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Pier 19

1 Padre Blvd, at end of the road thru KOA rv park, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
+1 956-761-7437
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Mexican, American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Padre Blvd, at end of the road thru KOA rv park, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We live on the mainland and bring all of our visitors to Pier 19...They love the view (look out the window and you're almost sure to see some dolphins!)...The food is great!...and the staff is awesome!

Thank cskrtk
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I was in South Padre the week of Christmas and ate at Pier 19 the first night I arrived. The rib-eye steak they served me was so good I went back two more times in the same week. The best rib-eye I've ever had, and...More

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I loved this restaurant. Great ambience and the menu had so many choices. Fresh local seafood and great service. I would go back in a heartbeat.

1  Thank Loukas9
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

While the menu caters to the average snowbird tourist, the best finds are the Mexican dishes. Excellent house-made tortillas. Good rocks margaritas.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Pier 19 is off the beaten path but well worth venturing out for. We ordered the King Crab Steamers, it was served in a Cajun seasoning with Andouille sausage, potatoes and corn on the cob.. The flavor was tasty and there was plenty of sweet,...More

Thank soulsisters
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Nothing special, the menu is what you would find at any tourist trap. I can't say it was bad but it isn't anything special either.

Thank snob_foodie_75
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

What a perfect place to watch the wildlife while enjoying a good meal. The restaurant is set on a dock over the water. Throughout our meal, we watched all kinds of birds and dolphins ...so close because we are out over the water. Food was...More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Great view. Ok food for lunch. Right on the bay. Saw dolphins from the table. Other options on the island that are better!

Thank Jimfisch
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Very good grilled and blackened shrimp. The coconut shrimp were delicious! Great service. Enjoyed watching the dolphins also, and all of the bird life. Reasonably priced and good atmosphere.

Thank Mindie S
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Great food, great location, very friendly staff. Loved the happy hour specials and the walk on the Pier. Got to see a close up view of the dolphins!

Thank Alma G
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25 July 2016|
Response from spiislandstylin | Property representative |
Yes you can. Hope to see you soon.
25 July 2016|
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Response from JazziJaneen | Reviewed this property |
We were not there during the weekends, so sorry, can't tell you that. Sergeant2 .... lightened up!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Padre Blvd, at end of the road thru KOA rv park, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-7437
We are a comfortable casual family restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and diner. WE also have a full service bar.
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