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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” (265 reviews)
“shrimp” (226 reviews)
“steak” (142 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 yesterday

Had a delicious meal and drink to celebrate our vacation on South Padre Island. The snow crab legs I had were delicious, pretty competitively priced and generous in size.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Stephen B
Reviewed yesterday

Blackbeard's posts its menu and prices on the internet, and no doubt you'll find something that you'll like. Lunch prices are quite reasonable but dinner won't break the treasure chest either. Staff is great, too. For those who are looking for a white tablecloth place,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 6 days ago

All you can eat shrimp offered on select nights.(Wed and Thursdays) Fresh, gulf shrimp! Generous sized portions on other plates. This restaurant has been open on the island since the 1970's. I am so glad to return to SPI each year and find that this...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Southern-Kitty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have enjoyed many good meals at this restaurant in the past. Good to see it is still doing well and preparing delicious food. Joined several early Winter Texans and enjoyed the Monday night fried shrimp and/or steak special. Good price and food was excellent. We...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Torchboy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed a nice dinner here with family. I had the clam chowder and it was really good. Then I had snow crab legs, baked potato and a crisp cold salad. Everything was delicious. I would definitely have dinner here again.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank aandmrun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Isabella was a wonderful waitress - Crab cakes good - Steaks were very good - The Mexican shrimp appetizer was the BEST.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service and atmosphere is great! had a fantastic time and great meal. Stopped in for dinner during the off season but you could'nt tell. these folks made sure of great service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dana C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like your seafood fried, you will probably like Blackbeard's. Most of the menu involved something breaded and dipped in oil. Their fried shrimp was good and the price was very reasonable.If you really like fried shrimp, you might rate this a 4. However,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PamRoad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank valerie w
Reviewed 7 November 2018 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

Date of visit: November 2018
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csteenbock, Owner at Blackbeard's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks 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.

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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, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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