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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (36 reviews)
“ceviche” (33 reviews)
“fries” (32 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the atmosphere is 5 stars casual on the beach in the shade of a palapa with the best ceviche ever made with the gulf breezes. we will have at least one stop here every single day on our upcoming trip. the kids can ride something...More

Thank caryn m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the most authentic laid back tiki bar we found in a week of bar research on SPI. The setting is perfect, the beer is cold, the food was good and the staff was friendly. What more could you ask for? Wish I was...More

Thank angryurbandaleman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right on the beach is exactly where this place belongs. Very festive and friendly. Staff was nice all 3 times we went. Prices arent bad and food is slightly above the average for a place like this. Not gourmet, but not bad either.

Thank wbr4368
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This place was suggested to us because it is right on the beach. What a terribel experience. First, it stinks. I don't know if it was the beach or what but it smelled liked a sewer. We wanted just a light snack. I ordered nachos....More

Thank Laurie C
Reviewed 8 November 2017

A fraction of the size of Claytons, Wanna Wanna has the feel of a neighborhood bar, with the staff knowing the names of the regulars and you visit once they'll remember you the next time. Great cocktails and although the burgers are good - their...More

Thank Lakerat789
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Stopped in for a few beers, and a snack, and to feel the breeze off the beach. Staff are friendly, prices are reasonable, and the food is good. Danica was playing the day we went, and that adds to the fun. Probably the best beer...More

Thank BadgerMbTraveller
Reviewed 25 October 2017

went by the wanna wanna. it was so crowded couldn't get a parking space. heard many wonderful things about it. best to take a taxi next time.

Thank _weegehen
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Went to see local band, danced with other travellers and had a great evening start went other places from there as well.

Thank Belinda W
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Nice facility which you can accss from the beach, nice friendly staff and drinks were moderately priced. It was a beautiful day with a lot of customers chilling out.

Thank Tomsheedy1954
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Three guys on beach at tiki hut. Lost in time. Great drinks. Y'all come on over Helllo. Yes too many words needed. Come get scotch and water

Thank Pam M
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23 October 2017|
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
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
  • E-mail
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