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Louie’s Backyard

2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
+1 956-761-6406
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (199 reviews)
“crab legs” (227 reviews)
“ribs” (170 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
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11 - 20 of 1,925 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I remember this restaurant from 30 years ago and couldn't wait to go on our trip. This was so disappointing!!! The food was barely ok:(. The staff refused to let us sit outside with the live music. We ate by the noisy buffet while everyone...More

Thank allemanj
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

This is extremely disappointing and not at all up to our usual standards. Every dish here should taste amazing and the service should be top notch -- I'm sorry if you found things to be otherwise. I hope you had the opportunity to speak with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Buffet had a good selection and it was very delicious! Very good service along with a relaxing atmosphere...dinner by the bay!

Thank Matt W
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

I'm delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the buffet selections and service from our team, Matt. That means a lot, and we'd love to have you back for a meal with a view again soon. All the best, Dan, Owner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It had an awesome view good music and drinks! Make sure to stay close to here for spring break or you'll have a long walk!

Thank Stephanie O
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Stephanie, thanks for the love! So glad you had a great time and enjoyed the drinks and music. Hurry back over soon! Best, Dan, Owner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coming to Louie's Backyard is a must when coming to South Padre. Every Friday and Saturday they have their weekly firework display. It's an amazing view while having the best entrees and drinks the island can offer.

Thank Edwin G
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Edwin, thanks for the love! We're so glad you're a fan of our place. Hurry back over next time you're in town. Best, Dan, Owner

Reviewed 1 week ago

Sorry, the view is good but food was not good for any 4 of our family. The service was slow and bad, we waited to get our check, was checked on 0 times, had to request the check, request to take the check. Just not...More

Thank paulcathy1
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

As a South Padre staple, we work hard to provide outstanding service and food to our visitors. Anything less would be grounds for a sincere apology. On that note, can I ask when exactly you visited? Your experience couldn't be further from our goal, so...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever in Padre, Louie's is one of our must visit establishments. Great atmosphere, wonderful staff, beautiful views, delicious food, awesome happy hour, and the AMAZING Friday night fireworks show! Love. Love. Love.

Thank DallasTraveler17
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for watching the fireworks with us -- we're honored to be a "must visit" for you! Can't wait to have you back over! Sincerely, Dan, Owner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate dinner at Louie's and decided on the all you can eat prime rib and seafood buffet. There is plenty to choose from. Nice salad bar, lots of fried things like fish and chicken. Crab legs were ok. Prime rib and the BBQ ribs...More

Thank Curlyqmom
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for hanging out with us! So glad you had a great time and enjoyed the buffet, but I definitely wish the margarita had been more to your liking. If ever there is anything we can do better when you're here, don't hesitate to let...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Buffett was worth the price. It had great options that even your pickiest eater can find something. Don't want the Buffett they have an extensive menu. The adult beverages were delicious. The best part is that they have fireworks on the weekend during the...More

Thank Shelly V
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Shelly, thanks for coming by! So glad everything tasted great and that you enjoyed the fireworks. Hurry back next chance you get! Best, Dan, Owner

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I know it's a "staple" on the island but it needs a few upgrades. Maybe a few more vegetables, ceiling fans in the covered outside areas and music in the background when none is set for the stages. We all had the buffet (4 adults...More

Thank Noel s
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Noel, thanks for grabbing a bite with us! We're always up for improving our place, so your feedback is much appreciated. If ever there is anything amiss when you're here, please let your server know so we can take care of it right then. Hoping...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

So we go to Louie's for food Thursday night June 15th, 2017 but it's after 10PM so could only go to Sports Bar upstairs for food. We were hungry so we eat at the bar where we meet Joe the Bartender. He's super busy mixing...More

Thank lbl0ng
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for coming in! So glad everything tasted great and that Joe did an awesome job for you -- we'll definitely pass on the kudos to him. Come grab another bite with us soon! Warmly, Dan, Owner

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
brett s
What time do you stop serving food in general?
27 May 2017|
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Response from Roxanne F | Reviewed this property |
unsure ate at 11pm
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718julie
Can I order food and drink in sport bar and sit outside next to water to watch firework?
1 June 2015|
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Response from Dan S | Property representative |
Sports Bar Menu is limited to Sports Bar. However, the Lookout Deck offers waterfront dining featuring a similar menu as the Sports Bar. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Kids, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 02:00
Monday
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
17:00 - 02:00
Saturday
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-6406
  • E-mail
Description
At Louie's Backyard in South Padre Island, there is no such thing as a boring night. Whether you want to sit and chat with your friends, cheer on your favorite team or cut a rug till the wee hours, we've got you covered!
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