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Louie’s Backyard

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2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
+1 956-761-6406
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11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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STORM LAKE
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took a party of 7 for dinner and a sunset!We were vert successful! The seafood was great and the ribs fell off the bones! And the mixed drinks were perfect!

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Thank Mindy P
United States
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited on a very busy Thursday night. Everyone was eating the BBQ rib special. We ordered burgers and tuna fish bowl. Food was fair at best. This place is over rated if you ask me. Loud and poor service. The view at sunset was gorgeous.

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Thank Kerri P
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food.. great atmosphere as you eat right on deck off of laguna. Can get hot and didn't have anything shading us..

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Thank Stacie J
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went at the perfect time to catch the sunset from the dock while enjoying supper. The view is beautiful and the food is good, but don't be in a hurry. The place wasn't busy but it took forever to even order our food and even longer for things to arrive. Be sure to get the coupon for the free... More 

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Thank Tricia K
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fun atmosphere, daily specials at great prices. Live music and dance floor available. Definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Thank JSE965
Iowa
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110 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyed a great supper here with friends. The food was good as was the entertainment. We liked watching the sunset!

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Thank LCHS1972
Marathon, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went on Thursday for the ribs, one of the special on Thursdays. Falls off the bones. Great burgers, and tons of fries. Wait staff very nice and friendly.

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Thank Pj T
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this review

Great ribs, burgers, and fries? What a meal! I'm so glad you had a chance to join us on Thursday, and we appreciate you sharing your feedback here. Looking forward to many more delicious meals with you! Best, Dan, Owner More 

Brownsville, Texas
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to Louie's Backyard... I had heard really good things and I wasn't disappointed. Food served at the buffet was fresh. Seafood and ribs were delicious. Service was excellent and view of the bay was really nice. We plan to visit again... Next time we will eat outside to better enjoy the view.

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Thank dawnmorales68
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this review

So glad your first visit was a success, Dawn! Delicious food, quality service, and nice views are all a part of the package here, so thank you for the kind feedback. Can't wait to welcome you back for another great meal, but this time out on the back deck. Cheers, Dan, Owner More 

Plant City, Florida
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Louie's a few times and enjoyed it each time. The wait staff are so friendly and sure move fast. The menu items we have had have been very good and very reasonable. The ribs are excellent.

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Thank Bjmn1234
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this review

Friendly service and excellent ribs? We'll take those compliments all day long! Thank you so much for sharing your experience. It's always nice to hear from our repeat visitors. Next time you're in the area, be sure to stop by. Take care, Dan, Owner More 

St Paul MN
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decent food if you have LOTS of time to wait for just about anything. Our service was poor at best on a night our waiter said was super busy. Translate that to inexperienced staff or just plain no solid service ratio where everyone gets attentive service. Had I not been with others I might have not waited 45 minutes for... More 

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Thank Lowteck
Dan S, Owner at Louie’s Backyard, responded to this review

As I said over on Yelp, I'm disappointed that you didn't get a better impression of the kind of service we're about. Next time you come by, please let a manager know if anything isn't to your liking! Hope to see you back in, Dan, Owner More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2305 Laguna Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-6952
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-6406
Description
At Louie's Backyard in South Padre Island, there is no such thing as a boring night. Whether you want to sit and chat with your friends, cheer on your favorite team or cut a rug till the wee hours, we've got you covered!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?