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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%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (53 reviews)
“ceviche” (31 reviews)
“burger” (55 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:30All hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
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1 - 10 of 362 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Conveniently located on the beach, very casual, outdoor dining, burgers and drinks, parking lot across the street. Beach volleyball available.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't believe for all the years (more like decades) that I've been coming to SPI, I had never been here. Located on the beach, this restaurant serves great bar-style food along with wine, beer, drinks. Plus, they are less expensive than Clayton's. I had the...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best beach bar in South Padre! Make sure you order a cocktail when you go. I love the live music and the atmosphere. My girlfriend at the time is from Florida and told me it was the best beach bar she has ever been too....More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I enjoy this place having great food and drinks at SPI!! Great music with live entertainment!! Food is fresh and drinks are even better !!!

Thank FlorLozano83
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We always stop in for a Turbo Pina when on the island. The atmosphere is great and the food, while mostly fried, is fantastic. My son loves the chicken strips.

Thank Jayson C
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We went on a Monday afternoon...had a great time just hanging out. Right on the beach. Comfortable in the afternoon shade. Guys at the bar were nice. No frozen drinks so no virgin drinks for the kids ...might have been just a Monday thing-not sure....More

Thank Cooper3339
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Enjoyed the live music and eating on the beach, but the menu is very limited. I had the fried shrimp and it was good, would've preferred grilled shrimp

Thank Charri06
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This beach bar is fun, on the beach and has fantastic Turbos. The drink is strong and has no fake after taste like the other beach bar. The ceviche is so fresh you hardly taste the fish - just fantastic! I'm weekend the bar has...More

Thank Fran R
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The food at Wanna Wanna Bar and Grill is okay but it's the location that is great for a day at the beach.

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Lively, fun atmosphere. Good food and great drinks. Friendly staff. Minimal wait for such a busy place.

Thank lindahb71
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25 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from melizalde08 | Reviewed this property |
yes they always have music playing. I've only been there in the summer time though so I would check their website to see what they have going on.
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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
View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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