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The Phoenix Restaurant and Bar

3500A Island Moorings Pkwy, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4925
+1 361-749-9277
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (15 reviews)
“crab cakes” (14 reviews)
“halibut” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Seafood, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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3500A Island Moorings Pkwy, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4925
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

The food and the service here are always first class!! The new restaurant is smaller than pre-Harvey, but it is still very nice and a great dining and social experience. Love it!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank shpsa
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We arrived at the height of the Saturday evening rush. We were offered a spot at the bar and gladly accepted. We ordered the smoky margaritas with chipotle flavors... excellent choice. Tuna stacks were a big hit too!!! Flavor explosions!!! Make reservations if possible but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank portacurlygirl
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Visiting friends in Port A who wanted to go out for dinner on my last night. My only request that we get fish for dinner. They delivered with this choice. Sushi appetizers were so good I forgot to photograph them. They were entrees that we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Islandbean
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We showed up at the restaurant around 7pm on a Friday night with 6 people for dinner. We went inside to talk with the hostess, and she looked at us and with a straight face said she "could not accommodate 6 people for dinner tonight"....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

While the hurricane aftermath experience certainly must have been terrible, the ultimate outcome for the Phoenix turned out wonderful. Their new place, although off the beaten path, is beautiful and the food is more reminiscent of that served in their very first, very tiny Port...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank wmay
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Phoenix is no longer on Alister, but at the old La Barratarria location, near airport. Love new location. Food is spectacular....as always.....

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank 8888beach
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Café Phoenix recently re-opened in a new location after Harvey destroyed their former location on Alister Street. Now located at the marina at Island Moorings, they have retained many of their best dishes and added a few new ones. Sushi Dave still produced some of...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank 287bridgeth
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The food was good but not great. One can see where the chef has created a menu for both the casual beach crowd but also for those looking for a quieter more elegant meal. There is both indoor and outdoor seating with the inside being...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Bruce M
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Staying at Sandcastle Condos and arrived to early so we stopped in for cold beer and quick bite. We had the peel and eat shrimp and sushi both very good!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank phinsfan2019
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Had lunch here. Waitress said their fish dishes were flounder. I asked if the fish was fresh, and she said yes. I have had real flounder many times and what they served me was dry, not flaky, and not flounder. It was some sort of...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank jdavis65
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17 August 2017|
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Response from Amanda F | Reviewed this property |
They used to be. They have been closed since the hurricane. They will be reopening in a new location this year.
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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, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3500A Island Moorings Pkwy, Port Aransas, TX 78373-4925
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-9277
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