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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Bar
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“Famous for their live music and fireworks during the summer nights! Enjoy a drink and great views of the ocean.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Well normally have a DJ nightly. it’s on the Bayside so you will have nice water views”
  • 38 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“One of the best breakfasts on the island. They have the best selection of coffee and specialty breakfast drinks. They were voted as having the cleanest kitchen on the island. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“If you take a trip to the beach and looking for some good seafood. This is one of our stops when we go. Good food. Good price. Good portions. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“They have the best beer & wine selection on the island. They get really busy on the weekends, so go there during the week.”
  • 29 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Right on the beach in San Padre Island. They have a local band Pelican West which plays live music. They always get the crowd involved in the entertainment. While at Wanna wanna you can walk right onto the beach and see the wonderful scenes .”
  • 28 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Good afternoon spot to watch the sunset too! Good people watching and I've been there many times when the crowd dances.”
  • 31 locals recommend
Bar
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“They brew their own beer and it's very good. Buy a growler and get it filled during the Happy Hour. Take growler home for souvenir or donate it back when you are done with it. They have an upstairs party area and a patio but sometime they close it if it's not busy. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Great place to have a nice steak with family and friends. Located on the Bay side of the island. Make sure to make a reservation before.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Fabulous breakfast with gourmet coffee. Beans are imported and ground in-house.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“They have it all: great food, bar and water sprots including bay fishing charters.”
  • 13 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Extensive selection of seafood, burgers & steaks, some with a cajun twist. Arguably the best fried shrimp on the island, and their stuffed crabs are great! For a large appetite, the whole, deep-fried red snapper is incredible.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of our favorite breakfast places. It's a small place, nothing fancy but very popular with the locals and has very good Mexican breakfasts. You will be surprised at how little your bill is compared to other places.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Authentic Italian food. The first time I bit into their focaccia bread, I was mentally transported to Tuscany. Very reasonably-priced lunch specials...Lots of great choices.”
  • 5 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Really awesome place for catching sunsets over the bay - they have great outdoor seating and live bands all weekend. Still within walking distance if you don't have a car - probably about a 10-15 minute walk.”
  • 15 locals recommend