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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Seafood Restaurant
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“One of my absolute favorite  spots & one of the best  local  seafood places you can go to.  Located on Padre Island  (about 15 minutes from here)”
  • 25 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Big restaurant and bar area. Live music, lots of TV's. Great for big groups. Pretty loud atmosphere but HUGE menu, something for everyone. Try a Vida Cana Rum flight! Vida Cana is locally owned by friends on the island . Excellent Rum!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Bar
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“Awesome big juicy burgers!! My favorite is the green chili burger! Bar area with TV's, inside and outside dining. Live music on the weekends.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Seafood with a great sitting area outside over the water- good for sunset dinners and views”
  • 14 locals recommend
Bar
“Cool bar/restaurant over the water on Bob Hall Pier. Live music, big bar area. Beachy drinks. Watch surfing and fishing from the restaurant.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“ The 1 million-square-foot La Palmera features the most popular national retailers and specialty shops all under one roof, including Dillard’s, Macy’s, JCPenney, American Eagle, francesca’s, Forever 21, H&M, Hollister, MAC Cosmetics, Oakley, Pandora, PINK, Torrid, Vans and Victoria’s Secret. ADDRESS: 5488 South Padre Island Dr. Corpus Christi, TX 78411 HOURS: Monday–Saturday 10am–9pm Sunday 11am–6pm”
  • 8 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Very fresh ingredients, good food, very friendly staff. Great menu selections including Tapas.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Sushi Restaurant
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“The chief has been nominated as the best chef in 2019. Everything there is good!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Upscale dining for a romantic dinner, music, food and service are top notch. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
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“Close to public beach access, perfect for dinner after a fun day in the surf. Restaurant downstairs, bar upstairs. Great sunset views!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Funtrackers Family Fun Center is your premier family destination in the coastal bend offering go-karts, bumper boats, dragon roller coaster, exciting attractions, batting cages, 18 holes of miniature golf, indoor and outdoor arcade and full service restaurant! With so much to do there is guaranteed to be something for everyone. Fun for the whole family both young and young at heart! Whether you are a local or a visitor who just happens to have a birthday while on vacation, Funtrackers throws the best birthday parties creating memories that last a lifetime. We measure our success by our guests smiles!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Giant pizza slices, all made to order. In the same parking lot as ACE Hardware. Great for families!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Be prepared to wait an hour for your food here. It is made from scratch and prepared fresh for you. Every bite is worth every minute you wait. Your palette will continue to say "wow", with every bite.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Cinema
“They have tons of beer/ciders on tap. Go early, grab a beer, play some board games, while you wait for your movie to start. Bottomless popcorn is a must! ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“AWESOME PIZZA ROLLS!!!! Great pizza, any special requests, just ask them Definitely a local favorite! Blows all other pizza places out of the water.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“If you happen to be in Corpus Christi, visit this steakhouse and enjoy their famous, award winning chicken fried steak. ”
  • 8 locals recommend