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Blackbeard's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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103 E Saturn Ln, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7347
+1 956-761-2962
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My first time to this restaurant was in November for lunch. The second and third times were in December - once for lunch, once for dinner. November lunch: A friend and I visited the island the day after Thanksgiving and my friend chose Blackbeard's for lunch because she had dined her before. We were greeted and seated quickly. The server... More 

Thank RubyDragonfly
Houston, Texas
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We asked one of the locals where a great place to eat was and she recommended Blackbeard's. She knew what she was talking about. You really need to try their chicken fried chicken.

Thank cj-traveler2002
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The first time I went there was in the 1980s and had the burger with Swiss and mushrooms. Fantastic burger. Have been there many many times over the last 30 years and will continue. Love it. Relaxed atmosphere conducive to shorts and tshirts. Located on the island right off the beach. The restaurant certainly has grown since I was a... More 

Thank Andrena F
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had a excelent meal here.. We loved the chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and green beans. Serving size is great.

Thank MisssouriCarrie
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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43 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful dinner at this place. The food was good and the service was nice. Friendly staff checking up on you regularly.

Thank Henk E
Newport Beach, California
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hadn't been to Blackbeards on SPI for over 35 years. The last time to Blackbeards they had an outdoor volleyball court where our team played, as I had lived at the other end of the street. Since then, they lost the volleyball court, a shame, and rebuilt into a bigger restaurant. They have a large patio, not sure if... More 

Thank Fencegal
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 was home made and we shared a meal and the chicken fried stake and home made mashed potatoes green bean or salad was more than enough to fill us both up. The meal was around 8$ for a home cooked meal.

Thank Mj D
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Blackbirds certainly draws the crowds. The portions were very good size and the prices were very reasonable. I had to finish special and enjoyed it. The restaurant was crowded even well after dinner time which is a testament to their endurance in this town.

Thank jan r
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and excellent food you won't leave hungry. Staff was on top of it making sure drinks were filled. Very freindly

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Boerne, Texas
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up coming to this restaurant and returned with my family after 20 years. The higher prices do not reflect the quality of the food. My husband had a fish sandwich that was great, but the rest of us has fried shrimp that was just ok. If you're not looking for anything fancy this place is fine for a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
American, Seafood
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 E Saturn Ln, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7347
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-2962

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