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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” (219 reviews)
“crab legs” (232 reviews)
“ribs” (205 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

The buffet is the way to go. Hot crab, prime rib, fried shrimp, shrimp scampi, and the list goes on. Full bar. Indoor and outdoor seating. Live music and club on second floor. Great ambiance.

Thank KristiatSAtown
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

The buffet is definitely tough to beat -- glad you enjoy it so much! Hope we'll be seeing you back for more sometime soon. -Dan, Owner

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

This is the second time eating here. The all you can eat buffet was great! Fireworks are awesome! Make sure to be patient waiting to go in. Always packed.

Thank Masg66
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thanks for coming back! I'm so happy to hear you enjoyed the buffet and the firework show over the weekend. I appreciate your support and hope to see you again soon! All my best, Dan, Owner

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

It was just great not much more to say price was great i ate all the shrimp and crab legs i wanted lol cant go wrong you must come to louies

Thank johnnnny5695
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Happy to hear you enjoyed some shrimp and crab legs! I appreciate your support on here and look forward to seeing you again soon. All my best, Dan, Owner

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

The seafood buffet was the reason we ate at Louie's. you get plenty of food including crab legs but the quality was just average. Wait staff was friendly and the view off the deck was really nice.More

Thank JPC-----999
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

It's wonderful you experienced friendly service and enjoyed our atmosphere, but it's disheartening to hear our buffet left more to be desired. We use the freshest seafood for our buffet, so I'd like to apologize if it left you unimpressed. I'm confident we could find...More

Reviewed 30 June 2017

It was the most perfect place to eat-right on the water, outdoors, a very pleasant exciting place. Our server Mondo was fantastic and took very good care of us along with his explanations and conversation.

Thank mamakann2
Reviewed 30 June 2017

My husband and I always drop in at Louie's when we are staying at S. Padre. There is always good music and theme nights. We enjoy the appetizers and daily specials that are offered at cheap prices. Especially tasty are the barbequed ribs. We like...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Dinner at Louie's was scrumptious! We had a vey attentive server, Tony and enjoyed the Mariachis performing that evening. Tons of catfish await for your leftovers in the Bay... that was fun!

Thank Alejandra L
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

So happy to hear you enjoyed dinner, Alejandra! It means a lot that you experienced great service and enjoyed our atmosphere -- I'll be sure to share your kind words with Tony. Hope to see you again soon! All my best, Dan, Owner

Reviewed 29 June 2017

We had a great time eating, watching the sunset over the bay and listening to live music up in the bar area.

Thank Amy W
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thanks for taking in the view with us, Amy! Can't wait to have you back over next time. Best, Dan, Owner

Reviewed 28 June 2017

We had the all you can eat prime rib and seafood buffet. It was fantastic and at such a great price. Drink prices were great as well. We were seated out on the deck and watched the beautiful sunset over the water. Our waiter was...More

Thank Jamie K
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Jamie, thanks for the love -- it's wonderful hearing you had an awesome time! I'll be sure to let Louis know what a rockstar job he did for you. Can't wait to see you back! Warmly, Dan, Owner

Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Staff was beyond helpful and friendly. Mark downstairs was informative and helped us decide what we wanted to do. Katy upstairs took care of our every food and bar needs. Food was delicious.

1  Thank KBRacu
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Thanks so much for coming by! Glad everything was awesome on your visit -- I'll be sure to pass your kudos onto Katy. Hope to see you back here soon! Best, Dan, Owner

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14 March 2018|
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Response from Kurt.mr S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.....but the buffet is so good and not only seafood
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Mike B
13 February 2018|
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Response from CalTiskilwa | Reviewed this property |
The normal price is $24.00 per person. Sometimes they have a special for $22.00.
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Lisa W
4 February 2018|
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Response from Toni D |
We do not allow pets on the property
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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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
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
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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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