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Pirates Alley Cafe

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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310 Ocean Village Dr, Surfside Beach, TX 77541-3942
+1 979-239-2233
08:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 18:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They have the nicest waitress, April. We were here on the off season so wasn't crowded, she was helpful with ordering suggestions and was just cool and fun to talk with. The food was good and the view from the beach is beautiful.

Thank JPDallasTX
Montrose, Colorado, United States
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Personable waitress, quick service, and great food for a fairly reasonable beach price here in Surfside Texas.

Thank RandyBWhite
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time or money. We had to return a dish that arrived burnt and got food poisoning from the dish they brought back. Who knows what they did to it. Oh, and we had a baby eating the food too. The waitress felt the need to tell us her life story instead of bring us our order. I... More 

Thank sandb06fl
Clayton, Oklahoma
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Stopped by for breakfast stayed around for the view. The staff was extremely friendly even though they were swamped. The view from the covered patio was breath taking.

Thank Viredia
Magnolia, Texas
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Ate here for lunch had fish and chips yummy lots of food took home food right on beach nice view service a little slow only one waitress will go back

Thank shirleykerwin
Waco, Texas
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Ate breakfast, lunch and dinner here during a 3 day stay. All 3 meals were delicious and prices were reasonable. Enjoyed eating on the deck right on the beach. I would recommend it.

Thank SheilaAn
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I've only been here at lunchtime. 1st time, service was kinda slow for a Thursday understandably though that about 10 groups of guests came one after the other and they only had 1 server. I had salad with chicken, good-sized portion and flavorful. We went back again on Labor Day and had quicker service with take-out, staff was helpful and... More 

Thank FlipG01
Lake Jackson, Texas
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is nice relaxing place to kick back and enjoy the beach view, the gulf right in front of you, and have some great food. We had the burger and it was great and big enough to share! The service was good and very friendly. We sat out on the covered porch to enjoy the pleasant day and the sounds... More 

Thank Willem M
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

The food in my opinion was not that good. By the time we received our nachos (which was a HUGE serving) they were cold. My friend said their burgers were OK. Some of the food (French fries) I had tasted like it was fried in bad grease. And prices were on the high side. Not that many choices for food... More 

Thank peterbilt454
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Worst breakfast ever! Overpriced for the "buffet" that consisted of scrambled eggs, greasy bacon, sausage patties, undercooked potatoes and some pancakes that had so much cinnamon in them it felt like I was eating the beach and tastes worse. No amount of syrup or butter could save these. These were terrible and at $9.99 for an adult it was no... More 

Thank Matthew M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Ocean Village Dr, Surfside Beach, TX 77541-3942
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Surfside Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 979-239-2233

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