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“We are locals.....Harpoon's is our favorite!”
Review of Harpoons Surf Bar & Grill - CLOSED

Harpoons Surf Bar & Grill
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: After-hours
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

Great atmosphere. ....kids love eating at the giant surfboard table and they even had little Nintendo like tablets for kids. Now for the food. Spot on! Everything from the steamed mussels (purchase kids even eat them) to the best cheese burger (with Hatch green chiles)...to the fish tacos and fried seafood baskets (warning..if u order for kids...tell them to hold the spicy seasoning they sprinkle on at end...delish..but hot for little ones). Jackie the owner is on top of everything and makes you feel like a VIP!

Thank OnTheBorder
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

Took our grown sons and their families in for an evening meal. The grans are 2, 2, 3, 8, 9, and 12. Wonderful staff and the food was perfect!! They had little electronic games for all the kiddos which kept them totally busy before the food came out. Outstanding idea! Atmosphere was "local" and and easy going. The group ordered a variety of menu items and each thought theirs was the best. The owner, Jackie, has knocked it over the fence. The Jake's of old was good but doesn't hold a candle to Harpoon's. We're going back tomorrow and try different menu items.

Right up there with Joe's Oyster Bar in Port Isabel as the best food "on the island"!

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Thank Robin P
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Reviewed 3 August 2014

This place is great! It's a short walk from the beach, and the food is awesome. They made me, the outta owner, feel like a local.

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Thank JDGofMI
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

The menu is varied and the food is spot on. During my first visit in June I had fresh basil portabella mushroom sandwich. It was clean and flavorful. Friday night I had a Chicago hot dog topped with peppers and a Stella. My date ordered the steamed mussels white wine butter sauce served with a generous amount of grilled French bread.

The folks form Austin sitting next to us got fish baskets. There were huge hunks of lightly battered fried fish, shrimp & oysters. I will be ordering it next time.

We sat a the bar. Monica, the bartender, multitasked and entertained the customers. Jackie the owner was going around to the tables making certain that everyone was taken care of. It is a good mix: locals & visitors, singles & families.

Some of the beach and bay restaurants/ bars have disappointed my visitors this summer. The food was lacking, overpriced and poor service.

If you want friendly service with interesting savory food, this is the place for you.

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2  Thank Texas_Surfer
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Reviewed 21 July 2014

Today we decided to go light for lunch and chose Harpoons because it has all variety of food. The special of the day, Chicken Fried Steak. Even though we love to eat a good Chicken Fried Steak, we wanted to go light so we chose the lettuce wraps. OMG...what a pleasant surprise! A definite keeper!

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Thank la1rareina
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