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Scuttlebutt's Seafood Bar & Grill

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14254 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6277
+1 361-949-6769
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Sheboygan, WI
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152 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to go to get a meal if you are in search of a fun, family friendly atmosphere. The selection rages from sushi, salads, steaks, burgers, sandwiches, seafood, etc. You want it, they probably have it. We were there during "Happy Hour", and we're able to get a pound of peel not eat shrimp at a reasonable price. The... More 

Thank roelskm
Corpus Christi, Texas
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every day is a happy hour between hours of 4 to 7 with half price shushi. If you plan on going there arrive there early because the place fills up fast.

Thank TroyCoast
Corpus Christi, Texas
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Happy Hour every day from 3-7 PM. Half price Sushi Rolls, half market price 1/2 and 1 dozen oysters, half price draft beer and more. Music starts every day somewhere between 5-6pm.

Thank doctorjohn716
Slidell, Louisiana
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95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met friends for lunch while visiting form out of town. The gumbo, grilled shrimp, and shrimp po-boys were very good. We arrived early for lunch and only a few people were there. But, by the time we left, the place was packed. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful.

Thank C J x
Yukon, Oklahoma
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although a little more pricey than Laguna Reef Restaurant, our favorite restaurant in Corpus Christi, the seafood was excellently prepared and delicious. Very good service.

Thank jsparksok
Arroyo Grande, California
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is a Happy Hour every day from 3-7 pm and that is the time to go. All sushi is half priced along with other appetizers at good prices. Well drinks are only $2. I had a crunchy California roll, normally $10, but only paid $5. Crab, avocado,kimchi and then lightly fried in a tempura coating. Served with wasabi and... More 

Thank Walstib13
Humble, Texas
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We stopped here for dinner our first night in town. There was a little bit of a wait but well worth it. We had crab cake sliders with jalapeno hushpuppies with jalapeno jelly. A must have for sure! We had potato skins for appetizers and they were not the usually small ones you get at other places. So delicious!

Thank Linda H
New York
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207 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We were a party of four on a Friday night. We waited 30 minutes for a table and enjoyed drinks at the bar. Twice we were pressured to order food at the bar by a female bartender who told us the kitchen was closing in 30 minutes at 9pm. After the 2nd time of her pressuring us, I went to... More 

Thank kym72
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We really enjoyed our dinner. The food and service was excellent. There was live music which made for a festive environment. Fried pickles with ranch dip we're tasty! Loved the Cajun shrimp tacos and my husband thought the sushi was really good. We actually came back for a second visit.

Thank Audrey S
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Our first visit here, initially had a great first impression, but then service was not good. Perhaps we had a new waiter, at first very attentive, took our drink and appetizer order. He brought our drinks, then we waited. Another server brought out our main entree before our appetizers. We weren't even finished eating then the waiter asked twice if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
American, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14254 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6277
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-949-6769
The number one question asked is “What does Scuttlebutt’s mean?” Well, we answer, The original context came from two nautical terms; the “butt” (picture a wooden keg) was a wooden cask that stored the fresh water when sailors were at sea. The “scuttle” was the area of the ship where the “butt” was stored. When it was break time, the sailors would gather at the “Scuttle Butt” and drink. This also became a social time, as they could all meet and talk. Now over the years the words joined together and became “scuttlebutt”. This word was used when people would gather together, typically at the office water fountain, and ask one another, “Hey, what’s the scuttlebutt with Jim in accounting?”

Here is the official definition according to Meriam Webster;

1a : a cask on shipboard to contain freshwater for a day's use

2b: a drinking fountain on a ship or at a naval or marine installation

2: rumor, gossip.

Now that you know what Scuttlebutt’s means, this is what we are about! Scuttlebutt’s is a full service restaurant and bar that truly is a place where everyone, from babies to baby-boomers, can get together and have a great time! Our menu is as equally diverse, with grilled peanut butter, banana and honey sandwiches, hand-cut rib eye steaks, oysters on the half shell and one of the best sushi bars around. Our premium craft beer wall and wine selection is top rated, and make sure to try our house made sangria or our signature Scuttlebutt’s punch. We are a scratch kitchen and our day starts in the wee-early mornings when the hard-working prep team arrives to bust out our house recipes. Another appeal to Scuttlebutt’s is that we offer Happy Hour every day (Yes, week-ends too!) from 3pm-7pm and we have live music every night (Yes, really, every night – unless the Dallas Cowboys are playing). We can easily accommodate larger groups as well as be the perfect spot for date night, which has turned into a marriage proposal on more than one occasion. Call ahead seating is available and we can help plan a perfect office party or celebration with custom menu options. Come visit us and become part of our Scuttle Family!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?