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Roosevelt's at the Tarpon Inn

200 E Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5124
+1 361-749-1540
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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200 E Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5124
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

The only reason I don't have this one ranked #1 in Port Aransas is the price. The food is top tier! Must tries: the Citrus Grilled Grouper w/Lobster Cream Sauce and the Rack of Lamp w/Apple-Rosemary Red Wine Demi-Glace. This is definitely the place to...More

1  Thank O7161YNstevej
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

The hotel opened this weekend, but the restaurant will take a few more weeks. Check the website. Very few of the restaurants are back open since Hurricane Harvey. Some are gone forever.

2  Thank Phil R
Reviewed 18 August 2017

After one week in Port Aransas, and trying as many different restaurants as was possible, my wife and I decided without hesitation that Roosevelt's is our favorite restaurant. We enjoyed three fine meals at Roosevelt's. Our first meal was breakfast. Lafitte Benedict crab cake was...More

1  Thank BillM551
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We spent over 250.00 USD for dinner for 6 people. It took them 40 minutes, just to get our order, but that was the good part. It then took them 1 hour and 35 minutes to bring our entrees. When we asked our waiter about...More

Thank Carolina M
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Continued Review of my Aug5/ dinner. 90 mins later we ordered 2nd bottle chard food is sure taking long with only 6 other diners. Qual, Groupers, 2 Steaks should not be Hour ++. Alas! Food arrives and waitress serves me a breast of Duck not...More

Thank jjliz6377
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Attended for a business dinner with six people - excellent service, food selections and quality wine menu.

1  Thank Backw
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Very pricey. Food was good. Service was slow. We had reservations but they were not ready for us. Inside of restaurant was very smokey( from the food being cooked) we ended up sitting outside.

Thank jedwards1007
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We go to Roosevelts every summer. The food is always great but this year the service was poor. We had to ask if we could order since about 20 minutes went by from when we were seated and there was only one other couple there....More

Thank Wanderer319799
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We were walking around and spotted this place off the main drag. A hand written sign said Now opened for Breakfast. It look intriguing so we took the bait. It's an older building with a veranda facing a courtyard. Kind of quaint. Would be a...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

What an interesting place to dine. I did not know what to expect when we selected this restaurant from the description online. My expectations were far exceeded. The restaurant is part of the Tarpon Inn an old hotel in Port Aransas where Roosevelt used to...More

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18 September 2018|
Response from O7161YNstevej | Reviewed this property |
I have, with a nice shirt and shoes of course. I would be surprised if there's any place in Port Aransas that doesn't allow shorts...that would eliminate about 98% of the customer base!:)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
5:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 E Cotter Ave, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5124
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-1540
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