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Virginia's On The Bay

815 Trout St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5027
+1 361-749-4088
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
815 Trout St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5027
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit disappointing. Ordered drinks at the bar during happy hour. Drinks tasted like a sprite. Only one bartender. Very slow service. Hostess cleaning tables. Lots of support but no one eating. Looks like we have a change in management. Food still good but new...More

Thank Cheri F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Port Aransas is doing a great job in recovering from the hurricane. Virginia's On The Bay has done a fantastic job in getting reopened. Sitting at the marina is very relaxing. We stopped in on Sunday before leaving at 11am. We realized we got there...More

Thank HeavenlyBliss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been coming here every time we visit Port A. The food is delicious.. love the blooming onion and the fried fish sandwich or if you have a big appetite the fried fish platter. I’ve had the grilled shrimp which is delicious also. Highly recommend...More

Thank msaluja
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our meal was absolutely mediocre in every way. Plastic plates, basic flavors, blah . We found out from our waiter that not much they serve (only the shrimp) is locally sourced. Even the catch of the day isn’t local. Very sad, indeed! Stuck with the...More

Thank RRHoney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is excellent. We usually go here when we are in Port Aransas. It gets very crowded and we had to wait and hour and a 1/2 but the have an upstairs bar, where you can sit and look out a the boats...More

Thank PamelaK1132
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go here every time I am anywhere near Corpus Christie! I haven't been since the hurricane and was anxious to see it. The pics on the news after the hurricane were not hopeful. But there it was, still going strong. It was busy but...More

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sisters and I had dinner here last weekend...and maybe going on the weekend was the issue. The restaurant was bursting at the seams. The wait would have been bad, but we went up to the bar and had a drink. When we did get...More

Thank mbahr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful waiter. Seated where we requested and very attentive to our needs. Saw the pirate boat head out for evening cruise. Proportions of food was very nice.

Thank Phillis O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best ever!! We have been to Port Aransas many times but this was our first visit to Virginia's on the Bay. We loved it!! No complaints!! Do yourself a favor...Try it!!

Thank Kemah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent oysters on the half shell! We found no better on the island. Also, peel and eat shrimp was delicious as well. Service good! Actually tasted tequila in the margarita’s! Definitely need to try this one.

Thank jahvtx
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27 February 2017|
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Response from ErickKat1st | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see anyone with a pet.... might be best to call... sorry I couldn't be any more help!
27 February 2017|
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Response from pampe254 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 Trout St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5027
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-4088
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