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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Beach
“Mustang Island State Park is a state park located south of the city of Port Aransas, Texas, United States on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico that covers 3,954 acres and has a 5-mile beachfront”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Very cool taco bar - and it's local. I love supporting our local businesses!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
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“A relaxed restaurant specializing in seafood with a bay view. Try the Key Lime Pie!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“An intimate, family owned eatery. Focused on fresh fish and pasta. A cozy and wonderful beach restaurant. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Beautiful beaches, lots of beach rental options and a convenient restaurant right off the beach. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“If you are on the island and need a Tex-mex fix, this seafood focused cocina is the place to go. Good Margaritas and a very extensive premium tequila selection. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“A relaxed pub with good bar food selections and a focus on draft beer. Has a strong selection of texas micro brews ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Whats better than a day at the beach? A day at the beach with pizza and beer. This quirky, cool Port A institution has great outdoor seating and beach bar ambiance and pet friendly. A great place for a pint and a pie! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“Bar during the day, dance club at night. Live music on certain nights of the week, D.J. "Weekend at Bernie's" move theme. Look for Bernie!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Perfect spot for coffee and dessert! Creamy gelato, with new flavors every day, and many coffee options to choose from. Also, a great spot for breakfast pastries on the go, with tasty cinnamon rolls and muffins!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“With more than five miles of coastline, we have plenty of room for fun in the sun. Hang out on the beach, fish in the bay, add birds to your life list, and explore this unspoiled barrier island park. It’s time to head to the coast!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
“Grab a brew at one of the oldest "joints" on the island - you won't be disappointed ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Stop by any Stripes Gas Station to buy the required $12 sticker (Good for the entire year purchased) This will allow you to drive right onto the beach, pick a spot, and enjoy the day!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“Great place to fish, kids to play, grab something to eat or take a boat ride!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“2 hours trip for the family with swords fights water pistol battles and treasure hunting. They have an adult-only trip with wine on board.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
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“It's local and it's great for walking in directly from the beach! Buffet has soup, salad, pizza and desserts. Great for the family.”
  • 9 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Very cool taco bar - and it's local. I love supporting our local businesses!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bar
“A relaxed restaurant specializing in seafood with a bay view. Try the Key Lime Pie!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“An intimate, family owned eatery. Focused on fresh fish and pasta. A cozy and wonderful beach restaurant. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“If you are on the island and need a Tex-mex fix, this seafood focused cocina is the place to go. Good Margaritas and a very extensive premium tequila selection. ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Sports Bar
“A relaxed pub with good bar food selections and a focus on draft beer. Has a strong selection of texas micro brews ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Dive Bar
“Whats better than a day at the beach? A day at the beach with pizza and beer. This quirky, cool Port A institution has great outdoor seating and beach bar ambiance and pet friendly. A great place for a pint and a pie! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The best restaurants on the island! Fun, relaxed atmosphere. Great wine selection.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“It's local and it's great for walking in directly from the beach! Buffet has soup, salad, pizza and desserts. Great for the family.”
  • 9 locals recommend

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