Dining in Port Aransas
522 E Avenue G. 361-749-7621. open 11:30-2:30 5:00-9:00. Closed Tues.
This quaint "foodie's paradise" has been family owned and operated for over 18 years. They have a creative menu, with more than just seafood. Great pasta dishes and daily specials (try the classic open-faced fish sandwich or the Rigatoni Pollo); and they are located right next door to Seashell Village!
222 Beach Street. 361-749-0022. Open Tues-Sun at 5:00.
La Playa has upscale Mexican cuisine in a casual atmosphere. The best margaritas in town (try the El Primo) and fresh guacamole made tableside. A fun staff and great food combine to make this one of our favorites! Try the crawfish enchiladas, classic fish tacos or maybe the island pepper. Don’t forget the flan!
The Crazy Cajun
303 Beach Street. 361-749-5069. open 7 days, Call for hours.
Ahhh, what can we say about the Cajun? This is a Port A institution, great for families and large groups. Specialty of the house is the Hungry Cajun; crab legs shrimp, andouille sausage and crawfish (when in season) dumped onto your paper-covered table. No frills, just good eatin’! They’ve also got great ribs and pizza for the kids.
Black Marlin Bar & Grill
258 Snapdragon 361-749-4653. open 7 days, Open 11a - 7p daily.
The Black Marlin delivers chef-driven cuisine in a beachside atmosphere with the best views in Port Aransas. The American-style grill features sweeping views of the Gulf of Mexico and Corpus Christi Bay from a third-story bar. Try the shrimp and grits or the famous 8oz ribeye Palmilla burger. You won't be disappointed.
Behringer's Landing/Rockin B Bar & Grill
905 Hwy 361. 361-749-2662. open 7 days. Call for hours.
Port Aransas, Texas has a brand new dining and nightlife destination in Behringer's Landing. This restaurant is divided into two sections. The first, a sit-down dining room with a unique menu featuring Angus Choice beef steaks and their signature crab cakes. The bar & grill side will make you feel right at home with their full bar, spacious outdoor patio and outdoor stage.