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Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar

1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
+1 956-761-1314
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (145 reviews)
“shrimp” (117 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went with friends. I had chicken Alfredo and my husband had grilled seafood. It was al delicious. It’s really pretty inside and the service was awesome. It was a very enjoyable evening.More

Thank Becky C
BobF1899, Owner at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Becky, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! We strive to offer our guests a quality dining experience from the dishes we serve to the level of customer service we provide. We're thrilled to have hit the mark...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great views overlooking the Marina. Their seafood specials are always great and their appetizers are always good especially their fried snapper throats and ahi tuna. Lori is the best bartender on the island bar none.

Thank dputegnat
BobF1899, Owner at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for this feedback! We're thrilled to know how much you enjoyed dining with us. We hope to have the opportunity to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an upscale restaurant on South Padre. The food was rather pricey and nothing was spectacular. It was a pleasant atmosphere with fine service. No complaints, but nothing stood out to me as superior either.More

Thank Sightsee11933460211
BobF1899, Owner at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for leaving us this feedback! While we're glad you have no complaints, we're sorry to learn nothing really stuck out to you. We aim to go above and beyond with every one of our guests, so we're sorry this is not...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While vacationing in South Padre the week of 10/14-10/20, we decided to go to Sea Ranch Restaurant for Dinner on 10/18. We were seated immediately, at which time our waiter came right over to get our drink order. Dinner was excellent, since I am not...More

Thank Dream627487
BobF1899, Manager at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so happy to hear you and your family's recent visit with us was such a great one! Our goal is to dish our delicious food with exceptional service, so we're so glad you received just that! We're already looking forward to your next...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Read my Pier 19 review. It applies totally to Sea Ranch. Only SEa Ranch doesn;'t move all over the place when servers and patrons walk because it's not actually in the water! The food is not fresh. But, it is located right next to where...More

1  Thank mtl18
BobF1899, Owner at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for visiting! We appreciate your feedback, but we want to make it clear that all of our seafood is fresh, and everything is filleted and prepared in-house. We do hope you will be back to visit us and enjoy that beautiful sunset!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They did a sterling job of handling my party of 25, great quality, prompt polite and efficient service, absolutely top of the line!!

Thank Jim K
BobF1899, Owner at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the review, Jim. We're happy to hear that you and your party had a good time with us, and we hope you join us again soon!

Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Second visit and no better than first visit. Very disappointing both times probably one year apart. Fresh natural oysters on half shell ordered both times and both times multiple oysters served were questionable. Sea salt requested both times but none available. For main we ordered...More

1  Thank SharonSchembri
BobF1899, Owner at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so sorry that your experience with us wasn't a more pleasurable one. We appreciate your feedback. Thank you very much for providing us with opportunities for improvement. We hope that we can...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We had a group of 7 and everyone had a great experience. The seafood soup was great, and the fish throats were excellent. I would recommend it highly. Give it a try.

Thank KRBob
BobF1899, Manager at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

That's so great to hear! Thanks so much for taking the time to share your feedback. We can't wait to see you again soon!

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I always eat there when i'm down on the island .I sit in the bar, eat oysters and have a few drinks. Staff has always been good, sometimes a little slow, but always good.More

Thank simples0
BobF1899, Manager at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review! Guest satisfaction is our top priority and we're thrilled you were able to get a taste of that. We hope to see you again soon so that we can earn that last...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

I am in the area for business. So on a beautiful Saturday afternoon I decided to drive from Brownsville Texas to South Padre Island. Upon leaving the hotel, the receptionist at the front desk (Donna) asked if I was going out and o told her...More

Thank acdequincy
BobF1899, Owner at Sea Ranch Restaurant-Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thank you so much for your excellent review! We are delighted to hear you had a great experience with us and we hope to have you back again in the future!

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Response from WilliamS404 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from discip1e | Reviewed this property |
We went last night. When we called, they said no reservations and no call aheads. If your party is not all there, you don't get seated. We were a party of ten. Walked up and told the wait was an hour. 5 minutes later we were... More
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Response from Debbie O | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6402
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-1314
Description
Sea Ranch Restaurant has been serving South Padre Island visitors for over 35 years, and has established itself as the island’s premier dining destination. If you haven’t spent an evening at the Sea Ranch Restaurant, you haven’t truly experienced South Padre.Our menu is comprised of local seafood that is caught directly from the Gulf of Mexico, and it changes often based on what is in season. Every item is made with high-quality ingredients, from unbeatably fresh seafood to juicy steaks and hearty pastas. Start your meal off with our Ahi Tuna or Escargot appetizers, or try something a little spicier like our Stuffed Jalapeños. For your main course, pick from one of our countless seafood items including fresh fish, crab legs, shrimp, oysters, lobster and scallops. Our house specialty is the Red Snapper, which has become a customer favorite as well. If you aren’t in the mood for seafood, try one of our delicious grilled steak, chicken or pork dishes. We also have decadent pastas, from chicken or seafood Alfredo to Scott’s Shrimp Scampi served over angel hair pasta. No matter what you are in the mood for, we have a tasty, fresh option for you at Sea Ranch Restaurant.Seafood goes perfectly with wine, so we boast an extensive selection of wines. With over 122 choices ranging from $20 all the way to $500, we have the perfect choice to compliment your meal. If you have an event coming up, consider hosting it at the Sea Ranch. We can accommodate up to 77 people for anything from weddings and receptions to birthdays and meetings.
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