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Scuttlebutt's Seafood Bar & Grill

14254 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6277
+1 361-949-6769
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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14254 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6277
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the Best Happy Hour in Town. Food varied from Great Burgers to Amazing Sushi. 4 Dollar Beers,Rita's and a menu to please anyone. Oysters were fresh and sweet,Sushi was generous serving but you choice only limited by your imagination! Lots of Seating and...More

Thank Rick A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love the happy hour deal here..half price sushi rolls, $4 ritas and beer specials. The whole menu is great but we always stop here for a fresh sushi fix on the way to the island!

Thank Sandy723
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious gumbo homemade here! Everything was very good that was ordered. We had a table of five and everything was delicious no complaints. Service was great beer cold and food hot. Definitely recommend to all. They have something for everyone’s taste.

Thank ShanelnNature
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

We went here around 9:30 on a Saturday night and this place was great! Our table had blackened mahi with white wine crab sauce, grilled tuna and shrimp scampi. EVERYTHING WAS DELICIOUS! It was large portions and plenty of side options to choose from on...More

Thank jenniferrN3558MO
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We been here now about 3 times and order from door dash also the food is always the same good no great love the staff there and if you have to take home the Fry food it still great I promise just drop it in...More

Thank Calhoun2010
Reviewed 21 October 2018

This is a great family place to have dinner because there enough of a variety for all of us. Food and service is always good but is always busy, adequate parking in the strip center so not a problem. Good family place!

Thank danmurphy90
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Came for lunch, I had grilled shrimp tacos and my wife had salmon salad. The shrimp tacos were quite spicy but still very good, came with fries just ok. My wife’s salmon was excellent, fresh, perfectly cooked and a good size portion for a salad...More

Thank 3Tcubed
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Came in with another couple towards last 30 minutes of Happy Hour. Good selection of tap beer. Awesome one man band. Got 1/2 price peel and eat shrimp right away. Long wait for sushi, but we were having a great time so we didn't mind....More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

This is one of my go to places when we head to the island. Sometimes it’s a little busy but there’s a reason for that. The food is great, they also have a small patio if you’d like to be outside.

Thank amarielahti
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Everyone should be able to find something to eat here. We went on a Wednesday night, had a minimal wait for our table, was pleasantly greeted and our server was very friendly. Our table had the fried shrimp, coconut shrimp and the tuna steak. The...More

Thank rporter19
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14254 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418-6277
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-949-6769
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The number one question asked is “What does Scuttlebutt’s mean?” Well, we answer, The original context came from two nautical terms; the “butt” (picture a wooden keg) was a wooden cask that stored the fresh water when sailors were at sea. The “scuttle” was the area of the ship where the “butt” was stored. When it was break time, the sailors would gather at the “Scuttle Butt” and drink. This also became a social time, as they could all meet and talk. Now over the years the words joined together and became “scuttlebutt”. This word was used when people would gather together, typically at the office water fountain, and ask one another, “Hey, what’s the scuttlebutt with Jim in accounting?” Here is the official definition according to Meriam Webster; 1a : a cask on shipboard to contain freshwater for a day's use 2b: a drinking fountain on a ship or at a naval or marine installation 2: rumor, gossip. Now that you know what Scuttlebutt’s means, this is what we are about! Scuttlebutt’s is a full service restaurant and bar that truly is a place where everyone, from babies to baby-boomers, can get together and have a great time! Our menu is as equally diverse, with grilled peanut butter, banana and honey sandwiches, hand-cut rib eye steaks, oysters on the half shell and one of the best sushi bars around. Our premium craft beer wall and wine selection is top rated, and make sure to try our house made sangria or our signature Scuttlebutt’s punch. We are a scratch kitchen and our day starts in the wee-early mornings when the hard-working prep team arrives to bust out our house recipes. Another appeal to Scuttlebutt’s is that we offer Happy Hour every day (Yes, week-ends too!) from 3pm-7pm and we have live music every night (Yes, really, every night – unless the Dallas Cowboys are playing). We can easily accommodate larger groups as well as be the perfect spot for date night, which has turned into a marriage proposal on more than one occasion. Call ahead seating is available and we can help plan a perfect office party or celebration with custom menu options. Come visit us and become part of our Scuttle Family!
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