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Will and Jacks Burger Shack and Beer Garden

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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413 E Maxan St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4505
+1 956-640-7440
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'd you want clean spotless dining don't go hear. If you want great burgers in a real outside atmosphere please go here! It's funky artsy down to earth!! The burgers and gyros are the best in this area!!!!!

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Thank Redbeartwo
Elma R, Owner at Will and Jacks Burger Shack and Beer Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for great review! We value your feedback. We work hard to ensure a consistent high-quality experience. See ya soon :) More 

Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The exterior of this restaurant is deceiving. Don't let that stop you from going in. We had the BBQ burger and the Blue Cheese burger. Both were excellent! The food IRS were very good as well. Definitely worth the visit.

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Thank Gail R
Elma R, Owner at Will and Jacks Burger Shack and Beer Garden, responded to this review

Glad to hear you enjoyed your burger Gail! We look forward to serving you again. More 

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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122 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like fat thick burgers, you will love this place. They are one pound burgers. All eating is outdoor and when we ate there the flies were so abundant and annoying that we were not able to sit and enjoy our meal. That was disappointing. We ended up pouring some ketchup on a napkin and setting it on the... More 

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Thank dontlikesnow44
Elma R, Owner at Will and Jacks Burger Shack and Beer Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We value your feedback. We are always battling mother nature. Sometimes we are winning the battle and at others, well....we always keep fighting. Look forward to serving you again soon. More 

Texas
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Thanks to local friends' advice, I had the best burger with avocado and fries I've had in YEARS! My husband liked his lamb gyro too. When we told the fun and friendly waitress we were virgin Winter Texans, she told all the other people eating there. They all yelled "Howdy! You'll be back!" Food and service were great! The decor... More 

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1 Thank DenaliRose
Elma R, Owner at Will and Jacks Burger Shack and Beer Garden, responded to this review

Thank you Denali for giving us a chance to be part of your time while at South Padre. We value your feedback. Look forward to serving you again soon. More 

Mission, Texas
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Nice little place with outdoor seating right across a quaint lighthouse. Not only do they serve delicious burgers, but my husband ate a gyro with fresh lamb. He didn't expect such a delicacy at a burger place. He was quite impressed.

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1 Thank humynbrd
Elma R, Owner at Will and Jacks Burger Shack and Beer Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and kind words. We look forward to serving you again. Glad your husband enjoyed his gyro. Maybe next time he will try the lamb burger, half lamb and half beef. More 

Brownsville, Texas
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Well as you can see from my other reviews, I love "Hole in the Wall" restaurants and this one does not disappoint!! I have been here multiple times, with the wife and friends and they all rave about it, afterwards! When I am in the mood for a great burger, I go here!!! Awesome burgers all around!!!!

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1 Thank Qeew
Elma R, Owner at Will and Jacks Burger Shack and Beer Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review. Word of mouth is the best advertisement and yours means the world to us. More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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376 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Quaint little place on the shopping street across from the lighthouse park. Doesn't look like much from the street, but is well worth checking out. As you walk back, into the garden area, the quaintness takes over, and your in a unique setting. We all ordered Burgers, fries, and cold beer. The burgers were the large, homemade type, and were... More 

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1 Thank BadgerMbTraveller
Elma R, Owner at Will and Jacks Burger Shack and Beer Garden, responded to this review

We really appreciate the chance to serve you. Your feedback, both ratings and comments, are reviewed and inform how we hire, train and reward our staff. We value our customers like friends and family. Mil gracias More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Fresh never frozen meat and ingredients, delicious, creative and a lot of food. You won't find a better burger anywhere on the island or in Port Isabel. A locals best kept secret.

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Thank Lori L
Elma R, Owner at Will and Jacks Burger Shack and Beer Garden, responded to this review

Thank you Lori. You nailed it...always fresh and made with love. Your works mean the world to us. More 

McAllen, Texas
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were shopping near Pirates Landing and took a chance on this little restaurant. The "Dillinger" burger was the best I've tasted in a while - green chilies, melted cheese, and really crispy bacon set this one apart. P.S. This place only takes cash but they have an ATM on site.

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Thank rgvgringo
Elma R, Owner at Will and Jacks Burger Shack and Beer Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for giving us the chance to surprise you. Your review and words mean a lot to us. We look forward to serving you again. More 

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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, fun place to eat, plenty of seating in the back. It will be our first stop next time we are back. Definitely one of our favorites. Employees are very helpful, the best service we had while vacationing on SPI. We even met the owners, friendly and nice. We had a mushroom burger and chicken with avocado, still thinking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 413 E Maxan St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4505
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel
  • Phone Number: +1 956-640-7440

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?