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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • 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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1 - 10 of 379 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best places to get a drink on the beach and people watch - we always sit in the bar area - actually stopped here twice while on the island - this was our first stop after checking into the hotel...More

Thank TripGal63
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Location was perfect and I loved that you could hang at the beach and still buy drinks. I stayed away from the mixed drinks since I had my family with me, but the beer was cold and the bartender was pleasant. The food was not...More

Thank fivermama
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Stopped here for a quick lunch and a drink while walking back to our hotel via the beach. The food was good and the drinks were amazing. Not to expensive either.

Thank Marlena L
Reviewed 20 December 2017

A cool Beach Bar, but best if what you enjoy has a "pop top" The well Ice Tea is awful, The food overpriced and really minimal offerings{what a waste of oysters}. Frozen Fries and you serve yourself? Stop in for a beer or a shot...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 21 November 2017

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 20 November 2017

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 17 November 2017

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
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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
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
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
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