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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%
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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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21 - 30 of 543 reviews

Reviewed 30 June 2018 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 30 June 2018

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 28 June 2018 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 30 June 2018

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!

Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

As always this is our 1st stop when we get into SPI, the happy hour margaritas always hit the spot and the view is always perfect. This is not a cheap spot but the drinks are good, the seafood is fresh, the staff are friendly....More

Thank Hhead3rd
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you, and welcome back!!!

Reviewed 18 June 2018

This cafe is tucked behind a motel, but is adjacent to the vegetated dunes. There is typically a good breeze. Tables are outdoors, and most are in a roofed area. The food is quite good. About the only negative is that it is small and...More

Thank Bradb1108
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you so much! We’re delighted you enjoyed our beachside Cafe. If there’s a little bit of a wait for a table, we recommend leaving your name on the list, grabbing a margarita, and taking a short walk on the beach! Thank you for taking...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

This place is overpriced, and I found out two days later that they charged a higher tip on my credit card than I had put on the receipt. I don’t think I would come back.More

Thank Rodrigo M
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2018

We remember this guest very well, and have had several telephone conversations with him over the past 72 hours. He called to question a credit card charge. He said he was charged $28 instead of $23. In this electronic age, it's very easy to retrieve...More

Reviewed 9 June 2018

Very good burgers and fries. Service was awesome! Drinks a very weak though. The main guy we saw everyday was always busy cleaning and running the birds off. Super friendly staff.More

Thank Katsmith61
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

I’m very pleased you enjoyed our food and service, but I’m sorry you felt our drinks were weak. That is the first time in 12 years we’ve had that comment. But tastes vary and I’m so sorry your drink tasted weak. I do hope you’ll...More

Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Great food and service. Relaxing atmosphere right next to the beach. Great happy hour as well. Fresh seafood as well as upscale bar food.

Thank Leslie Schwarz A
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

Thank you! We’re so pleased to know you enjoyed our beachside Cafe! Please come back soon!

Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

This is our second year to come to SPI and this restaurant never fails to make a great meal! Service this time was slow, but we were on beach time, so it didn’t matter!! Food excellent, drink refreshing.More

Thank mommaburk
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you so much! We absolutely love our returning guests! We’re happy you appreciate being on what we call “Island time”!! Relax and enjoy the food and the view! But we are always working to improve our service, so we will show your review to...More

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Delicious, great service and views. The margaritas were delicious, enjoyed the salad, red snapper and the salmon very much. Highly recommend a stop here.More

Thank Cynthia M
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Thank you very much! We are delighted you enjoyed dining with us. It always makes me happy to know our when our customers enjoy everything about our Cafe on the Beach at the Palms.... our view, the service, and our food and beverages! That is...More

Reviewed 23 May 2018

This was our first visit to South Padre Island and only had a few hours to stay. We had no info on local restaurants but we lucked out on selecting The Café on the Beach at The Palms Resort! The atmosphere, location and the view...More

Thank Viola T
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Thank you! We are so happy you enjoyed dining with us and look forward to your return very soon! Thanks again!!

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
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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