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Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort

3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
+1 956-761-2703
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“eggs benedict” (31 reviews)
“homemade chips” (11 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
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1 - 10 of 531 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

The food is good! there....that's out of the way. This place has a pretty view but it's a frustrating place to eat. It's chaotic and when we checked in --we were told a time. I know that's an estimate and that's fine but they neglected...More

Thank slas86
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

4 in party liked food 3 were not impressed. Two tried the whygu burger and should have request medium or medium rare. Medium well did not live up to expectations. Coconut shrimp usually a winner was over cooked. We ordered homemade chips and order came...More

Thank Oct_Exit
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family really enjoyed this restaurant. It's small, but the food was fresh and tasted great. The service was okay but they did have great drink specials.More

Thank Dmandeluxe
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! We’re delighted you enjoyed our beachside Cafe! I’ll be sure to share your comment about the service with our wait staff. When we get super-busy, we have to be especially careful to not let service slip a notch. Thank you for the reminder!...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a hidden gem! The view and cozy feel of this cafe is 5 STAR! I would visit again for just coffee and mimosas. Food was OK, but view makes up for it! We will likely stay at this quaint motel next weekend...More

Thank Ashley M
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We’re so pleased you found us and gave us 5 stars!! If you enjoyed our little Cafe, you’ll LOVE our beach-themed hotel rooms! We look forward to seeing you soon!!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time here, went for dinner and the ocean breeze and view was very nice. Wife had a great salad and I had their blackened shrimp tacos, which were ALMOST as good as Chillito Pikin's. Will go back.

Thank Steve S
Theresa M, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! We're very happy to know you enjoyed our food and our view! We look forward to your return! Thanks again for taking the time to share your feedback. We sincerely appreciate it!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cafe has been a favorite for over a decade. We stopped for lunch on July 4th and weren’t disappointed. The blackened shrimp tacos came with tortilla soup and the portion was just right for lunch. The mussels that my wife ordered were outstanding. My...More

Thank pianobone
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you soooooo much!! I’m delighted you and your family enjoy our beachside Cafe. It is especially gratifying to read a review from one of our long-standing guests. We turn 12 years old this fall, so you have been with us our entire journey! Thank...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In town with a large group of older friends for the 4th of July, my wife and I and a friend stopped in for dinner, we had a short wait for a table. Our immediate service wasn’t good, but the waiter did have several tables...More

Thank codymack2
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much! I’m delighted you enjoyed dining with us. I am sorry it took so long for you to get your drink. I’ll share your review with our waitstaff to see if there is an opportunity to streamline so customers get their drinks...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the perfect tropical cafe experience, you have to try this place for breakfast. Great menu includes eggs Benedict with salmon or lobster variations and excellent poached eggs over corned beef hash.

Thank onjerrys
Theresa M, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you sooooo much! We're delighted that you enjoyed breakfast at our little seaside Cafe! We hope to see you back again very soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner at 9:30 pm with no reservation. We were 11 person total. The staff gave us a table with great attitude. We tried the crab cakes that are excellent. Also the wedge salad is very good. Hamburger and coconut shrimp very tasty....More

Thank Alvaro C
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you! We’re so pleased you enjoyed dining with us. We’ll be sure to let Celina know about your review. Please come back soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here our first night in SPI. Our waitress was attentive without hovering. The combo basket was delicious. My husband ordered the mahi mahi a la carte as well as the grilled zucchini and creamed spinach. He said it was all delicious. This was...More

Thank am88
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We’re delighted you enjoyed dining at our little beachside cafe! Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We sincerely appreciate it!

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Tamara P
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Response from CarolynChester | Reviewed this property |
No idea sorry. Great idea though
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Samantha W
14 July 2017|
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Response from Russ F | Reviewed this property |
No they don't sorry for the delay! Great place though!
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Kelly D
24 April 2017|
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Response from tmetty | Property representative |
Yes-dogs on leashes are welcome on our outdoor patios. Certified service dogs are also permitted in our covered dining area. Hope to see you soon!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-2703
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Palms Resort
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