361 Bar, 1023 State Hwy. 361, Suite A (in the Shops of Port A center) (361) 749-5637. Sports bar, includes a patio and flat screen TVs. Golden Tee, darts, pool tables. Daily drink specials. Live music and karaoke on weekends. All major credit cards.
Bernie’s Beach House, 730 Trout St., (361) 749-4440, www.berniesbeachhouse.net. Hot nightspot and cool day spot. Live music, DJ, dancing and big TVs. Four full-service inside bars and patio bar. $1 draft beer during happy hour. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 34.)
Black Marlin Bar and Grill at Palmilla Beach Resort and Golf Club, 258 Snapdragon, ( 361) 749- 4653, Ext. 5, blackmarlinbarandgrill.com. Full bar, beer, wine. Moderate to expensive, all credit cards. (See ad Page 5.)
Bluewater Cowboy Saloon, 229 Beach St., (361) 749-0106, www.bwcPorta.com. Gulf view from the third-floor bar. Outdoor seating available. All major credit cards.
Bron’s Backyard Bar and Grill, 314 E. Ave. G. 314 E. Ave. G., (361) 336-4723; bronsbeachcarts.com/. Live music, fire dance shows, family friendly. See website for schedule of events. (See ad Page 33.)
Bron’s Shaved Ice To Go Bar, 314 E. Ave. G. bronsbeachcarts.com/brons-shaved-ice. 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. Major credit cards. (See ad Page 33.)
Kody’s Restaurant and Bar, 2034 State Hwy 361, (361) 749- 8226. kodysrestaurant.com. Full bar, food, pool table, putt- putt golf, big screen TVs. Inexpensive moderate. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 22.)
Lelo’s Island Bar, 212 Beach St., ( 361) 416- 1792, www.lelosbar.com/. Bar with an island theme. Full bar specializing in tropical frozen drinks. Three TVs playing music videos, games, free popcorn. Outdoor seating available. Pets allowed on outside deck. Closed Tuesday. All major credit cards.
Port A Beach Lodge, 2016 On the Beach at Mile Marker 9, (361) 749-5713, www.thebeachlodge.net. Lounge on the shaded deck of this beachfront bar only 200 feet from the Gulf of Mexico. Sip your favorite cold beer, glass of wine or soft drink. All major credit cards.
Port A Beer Hut, 905 State Highway 361. Drive-thru beer, bait and ice with four lanes; two lanes for cars and trucks and two lanes for golf carts. (Golf cart access off 9th Street, no golf carts on 361.) Get out of your vehicle and enjoy wine, beer, coffee and soft drinks in a relaxed outdoor atmosphere, which includes TVs and swings. All major credit cards.
Reds at Palmilla Beach, 258 Snapdragon, (361) 749-4653. Outdoor bar located on the Gulf side of the Black Marlin. Island music piped in, sports on two large TVs, appetizer menu, signature specialty cocktails. Full bar. All major credit cards. Moderate-expensive. (See ad Page 5.)
Roosevelt’s 1886 Bar, 200 E. Cotter Ave., (361) 749-1540, www.rooseveltsatthetarponinn.com. On the property of the Tarpon Inn, built in 1886. Signature drinks, tapas, order from Roosevelt’s restaurant menu. Moderate to Expensive. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 77.)
Salty Dog Saloon, 230 N. Alister St., (361) 749-4912. Local watering hole has been completely re-built after the destruction of Hurricane Harvey. Features two full bars, mix of country-western, blues, rock-n-roll on the juke box. Karaoke and occasional live music, Pool tables, dart boards, shuffleboard, six-65-inch TVs. Large parking lot, handicap accessible. Major credit cards.
Shorty’s Place, moved to a new location at the corner of Alister and Beach Streets. (361) 749-8224; shortysportaransas.com. Re-opening soon!
Stingray’s Taphouse and Grill, 401 Beach St., (361) 749- BATS (2287). Sports bar. Over 20 TVs with sports action, 11-foot main screen; watch all sports, live music, pool, shuffleboard and darts. Large selection of beers on tap and in bottles. Full bar. Inexpensive to moderate. All major credit cards.
Surfside Lounge, 345 N. Alister St., Suite E1; (361) 816- 6051. Beer and wine, indoor and outdoor space to relax and drink.
Texas Red’s Riviera, 315 S. Alister St., Suite 104; (361) 416- 1235. A local watering hole with shuffleboard, pool, darts, foosball, Golden Tee Golf, multiple TVs. Full bar.
The Gaff, 323 E. Beach St., (361) 749-5970. This island- style bar serves up cold beer, wine and set-ups in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Dance to the jukebox, enjoy a game of darts. Beer garden in back. Belt sander races Saturdays. Occasional live music. Cash only.
The Phoenix Restaurant and Bar, 3500 Island Moorings Pkwy., Suite A, (361) 749-9277. Moderate to expensive.
The Sand Bar, 118 Cut-off Road, (361) 339-1086. Three full bars inside, outside and rooftop. Sports bar, big screen TVs, live music.
Tiki Bar at Moby Dick’s Restaurant, 517 S. Alister St., (361) 749-9447, mobydicksporta.com.
Treasure Island Bar, 315 N. Alister St., (361) 416-1020, www.treasureislandporta.com. Three night clubs in one. The Lounge is an upscale, indoor full bar with a relaxed atmosphere. The Backyard is outdoors with a full bar, games during the day and live music at night. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome until 8 p.m. Pleasure is an indoor late-night spot with a full bar, separate shot bar, VIP seating with bottle service, a DJ and dance floor. Ages 21 and up. All major credit cards.
Trout Street Bar & Grill, 104 W. Cotter Ave., (361) 749- 7800, tsbag.com. Enjoy the view overlooking the harbor while sipping a specialty frozen drink. Big screen TVs. All major credit cards. (See ad Page 74.)
VFW Post 8967, 311 N. Alister St., (361) 349-9503. Big screen TVs, darts, shuffleboards, video games. All welcome, you don’t have to be a military member or veteran. (See ad Page 32.)
Virginia’s on the Bay, 815 Trout St., (361) 749-4088, www.virginiasportaransas.com. Watch the boats come in with their catches. Beer, wine, full bar. All major credit cards.
Check ads in the weekly editions of the South Jetty for current entertainment listings or call the individual establishments.
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