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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
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
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1 - 10 of 429 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I visited on recommendation from local. Glad we did! Best blackened shrimp tacos we've had. Got there during happy hour. Margaritas were excellent! Small hotel attached. Viewed efficiency type rooms after leaving rest. Plan to stay there next visit.

1  Thank L5712HRgeorgef
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

We're delighted you enjoyed your visit to our Cafe, and we look forward to you staying with us at The Palms Resort in the near future! Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Café has always been a reference in South Padre Island. Restaurants come and got but they stay. Plenty of tasty food options with a great beach view. Prices a bit high but apparently worth them.More

Thank mlgtrips
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you! We work very hard to offer excellent food prepared fresh to-order. Our beachfront location offers a wonderful dining experience but, as you might imagine, property taxes and insurance costs are very high for this premier location. We hope you find the combination of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was suggested by a friend. Its kinda tucked away from the hustle and bustle. The view of the beach id amazing! Our server was excellent. I had the cheeseburger and tortilla soup. Both were very good. The cafe is small and quaint. Its...More

Thank SherrieLyne
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We're delighted you enjoyed our little beachside Cafe. Please come back soon! We're planning a fantastic wine dinner on May 18th. It's a very special experience to enjoy delicious wines paired perfectly with unique dishes....all within view of the spectacular Gulf...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Palms, had a very stress free, relaxing time. Quiet when we stayed in April. Easter weekend turned into party time, but the Palms stayed busy, but decent. Love the cafe, food very good and not any higher than most restaurants. We...More

Thank Joyce R
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

We are delighted you enjoyed staying with us and we hope you'll be back very soon!! Thank you!!

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Had such a wonderful dinner experience with great food that we came back for breakfast. Unfortunately had a poor experience with the waitress. First she was wearing the shortest nude shorts that made it look like she had nothing on at all. It seemed like...More

1  Thank Mom2Twins2
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing this. After seeing your review, we had a very serious discussion with your server. When you come back you'll find her dressed more appropriately and she will be more attentive. Your review had tremendous impact on her. I'm so pleased you...More

Reviewed 28 March 2017

I have eaten at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort over the last few years for breakfast, lunch and dinner and the food has always been top notch, especially the best Migas anywhere. Service has been very good also, and the view of...More

Thank dorise268
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much!!! You made my day!!!

Reviewed 23 March 2017

Wrote a review in May 2016 and for some reason my review score was 2out of 5, which was not the score I thought gave which should been 5 Excellent. I have dined and stayed here on numerous occasions and always find the dining experience...More

2  Thank Steven T
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much! I couldn't be more pleased that you enjoy our little beachside getaway! And thanks for clarifying your previous score. I must admit we were a little confused. Your words didn't match the score. Good to know it was just a slip...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017

We went to the cafe for an early dinner and enjoyed the happy hour specials--including peel and eat shrimp, They were some of the best shrimp I have tasted. A perfect spot to enjoy a great meal or a cocktail and take in the ocean.

1  Thank ACS672015
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you!! We hope to see you again very soon!!

Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

You know when you come into a restaurant and your waiter has the personality of an ice cube? That was our waiter. So I will try to exclude the personality clash and talk about the restaurant and the food. I did include a picture of...More

1  Thank Randy W
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

I am so sorry about this. There is absolutely no excuse for our waiter's lack of attentiveness to you. We have shown your review to our entire wait staff and stressed once again the importance of extraordinary customer service...which means don't sit down and DON'T...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Have had lunch here the last 3 yrs that I have visited the island. The location is great & I like the shrimp.

Thank Steve T
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoy "lunching" at our little beachside Cafe! Come back soon....and try breakfast and/or dinner too!!!

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Kelly D
do you allow dogs on patio
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
Hi, Kristine. What would you like to know about this restaurant? Menu
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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Bonnie W
Are you open Christmas day
24 October 2015|
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Response from tmetty | Property representative |
We are open until 2pm on Christmas Day offering our full breakfast menu!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Palms Resort