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Virginia's On The Bay

815 Trout St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5027
+1 361-749-4088
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
815 Trout St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5027
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Reviewed 3 days ago

For a complete Texas beach experience, if you are in Port Aransas I recommend stopping in Virginia's On The Bay for a bowl of Seafood Gumbo. They advertise their Gumbo as being Breaux Bridge style (dark roux) and it met my expectations. Which is to...More

Thank WaterBuffalo2
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had lunch there and the food and service we're top notch. Our food was served fast and the drinks excellent. The only reason I didn't give it five stars is there is one bathroom for men and one for women. For a place serving...More

Thank DonaldandTrish M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great food at a decent price. Service was great and got seated in less than 15 minutes with a huge crowd. Loved the view and the server. Food was Great as well.

Thank eddyr77
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch there. Were lucky enough to get a table by the water. Service was good. We were a party of 4 and all had great enterres, except me and I had oysters 1/2 shell which was very good.

Thank MarineAustin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant has the best location! Oysters on the half shell are wonderful! The staff is quirky and unique. Bring a large group as this is the place for it!

Thank Sabra48fan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is typical Port A food. Fried fish, fried shrimp and seasoned fries are good. Lunch and dinner expect a 15-20 minute wait. Good service. The scenery is of the bay but again typical. Margaritas okay. Open air seating so the frozen margaritas melt fast....More

Thank dipina78666
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is amazing and the drinks are great! However, the restaurant is overpriced and the food is mediocre. I suggest grabbing a drink and an appetizer! I would not waste my money on the fish of the day or any other meals there.

1  Thank razdango86
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When we pulled up to the parking lot, I asked a couple coming out how the restaurant was. They said they'd already eaten here twice during their week-long vacation because the food was so good. He recommended the crab cakes. We arrived at 2pm and...More

Thank optique
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My three boys and I went for dinner while down in the wharf area over the 4th of July weekend. We got there a bit early for the crowds so we did not have to wait for a table. The service was good and the...More

1  Thank FlashCrusader85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on a Wednesday around 5:30pm and didn't have to wait for a table although the restaurant looked like it filled up and there was a wait shortly after that. The view of the water and watching the boats come in was the...More

1  Thank AwesomeBalance
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Response from ErickKat1st | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see anyone with a pet.... might be best to call... sorry I couldn't be any more help!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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11:00 - 22:00
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11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 Trout St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5027
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-4088
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