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Shells : PORT ARANSANAS


522 E Avenue G
Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-7621

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Great pasta and seafood, excellent salads too!  Casual. Small space, not great for small children. dish fave: Pasta in Gorgonzola Sauce, Garlic Cheese Bread, Ceviche.

La Playa : PORT ARANSANAS

222 Beach St #5312

Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-0022

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A perfect mix of seafood and Mexican food.  Margaritas are the best!  Guacamole is an experience.  Be sure to fit this in your stay!  Casual.  Be prepared – there is ALWAYS a wait but worth it! (try 5pm or after 8pm) dish fave: Crab Enchiladas, Serve at the Table Guacamole, Spinach Enchiladas, Any of the Fajitas, Shrimp Guacamole Cups.

Jay’s Seafood & Spaghetti Works : PORT ARANSANAS

910 TX-361

Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-5666

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Views of the nature preserve, All kinds of seafood & land fare, plus a great salad bar with soup & rolls, Nice bar area, plus shop at Stephanie’s Stuff Boutique while you’re there. Casual to beach dressy. Family friendly. dish fave: Crab cakes, Shrimp with Lemon Cream Sauce, awesome pizzas, Coconut Shrimp & all with the salad bar!

Coffee Waves : PORT ARANSANAS


1007 TX-361
Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-0825

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Way more than coffee!  Enjoy this experience morning, afternoon, evening or try gelato after dinner. Free Wifi! Comfortable, casual. Great gelato, snacks, a little of EVERYTHING.

Crazy Cajun : PORT ARANSANAS


303 E Beach St
Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-5069

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Shrimp boil type serving.  Excellent shrimp, crawfish. Casual.  Family fun. dish fave: Shrimp Boil.

Virginia’s on the Bay : PORT ARANSANAS


815 Trout St
Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-2303

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On the water, beautiful views, loud and fun, great fried shrimp, fish and platters. Great place to catch the sunset. Tasty cold drinks, full bar. Casual. Family fun. dish fave: Shrimp Combo Platter (fried, grilled and coconut), Grilled Shrimp, Wedge Salad.

Beach & Station Grill  : PORT ARANSANAS


235 Beach Ave
Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-4088

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Everything on this menu is our favorite!  From their burgers to their fish dishes – they are the best!!  Casual.  Family fun. Usually open late on the weekends.  They will serve as long as people want to eat! Come as you are! dish fave:  Crab Cake, Crab legs, Steak Pevure, Blackened Amberjack or Snapper with the Garlic Butter Sauce, Key Lime Pie.

Stingrays : PORT ARANSANAS


401 Beach St
Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-2287

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Super fun, upscale bar food, big screen TVs everywhere, good bar. Salads to appetizers to full meal platters.  Flatbread pizzas are good.  Casual.  Sports Bar type. Kids can enjoy bean bag toss.  Pool tables. dish fave: Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Pizza, Burger, Cabo Tacos and Cookie Skillet for dessert.

Roosevelts : PORT ARANSANAS


200 E Cotter Ave
Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-1540

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5 Star, excellent food and service.  Reservations suggested. Beach formal. dish fave: Oysters Rockefeller, Filet Steak, Fish of the Day or ask your server for their recommendation 

Desserted Island : PORT ARANSANAS


100 E White Ave
Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-9300

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Great ice cream, pies, brownies, etc. Enjoy an hour or 2 here from young to old.  Foosball table, indoor/outdoor seating. Jaws seems to be the movie of choice playing on the TV. Casual. Family fun. fave dish: Cheesecake, malts, Brownie Sundae.

Fins : PORT ARANSANAS


420 W Cotter Ave
Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-8646

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A variety of fish dishes & burgers; any of them are good. Casual.  Family fun.  Best place for a variety of likes and ages. fave dish: Crab Cake Sandwich or Port A Burger on Sweet Sourdough Bun, Onion Rings, Grilled Mahi Platter.

Irie's Island Food : PORT ARANSANAS


503 N Alister St
Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-2310

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Every taco you can dream up, from seafood lovers to non-seafood lovers. The place is small, has limited seating but it is ALWAYS busy but quick turnaround for a table. They sell out of some items early, especially in high season. One of the best places to eat on the Island. Homemade tortillas are to die for! Casual. fave dish: Treasure Beef with Spicy Peanut Sauce, Crab Cake Taco, Kahuku Chicken.

The Gaff : PORT ARANSANAS


323 Beach St
Port Aransas, TX 78373
(361) 749-5970

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Popular, fun dive bar known for its sand belt races on Saturdays!  But it’s also known for its pizza.  Go and enjoy pizza and a cold beverage, or if you have the kids, get a pizza to go.  WORTH IT!

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