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Clayton's Beach Bar and Grill

$$ - $$$
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6900 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7741
+1 956-761-5900
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11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Dallas, Texas
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110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

The view from this bar is awesome! You can definitely see the beach from almost any seat. The drinks were okay, more on the sweet side. The food was alright as well, but I don't think it was worth it for the price. This is definitely not a vegetarian friendly restaurant as there isn't much to choose from on the... More 

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Thank TinyAtlas
Austin, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

As the title says, do it! We've been twice, great visits both times. We caught a live band today, had a blast

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Thank Nick Q
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Definitely the largest beach bar. DJ music is good, cover band was OK. $10 piñata colada was very good. Great people watching, volleyball games. Large outdoor deck. Can take drinks out on to the beach.

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1 Thank SandSunDog
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

This is a busy beach bar touting itself as the largest in Texas. You pay higher prices for sub-par food and drinks in order to enjoy gulfside views. The food served was clearly frozen and reheated--I had a cheeseburger that lacked the flavor of freshness, to say the least, and that was served on a bed of wilted lettuce and... More 

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1 Thank Jacki M
Katy, Texas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Sunday showed up when opened. Staff was friendly, nice deck. Worst nachos I have ever had. Thought I was playing it safe. Don't go hungry...wasted money and it wasn't cheap.

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1 Thank Bmxdad_11
Houston, Texas
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

The drinks were amazing (best pina colada on the island!), the food was tasty, the views were awesome - I have nothing bad to say!

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Thank Nikki L
San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Good trip to SPA, a friend recommended us to be at Clayton's beach bar, it was good, comfy, good service.

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Thank Javier R
Mission, Texas
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220 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

Fantastic ocean view, good music and great fireworks. It is mostly outdoors. There are some covered areas. The drinks are a little pricey but understandable as you need to pay for the location. We had the Mexican shrimp cocktail which seem rather sweet to us. We did like the fact that the chips were not salty. We also shared a... More 

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1 Thank CathyDArizona
Jourdanton, Texas
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Clayton's is a big place and has a great ocean view. The food was pretty good but the drinks were better. Live music and fireworks after dark. Not really a place for small children. More for adults.

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Thank Jennifer H
San Antonio, Texas
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

This is basically outdoors with just a few rows of sheltered tables. You are right at the beach, though, which means gorgeous views of the ocean and great for people watching. You get your drinks and food yourself at the bar, no table service. It's a fun atmosphere, though, and there was a live band (Friday evening) which was really... More 

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Thank Sabine H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 12
Cuisine
American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6900 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7741
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-5900

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