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Dirty Al's at Pelican Station

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201 S Garcia St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4112
+1 956-943-3344
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07:00 - 23:00
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Brainerd, Minnesota
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow! We brought our cleaned fresh caught fish here and they did a fabulous job. It costs $8 per pound and you get one choice of side per pound. Good portions of side dishes. Vegetables were fresh a perfectly made. The fish was done to perfection. We did have to wait a bit and it was after the dinner rush.... More 

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Thank WinterTexanfromMN
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We are pleased you enjoyed the food. We look forward to serving you again soon. More 

Level Contributor
15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had both breakfast and lunch on different days excellent choices on extensive menu,portion size excellent, service by server (Hailee?) was as good as I have had in port Isabel

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Thank Ronald B
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this review

Yes, we offer breakfast lunch and dinner. We appreciate the positive review and look forward to serving you again soon. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Waitress was super and food was the best! Atmosphere was great and view was wonderful, I think if I lived in that area I'd have to eat there every week.

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Thank Lrhlt
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this review

We agree, the view is wonderful. We are pleased you enjoyed the food and the service. We hope to serve you again soon. More 

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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner with a party of 50 following a Friday wedding on South Padre. Service was efficient and friendly, food quality was high, and portions were large. Considering the size of the group, we were impressed by the high quality work performed by the wait staff.

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Thank J5172HLmattr
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing Pelican Station to dine. We are pleased you and your large group enjoyed your dining experience. More 

Luck, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wife and I stopped in just for a drink and was told about the daily special of peel and eat Cajun shrimp. decided to give it a try . found a new meal for back home it was great

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Thank dennis r
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed the Peel and eat Cajun shrimp. Thank you for your positive review. More 

Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
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127 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is one of my favorites in the Rio Grande Valley. The seafood is fabulous, the staff are polite and punctual and the view overlooking the Laguna Madre and the South Padre Island Causway is unmatched. One can dine while watching the Terns, Osprey and Pelicans perform their antics. The shrimp are large and prentiful. Mmmm, Mmmm good!

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Thank Wallybee43
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this review

We appreciate your review. We have to agree, the view is great! More 

Butternut, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted fish without breading so ordered the Veracruz fish. It was seasoned nicely with a bit of heat and grilled fresh veggies, and rice. It was not over salted-hard to find. It was colorful. We thought the price fair- about $13. The server was a bit hard to understand but it did not cause problems. Kind of tricky to... More 

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Thank WiGal_11
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We are pleased you enjoyed the Veracruz. We invite you to visit us again. More 

Burleson, Texas
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195 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oysters for $.50 each on Mondays from 4 to close. Very good soups. Hamburgs are really big. Lots of items on the menu and all are good.

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Thank richardderose
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this review

Thank you. We are glad you take advantage of our Monday night raw oysters special! The menu items are diverse. We look forward to your next visit to Pelican Station. More 

Michigan
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous Hidden Gem. Service was top notch (Tony = 5 stars). Food was prepared to perfection with generous portions. Wonderful view of the water and bridge. A must eat at restaurant !

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Thank RichandNancy
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this review

We are happy to hear you enjoyed breakfast and the wonderful view. Thank you very much for your recommendation. We look forward to your return visit. More 

McAllen, Texas
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

They almost poisoned me by claiming several dishes were gluten free but upon receiving them I discovered they were covered in flour. The manager and the cook were even asked.. both of whom tried to get us to eat the food which was not gluten free. Being gluten free is not a choice for me. I have celiac disease and... More 

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Thank jenyfair2017
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. We are truly sorry for your experience. I concur with you, our servers should be educated. Management has been made aware of the situation and the servers will be trained accordingly. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 S Garcia St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4112
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel
  • Phone Number: +1 956-943-3344

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?