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US Bar and Restaurant - CLOSED

5001 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX
+1 956-772-1503
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good23%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
2 Sep 2012
“Closed”
11 Aug 2012
“Bad Service!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mexican, Steakhouse, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5001 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX
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1 - 10 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 3 September 2012

US Bar is now closed. Sad, but not surprising. It had potential, but it was horribly managed. I hope the next place works out......

Thank TXtraveler67
Reviewed 11 August 2012

Ate there 8/5/12. Ok it was a Sunday evening and the place was dead. I guess no shock there. But the inexperienced female server was ready to rush us out the door. What got me was when she came up to us right after we...More

Thank Merle A
Reviewed 17 July 2012

Chips and salsa was good The salad was cut up like cole slaw Service was poor. I got my steak and got a steak knife 5 minutes later Food was bad. The 2 amigos were over cooked (shoe leather), menu said 3 four oz. medallions....More

Thank 816Armandob
Reviewed 21 June 2012

We have a condo close by and were really excited to see the US Bar open. We were aware of its roots in Matamoros, and ate at the Drive Inn years ago (very good), but US Bar is hit and miss. After two dinners and...More

1  Thank TXtraveler67
Reviewed 9 June 2012

Waited 1.75 hours to get our food. It was disgusting and inedible. Kids menu is chicken nuggets only. The place is not FAMILY FRIENDLY. Well done steak was brought out barely rare. They would not comp the disgusting food that we did not eat! Drinks...More

Thank Jeffreyedmonds66
Josue C, Manager at US Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2012

Dear customer. Thank you for taking your tie to give us your feed back. We sincerely apologize for the bad experience that you had at our Restaurant. Normally we would comp the food and I would make shire to talk to you, please excuse us...More

Reviewed 24 May 2012

We went for late night drinks - great atmosphere, quiet, and very friendly bartender (owner?) Good drinks and they brought out some free appetizers. Salsas and sauces are very good and the fried jalapenos were delicious.

Thank LynneC_TX
Josue C, Manager at US Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2012

Dear customer, Thank you for your feed back. We are really glad that you enjoy our restaurant. Yes, the owner usually behind the bar or even waiting tables. Some times he just helps at the kitchen.

Reviewed 5 May 2012

You are greeted as soon as you come in. Sit up at the bar and enjoy handmade margaritas (rocks or frozen) with the cute little plastic monkey hanging from the rim. Several times during our visit the bartender offered up free appetizers to all the...More

Thank Nicole_Gus_2010
Josue C, Manager at US Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2012

Dear customer, thank you for your feed back. We are glad to hear about your experience at the U.S. Bar & Restaurant and hope to have you back soon!

Reviewed 15 April 2012

My family and I used to enjoy going to the US Bar, Texas Bar, and Drive-Inn in Matamoros, Mex. years ago. Their food and service was always the best. All the dishes - seafood and meats were exquisite, and not to mention the desserts, which...More

1  Thank Elma M
Josue C, Manager at US Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2012

Dear customer, thank you for taking the time to give us your feed back. Yes, we are from the same family as the Texas Bar and Drive in. We are trying to bring all that friendly ambience to the Island. Make sure to check our...More

Reviewed 31 March 2012

Nuevo Laredo, Saltillo, San Antonio and here are the only places I've run into Cabrito which my Dad introduced me to as a youth. This was in a sauce, perfectly prepared. They brought 4 salsas, all good but the hot one is spicy, which I...More

Thank garybgomez
Josue C, Manager at US Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2012

Dear customer, thank you for your feedback. Yes, we are very proud of our Cabrito Recipes and we are very happy to know about your great experience with us. We are constantly trying to expand our menu so be sure to check on us regularly...More

Reviewed 7 March 2012

Paul was our waiter. Best on SPI. FOOD GREAT. Bar-b-que on tuesday night was extremel good!,More

Thank beucherbbking
Josue C, Manager at US Bar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2012

Dear customer, thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear about your experience with us. Yes, the bar-b-que was a really good addition to our menu. We constantly try to have more and different temporary and permanent additions to our menu, the main...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$49
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5001 Padre Boulevard, South Padre Island, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-772-1503
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Description
U.S. Bar & Restaurant is a 100% Family Restaurant. We serve Mexican food, Sea food and Steaks.Family Owned since 1945, the first one was opened in matamoros.We want to bring good quality food, always made fresh, and a nice ambience to the island.Our margaritas are hand made as well as our salsas and every thing that you order from the menu will be made fresh.Enjoy our welcoming staff, friendly music and great food.
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