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Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort

3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
+1 956-761-2703
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“eggs benedict” (33 reviews)
“potato chips” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
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1 - 10 of 471 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Once again this year our first stop on the island is the Palms Cafe. The best margaritas on the island. As always the peel and eat shrimp is fresh and yummy and you can never go wrong with the parmesan chips Some say the pro...More

Thank Hhead3rd
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Welcome back!! We are pleased and honored to be your first stop. Thank you! We hope to see you back for breakfast, lunch, and dinner while you’re on the Island. Thank you so much for your review! We sincerely appreciate it.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cafe on the Beach offers casual dining with a view of the beach. While it has a menu that includes casual dining favorites like burgers and fries, I like that I can get fresh grilled snapper and a salad with lots of veggies. Eating healthy...More

Thank Debra F
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you! We’re delighted you enjoyed our little Cafe on the Beach. We hope to see you back very soon! Thank you so much for sharing your experience with other Trip Advisor readers!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I eat here whenever I am leaving the island, as it is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy a final hour of listening to the ocean. The food is always terrific and service is fast.

Thank SATerribleTwins
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you! We look forward to your return very soon. The food, view and friendly service will be waiting for you!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Girlfriends stopped her for breakfast in the beach. Such a nice atmosphere and sweet staff. Had a yummy mimosas and tried the migas.More

Thank buytaerts
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Mmmmmm-mimosas and migas! Yum! What a perfect way for girlfriends to start the day! Thank you for choosing our little Cafe to meet. We hope to see you and your friends on “Wine Down Mondays” for special deals on bottles of wine! A fun time...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here for breakfast. It is a small place and was crowded, but we were able to seat right away. The view is stunning as you have an unobstructed view of the gulf. The coffee was good, the fruit was fresh, and the service...More

Thank Shane H
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We’re so happy you all enjoyed your yummy “breakfast at the beach”. There’s something very special about starting the day with great food, friendly service and a spectacular view. Please come back soon! Thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Café on the Beach seems to be a favorite of locals and tourists alike and why not? The food is really good, the location next to the beach is beautiful and the small size of the restaurant keeps noisy crowds away. Please put this delightful...More

Thank MaryJaneT368
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much. We love our locals AND our visitors! I’m delighted you enjoyed some of our yummy breakfast choices while you were here. We have great lunches and fabulous dinners too, so please come back soon! Thanks for taking the time to share...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We actually visited twice, the first time was in the evening, the food was amazing. However, our dining was cut short due to the mosquitos. Only our table though. The second time it was breakfast. Again excellent, we had maple pancakes and we were debating...More

Thank caylacaren
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! I’m so pleased you enjoyed dining with us, but very sorry the mosquitos were a problem the first time. I’ll see if we can figure out which table they were attracted to! Hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome spot . Delicious mango margaritas . Covered patio and nice bar . Homemade potatoes chips are must

Thank Katie C
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Don’t you just love the homemade potato chips? And who can resist the mango margaritas? I’m delighted you enjoyed our little Cafe! Please come back soon!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a relaxed Atmosphere. The minute you sit down you feel the breeze from the ocean and the view is really nice. The service is always excellent and the food also. I love sea food so one of my favorite plates for dinner...More

Thank Mike08Texas
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you! I’m so pleased you enjoy our little sea-side cafe! I love the maple glazed salmon too! Thanks for taking the time to share your review on Trip Advisor. We sincerely appreciate it!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

About 14 of us had breakfast here before our HOA owners meeting. The food was good and priced reasonably.

Thank Brian A
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We’re so happy you enjoyed your breakfast! Please come back soon!!

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Samantha W
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Response from Russ F | Reviewed this property |
No they don't sorry for the delay! Great place though!
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Kelly D
24 April 2017|
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Response from tmetty | Property representative |
Yes-dogs on leashes are welcome on our outdoor patios. Certified service dogs are also permitted in our covered dining area. Hope to see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-2703
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Palms Resort
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