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313 E Maxan St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4508
+1 956-943-1655
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
313 E Maxan St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4508
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We always order the seafood con todo with gravy and split it. More than enough for two big eaters. Good salsa, chips and friendly service. Prices a little higher this year, but worth it!

Thank Connie19492013
Reviewed 26 January 2018

The food was excellent and freshly prepared to order,even the coffee was good. The service is with a smile and a lot of interaction, just a great experience!

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This place has the best breakfast in the South Padre / Port Isabel area. Huge portions, quality ingredients and the most amazing salsa ever. Highly recommended.

Thank DavidG687
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Got to go to Manuel’s for breakfast! We chose, at the advice of friends, to split a breakfast taco. We had a custom made taco of bacon, eggs, cheese, potatoes, beans and fresh jalapeños. This was served up in a homemade flour tortilla that is...More

Thank Gaylan M
Reviewed 1 January 2018

We love eating here for breakfast and lunch every time we visit South Padre! Service by owner and his sons is top notch because it's a family-run restaurant and they make you feel right at home. Sign in and expect to wait a little for...More

1  Thank 519Coastlover
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Quality fresh food, not frozen, great service, the brothers keep you laughing, A must do. We stay on the island for 3 months, I love there breakfast, real mexican food

Thank bonnici1175
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Usually a little “hole in the wall” place like this turns out fantastic food. Based on the reviews I thought we were in for a treat. Unfortunately I find that you can’t rely on reviews alone. This place may have great homemade tortillas and salsa...More

Thank Cusinario
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We love this place! Its one of our very first stops when we get here! Breakfast and lunch only and be sure you have cash before you go! Their breakfast taco is so large my husband and I split one and are still full! Great...More

Thank mszelda
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

great food good ambient. nice waiter. the lemonade was out of this world. delicious. the fajita plate was well presented and very delicious.

1  Thank Eduardo M
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Waited about 20min to be seated... and another hour for our food. I swear I'm not exaggerating. lol!! Place was packed! I ordered the chilaquiles they were ok. Everything needed salt. The tortillas were good. I ordered some to go. the customer service was excellent....More

Thank Erica S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 313 E Maxan St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4508
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel
  • Phone Number: +1 956-943-1655
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