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Wanna-Wanna Beach Bar & Grill

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5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
+1 956-761-7600
10:30 - 22:30
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Jonesboro, Arkansas
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great food. Strong mixed drinks. Specialty drinks are very good as well. Wonderful atmosphere. We go every time we are at the island, never disappointed. Ceviche is to die for!! Great value. Be within walking distance if you plan to have more than one drink :)

Thank karavic12
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first stop on Padre Island Loved it! We ate out on the deck on a perfect day! The drinks and food were amazing! Great find/1

Thank Mindy P
Corona, California
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful Beachfront bar. A bit rustic, but very enjoyable. Delicious Turbo Coladas. Food menu is a bit limited, but the food is good and plentiful. Unless you're really hungry, two people can enjoy one order. Beautiful view of the Gulf beach and those who stroll it.

Thank Doug H
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to try the turbo piña colada, by far the best on the island.. the food is amazing.. casual atmosphere on deck right on the beach.. if you come to south Padre Island you have to eat here..

Thank Stacie J
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ordered a cheeseburger in paradise and some fish tacos that were awesome. Great service, food and view of the Gulf of Mexico. Wanna Wanna also has places to stay

Thank tommyg1111
Apple Valley
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend and I spent a couple of hours here before a concert. We had ceviche and beverages. Not crowded, but it was midday on a Monday. The bar was full, we sat on the porch which was half full, overlooking the ocean. The customers were a nice mix of all ages. Friendly staff, quick service, good prices. A large... More 

Thank shirlppt
Edinburg, Texas
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48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent beach front property with its own access. Small-ish, but has all the services without the congestion of other beachfront places. More “family friendly” than most. Good bar food and cocktails. Live band was playing when I visited in late January. Staff will rent beach chairs/umbrellas if you want to be on sand, or you can enjoy the view from... More 

Thank Mark S
Lake Dallas, Texas
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had heard about this place in song and had to try it out when we went to South Padre. The atmosphere was great and the drinks were very good. My wife had a Wanna Wanna drink and it tasted so good, even if it was 90 percent alcohol. Next time on the Island we will be back for sure.

Thank Jerry H
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch and drinks. Average lunch, but Best drinks we had during our stay! Favorite was the Padre Punch. Similar to a long island tea, but better...and at least as strong!

Thank Joyce B
Warsaw, Missouri
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76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We went to spend the day on the island and experience the beach, so looked for a place to have a drink and eat lunch where we could see and hear the ocean.....this place fit the bill. We had a very enjoyable drink and lunch with a beautiful view and sound of the surf. The menu was limited, but good.... More 

Thank George B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-7600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?