends who now live in Los Fresnos. My friends come to El Papa's at least once a week and highly recommended the food. This restaurant is located in Port Isabel on Garcia Street south of the causeway to SPI. You will find it right before you get to the rotating bridge. This restaurant is fairly large with lots of tables. Very clean and the food is very good and reasonably priced. The restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch. Dinner specials are offered on Wednesday and Friday evenings.

We actually came to El Papa's 3 times while staying on the island. The first time, we came on a Wednesday night for all you can eat Mexican food with tostado, enchilada, beans and rice. You receive complimentary chips and salsa, all homemade. The second time we came for breakfast. Reasonably priced food, lots of selections to choose from. The third time we came for the all you can eat fried fish for $9.99 or the fried shrimp for $12.99 which is served with french fries and a small salad. The hidden secret is that you can order the fish or the shrimp sautéed. You can substitute a baked potato or rice and beans for the French fries. I tasted the sautéed fish and shrimp which were both as delicious as the fried fish and shrimp.

The wait staff is very friendly to both the regulars and to the Winter Texans. We will definitely return to this restaurant next time we stay on the island.

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2  Thank KSMeadowlark
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