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PadreRitaGrill

4001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7231
+1 956-761-7482
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (49 reviews)
“nachos” (28 reviews)
“sirloin” (7 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7231
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1 - 10 of 436 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This used to be our very favorite restaurant to eat out on the island. We were very disappointed this time around. The menu has been shortened and the food was very poor quality. Our waitress didn't seem to know what she was doing and the...More

Thank dbwokc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They advertise world famous but for what I have no idea. We walk in and the place had a total of 2 families in the restaurant. No one greeted us and we waited until someone finally realized we needed seats. We should have left when...More

Thank Shelly V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it was our anniversary we wanted to eat and hear music. it said live music and best seafood. there was no music on a saturday night! the food was not tasty. rice dry and i got very ill on the shrimp and was sick during...More

Thank Margaret A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My sister's and I were looking for seafood past 10pm in SPI, which is hard to find when its not spring break. But a cab owner told us about this place open till 2am. The food was really good, we got the ceviche, nachos and...More

Thank Leanne B
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, service and music. The service is impeccable and the music enjoyable. Have the Shrimp Diablo and ask for extra jalapeno to spice it up a little extra. Have fun... I know you will. Also the burgers are great with grilled onions.

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Went here for early lunch on a Monday. It was very quiet and relaxed. Service was very good and efficient. Staff was extremely pleasant and friendly. Our fish , grilled and fried, was excellent and the butterflied shrimp was done just right. We had sides...More

Thank Oldiesrgreat
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We walked in at five pm and we were greeted by a nice gentlemen. Seated immediately even though we were a party of six. Three persons from our party of six went to the buffet which was very limited in items. Three of us ordered...More

Thank Sandra R
Micheal L, Owner at PadreRitaGrill, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2017

Thank you for writing; unfortunately I was out of town for Mother's Day, so I am responding based on questions and feedback from my staff and the MOD for that day. Apparently there had been a miscommunication with the roses and it seems that one...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Here for dinner as randomly chosen restaurant. Was a little leery of anyplace that advertised Kraft mac and cheese on the menu. However the grilled shrimp and seafood bayou were really good. Fresh seafood treated well!! Open mic night was also entertaining although not many...More

1  Thank 56sherylw
Micheal L, Owner at PadreRitaGrill, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Thanks for the review, please allow me to clear up the mystery for you, and other readers of your post. You are absolutely correct... on our CHILDRENS menu we advertise, and proudly serve Kraft Macaroni and Cheese! As you may have noticed when you dined...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

I ordered Fire Roasted Oyster !! I assumed with the words Fire Roasted in the title that they would have at least been warm !!!!!! Only about 2 out of 6 were even warm, the Parmasean Cheese was not even melted !!!! Gross !! :(...More

Thank elonwil
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We trained a new waiter tonight. He was very personable. That's important to us. While he didn't know wines, he knew the soup of the day. How many times have you been to a restaurant where the server was clueless about something as simple as...More

Thank trancheNM
Micheal L, Owner at PadreRitaGrill, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your experience here at PadreRitaGrill. I have to smile at your comment that you trained a new waiter; as the Summer season begins to come around the whole island does a staff shuffle... ours go to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4001 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7231
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-7482
  • E-mail
Description
Seafood, Steaks and Burgers
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