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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 good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
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1 - 10 of 457 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I recently had a wonderful vacation on South Padre Island. A friend recommended I try The Palm for breakfast. Well, as it turns out, the Palm is a local motel on the beach and their restaurant is called Cafe in the Beach. It was a...More

Thank Drsimonsen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to The Cafe on the Beach every time I have been to South Padre in the last few years. It is my favorite restaurant in South Padre. I have even driven out to eat here when in Harlingen on business. There are...More

Thank Circa69
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much! I promise we will continue to work hard to remain your favorite place on SPI!! We look forward to seeing you again very soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great meal! The waiters were attentive and delightful. The food was delicious. We recommend this establishment to any who visit South Padre

Thank ethames222
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much! Come back soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great and you have a nice view of the ocean from the seating area. Staff was lovely and hospitable. I would not recommend drinking the served tap water (we tried adding a freshly squeezed lemon, but it didn't help), but otherwise it's...More

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

Thank you for your review. I know what you mean about the water. We triple filter the water before serving. We also offer Fiji spring water for sale for those that prefer the taste of bottled water. I'm so pleased you enjoyed our little Cafe...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife is not a big fish person. We split the red snapper. It was perfectly grilled and she loved it. I loved it also. Very good drink specials.

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

I'm so pleased you enjoyed our red snapper. It is one of my favorites too! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback on Trip Advisor!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First off, this is no beach bar. We were a little thrown back by the inn's appearance that hosts it but it is worth it. The ocean side view is relaxing and the server was sincerely sweet and speedy. The food and drinks were ridiculously...More

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

Thank you!! My mouth is watering 😁. Hope to see you again very soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great relaxed restaurant. View of the ocean. Food was fresh and very tasty. Chips and salsa excellent. Family had the salmon and loved it. I had the coconut shrimp. good size and great flavor. Would eat there again.

Thank dheld1
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We're delighted you enjoyed eating at our little beach-side Cafe. I adore our wild caught salmon....it's sooooo yummy! Thanks for taking the time to post your review on Trip Advisor. We sincerely appreciate it!!!!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Boys went off fishing so looked up spot on beach for breakfast. This is it. Cafe on the Beach. Located at a quaint hotel on the beach. Good only surpassed by service

Thank Christy D
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you! We sincerely appreciate your review. We love love love to delight our guests. Please come back soon!

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

great place to have breakfast. eggs ben are second best after Edison in NY portions big as usual kids loved this place.

Thank CSB1864
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're so pleased you enjoyed our traditional Eggs Benedict! Try the BLT version next time (thick-cut bacon, real lobster meat, and fresh tomato). Yum!!! Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback with other Trip Advisor readers. We sure appreciate it!!

Reviewed 15 August 2017

This restaurant has the best beach views! The food is fresh and well presented. Service is good. Especially like the blackened shrimp tacos and tortilla soup. Their grilled red snapper is the best.More

Thank Birdbet
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

We're so happy you enjoyed dining with us! There's something very special about the unique combination of delicious freshly prepared food, great service and a breathtaking view of the beach. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other Trip Advisor readers!...More

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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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Kristine K
12 February 2017|
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Response from tmetty | Property representative |
We have an extensive menu featuring a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner options that are prepared fresh-to-order. We're open daily from 8am to 10pm.
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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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
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
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  • This restaurant is at The Palms Resort
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