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Padre Rita Grill

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4001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7231
+1 956-761-7482
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Hays, North Carolina
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118 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is great enchiladas we awesome and we shared the meal both had enough to eat with chip and salsa cold drinks live entertainment at 7:00 p.m.

Thank Mj D
Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was bad, service even worse! We ordered simple cheese pizza for the kids. Waited more then hour. When pizza arrived it was soggy and undercooked. My husband and I ordered pasta (Alfredo's and shrimp scampi with salads and bread) after waiting for more then hour, we got 2 identical plates, telling us it's different dishes. Salads never appeared. When... More 

Thank usuphona2526
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a non-chain restaurant, and found the food, service and general atmosphere to be very good. We had shrimp tacos, and the Friday fish special, and both were fresh and tasty. Tacos were messy eating but well worth it, lots of shrimp! Our server, Stephanie was very attentive and pleasant. We also had the opportunity to speak... More 

Thank Dolores G
Greenville, South Carolina
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Went to this little gem on a locals night 12/10/16. Around 6pm. Our waitress was a sweet new girl named Autumn. She also provided a Hula hoop performance and she was really good. They had a nice warm fireplace and it felt very homey with the cold front coming in. There was also a man and, I think, owner ?,... More 

Thank Robnkrisking
Port Isabel, TX
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I had the breakfast buffet at 10:30. I Had the last piece of fruit. The waffles and pancakes looked they had gone through a wringer. My friend had the last of the sausage gravy which was cold. The scrambled eggs were nearly gone and were cold and flavorless. I have never seen dark gray fried potatoes. They didn't taste too... More 

Thank Sandra E
New Braunfels, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

The food was really flavorful and a good helping for the price. The wait staff was attentive and we stayed for a while after the meal to listen to the live music.

Thank Lawrence P
Lumberton, Texas
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

After an extremely disappointing situation at another local eatery, we stopped at Padre Rita's Bar & Grill. They had advertised serving Thanksgiving dinner. The hostess (blonde in a ponytail), graciously found a table for our party. Our waitress, Stephanie, was extremely friendly and kept our glasses full, table clear and furnished very friendly conversation!! The selections on the buffet were... More 

Thank KKOne
Mission Viejo, California
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We enjoyed a Mahi-Mahi and shrimp dish=delicious! The music was mellow and entertaining. Our server, Presley, was just wonderful!! Met the owner and she was gracious and helpful. Very nice experience!

Thank walkero2016
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

While the staff was attentive and nice, the food was just OK. We had wings, a burger, the seafood soup, and a salad. Everything was pretty much just OK. Nothing stellar.

Thank Telly M
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Husband had the fish tacos and I am allergic to pretty much everything and the staff was so thoughtful in preparing me something "off the menu". Had a great Gluten-Free menu too! Slightly run-down looking, but don't let that fool you--friendly staff and GREAT food!

Thank Elizabeth F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American, Bar, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7231
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-7482
Seafood, Steaks and Burgers

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