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El Papa's

814 S Garcia St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4301
+1 956-943-7133
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (7 reviews)
“migas” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
814 S Garcia St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4301
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

This restaurant deserves a 10 for value. It is located off the main drag. The interior is mostly clean. Service was OK but some language difficulties. Broad menu. We were there for breakfast. Good selection. The migas Mexicano was good. Spice was nice. The egg...More

Thank james k
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Yummy! We love this place for its authentic Mexican food and amazing service. It's a small hidden place, but worth the drive!!

Thank ilymuniz
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We have dined here four times. Once on a Wednesday and had the all you can eat Mexican and three times on Friday for the all you can eat shrimp. We usually come with friends and sometimes the guys will keep track of the shrimp...More

Thank dvandrv
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is just a great place to eat if you like Mexican food at a fair price, and the service is always great.

Thank rob c
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

The food at El Papa's is very good; fresh and homemade Tex-Mex! The guacamole for $3.50 is an insanely great price and delicious. Service is mediocre, but I'm willing to overlook it because of the food and prices. (3.99 for breakfast and 5.99-6.99 for a...More

Thank Lil3120
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Ate breakfast here every morning that we stayed on south padre island. It was well worth the drive. Awesome tortillas. It was all good. Can't wait to go back for wed night. Attention Mexican food restaurants....take lessons here.

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Nice clean restaurant with plenty of seating. Off the main drag approximately a 1/2 mile. You might need your gps. Staff was very friendly and efficient. I ate the all you can eat Mexican plate only offered on Wednesday evenings for $8.99. Served with Spanish...More

Thank 863dan
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We were looking for a local place to eat and found some reviews on El Papa's. Reviews said good food at a good price. Our experience was that and more. Good friendly service and the salsa is the best in the area.

Thank Arlan H
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

I have only been for lunch. The food tasted good and was cheap. Nothing fancy. A lot of locals eat here. The charro beans are delicious.

Thank gregorybald
Reviewed 26 October 2015

If I don't know what I want to eat, I hit Papa's. They always have something to satisfy your hunger. Specials daily and a full menu. Close to home and just like family!!

Thank rcoffman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 814 S Garcia St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4301
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel
  • Phone Number: +1 956-943-7133
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