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Fresh seafood, served in more ways than you can imagine, can be ordered from restaurants scattered throughout the town. Dine in flip-flops at open-air eateries or put on your best-pressed tropical shirt for candle light dining. Whatever your choice, fabulous coastal cuisine prepared to order will satisfy even the most discriminating palate.

BERNIE’S BEACH HOUSE

Bernie’s Beach House is the go-to spot for crazy good drink specials, dining, dancing, pool, poker, and drinks. Listen to the jukebox anytime of the day or stick around for the live DJ at night.730 Trout St. Port Aransas, TX 78373.(361) 749-4440

BLACK MARLIN BAR & GRILL

Black Marlin Seaside Grill is Port A dining at its best. From fresh fish to thick steaks, Chef Gail and her team are ready to take you on a flavor adventure.258 Snapdragon Port Aransas, TX 78373.(361) 749-4653

BLUEWATER COWBOY

Bite into a memorable meal with the family and please everyone in your group with a menu featuring sushi, steaks, fresh seafood, burgers, and pasta, all with an amazing view of the Gulf of Mexico.229 Beach St. Port Aransas, Texas 78373. (361) 749-0106

CANCUN MEXICAN RESTAURANT

The margaritas are always flowing, and the salsa is fresh and delicious every day of the week at Cancun Mexican Restaurant. Fresh Tex-Mex in a casual family-friendly atmosphere.1023 State Hwy. 361, Ste. E Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-5596

CASTAWAYS SEAFOOD AND GRILL

Castaways Seafood and Grill is an island favorite. Hand-battered fried seafood is made to order. Choose a seafood selection from the menu or bring in your own catch to be expertly prepared.337 N. Alister St. Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-5394

COFFEE WAVES PORT ARANSAS

Sit, sip, and surf at Coffee Waves. Stop in for a specialty coffee to go, or linger longer to savor a fresh sandwich, pastry, or more than 18 varieties of gelato made on-site in-house.1007 State Hwy. 361 Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-0825

CRAZY CAJUN

Nothing fancy here…. just crazy good Cajun food! Try the Hungry Cajun – fresh shrimp, crab, smoke sausage, corn on the cob, and new potatoes, boiled, steamed, and special Cajun spices.303 Beach St. Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-5069

DYLAN’S COAL OVEN PIZZERIA

Dylan’s Coal Oven Pizzeria offers authentic, New York style pizza, classic salads, pastas, Italian sandwiches, signature coal oven wings and freshly made desserts.128 Market St. Ste. D Port Aransas, Texas 78373. (361) 416-1844

FINS GRILL & ICEHOUSE

FINS offers a diverse menu of fresh seafood, Angus burgers, and other island specialties – all with waterfront dining. Bring in your fresh caught and cleaned fish, and FINS will prepare it for you.420 W. Cotter Ave. Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-8646

GRUMBLES SEAFOOD CO.850 Tarpon St. Port Aransas, Texas, Texas 78373. (361) 749-1990

IRIE’S ISLAND FOOD

Take a culinary world tour at Irie’s with dishes on the menu featuring flavors from Hawaii, Asia, Tex-Mex, and other international cuisine prepared fresh. Check out the best tacos on the island!200 W. Avenue G Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-2310

ISLAND CAFEFamily-owned and operated, Island Café features just plain good old-fashioned café food made to order with lots love. The breakfast is one of the best on the island or try the fish and chips.301 S. Alister St. Port Aransas, Tx 78373. (361) 749-1741

KODY’S

Stop in for a good meal and stay a little longer for a round of 18-hole miniature golf!2034 State Hwy 361 Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-8226

LA PLAYA MEXICAN GRILLE

Unwind at one of the best Tex Mex restaurants on the island with daily fresh fish specials, 70+ tequilas, and unforgettable flavors.222 Beach St. Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-0022

LELO’S ISLAND BAR

Head to Lelo’s Island Bar – a local favorite for specialty island drinks, good grub, and genuine fun. Bite into a mouth-watering specialty burger served with a signature tiki drink.212 Beach St. Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 416-1792

LISABELLA’S

Fine coastal cuisine in a relaxed casual atmosphere is what you can expect when making a reservation at Lisabella’s, located at Cinnamon Shore.165 Social Circle Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-4222

MACDADDY’S FAMILY KITCHEN

MacDaddy’s Family Kitchen is serving up the best Southern comfort food in Port A. BBQ smoked meats, burgers, crispy fried chicken, fish, and shrimp. Full bar with 16 beers on tap & specialty drinks.118 Beach St. Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-2271

MISS K CATERING & GOURMET FOOD

Live like a local and try out Miss K’s Bistro, a local favorite of Port A. The food is light, refreshing, and always homemade. Dine in, carry out, or grab a take-n-bake casserole for later.1726 State Hwy 361, Ste. I Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-7776

MOBY DICKS RESTAURANT AND GIFT SHOP

Ahoy, Matey! Moby Dick’s is known for their shrimp boils and fresh shucked oysters. If U Hook ‘Em – We Cook ‘Em. Bring in your fresh cleaned fish to preparation on site.517 S. Alister St. Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-9447

PORT A BEER HUT

Grab a swing at the bar of the Port A Beer Hut to chill out and relax. The menu includes coffee and smoothies in the morning with cold frosty beer and wine, to take you thru the day.905 State Hwy 361 Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 244-6987

PORT ”A” PIZZERIA

Enjoy a slice of piping hot pizza heaven at Port A Pizzeria. After a day at the beach, place your order in advance for pick-up or dine-in with the family. All-You-Can-Eat Dine-in Buffet.407 E. Avenue G Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-5226

ROLLIN’ TIDE BOIL CO.

”We Roll Our Pot to Your Spot!” Rollin’ Tide Boil Co. is the original on-site provider of low-country shrimp boils and bonfires in the coastal bend. Private dinners on the beach. 2 – 200 guests.910 Access Rd. 1-A Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 416-0416

ROOSEVELT’S FINE DINING

Dine at Roosevelt’s and treat yourself to the finer things in life at this intimate American eatery. Seafood, steaks & wine. Bring your prepared fish fillets, and they’ll cook your catch.200 E. Cotter Ave. Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-1540

SEAFOOD & SPAGHETTI WORKS

Seafood Spaghetti Works offers a variety of delicious dishes – from signature seafood creations to traditional Italian fare. Bring your cleaned fish, and they’ll cook it up the way you like it.910 State Hwy 361 Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-5666

SHELL’S PASTA & SEAFOOD

With everything from seafood and sirloins to tacos and pastas, the menu is eclectic and flavors robust at Shell’s Pasta & Seafood.522 E. Avenue G Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-7621

STINGRAYS TAP HOUSE & GRILL

Stingray’s is the ultimate sports bar on the beach with more than 20 beers on tap and wall to wall TV screens playing every sport you can imagine. Tacos, fresh shrimp, fried fish, & brick oven pizza.401 Beach St. Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-2287

TAQUERIA SAN JUAN

Whether you’re looking for breakfast, lunch or dinner, the courteous staff at San Juan Restaurant are ready to serve you some of the best Mexican food North of the border. Casual & family-friendly.410 Cut Off Rd. Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-6521

THE BEACH LODGE

2016 On the Beach Dr. Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 946-3712

THE DONUT PALACE

Get an early start to your day with a quick stop at The Donut Palace for a piping hot cup of coffee and the best donuts, croissants, and pastries that you’ll find in Port A.604 N. Alister St. Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-2110

THE GAFF

From the belt sander races and chicken bingo to the pizza that is absolutely amazing, The Gaff is a local favorite for good times and good grub. Pass the pint and kick back for live music.323 Beach St. Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-5970

THE PHOENIX RESTAURANT & BAR

Enjoy sushi, American dishes with an Asian flair, and seafood spins on classic southern dishes at The Phoenix Restaurant and Bar. Island fine dining with spectacular sunset views.3500-A Island Moorings Pkwy Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-9277

TORTUGA’S SALTWATER GRILL

Tortuga’s Saltwater Grill is a class-act seafood and steak grill, offering a unique elevated culinary experience taking you to your happy place with mouthwatering dishes and a great atmosphere.429 N. Alister St. Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-2739

TROUT STREET BAR & GRILLMake it a totally unique island getaway when you experience fine dining at the Trout Street Bar & Grill. The seafood reigns supreme, right behind enjoying your meal on the veranda with sunset views.104 W. Cotter Ave. Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-7800

VENETIAN HOT PLATE

Enjoy a touch of Italy in a quaint casual island atmosphere at The Venetian Hot Plate. The robust flavors of classic dishes like lasagna and veal scallopine will take you straight to Italy.232 Beach St. Port Aransas, TX 78373. (361) 749-7617

VIRGINIA’S ON THE BAY

Grab a table at Virginia’s on the Bay and enjoy seafood, steaks, and sunsets with outdoor or indoor dining right on the Bay with one of the best views of the Harbor. You hook ’em, they cook ’em!815 Trout St. Port Aransas, TX 78373