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Dirty Al's at Pelican Station

201 S Garcia St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4112
+1 956-943-3344
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (83 reviews)
“fish” (60 reviews)
“fries” (19 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
201 S Garcia St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4112
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

the food was really tasty and the portions are humongous. I had a cup of the shrimp bisque (with good sized pieces of shrimp in it, not the tiny frozen ones) and then the shrimp po boy which had a ton of shrimp on a...More

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in here on a Tuesday around 4:00. It wasn’t very busy and we were seated right away. Our waitress took our drink order and it was happy hour. We started with two appetizers for the four of us. A dozen raw oysters and New...More

Thank Ron O
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting Pelican Station. We are pleased you enjoyed the food. Happy hour is the best time to stop by and enjoy a drink! We looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at Dirty Al’s on the island before and the food was always decent. This restaurant has the same owners, but it has more scenic views and the building is classier (clean tables). It almost has a rustic church feeling with all the...More

Thank johnhansen1977
Reviewed 7 September 2017

One of my favorite dining spots in Port Isabel. Al has popular selections from his other eateries...all excellent. I love watching the pelicans on the breakers. Enjoy the nostalgic fotos of the railroad and area. Bring your catch for the chef to prepare. You won't...More

Thank loscorbett
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

We are glad you enjoy the food, the view and the decor. We appreciate your recommendation.

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed very much the place, recommend it for the food and also for the location and the view. The place is very well refurbished to look old fashion style, while very well preserved.

Thank Carlos R
Reviewed 22 August 2017

It was my wife's sister and brother-in-laws 50th anniversary. We came with a group of Saturday night with a reservation. We were seated immediately as the table was set up and ready for us. We ordered in shifts as eating was not our real priority...More

Thank billybob76511
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

We are pleased your large party enjoyed the food and service. The restaurant is quite spacious and accommodates large parties. Unfortunately, you are right the food slows down a bit because of it. We are glad everyone enjoyed their meal. Keep us in mind for...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017

Our family of 11 went to celebrate a birthday dinner here and received the worst service ever. My husband and I have been going to this restaurant for years. However, this time around, the server was totally clueless as to how to handle a party...More

Thank sdelacruz7501
Reviewed 21 August 2017

When visiting my winter-Texan parents, they always insist that we eat at Pelican Station. If you like fried food, this is the place for you. It is good food, but I wish there were more non-fried options. Service could definitely be better, as it is...More

Thank DallasMeetingPlanner
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We strive to provide excellent and timely service, we will work getting better at the time. Thank you and look forward to your next trip down.

Reviewed 16 August 2017

I have returned twice since the first time I wrote a review about how poorly I was treated and both times I have been brought food that would make me sick. I very carefully explained to the waitress that I have celiac disease and that...More

Thank jenyfair2017
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I come when we want a nice night out. Food is always good and and the view of the bay and causway is great. Nice place to bring visitors for a fancy night out.

Thank Brian A
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

We agree, the view is great. We are glad you enjoyed the food too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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