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Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort

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3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
+1 956-761-2703
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08:00 - 22:00
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wrote a review in May 2016 and for some reason my review score was 2out of 5, which was not the score I thought gave which should been 5 Excellent. I have dined and stayed here on numerous occasions and always find the dining experience very relaxing especially with the sea views, great food and excellent customer service. Will be... More 

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Thank Steven T
Apple Valley, Minnesota
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to the cafe for an early dinner and enjoyed the happy hour specials--including peel and eat shrimp, They were some of the best shrimp I have tasted. A perfect spot to enjoy a great meal or a cocktail and take in the ocean.

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Thank ACS672015
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

You know when you come into a restaurant and your waiter has the personality of an ice cube? That was our waiter. So I will try to exclude the personality clash and talk about the restaurant and the food. I did include a picture of our waiter sitting by the television checking his phone! This is a hotel restaurant that... More 

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1 Thank Randy W
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

I am so sorry about this. There is absolutely no excuse for our waiter's lack of attentiveness to you. We have shown your review to our entire wait staff and stressed once again the importance of extraordinary customer service...which means don't sit down and DON'T be distracted by their cell phone! I do hope you'll come back. Our restaurant and... More 

Indiana
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have had lunch here the last 3 yrs that I have visited the island. The location is great & I like the shrimp.

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Thank Steve T
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

We're so pleased you enjoy "lunching" at our little beachside Cafe! Come back soon....and try breakfast and/or dinner too!!! More 

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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast was outstanding-large array of choices kitchen willing to modify orders service by Molly,Robby Aubree Tracey Cecelia, was outstanding

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Thank Ronald B
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We're delighted you enjoyed your meals and our great staff!! More 

Tulsa, United States
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome Shrimp tacos and tortilla soup. Ordered a small beachfront salad that was also amazing. Help was fun and very attentive. Definitely a repeater!!!

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Thank Cindy W
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you!! We're delighted you enjoyed dining with us and we hope to see you back very soon!! More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stoped by for a late breakfast early lunch brunch. Saw another guest order eggs Benedict and so I had to try it as it's my favorite breakfast meal. I will tell you this was if not the best eggs Benedict I have ever had it is easily top three. The Canadian bacon is Hand sliced and twice as thick as... More 

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Thank Russ F
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you!!! On your next visit, try one of our eggs Benedict variations. My favorite is the BLT Eggs Benedict (with bacon, lobster and tomato!). YUMMY! Thanks again for your wonderful review! More 

Veracruz, Mexico
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a small place, so tables are close one to another, and is popular so be ready for a waiting line....food is good, service not bad...

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Thank sunshine01152
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. We're so pleased you enjoyed our Cafe. Hope to see you again very soon! More 

Howard, Colorado
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265 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful setting on the beach with great food, great service, and a beautiful setting. Tracy worked our table and she was on her "A" game and has only been at the Palms for two days!!! Her energy level was spot on. She kept our drinks full and made sure that our meals met our standards - the food was... More 

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2 Thank Mark G
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much! We too are delighted that Tracy has joined our team! So glad you enjoyed dining with us! Do come back soon!!! Thanks again for taking the time to post your review! More 

Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lunch item I had was very good. However the service was not so much. Waitress was not at all friendly. We had asked prior to ordering to have separate checks for each person (7) at our table. She said this would not be a problem. We had to ask if there was a lunch special. She pointed to the... More 

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Thank Linda M
tmetty, Owner at Cafe on the Beach at The Palms Resort, responded to this review

I am so sorry the server didn't give you the service you deserved and expected. We have researched this so we know who waited on you. We've talked with her and shown her this review. We stressed the importance of outstanding customer service 100% of the time. We're happy everyone enjoyed their meals (all clean plates came back to the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 38
Cuisine
American, Bar, Cafe, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3616 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7006
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-2703
  • This restaurant is at The Palms Resort

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?