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Our Top 5 Port A Beachside Restaurants

While you’re enjoying your Port A beach vacation, you’ll want to spend time at local attractions and enjoy the many activities the area has to offer. With all the fun and activity, you’re bound to hear your stomach rumple while you’re out. Take your taste buds on a trip through Port A while you explore the town. Please note that while these may not be directly on the beachside, you’re close to the sand and can enjoy a meal as well as a day at the beach with these Port Aransas beachside restaurants.

Black Marlin Bar & Grill

Enjoy delicious food in a beachside location. See the sea while dining on appetizers like jumbo shrimp cocktail, oysters, calamari, pot stickers, their signature breadbasket, and more. Move on to soups and salads, including lobster bisque, or a traditional garden salad. Choose from main courses like ribeye, pork chops, Black Marlin tacos, a cheeseburger, or grilled chicken, among other choices. Create a complete meal with ‘accompaniments’ like lobster tail, chicken breast, vegetables, butter garlic linguini, and more. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a brownie and vanilla ice cream, key lime pie, strawberry shortcake, to name a few. There are a variety of coffee selections, along with a kids’ menu loaded with their favorites.

Rollin’ Tide Boil Co.

They come to you! The ultimate in “beachside” restaurants, they’ll deliver the deliciousness right to your beach chair. Set up a date and time for your meal and they’ll bring the food. Their “Beach Boil and Bonfire” package is a three-hour event full of old fashioned Low-Country shrimp boil (crab legs optional). They also provide plates, napkins, cutlery, condiments – and even Adirondack-style chairs! They also offer catering to your vacation rental, or dining for special events like weddings. Call 361-416-0416 to set things up.

Kody’s Restaurant

Grab a bite to each and play a round or two of mini golf! Stop by for lunch and enjoy Dave’s Famous Garlic Fish, a steak sandwich, or specials like shrimp, crawfish, or an oyster Po Boy, chicken fried steak, grilled tuna, and more. Go see them for dinner and choose from grilled mahi, New York Strip and shrimp, blackened snapper, or “Diablo Pasta.” The kids will love kid-size baskets of shrimp, fish, grilled cheese, or chicken tenders. While the restaurant isn’t beachside, it’s only a few moments’ drive from the beach, so you’ll be back enjoying Port A beach activities in no time!

Fins Grille & Icehouse

While they’re not beachside, they do have a beautiful waterfront view. Enjoy sandwiches like a Po Boy or crab cake sliders. Choose tacos stuffed with blackened Gulf fish, shrimp tacos, and more with all the fixin’s. Try one of their famous burgers, including their FINS Burger, Swiss burger, or Cowboy burger featuring BBQ sauce and other “cowboy” toppings. For something unique to you and your crew, bring your fresh catch and they’ll cook and serve it the way you like!

Trout Street Bar & Grill

Choose from a variety of seafood appetizers, salads, and soups for a delicious start to any meal. Fill up with entrees like fresh snapper, redfish, or the catch of the day – fresh from Port A’s docks, or ribeye steak, and many other selections. Satisfy your sweet tooth with bananas foster pie, carrot cake, a chocolate brownie with ice cream, or another sweet selection. While they are not a “beachside” location, the restaurant has one slip at the Trout Street Yacht Basin available daily on a first-come/first-serve basis to enjoy a dock-and-dine experience. Call 361-749-2739 for more information.

Virginia’s on the Bay

Start your waterfront dining experience with crab cakes, fresh oysters, calamari, and more. Enjoy salads that can be dressed up with grilled chicken, shrimp, tuna, or even spicy Cajun popcorn shrimp. If you like your seafood fried, they have what you like. Every option is hand breaded. Enjoy your choice of Gulf shrimp, fish fillets, oysters, or a platter that combines them all! Finish your meal with a treat for your sweet tooth. Order up desserts like key lime pie, and ice cream cup, chocolate cheesecake, homemade bread pudding, and others.

Ultimate Dining With These Port Aransas Beachside Restaurants

When you stay in a vacation rental in Port A provided by Sandcastle Condos, you’ll enjoy easy access to the beach and the crashing waves of the Gulf, as well as many activities, attractions, shopping – and dining options. We offer efficiency-style units for a delicious solo or more intimate retreat, all the way up to three bedrooms to treat more loved ones to the taste sensations of Port A.

Prepare something you tasted at your new favorite local eatery, or any other meal during your trip in the fully equipped kitchen. Afterward, spread out in an open living space for a movie or to relax. Enjoy the view from the private balcony or patio or spend some time near the community pool. For a premium experience, choose a unit with bonuses like multiple flat screen TVs, stainless steel appliances, and more.

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