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Laguna Reef Restaurant

$$ - $$$
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
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4242 Laguna Shores Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-3140
+1 361-937-2600
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As much as I enjoy the Shrimp Basket and sweet potato fries, my body does not tolerate fried foods so I decided to have the grilled chicken salad...not worth the price or the effort...it's bagged salad, NOT FRESH....same bagged salad one buys at the grocery store with stale carrots, white or brown lettuce core chunks....the chicken slices were good but... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Corpus Christi, Texas
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fish tacos- check, fried fish- check, big salads with stuff on top- check. Side that include baked potato, sweet potato fries, fired okra- check. Alternatives if you don't want fried? hmm, grill fish and fruit cup, veggies- YES! Outdoor dining is great cuz they love the air con inside!

Thank DeeEll57
Corpus Christi, TX
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good margaritas soothe the soul & fried shrimp & fried mushrooms fed the belly, what more could I ask for....sit outside or inside & watch all the fishermen coming and going...try it, good place to relax & unwind a little!

Thank Linda C
Corpus Christi, Texas
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

my husband and I are locals and live close and this is our place to go sometimes when we don't want to travel downtown. We recently returned for a trip back a couple of weeks ago after many months of not eating out much and were pleasantly surprised. The food was much better than in the past. Service was awesome.... More 

Thank sdj7770
Huntsville, Alabama, United States
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We had a mess of Redfish and took them here to be cooked. Goodness!! We decided to try all three ways that they serve the fish there; blackened, grilled and fried. They were all amazing! Fried to perfection! Blackened was very good and grilled showcased the flavor perfectly. It is a seafood restaurant so it isn't necessary to take your... More 

Thank Lynn N
Corpus Christi, Texas
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72 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I have been to this restaurant before and was disappointed with the food. Last time the food was served cold and was greasy. Today I went for a birthday lunch for a co-worker. I ordered the Friday Lunch Special which is a fried fish and shrimp basket with one side for $7:99. I must say, the fish was cooked perfectly.... More 

Thank john b
Corpus Christi, Texas
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

First, let's be clear, this is not a fine dining restaurant. It does, however serve some of the freshest, seafood around. It is all good. The shrimp, fish, oysters.... And it is a fun place. Cold beer, excellent margaritas, outdoor seating, and good music. This is a family friendly, large group kinda place. So bring a group and dig in!

Thank STXmom
Walker, Minnesota
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Six of us went for dinner. We brought our fish with us for them to cook. We had red drum,sheepheads and some salmon from Alaska. We had them blacken the salmon and fry the rest in captain sauce. Very good fish and was done perfectly. Great place to eat. Service was fast and very friendly. Drinks were very high priced.... More 

Thank hassler6666
El Dorado Hills, California
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66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I am a Corpus Christi native, moved away 19 yrs ago & my first time to this restaurant. I had the blackened Mahi Mahi & grilled butterfly shrimp with veggies & fried okra. Their red merlot wine from a black box was not bad! I will come back although kinda back in the boonies.

Thank Luz Z
Corpus Christi
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our fried shrimp, Gulf grouper fish sandwich, onion rings, and spicy hushpuppies. Service was good and prices reasonable. You can even take your own catch there, and they will prepare it for a modest price. There's inside air conditioned seating and outside seating, where you can enjoy watching sailboarders and docking fishermen. Nice place to take in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4242 Laguna Shores Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-3140
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-937-2600

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