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Wanna-Wanna Beach Bar & Grill

5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
+1 956-761-7600
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ceviche” (35 reviews)
“fries” (51 reviews)
“burger” (56 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
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1 - 10 of 395 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in 108 at Wanna Wanna beach Hotel. Room is nice, sufficient, clean. Has a SMALL bathroom king bed and little kitchenette. Ate at the Bar and Grill, first night. Shared a cheese burger and fries with the Hubster. Very tasty, big enough for both...More

Thank Apostolow
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to soak up the beach vibe. We had strong cocktails on the bar patio and peel and eat shrimp. It was a great way to relax and enjoy an afternoon out of the sun but still with beach views. The...More

Thank AnnaLarghe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were expecting fresh seafood and got what looked like pre-breaded frozen shrimp that we could get at any grocery store anywhere. The ordering process was a little strange as you had to place your order at the bar. The guy at the bar seemed...More

Thank Travis B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Poor service - we didn’t eat but looked like bar beach food - because of the poor service with the drinks and they weren’t busy ! Great location is the only thing this bar as going on . We have been to 3 other restaurants...More

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was what you would expect for an open air beachfront bar and grill. Nice atmosphere. Very friendly service. Tasty fried oyster basket and mixed seafood basket. Nothing fancy, but my rating is based on them doing what they are designed to do, very well.

Thank rogbrunell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and visited SPI for a long weekend. We stayed in a beach condo about a mile down the beach from Wanna Wanna. Each afternoon we'd stroll down the beach to Wanna Wanna to hang out for a few drinks. Saturday and Sunday both...More

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location and setting are about all Wanna-Wanna has going for it. The service is poor to non existent and the fried seafood is average at best. The fried shrimp tasted like it was right out of the frozen food section of the grocery, but...More

1  Thank emichaeli
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a late snack of nachos and adult beverages here while people watching one the beach. Great music! Great atmosphere!!

Thank mphy
Reviewed 17 April 2018

This has been our go to place each day we stayed in South Padre Island. The bar is right on the beach, with a fantastic view (go lay at the beach for a few hours, then join the crowd at the bar). I don’t think...More

1  Thank D K
Reviewed 11 April 2018

I wish I would have known about this spot sooner. What a view! The view is worth it and the access to the beach is right there. Volleyball and water. And burgers and shrimp and frozen beverages. You must stop here when in SoPadre!

1  Thank tracywalker2008
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
I'm only there weekends so not sure.. Check them out online
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-7600
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