We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
517 S Alister St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4405
+1 361-749-9447
Website
Today
08:00 - 22:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

896 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 890: English reviews
Pittsburg
Level Contributor
17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our service was less than desirable this year compared to the prior year. The guy was having a terrible night. The food came out cold but the store removed the charge for the cold food and then sent out extra salad for the missing salads that were not ordered. It was busy but not overly busy. The prior year 2016... More 

Helpful?
Thank Penny W
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We wanted seafood for our last meal on the island before heading back to SA but with 3 pups in tow we didn't know where to go.saw that Moby Dicks had a nice patio and a grassy shade area next door. I asked if it was ok to tie up the Pups to the fence after they said yes we... More 

Helpful?
Thank Patricia M
Plano, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were there on a busy Saturday, the restaurant was packed. The person that took the best care of us was Charlie! He was friendly and professional! He was attentive without being overbearing. He deserves a promotion! The dinner was wonderful!!!!! The whole experience was wonderful....

Helpful?
Thank 1958marsha
Gatesville, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

..great place to eat and chill....we all ha d great meal...cheese stix were a good way to start the meal off,,, we had the cowboy rib-eye steak ...was cooked a perfect medium and we added shrimp skewers ....will visit again !

Helpful?
Thank jamievelasquez
Fort Worth, Texas
Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Moby Dicks's for dinner and drinks after a day to the beach. Couldn't have asked for a better place! The menu was perfect - excellent seafood selection for me, plenty of non-seafood choices for hubby, and a good children's menu for our picky 8 year old. The drinks were generously made - not ice and fruit juice with a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jacinda W
Morris, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very good, but the atmosphere set the place apart from the rest. The decor and atmosphere are very nostalgic nautical/pirate oriented. My grandson had a great time exploring all the different treasures in the place. Great family oriented restaurant.

Helpful?
Thank amieeunder30
Level Contributor
133 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everyone in my party enjoyed their food whether seafood or burger or potato, all around goodness. Probably the best cornbread I have ever had, almost a cake, but not--moist, sweet, delicious. Good sweet tea. Awesome drinks too, particularly the roasted colada! Dessert menu is a little scarce, but who has the room! Great food and fun atmosphere, kind of loud... More 

Helpful?
Thank Travel R
Floresville, TX
Level Contributor
63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Drove to Port A for spring break just to enjoy some fresh seafood. Chose Moby Dick's for the atmosphere - which is very "tropical - touristy!" We loved the decor. All of us had a shrimp platter with 8 fried shrimp. It was delicious. We substituted a baked potato for the fries and got a huge potato with all the... More 

Helpful?
Thank mepenny
San Antonio, Texas
Level Contributor
17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wondered in here looking for crab legs. We were not let down! Their steam pots were amazing. The crab was meaty, and steamed perfectly. The oyster Rockafeller..... amazing. The service was great. We were the last to leave and never felt rushed by our server. We loved it so much, we did it again the next day for lunch!

Helpful?
Thank AmandaG732
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was overall pretty clean. The staff was extremely friendly. We had calamari and hush puppies for our appetizers. The calamari was okay, nothing special. The hush puppies were flavorful and among the best we have ever had. My husband had the coconut shrimp dish which was delicious! I had the grilled mahi-mahi dinner, it was good. We shared... More 

Helpful?
Thank Cindy J

Travellers who viewed Moby Dick's also viewed

Port Aransas, Texas Gulf Coast
Port Aransas, Texas Gulf Coast
 
Port Aransas, Texas Gulf Coast
Port Aransas, Texas Gulf Coast
 

Been to Moby Dick's? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 S Alister St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4405
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-9447

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Moby Dick's and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Georgetown, Texas

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Moby Dick's staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?