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Dragonfly and Curacao Blues

14701 S Padre Island Dr, Apt S, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6260
+1 361-949-2224
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (10 reviews)
“coconut rice” (9 reviews)
“crab cakes” (25 reviews)
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Steakhouse, American, Seafood, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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14701 S Padre Island Dr, Apt S, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6260
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Reviews (154)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My favorite restaurant on North Padre Island. Daily specials are always good as is the service. The chef/owner is French so the food combinations are quite interesting.

Thank travelingmoms
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Dragonfly early evening on a weekday; we were one of two couples there. We decided on some sangrias. We had the worst white sangria. We sent it back and they came out with complimentary red sangrias. Still the worst ever, their mix...More

Thank dfoell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is good, but service has been disappointing our last couple of visits. I've always been reluctant to go on peak times on weekends because the kitchen seems to get overwhelmed easily. Our last visit, I called about making reservations. James, the manager, said they...More

Thank chuckw27
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Corpus doesn't have much in the way of 'fine dining', but this is definitely my recommendation for anyone who appreciates excellent food! It is very casual, not at all pretentious, but everything we have tried here is simply wonderful! IT is very eclectic with everything...More

Thank BKetAl
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

The chef is amazing! The food is always top-notch and the decor super eclectic. If you're a foodie, you HAVE TO go to this restaurant! You'll thank me, I promise!

1  Thank WarmWeatherWife
James G, Manager at Dragonfly and Curacao Blues, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Thank you so much! We appreciate the kind words and the business! See you again soon!

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I found Dragonfly with the TA app so I expected some degree of quality. I was surprised, however, by the cool, laid-back beach-vibe that delivered excellent service and solid fare. If you find yourself in the area, Dragonfly is a good choice.

1  Thank Jrsteindl
James G, Manager at Dragonfly and Curacao Blues, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2017

Thank you for the review! We always love to hear from our fans and look forward to your next visit! We simply cannot do this without you!

Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This place is a great place for a nice quality dinner. The staff are awesome, and the food is delicious. A must visit place in the island of Corpus Christi. I will be back. Don't for get the drinks, great selection.

1  Thank Ricky V
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The dry aged steaks are phenomenal!!! I go there just for the ribeye. 24 to 42 oz. pieces of perfection. Some of the best steak I have ever had. Come early though, as the people on the island fall on them like they're starving, lol.

1  Thank conchster33
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We just moved to Padre Island and have been trying out all the neighborhood restaurants and had lunch at Dragonfly. The goat cheese salad (a large green salad with three slices of decadent goat cheese topped bread) was sublime. The enchiladas (a special,that day) were...More

1  Thank Kreynar
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Sit at the bar so you can interact with the bartender. Very knowledgeable of what is going to be the best food for the evening. They hand mix your drinks to order. Try the Mojitos. But, only a couple. These drinks will sneak up on...More

Thank doctorjohn716
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Cindy S
16 January 2016|
Response from Raeanna F | Reviewed this property |
Hi Cindy, I don't know but my suggestion is to call Dragonfly @361-949-2224 They are alway's so accommodating. I bet you if you call ahead, and tell them when your going to be there, they will do what ever you need. And it... More
Lucille J
5 December 2015|
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Response from Julie F | Reviewed this property |
No unfortunately they are not !!! But agree with the Bleu Bistro suggestion !!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 65
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14701 S Padre Island Dr, Apt S, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6260
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-949-2224
  • E-mail
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