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Clayton's Beach Bar and Grill

6900 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7741
+1 956-761-5900
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“nachos” (24 reviews)
“ceviche” (7 reviews)
“fried shrimp” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
6900 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7741
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great spot to sit and watch the surf. The food is fast beach food- perfect since everyone is just walking up from the beach. It has a chilled out atmosphere and the beer is cold. Try it at least once if you...More

Thank PhadraHalifaxNS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went during the day for spring break and were told we had a $1 discount beers and $2 rail drinks with our inertia passes, however, they only offered the beer and only Bud Lite. During the day was fun, but at night it was...More

1  Thank Camille D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How many times do you get to say you were at the "biggest outdoor beach bar in Texas"? Clayton's is a great way to spend a few hours, grab a drink or two, a bite to eat, and watch the surf. Plenty of seating, though...More

Thank Francine M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun place Great music and food. This is the happening place on the beach. We go there on nice weather days for music and fun. Have fun and enjoy

Thank jeffreyf698
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was near our place we stayed and enjoyed their music. Always many people come to enjoy the sounds of the waves and watch the gulf! Food was good!

Thank MinnesotaNeeCee
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Great place to watch the waves come in while drinking a wonderful pina colada. Chips and dips and more drinks and more drinks.

Thank Bev M
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Parking Excellant. Bathrooms adeqaute. Self service from the bar. Big dance floor. Music Excellant. Good view of the Gulf.

Thank AlisonSaskatchewan
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Simply enjoyed having cocktails on the HUGE outdoor deck. Didn't have entertainment while I was there, but two large stages for live bands. Beach below the deck has sand volleyball net. Didn't eat, but heard others rave about the nachos.

Thank Patti K
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

This was my favorite place on south padre island they had 1 dollar Busch lights and really strong frozen drinks and some of the best fastest bartenders on the island. The food is great and you get a generous serving and the staff is so...More

Thank Marty S
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Enjoyed the view on the bar stools overlooking the gulf. Had a coupon for beer and nachos for $1. Lots of tables and chairs.

Thank 130PeeWee
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6900 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7741
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-5900
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