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Louie’s Backyard

2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
+1 956-761-6406
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (198 reviews)
“crab legs” (226 reviews)
“ribs” (170 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
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Reviewed yesterday

I had a very good experience at this restaurant. My waiter, Matthew, was very patient with me as I just couldn't make up my mind as to what I felt like eating. He made several good suggestions. After our food was delivered, Matthew checked on...More

Thank teddeebee
Reviewed yesterday

My food was hot, fresh and delicious. cant go wrong with the buffet. and the seating was breath taking gorgeous. I wish I would have ate here everyday. Best place on the island. I will return back.

Thank shirolamgustafson
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Raven was our server and was very prompt and helpful. The buffet was very good and the prices were reasonable. Worth the visit.

Thank Krista W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I remember this restaurant from 30 years ago and couldn't wait to go on our trip. This was so disappointing!!! The food was barely ok:(. The staff refused to let us sit outside with the live music. We ate by the noisy buffet while everyone...More

Thank allemanj
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Buffet had a good selection and it was very delicious! Very good service along with a relaxing atmosphere...dinner by the bay!

Thank Matt W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It had an awesome view good music and drinks! Make sure to stay close to here for spring break or you'll have a long walk!

Thank Stephanie O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Coming to Louie's Backyard is a must when coming to South Padre. Every Friday and Saturday they have their weekly firework display. It's an amazing view while having the best entrees and drinks the island can offer.

Thank Edwin G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sorry, the view is good but food was not good for any 4 of our family. The service was slow and bad, we waited to get our check, was checked on 0 times, had to request the check, request to take the check. Just not...More

Thank paulcathy1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Whenever in Padre, Louie's is one of our must visit establishments. Great atmosphere, wonderful staff, beautiful views, delicious food, awesome happy hour, and the AMAZING Friday night fireworks show! Love. Love. Love.

Thank DallasTraveler17
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for watching the fireworks with us -- we're honored to be a "must visit" for you! Can't wait to have you back over! Sincerely, Dan, Owner

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We ate dinner at Louie's and decided on the all you can eat prime rib and seafood buffet. There is plenty to choose from. Nice salad bar, lots of fried things like fish and chicken. Crab legs were ok. Prime rib and the BBQ ribs...More

Thank Curlyqmom
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for hanging out with us! So glad you had a great time and enjoyed the buffet, but I definitely wish the margarita had been more to your liking. If ever there is anything we can do better when you're here, don't hesitate to let...More

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brett s
What time do you stop serving food in general?
27 May 2017|
Response from Roxanne F | Reviewed this property |
unsure ate at 11pm
Can I order food and drink in sport bar and sit outside next to water to watch firework?
1 June 2015|
Response from Dan S | Property representative |
Sports Bar Menu is limited to Sports Bar. However, the Lookout Deck offers waterfront dining featuring a similar menu as the Sports Bar. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-6406
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At Louie's Backyard in South Padre Island, there is no such thing as a boring night. Whether you want to sit and chat with your friends, cheer on your favorite team or cut a rug till the wee hours, we've got you covered!
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