2018-06-01 / Dining

Dining Out in Port A

Restaurant listings are free, and are not published in consideration for advertising. Restaurant management is responsible for notifying the South Jetty of changes or updates by calling (361) 749-5131 or e-mail news@portasouthjetty.com.To advertise, contact Jackie Linn at (361) 537-5777 or e-mail her at ads@portasouthjetty.com Prices represent a typical meal for one person exclusive of drinks, tax and tip. Inexpensive (under$7), moderate ($7 to $17) expensive ($17-$30) Hours subject to change; call to confirm.

Beach & Station St. Grill, 235 E. Beach St., 749- 2303. Casual dining, seafood. Beer, wine. Family atmosphere. Outdoor seating available. Open Tuesday–Saturday, 5-10 p.m. Closed Sunday, Monday. Moderate.All major credit cards.

Behringer’s Landing, 905 State Highway 361. Closed, opening TBA.

Bernie’s Beach House, 730 Trout St., 749-4440, www.berniesbeachhouse.net. Sandwiches, salads, soups, baked potatoes, Frito® pies. Inexpensive to moderate. Open Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sunday, noon-2 a.m. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 33.)

Billy Joe’s Craft House, 2217 State Highway 361, 749- 1714. Appetizers, burgers, stone oven pizzas, seafood and craft beers. Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-midnight. Sunday, 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. Moderate to expensive. All major credit cards.

Black Marlin Bar and Grill at Palmilla Beach Resort and Golf Club, 258 Snapdragon, 749-4653, Ext. 4., blackmarlinbarandgrill.com. Chef driven menu with appetizers, seafood, burgers, daily specials cooked by award-winning Chef Gail Huesmann. Full bar, beer, wine. Open Monday-Wednesday, 11 a.m.- 8 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Moderate to expensive, all credit cards.

Bluewater Cowboy Saloon and Mercantile, 229 Beach St., 749-0106. www.facebook.com/pg/Bluewater- Cowboy-Saloon-Mercantile. Serving lunch and dinner. Appetizers, seafood, salads, hamburgers and sandwiches. Full bar. Open Sunday, Tuesday Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday- Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Closed Mondays. Outdoor seating available. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 84.)

Bron’s Shaved Ice and DaiquiriTo Go Bar, 314 E.Ave. G. bronsbeachcarts.com/bronsshavedice. Shaved ribbons of ice covered with one of more than 33 gourmet flavors. Enjoy margaritas, strawberry daiquiris, piña coladas, wine and cold beer on the patio or take them to go. Open Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.- 10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.- midnight. Inexpensive. Major credit cards. (See ad Page 87.)

Cancun Grill and Cantina, 1023 State Highway 361, Ste. E. South of the border cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Beer, wine and mixed drinks. Open daily, 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Drive-through window in back. Inexpensive to moderate. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 7.)

Castaways Seafood & Grill, 337 N. Alister St., new location. Closed, opening TBA.

Club 361 at Port Royal Ocean Resort and Conference Center, 6317 State Highway 361. Closed, opening TBA.

Coach’s Island Grill, 717 Tarpon St., (361) 332-9686, www.coachsislandgrill.com. Breakfast menu, hamburgers, Philly cheesesteak, sandwiches, seafood, deep fried Twinkies and Oreos, cheesecake. Open Tuesday, Sunday, 6 a.m.-2 p.m.; Monday, Thursday, 6 a.m.-2 p.m., 6 p.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 6 a.m.-2 p.m., 6 p.m.-10 midnight; Closed Wednesday. Inexpensive to moderate, All major credit cards. (See ad Page 91.)

Coffee Waves, 1007 State Highway 361, (361) 749-0825, www.coffeewaves.com. Coffees, espresso, panini sandwiches, Italian gelato, muffins, pastries and more. Free WiFi. Live music on weekends. Open daily at 7 a.m. Inexpensive. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 88.)

Crazy Cajun, 303 Beach St., 749-5069. Cajun style seafood, gumbo, red beans and rice, dirty rice, shrimp, stone crab claws, crawfish and baby-back ribs. Served on butcher paper, family style. Live entertainment on weekends, beer garden. Large parties welcome. Opens Tuesday-Friday at 5 p.m., Saturday-Sunday at noon. Closed Monday. Moderate-expensive. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 40.)

Dairy Queen, 307 W. Cotter Ave. 749-3339. Burgers, tacos, steak fingers, Blizzards®, ice cream, desserts and more. Open daily for lunch and dinner, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Inexpensive. All major credit cards.

Desserted Island Ice Cream Shop, 100 E. White Ave. 749-0097. facebook.com/DessertedIslandIceCream. Ice cream with many toppings, milk shakes, malts, floats, sundaes, banana splits, frozen coffees, pie and cheesecakes. Call for hours. Inexpensive. Cash only.

Domino’s, 2501 State Highway 361, (361) 749- 3620. dominoes.com. Pizza, sandwiches, pasta, chicken, wings, breads, salads, desserts, drinks. Dine in, take out or delivery, order online. Open Sunday- Thursday, 10:30 a.m.-midnight; Friday-Saturday, 10:30 a.m.-1 a.m. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 85.)

Donut Palace, 604 N.Alister St., 749-2110. Open daily, 5 a.m.- 1 p.m. Walk-in, drive-through. Inexpensive. Credit cards.

Family Center Deli- Bakery, 418 S.Alister St. (inside Family Center IGA) 749-6233. familycenteriga.com. A wide variety of ready-to-eat takeout foods, including breakfast biscuits and tacos, fried chicken, tenders and wings, fried chicken livers and gizzards, ribs, corn dogs, burritos, sliced-to-order deli meats and cheeses, fresh breads, cakes and pastries. Deli trays. Open daily 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Extended hours during the summer. Inexpensive. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 96.)

Fins Grill and Icehouse, 420 W. Cotter Ave., 749- TOGO (8646) www.finsgrillandicehouse.com. Waterfront dining inside and on the deck. Seafood, burgers, sandwiches, desserts, beer, wine, full bar, big kids’ menu. Bring your fish to have cooked (even to go). Open daily at 11 a.m. Moderate. All major credit cards.

Giggity’s,722Tarpon St.,749- 3663. giggitys.com. Restaurant and bar open seven days a week. Casual dining, steaks, seafood, burgers, sandwiches, salads and appetizers. Take out available. 11 a.m.-1 a.m. (Bar closes at 2 a.m.) Beer, wine, liquor. Live music. All major credit cards. Moderate to expensive. Tiki Room, kid friendly, non-smoking. Open daily 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (See ad Page 32).

Harbour Lights Catering and Grill at Woody’s Sports Center, 136 W. Cotter Ave., 749- 0771. Nachos, burgers, seafood, soups and more. Dine in or carry out. Will cook your catch. Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Moderate. Cash only. ATM available on the porch. (See ad Page 90.)

IGA Sandwich Shop, 418 S. Alister St., (inside the Family Center IGA), 749- 6665. familycenteriga.com. Featuring Boar’s Head meats and cheeses in a variety of deli-style sandwiches ranging from a veggie to a Dagwood Special. Open 6 a.m.-10 p.m. daily with extended hours at peak seasons and holidays. Inexpensive. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 96.)

Irie’s Island Food, 503 N. Alister St., 749-2310. iriesislandfood.com. Diverse island menu from around the world. Appetizers, salads, shrimp, tacos, sandwiches, hot dogs and desserts. Order at the counter, small dining area or to go. Inexpensive to moderate. Open Tuesday–Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Closed Sunday, Monday. All major credit cards.

Island Cafe, 301 S. Alister St., facebook.com/pages/Island- Cafe-and-Smokehouse. Old island establishment. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Full breakfast menu, seafood, steaks and Mexican dishes. Evening specials. Open Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.;Friday and Saturday,7 a.m.-9 p.m. Closed Tuesday. Inexpensive to moderate. Catering available. All major credit cards.

Keepers at Horace Caldwell Pier, 230 N. On the Beach Drive at the Horace Caldwell Pier, 749-5333. keepersportaransasfishingpier.com. Full kitchen serving hamburgers, hot dogs, shrimp and more. Beer. Open daily noon-5 p.m. Carryout available. Inexpensive. Cash only, ATM on site. (See ad Page 57.)

Kody’s Restaurant and Bar, 2034 State Hwy 361, 749- 8226. kodysrestaurant.com. Casual dining, steaks, seafood, burgers, sandwiches, salads and appetizers. Miniature golf outside for the kids. Open from 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Food served until 1 a.m. Moderate.All major credit cards. (See ad Page 20.)

La Barataria Restaurant, Wine Bar and Martini Lounge, 224 E. Cotter Ave., (888) 991-4914, www.labaratariarestaurantwinebar.com. Elegant fine dining and wine bar. Serving American fare with French and Asian influences. Specialties include fresh seafood from the Gulf and sushi. Full bar, beer and more than 100 wines available by the glass. Open Thursday-Monday, 5-10 p.m.; Sunday brunch, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Closed Tuesday, Wednesday. Moderate to expensive. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 66.)

La Playa Mexican Grille, 222. E. Beach St., 749-0022. facebook.com/pages/La-Playa- Mexican-Grill-Port-Aransas- TX. Savor traditional Tex-Mex favorites and creative south of the border creations, including fresh seafood. Bring your catch and we will cook it for you. Catering available. Beer, wine, margaritas and more than 75 tequilas. Open for dinner Sunday, Tuesday-Thursday, 5-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 5-10 p.m.; closed Monday. Moderate-expensive. Cash and checks only, ATM available. (See ad Page 40.)

Liberty Hall, 106 E. Cotter Ave., 749-4888, www.portalibertyhall.com. Menu includes fresh, classic and contemporary seafood, steaks and more. Selection of beer and wine. Chef/owner Guy Carnathan. In the tradition of Beulah’s and the Pelican Club. Open for lunch only at this time. Wednesday-Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Moderate-Expensive. Master Card and Visa.

Lisabella’s, 165 Social Circle in Cinnamon Shore, 749-4222. cinnamonshore.com/ dining. Seafood, duck, steaks, pizza and appetizers. Call for reservations. Open for dinner Tuesday- Saturday 5:30-10 p.m. Full bar, beer, wine. Expensive. All major credit cards.

MacDaddy’s Family Kitchen, 118 Beach Street, 749- 2271. macdaddysfamilykitchen.com. Southern comfort food served family style and by the pound. Barbecue, fried chicken and seafood. Specializing in serving large parties. Open daily at 11 a.m. Beer and Wine. Take out available. Online ordering available. Inexpensive to moderate. Major credit cards. (See ad Page 14.)

Miss K’s Bistro and Catering in Tower Center, 1726 State Highway 361, Ste. 1, 749-7776. www.facebook.com/ Miss-K-Bistro-and-Catering. Light, refreshing American food and confectionary sweets. Dine in, carry out. Catering available. Open Monday–Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Closed Sunday. Moderate. Major credit cards. (See ad Page 86.)

Moby Dicks Restaurant, 517 S. Alister St., 749-9447. mobydicksporta.com. Old island eclectic restaurant. Dine inside, under the palapa, or take out. Grilled and fried seafood, sandwiches, burgers, aged Angus steaks, salads, sides, kids’ meals, and more. Daily, lunch and dinner specials. Full bar. Tuesday– Sunday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Closed Sunday, Monday. Inexpensive to moderate. Major credit cards.

My Thai Sushi and Sake, 210 N. Alister St., Suite D, 749- 0707. www.facebook.com/mythaisushisake. Sushi rolls,Thai entrees, beer and wine. Open Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.- 10:30 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Closed Monday. Inexpensive to moderate.

Oceans of Seafood, 165 W. Cotter Ave. Closed, opening TBA. (See ad Page 82.)

Port A Beach Lodge, 2016 On the Beach Dr., at Marker 9 on the beach, (361) 946-3712, www.thebeachlodge.net. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Appetizers, burgers. fresh fish, shrimp and oysters, homemade hushpuppies and more. Indoor, outdoor restaurant and bar 200 feet from the Gulf of Mexico. Beer, wine and soft drinks. Daily specials. Open Sunday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Bar open late. Inexpensive to moderate. All major credit cards.

Port A Pizzeria, 407 E. Ave. G at Station St., 749-5226. www.portapizzeria.com. Dine in, carry out or delivery. Serving a buffet 11 a.m.-11 p.m., seven days a week. Free delivery in town. Traditional and gourmet pizzas, calzones, spaghetti, homemade lasagna, chicken Alfredo, sandwiches, buffalo wings, salad bar, dessert pizzas. Gluten free items available. Inexpensive. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 83.)

Roosevelt’s at the Tarpon Inn, in the courtyard of the historic Tarpon Inn, 200 E. Cotter Ave. Closed, opening TBA.

San Juan Restaurant, 410 Cut-Off Road, 749-6521. sanjuanrestaurant.net. South-of-the-border entrees and seafood with consideration for the hamburger crowd. Breakfast menu. Open daily, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. Drive through window. Weekday specials and orders to go. Full bar. Inexpensive to moderate. Major credit cards, cash and checks.

Seafood and Spaghetti Works, 910 State Highway 749-5666. www.seafoodandspaghettiworks.com. Lunch and dinner served daily. Seafood, steaks, Italian food, pizza, soup and salad bar and desserts made from scratch. Open daily 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Full bar. Moderate to expensive. All major credit cards.

Shell’s Pasta and Seafood, corner of Avenue G and 11th Street, 749-7621. www.eatatshells.com. Specializing in pasta, seafood and grilled hand-cut meats. Enjoy salads, sandwiches, soups, fresh-baked breads and desserts. Dine in or call for take out. Open for lunch 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and dinner is served from 5-9 p.m. Closed Tuesday. Beer and wine. Moderate to expensive. Major credit cards.

Stingrays Taphouse and Grill, 401 Beach St., 749-BATS (2287) www.stingraystaphouse.com. Brick oven pizza, burgers, steaks, seafood, wings. Daily specials. Sports bar with over 20 TVs and sports networks. Pool tables, shuffleboard and darts. Pet friendly patio. Open Sunday, Monday, Wednesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Closed Tuesday. Happy hour drink specials. Large selection of beer on tap and bottled. Full bar. Inexpensive to moderate. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 45.)

Stripes, three locations in Port Aransas. Breakfast sandwiches and breakfast tacos, hot dogs and more. Hours vary. Inexpensive. Beer and wine available.All major credit cards.

Subway, 1115 State Highway 361 Suite D, (361) 416-1281. www.subway.com. Open daily 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Enjoy deli sandwiches and subs on fresh-baked bread or wheat tortilla wraps, soups and salads to eat in or take out. Now serving breakfast. Online ordering available. Catering, party subs and party platters also available. Inexpensive. Major credit cards. (See ad Page 85.)

The Brewery, 429 N. Alister St., 749-BREW (2739.) portaransasbrewery.com. Appetizers, salads, sandwiches, brick oven pizza, pub-style entrees in a Texas sportsmen’s atmosphere. 10 big-screen TVs tuned to sports channels. Full bar. Microbrewery serving a variety of house brews. Covered deck. Open Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.- 9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. All major credit cards. (See ad page 14.)

The Gaff, 323 E. Beach St., 749-5970. gotothegaff.com. Specialty of the house is fresh-made pizza with toppings to your order. Beer, wine, and set ups. Outdoor beer garden Open Sunday, 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; Mondaywww. Thursday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Friday- Saturday, 11 a.m.-midnight. Inexpensive. Major credit cards.

The Hot Dog Lady, facebookthehotdoglady, call (432) 638-5917 for orders, location of the day. All-beef, one-fourth-pound hot dogs with fixings. Catering available. Located at Beach and Station Streets most days from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Located at Shell’s Restaurant at Avenue G and 11th Street on Tuesdays. Inexpensive. Major credit cards.

The Phoenix Restaurant and Bar, 749-9277. 3500 Island Moorings Pkwy. at Island Moorings Marina. facebook.com/pages/The-Phoenix- Restaurant-and-Bar. Fine dining featuring Chef Tiana Worsham. Open Wednesday-Sunday, at 5 p.m. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Currently not taking reservations. Moderate to expensive.All major credit cards.

Tropical Sno Shave Ice, Alister Street next to Spanky’s Liquor., (620) 404- 8306, www.facebook.com/TropicalSnoOfPortAransas/ Shave ice with many popular flavors including vanilla cream and ice cream. Open daily. Inexpensive. Cash only. (See ad Page 91.)

Trout Street Bar & Grill, 104 Cotter Ave. 749-7800. www.tsbag.com. Casual, on the boardwalk overlooking boats and the harbor. Fresh seafood and steaks served indoors or out. Open daily, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Moderate.All major credit cards.

Venetian Hot Plate, 232 Beach St. at Station St., 749-7617, venetianhotplate.com. Fine Italian cuisine. Fresh seafood, prime cuts, veal and pasta selections. Daily specials featured. Open Tuesday- Saturday, at 5 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday, except Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day Weekends. Wines at cellar temperatures. Reservations recommended. Moderate to expensive. Major credit cards. (See ad Page 90.)

Virginia’s on the Bay, 815 Trout St., 749-4088, www.virginiasportaransas.com. On the harbor overlooking the marina and ship channel. Two-story open-air restaurant with a panoramic view of the waterfront. Specializing in Gulf seafood, steaks and chicken. Full bar and coastal appetizers. Large selection of ice-cold Mexican and American beer. Daily lunch specials. Open daily 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Moderate- expensive. All major credit cards.

Whataburger, 729 State Highway 361, 749-0681. Serving breakfast, burgers and more, dine-in, to go or drive-through. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Inexpensive. All major credit cards.

Check ads in the weekly editions of the South Jetty for current restaurant listings or call the individual establishments.

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