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Isabel's Cafe

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State Highway 100 And Port Rd, Port Isabel, TX 78578
+1 956-943-5082
07:00 - 15:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was exceptional also lots of food for the price. Fresh and hot. First time there but we went too different days in a row.

Thank Chris R
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time there so we ordered two smalls breakfast tacos each, instead of one large each. The small was huge, the size of a plate. Needless to say, couldn't eat it all, but it was wonderful! All the food looked great here. Would highly recommend.

Thank Sandyzintexas
Port Isabel, Texas
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102 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This family run restaurant is always crowded. Locals as well as visitors have discovered the good food at reasonable prices. It is a plus when you are able to get into Isabel's and enjoy the local flavor of authentic Mexican cuisine. Service with a smile and greeting.

Thank Shirley R
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217 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This place is a great place to have Breakfast. They offer a wide variety of local favorites. Their homemade flour tortillas are excellent. They come to you piping hot with lots of butter. We worsened a western omelette, and two orders of Migas. Everything was very good and the portions are large and filling. The coffee here is great too.... More 

Thank Kevin M
Harlingen, Texas
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Good food. Reasonably priced. Parking is awful and service is slow. If you don't mine waiting, then it should be a good experience, otherwise take your business elsewhere.

Thank Mrstrevino27
Brownsville, Texas
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124 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Open for decades, remember coming here with dad. Great back then, still the same and emotional. Small menu, great low prices, but the food is awesome. True Mexican food sinple and traditional. Ordered the machacado w egg ala mexicana. Comes with beans and tortilla, got flour, it was great and a lot. Full of flavor. All for 5$' omg, 1/3... More 

Thank hpresas
Denver, Colorado
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Our breakfast was very good and husband wanted to go back but we had a condo in South Padre Island so didn't but would highly recommend if your staying in the area.

Thank Colorado5280
Thunder Bay, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Isabel's cafe is the standard by which all other breakfast menus are judged. It's menu is excellent, food is excellent, service is excellent, price is excellent. So if you are in the area just remember it is not fancy but it sure is good.....

Thank onemansmind
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Hours are 7-3 Friday through Wednesday. American cuisineconomy. Nice selection of breakfast menu. Nice friendly staff.

Thank Susie P
Linn Grove, Iowa
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Good for breakfast especially if you are looking for Mexican food. The food, service and price are a good value. Atmosphere is ok. Overall good but not great.

Thank hhouseia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: State Highway 100 And Port Rd, Port Isabel, TX 78578
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel
  • Phone Number: +1 956-943-5082

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