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Wanna-Wanna Beach Bar & Grill

5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
+1 956-761-7600
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“ceviche” (35 reviews)
“fries” (51 reviews)
“burger” (56 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This has been our go to place each day we stayed in South Padre Island. The bar is right on the beach, with a fantastic view (go lay at the beach for a few hours, then join the crowd at the bar). I don’t think...More

Thank D K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I would have known about this spot sooner. What a view! The view is worth it and the access to the beach is right there. Volleyball and water. And burgers and shrimp and frozen beverages. You must stop here when in SoPadre!

Thank tracywalker2008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner and drinks were good and responsibly priced. The kids had the fish and chips and were happy. I had the ceviche which was great. It wasn't busy the day we were there so we got a table looking at the ocean which was just...More

Thank childrentravelers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the place. Great beers and cocktails. Fantastic view. Best little spot in the island. Went here twice and did not find a better place nearby.

Thank GKY0ung
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place to watch the water, enjoy a beer and listen to music. Enjoyed the shrimp basket but tend to have drinks and snacks. Gets busy but is always fun.

Thank janice r
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I just love this place, it is on the water and for us the weather was amazing. Cool breeze and the food was fresh and fast service. It was so good. The shrimp were lightly breaded and served very hot. The entertainment was great, while...More

Thank Allyson M
Reviewed 4 March 2018

They have a tiki bar in the rear right on the ocean. You pull the shades up and just smell the ocean. Drinks are good and reasonably priced. Wait staff can not do enough for you. A pleasant day for me and the Queen.

Thank JoeDBoquete
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

What can I say about a bar & grill over looking the gulf, with good food, cheap bear, a great staff, and live entertainment? I wanna go back! My wife and I stumbled upon this place on our recent (first) visit to South Padre Island,...More

Thank Gcotton157
Reviewed 29 January 2018

This is one of the best places to get a drink on the beach and people watch - we always sit in the bar area - actually stopped here twice while on the island - this was our first stop after checking into the hotel...More

Thank TripGal63
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Location was perfect and I loved that you could hang at the beach and still buy drinks. I stayed away from the mixed drinks since I had my family with me, but the beer was cold and the bartender was pleasant. The food was not...More

Thank fivermama
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23 October 2017|
Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
I'm only there weekends so not sure.. Check them out online
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
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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