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Wanna-Wanna Beach Bar & Grill

5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
+1 956-761-7600
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (36 reviews)
“ceviche” (34 reviews)
“fries” (32 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 am - 10:30 pm Hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love this place, it is on the water and for us the weather was amazing. Cool breeze and the food was fresh and fast service. It was so good. The shrimp were lightly breaded and served very hot. The entertainment was great, while...More

Thank Allyson M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a tiki bar in the rear right on the ocean. You pull the shades up and just smell the ocean. Drinks are good and reasonably priced. Wait staff can not do enough for you. A pleasant day for me and the Queen.

Thank JoeDBoquete
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say about a bar & grill over looking the gulf, with good food, cheap bear, a great staff, and live entertainment? I wanna go back! My wife and I stumbled upon this place on our recent (first) visit to South Padre Island,...More

Thank Gcotton157
Reviewed 29 January 2018

This is one of the best places to get a drink on the beach and people watch - we always sit in the bar area - actually stopped here twice while on the island - this was our first stop after checking into the hotel...More

Thank TripGal63
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Location was perfect and I loved that you could hang at the beach and still buy drinks. I stayed away from the mixed drinks since I had my family with me, but the beer was cold and the bartender was pleasant. The food was not...More

Thank fivermama
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Stopped here for a quick lunch and a drink while walking back to our hotel via the beach. The food was good and the drinks were amazing. Not to expensive either.

Thank Marlena L
Reviewed 20 December 2017

A cool Beach Bar, but best if what you enjoy has a "pop top" The well Ice Tea is awful, The food overpriced and really minimal offerings{what a waste of oysters}. Frozen Fries and you serve yourself? Stop in for a beer or a shot...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 21 November 2017

the atmosphere is 5 stars casual on the beach in the shade of a palapa with the best ceviche ever made with the gulf breezes. we will have at least one stop here every single day on our upcoming trip. the kids can ride something...More

Thank caryn m
Reviewed 20 November 2017

This was the most authentic laid back tiki bar we found in a week of bar research on SPI. The setting is perfect, the beer is cold, the food was good and the staff was friendly. What more could you ask for? Wish I was...More

Thank angryurbandaleman
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Right on the beach is exactly where this place belongs. Very festive and friendly. Staff was nice all 3 times we went. Prices arent bad and food is slightly above the average for a place like this. Not gourmet, but not bad either.

Thank wbr4368
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23 October 2017|
Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
I'm only there weekends so not sure.. Check them out online
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-7600
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