2018-03-01 / Dining

Dining Out in Port A

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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. Open Tuesday–Saturday, 5-10 p.m. Closed Sunday, Monday. Casual dining, seafood. Beer, wine. Family atmosphere. Outdoor seating available. Moderate.

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

Bernie’s Beach House, 730 Trout St., 749-4440, www.berniesbeachhouse.net. Open Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sunday, noon-2 a.m. Sandwiches, salads, soups, baked potatoes, Frito® pies. Inexpensive to moderate. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 29.)

Billy Joe’s Craft House, 2217 State Highway 361, 749- 1714. Appetizers, burgers, stone oven pizzas, seafood and craft beers. Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-midnight. Moderate to expensive. All major credit cards.(See ad Page 70.)

Black Marlin Bar and Grill at Palmilla Beach Resort and Golf Club, 258 Snapdragon, 749-4653, Ext. 4., blackmarlinbarandgrill.com. Open Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m.- 7 p.m. Chef driven menu with appetizers, seafood, burgers, daily specials cooked by award-winning Chef Gail Huesmann. Full bar, beer, wine. Moderate to expensive, all credit cards. Bron’s Shaved Ice and To Go Bar, 314 E. Ave. G. Closed, opening TBA. (See ad Page 31.)

Cancun Grill and Cantina, 1023 State Highway 361, Ste. E. Closed, opening TBA.

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.

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 73.)

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. Open Tuesday-Friday, 5-9 p.m.; Saturday, 12-10 p.m.; Sunday, 12-9 p.m. Closed Monday. Moderate-expensive. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 73.)

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. Closed, opening TBA.

Domino’s, 2501 State Highway 361, (361) 749-3620. dominos.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 73.)

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). 749-6665 or 749-6233. familycenteriga.com. A wide variety of ready-to-eat take-out 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 80.)

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.

Frankie’s Kitchen, 717 Tarpon St. Closed, opening TBA.

Giggity’s, 722 Tarpon St., 749-3663. giggitys.com. Restaurant and bar open seven days a week. 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, nonsmoking. Open daily 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (See ad Page 29).

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. Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. (See ad this page.)

Hot Dog Lady, facebookthehotdoglady, call (432) 638-5917 for orders. 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. All-beef one-fourth-pound hot dogs with fixings. Catering available. Inexpensive. Major credit cards.

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 80.)

Irie’s Island Food, 503 N. Alister St., 749-2310. iriesislandfood.com. Open Tuesday–Saturday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Closed Sunday, Monday. 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. All major credit cards.

Island Cafe, 301 S. Alister St. Closed, opening TBA.

Island Market, 614 Gulf St. Closed, opening TBA.

Keepers at Horace Caldwell Pier, 230 N. On The Beach Drive at the Horace Caldwell Pier. Closed, opening TBA.

Kody’s Restaurant and Bar, 2034 State Hwy 361. Closed, opening TBA. (See ad Page 18.)

La Barataria Restaurant, Wine Bar and Martini Lounge, 224 E. Cotter Ave. Closed, opening TBA.

La Playa Mexican Grille, 222. E. Beach St., 749-0022. facebook.com/pages/La-Playa- Mexican-Grill-Port-Aransas- TX. Open for dinner Sunday, Tuesday-Thursday, 5-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 5-10 p.m.; closed Monday. 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. Moderate-expensive. Cash and checks only, ATM available. (See ad Page 32.)

Liberty Hall, 106 E. Cotter Ave. Closed, opening TBA.

Lisabella’s, 165 Social Circle in Cinnamon Shore, 749-4222. cinnamonshore.com/ dining. Call for reservations. Open for dinner Monday-Saturday 5:30-9 p.m. Seafood, duck, steaks, pizza and appetizers. Full bar, beer, wine. Expensive.All major credit cards.

MacDaddy’s Family Kitchen, 118 Beach Street, 749-2271. macdaddysfamilykitchen.com. Open daily,11 a.m.-10 p.m. Southern comfort food served family style and by the pound. Barbecue, fried chicken and seafood. Specializing in serving large parties. Beer and Wine. Take out available. Online ordering available. Inexpensive to moderate. Major credit cards. (See ad Page 22.)

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. Closed. Opening TBA. (See ad page 71.)

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– Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Closed Sunday, Monday. Inexpensive to moderate.All major credit cards.

Oceans of Seafood, 165 W. Cotter Ave. Closed, opening TBA.

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.-10 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 69.)

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

Sammy’s, 210 N. Alister St. Suite 4. Closed, opening TBA.

Seafood and Spaghetti Works, 910 State Highway 749-5666. www.seafoodandspaghettiworks.com. Open daily 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Lunch and dinner served daily. Seafood, steaks, Italian food, pizza, soup and salad bar and desserts made from scratch. 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. MC,V.

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-Sunday, 11 a.m.-11p.m. Closed Tuesday. Happy hour drink specials. Large selection of beer on tap and bottled. Full bar. Smoking on patio only. Inexpensive to moderate. All major credit cards. (See ad page 20.)

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. Open Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.- 9 p.m.; Sunday, 9 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. Catering, party subs and party platters also available. Inexpensive. (See ad this page.)

San Juan Restaurant, 410 Cut-Off Road, 749-6521. sanjuanrestaurant.net. South-of-the-border entrées and seafood with consideration for the hamburger crowd. Breakfast menu. Call for hours. Drive through window. Weekday specials and orders to go. Full bar. Inexpensive to moderate. All major credit cards, cash and checks.

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. Call for hours. All major credit cards. (See ad page 22.)

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. Open daily. Weekdays 8 a.m.-11 p.m., Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. to midnight, Sunday 12 p.m.- 11 p.m. Outdoor beer garden. Inexpensive to moderate. Major credit cards.

The Phoenix Restaurant and Bar, 749-9277. facebook.com/ pages / The- Phoeni x - Restaurant-and-Bar. Opening TBA.

Tropical Sno Shave Ice, 501 S. Alister St., (620) 404- 8306, www.facebook.com/TropicalSnoOfPortAransas/ Shave ice with many popular flavors including vanilla cream and ice cream. Open daily. Inexpensive. Cash only.

Trout Street Bar & Grill, 104 Cotter Ave. Closed, opening TBA.

Venetian Hot Plate, 232 Beach St. at Station St., 749-7617, venetianhotplate.com. Closed. Opening TBA. Fine Italian cuisine. Fresh seafood, prime cuts, veal and pasta selections. Daily specials featured. Open Tuesday-Thursday, 5-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 5-10 p.m. Closed Sunday and Monday. Wines at cellar temperatures. Call for reservations. Moderate to expensive. All major credit cards.

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 Sunday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 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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