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Dirty Al's at Pelican Station

201 S Garcia St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4112
+1 956-943-3344
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (82 reviews)
“seafood” (47 reviews)
“fries” (38 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
201 S Garcia St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4112
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1 - 10 of 383 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favorite dining spots in Port Isabel. Al has popular selections from his other eateries...all excellent. I love watching the pelicans on the breakers. Enjoy the nostalgic fotos of the railroad and area. Bring your catch for the chef to prepare. You won't...More

Thank loscorbett
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad you enjoy the food, the view and the decor. We appreciate your recommendation.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed very much the place, recommend it for the food and also for the location and the view. The place is very well refurbished to look old fashion style, while very well preserved.

Thank Carlos R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my wife's sister and brother-in-laws 50th anniversary. We came with a group of Saturday night with a reservation. We were seated immediately as the table was set up and ready for us. We ordered in shifts as eating was not our real priority...More

Thank billybob76511
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are pleased your large party enjoyed the food and service. The restaurant is quite spacious and accommodates large parties. Unfortunately, you are right the food slows down a bit because of it. We are glad everyone enjoyed their meal. Keep us in mind for...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of 11 went to celebrate a birthday dinner here and received the worst service ever. My husband and I have been going to this restaurant for years. However, this time around, the server was totally clueless as to how to handle a party...More

Thank sdelacruz7501
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When visiting my winter-Texan parents, they always insist that we eat at Pelican Station. If you like fried food, this is the place for you. It is good food, but I wish there were more non-fried options. Service could definitely be better, as it is...More

Thank DallasMeetingPlanner
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We strive to provide excellent and timely service, we will work getting better at the time. Thank you and look forward to your next trip down.

Reviewed 16 August 2017

I have returned twice since the first time I wrote a review about how poorly I was treated and both times I have been brought food that would make me sick. I very carefully explained to the waitress that I have celiac disease and that...More

Thank jenyfair2017
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I come when we want a nice night out. Food is always good and and the view of the bay and causway is great. Nice place to bring visitors for a fancy night out.

Thank Brian A
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We agree, the view is great. We are glad you enjoyed the food too.

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

If you like fried food, it's fine. Nothing special or remarkable to note. It is on the water and would be nice at sunset.

Thank Dana P
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Food was amazing! We had a beautiful view of the sunset and the karaoke was pretty entertaining. It was a bit noisy inside, but it was a full house and it's summer so we expected that. I had one cocktail and was feeling pretty good...More

Thank mamatobler
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Thank you for the review. We are pleased you enjoyed the food and especially the view. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious food. The dishes were a bit more elaborate and the flavours were good. The freshness of the fish and oysters were a highlight. Good service and great location. We were a group of 6 and the gratuity was charged on the bill, which is...More

Thank ebtm
Dirty_Als_Mgmnt, Public Relations Manager at Dirty Al's at Pelican Station, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed the food and the service. We look forward to serving you again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 S Garcia St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4112
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel
  • Phone Number: +1 956-943-3344
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