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Windjammer Beachfront Cafe

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Isla Grand Beach Resort, 500 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
+1 956-761-6511
06:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 06:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 06:30 - 23:00
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A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Buffet...loved the Oysters Rockefeller! Our friends ate MANY oysters on the half shell. The crab salad is scrumptious! Also the option of a carving station of Beef! We will return!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Poplarville, Mississippi
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We ate here for Thanksgiving which was great! So was the breakfast buffet. Best restaurant we found on the entire island. Staff was outstanding and view was nice too.

Thank DYK640
Fort Worth, Texas
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I was excited to eat Oysters Rockefeller, Roast Beef, Fresh Oysters and Clam Chowder to my hearts content at the Seafood Buffet. Granted we were there in the off-season, but my first tip should have been that there was only one other couple in the whole restaurant. The food was anything but fresh.The Oysters Rockefeller was dried out and nasty.... More 

Thank Dane Y
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Had Mexican buffet food was dry like it been cooked hrs before didn't even have taco or salsa cost was a little of 30 dollars for two of us

Thank Ed M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The breakfast was fantastic but the service from Martha was even better. She gave us some good advice on things to to while on vacation. Thanks!!!

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The location of this cafe is great, but the food is expensive. It is also hard to find because it is inside the Isla Grand Hotel.

Thank dianek901
Arlington, Texas
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208 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for the Wednesday night buffet. The view was great and so was the service. Not many people on the island this time of year which is very nice. The buffet was very good no one should go away hungry. Almost anything you could want. I would return.

Thank BigTex62
San Antonio, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We love to eat here each time we visit South Padre Island. Favorite menu items include the shrimp cocktail, fried shrimp and the Padre Duo (tomato or avocado with shrimp, crab or tuna salad and fresh fruit). Martha, our server on several of our visits, is friendly and keeps the iced tea glasses filled. My elderly mother eats quite slowly... More 

Thank jimandsandra7
Garland, Texas
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We used to travel to South Padre a lot about 10 years ago, always ate here. We ate lunch there last week, and the food and service is just as good as it was. The view is great also.

Thank Don N
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Ate Sunday brunch here- great selection, friendly efficient staff, and good food. They also offer eggbeaters now for folks watching their cholesterol. An overall great experience & we'll be back!

Thank Yh687ed

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 22:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isla Grand Beach Resort, 500 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island, TX 78597
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-6511

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?