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Blackbeard's Restaurant

103 E Saturn Ln, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7347
+1 956-761-2962
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (255 reviews)
“shrimp” (214 reviews)
“steak” (132 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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103 E Saturn Ln, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7347
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We ate here three times it was wonderful each time... and we ordered something different each visit!

Thank valerie w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was co-hosting a baby shower for a Blackbeards employee at Blackbeards. I have frequented this restaurant for years, brought large groups in, etc. One of the managers, Zeke Garrett, saw that I was wearing a button for BETO O'Rourke for TX Senate and attacked...More

1  Thank Renee S
csteenbock, Owner at Blackbeard's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Renee, thanks for taking some time to let us know about this. If possible, please email us at blackbeardsspi@sbcglobal.net so we can further look into the situation. Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as a group of 6 for dinner and were sat right away. All of our food was very good. The oysters were great

Thank Jason G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yeah, an excellent restaurant! Do NOT miss the crab cakes-best ever! Fried shrimp was LIGHTLY battered, not over cooked. Good wait staff, attentative; good value/pricing

Thank John T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you would expect, there be pirates at Blackbeard's. The food is good and the waitstaff are very much part of the show. Offers a variety of dining rooms and a small bar. Not inexpensive but the beer was cold and the raw oysters hit...More

Thank Henry C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here around eight on a Wednesday evening. The atmosphere was OK. It wasn’t crowded and it was quiet. We ordered a “Jumbo Stuffed Jalapeño” as an appetizer it was OK but it just lacked any hint of “special”. It was stuffed with cheddar...More

Thank bureaucrat377
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's not a visit to SPI without a stop at Blackbeard's, celebrating 40 years in business this year. You don't last that long without doing something(s) right. It has changed and grown over the years, but the food remains the constant. Whether it's seafood or...More

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mid week and it was busy for dinner which is always a good sign - lots of locals. We spit the clam chowder and the blackened fish- both very good and washed down with a bottle of wine at a reasonable price. Service was friendly...More

Thank Craig N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in South Padre last week and had lunch here. The service is friendly and the food excellent. We had onion rings for a starter and they were huge, crispy and delicious. We had fried shrimp and fish and I also had deviled crab. The...More

Thank mhitt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for supper and split a broiled seafood platter. Meal was delish! Got mahi, cooked perfectly. Stuffed crab was great as were the stuffed shrimp. Nice to know you can return after a 20 yr absence and you still get what you expect!

Thank Bob G
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Corinna G
10 July 2017|
Response from Moab4fun | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is recommended as there was a tour bus with about 25 people they accommodated
19 August 2016|
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Response from csteenbock | Property representative |
After Labor Day week end we have all you can eat shrimp and fish specials on Wednesday and Thursday Nights. Thank You, for your inquiry. Blackbeards Restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 E Saturn Ln, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7347
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-2962
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