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Lisa Bella's Bistro & Java Bar

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5009 State Highway 361, Cinnamon Shore, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4832
+1 361-749-4222
17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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New Braunfels, Texas
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44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Pasta del Mar is more pasta than Mar. You now get one shrimp in the whole bowl! While the price of the dish has gone up 100% since Lisabella's first opened in Port A.

Thank Elante
Corpus Christi, Texas
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

One of the best meals and experiences I have had in the Corpus Christi area in a long time. We arrived early (reservations recommended), but we were welcomed at the bar while we waited for friends. Excellent atmosphere, service, and cocktails. Dinner was plentiful and top-notch. Highly recommend the scallops and grouper. Looking forward to our next dinner here soon!... More 

Thank Coral D
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This is the best food in Port A! Farm to table type food and beautiful atmosphere. Such a special gem.

Thank Leslie Y
Level Contributor
19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Dined at Lisabella's in Cinnamon Shore last night with the family. We've had a couple of marginal experiences with service in the past few months but they were hitting on all cylinders. The food is always delicious and it was last night. Everyone in our group enjoyed their meals thoroughly...especially the steaks. Had a great waitress who was busy but... More 

Thank Ken M
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

My hubby & I enjoyed a wonderful meal at Lisa Bell's on Friday night. We both had the Mermaid soup w/ a side of garlic bread (dunking permitted). He had the seafood Pasta Del Mar & I had the Seafood Enchilada's. My special cranberry martini was festive and refreshing. The nostalgic Christmas music and old movies playing in the background... More 

Thank frty3r7
Corpus Christi, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A few days ago we went to Lisa Bella's with family and kids. We sat down and waited to be served. We had noticed that it was very understaffed so it took a while to get a waiter. We had ordered and we waited for our food. We waited for 1 hour until we finally got our food and when... More 

Thank WolfReviews
University Park, Texas
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Nice spot in Cinnamon Shore resort. We had reservations and were seated inside in a nice corner table. Food was good. Not a great kids menu. Bathrooms outside - no big deal - not room for them in the overall, small restaurant. If you travel to Port A, I recommend eating in or eating here.

Thank dixierooster01
San Antonio
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

All excellent except for one thing. We ate at a table outside, which was fine except that we were placed on the path to the restrooms. Annoying to have to be distracted by foot traffic. Otherwise food is excellent, service is great, only recommend staying inside for dinner.

Thank thirdcoastyachts
Fort Worth, Texas
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89 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Lisa Bella's is located in the Cinnamon Shore Resort. The atmosphere is great, it is a little house that is very beachy inside. The waiters were friendly. Only complaint really is that it was not open daily which is important if you are staying there. The warm goat cheese was almost like a dip and came with toasted bread and... More 

Thank LMA323
San Antonio, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Had a delicious dinner here. Ordered fish and it was very fresh. The ambience, food, and staff were all great. The drinks were fabulous!

Thank Lisa B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5009 State Highway 361, Cinnamon Shore, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4832
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-4222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?