Melissa’s guidebook to North Padre Island/Corpus

Melissa
Melissa’s guidebook to North Padre Island/Corpus

Neighborhoods

Come visit Padre Island any time of year to enjoy a great blend of culture, nature, entertainment and miles of beaches. The mild semi-tropical climate and warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico offer outdoor enthusiasts the ideal location to enjoy activities such as fishing, birding, sailing, golf, windsurfing, kiteboarding and so much more! Just over the bridge you’ll find Corpus Christi, which offers great shopping, eating and attractions such as the Texas State Aquarium, USS Lexington, Art Museum of South Texas and competitive sports teams like the Corpus Christi Hooks, Icerays Hockey and Division I Texas A&M Corpus Christi.
Whitecap Boulevard
Come visit Padre Island any time of year to enjoy a great blend of culture, nature, entertainment and miles of beaches. The mild semi-tropical climate and warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico offer outdoor enthusiasts the ideal location to enjoy activities such as fishing, birding, sailing, golf, windsurfing, kiteboarding and so much more! Just over the bridge you’ll find Corpus Christi, which offers great shopping, eating and attractions such as the Texas State Aquarium, USS Lexington, Art Museum of South Texas and competitive sports teams like the Corpus Christi Hooks, Icerays Hockey and Division I Texas A&M Corpus Christi.
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Padre Island
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Food scene

It's situated right on the intracoastal waterway so there are great views, good food, and typically live music. You can go upstairs to the restaurant then head downstairs to Waterline for drinks, games and live music.
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Doc's Seafood and Steaks
13309 South Padre Island Drive
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It's situated right on the intracoastal waterway so there are great views, good food, and typically live music. You can go upstairs to the restaurant then head downstairs to Waterline for drinks, games and live music.
It's cafeteria style with decent food and a great view of the intracoastal waterway. Very reasonably priced and relaxed atmosphere.
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Snoopy's Pier
13313 South Padre Island Drive
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It's cafeteria style with decent food and a great view of the intracoastal waterway. Very reasonably priced and relaxed atmosphere.
Nice atmosphere with good food and live music most evenings.
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Island Italian Restaurant
15370 South Padre Island Drive
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Nice atmosphere with good food and live music most evenings.
Excellent burgers and fries. Cafeteria style. You can sit indoors or outdoors on the patio!
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Padre Island Burger Company
11878 Texas 361
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Excellent burgers and fries. Cafeteria style. You can sit indoors or outdoors on the patio!
This is probably the most popular restaurant on the Island. A large variety of food to choose from - seafood, sushi, sandwiches, etc.
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Scuttlebutt's Seafood Bar & Grill
14254 S Padre Island Dr
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This is probably the most popular restaurant on the Island. A large variety of food to choose from - seafood, sushi, sandwiches, etc.
If you like sushi, you can't miss eating here!
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Rock & Rolls Sushi Lounge
15121 S Padre Island Dr
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If you like sushi, you can't miss eating here!
This is a cool and quirky coffee shop with excellent coffee and sandwiches as well. Made from old rail cars.
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Island Joes Coffee and Gallery
13919 S Padre Island Dr
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This is a cool and quirky coffee shop with excellent coffee and sandwiches as well. Made from old rail cars.
It's more upscale than your typical island restaurant with an authentic French owner/chef
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Dragonfly
14701 South Padre Island Drive
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It's more upscale than your typical island restaurant with an authentic French owner/chef
Family owned and operated with good italian food.
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Padre Pizzeria
14993 S Padre Island Dr
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Family owned and operated with good italian food.
Good N Crisp Chicken
14601 S Padre Island Dr
Guajillo's On The Island
15037 South Padre Island Drive
Better than average sandwiches, soups and salads
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Surfside Sandwich Shoppe
15113 S Padre Island Dr
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Better than average sandwiches, soups and salads
Unique dining
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Costa Sur Wok & Ceviche Bar
15113 S Padre Island Dr
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Unique dining
Very fresh and authentic Poke bowls
Padre Poke
Very fresh and authentic Poke bowls
Fun atmosphere, good and different food.
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Black Sheep Bistro
15201 South Padre Island Drive
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Fun atmosphere, good and different food.
Really delicious bbq - made fresh every day.
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Texas Mesquite BBQ and Grill
14457 S Padre Island Dr
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Really delicious bbq - made fresh every day.
Make your own sunday bar
Sweet Swirl Frozen Yogurt
14457 South Padre Island Drive
Make your own sunday bar
Rich and creamy gelato in a very cute setting
A La Mode Gelateria
14254 S Padre Island Dr
Rich and creamy gelato in a very cute setting
Super delicious pizza, sandwiches, breadsticks and salads.
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Brooklyn Pie Co.
15326 S Padre Island Dr
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Super delicious pizza, sandwiches, breadsticks and salads.
Typical domino's pizza
Domino's Pizza
15401 South Padre Island Drive
Typical domino's pizza
Sports Bar with food and drinks
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Hardknocks Sports Bar & Grill
15401 South Padre Island Drive
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Sports Bar with food and drinks
Whataburger
14301 S Padre Island Dr
Sonic Drive-In
14401 South Padre Island Drive
Excellent beer and fun atmosphere!
Lorelei Brewing Company
520 N. A. S. Drive
Excellent beer and fun atmosphere!
Bar and restaurant
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Boathouse Bar and Grill
15241 Leeward Drive
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Bar and restaurant
Great food and Live Music
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Angry Marlin Restaurant & Cool Water Bar
15605 S Padre Island Dr
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Great food and Live Music
This place is over the bridge (OTB) but worth the drive. Specializing in oysters
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Black Diamond Oyster Bar
418 N. A. S. Drive
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This place is over the bridge (OTB) but worth the drive. Specializing in oysters
Awesome decks, good food, live music, amazing views, long boardwalk
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Marker 37 Marina
13317 South Padre Island Drive
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Awesome decks, good food, live music, amazing views, long boardwalk
This is my personal favorite! Located in Port Aransas, or Port A, as the locals call it. Excellent food, great ambience and the location can't be beat - right in the midst of a boat marina. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled on the water for dolphin sightings!
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Virginia's On the Bay
815 Trout Street
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This is my personal favorite! Located in Port Aransas, or Port A, as the locals call it. Excellent food, great ambience and the location can't be beat - right in the midst of a boat marina. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled on the water for dolphin sightings!
In town, situated right on the bay and T-Heads. Great location and great food!
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Harrison's Landing
108 Peoples Saint T-Head
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In town, situated right on the bay and T-Heads. Great location and great food!

Sightseeing

It's a really nice activity when you've visiting. The horses are tame and the beach is lovely.
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Horses on the Beach
16499 South Padre Island Drive
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It's a really nice activity when you've visiting. The horses are tame and the beach is lovely.
Breathtaking
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Whitecap Beach
14802 Whitecap Blvd
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Breathtaking
Wonderful beach and visitor center. If you come in the spring you can watch the baby turtles being released to the ocean. Must see!
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Padre Island National Seashore
20301 Park Rd 22
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Wonderful beach and visitor center. If you come in the spring you can watch the baby turtles being released to the ocean. Must see!
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Texas Sealife Center
14220 S Padre Island Dr
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You will find restrooms, parking lot (if you don't want to drive on the beach), showers. You can also rent beach chairs and umbrellas here, plus volleyball and other beach games.
Michael J. Ellis Beach and Seawall
14926 Windward Drive
You will find restrooms, parking lot (if you don't want to drive on the beach), showers. You can also rent beach chairs and umbrellas here, plus volleyball and other beach games.
Dolphins, sharks and turtles, oh my!
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Texas State Aquarium
2710 North Shoreline Boulevard
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Dolphins, sharks and turtles, oh my!
Walk down this jetty and keep your eyes peeled for the turtles on both sides and dolphins swimming in the open water.
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North Packery Channel Jetty
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Walk down this jetty and keep your eyes peeled for the turtles on both sides and dolphins swimming in the open water.

Services

Massages, couples messages...typical spa activities
Island Day Spa
13915 S Padre Island Dr
Massages, couples messages...typical spa activities
Deluxe Nails Salon
14493 South Padre Island Drive

Activities

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Treasure Island Golf & Games
14041 S Padre Island Dr
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Padre Island Expeditions, LLC
20420 Park Road 22
Boat tours, etc.
North Padre Cart Rentals
15481 South Padre Island Drive
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USS Lexington
2914 North Shoreline Boulevard
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Golf cart rentals on Whitecap
Beach Rentals
1102 South Shoreline Boulevard
Golf cart rentals on Whitecap
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Dolphin watch nature tours
136 W Cotter Ave
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The Original Dolphin Watch
33256 Padre Boulevard
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Nightlife

This place gets hoppin' around 11:00 pm with live bands all weekend.
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Pelican Lounge
14330 South Padre Island Drive
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This place gets hoppin' around 11:00 pm with live bands all weekend.
A friendly and local bar with live music on the weekend.
The Slip
15037 S Padre Island Dr
A friendly and local bar with live music on the weekend.

City/town information

Just 18 miles away on Mustang Island - this little town offers shopping, dining, night life and, of course, beautiful beaches!
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Port Aransas
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Just 18 miles away on Mustang Island - this little town offers shopping, dining, night life and, of course, beautiful beaches!