2800 Hwy 361
Ingleside, TX 78362
Phone: (361) 775-2700
Fax: (361) 775-1220
Enclosed by water, yachts and palm trees, La Barataria is a kind of a hidden gem, an upscale yet casual restaurant and bar located in the beautiful Port Aransas. Offering magnificent vistas of the marina and Corpus Christi Channel, this balmy restaurant will enchant you with its tranquility. Unwind at the upper deck or relax by the pool side with a cocktail or a boutique wine. The menu is a mix of Cajun and French fare that will tease your palates for a lovely culinary journey. Soak in the music from various local artists and enjoy the island paradise.
Fins is the place to go on Port Aransas for fresh seafood and fun. Choose from the wide variety of daily catch dishes, chicken and steak, burgers and sandwiches. Or, bring in your own catch, cleaned and ready to cook, and the chefs at Fins will cook it for you, the way you like it. Catering and to-go services are also available. Ask about the "dine and ride" package, which includes a meal at Fins and a boat ride in the bay. If you'd rather look at the water than be in it, choose to dine outdoors, or just have a margarita on the deck. A children's menu and game room are available, so bring the whole family!
Along with excellent fresh seafood, this combination bar and grill has an impressive wine list, interesting cocktails and a decadent dessert menu. Pastas, seafood, salads and sandwiches are just a few of the choices here. Be sure to try a Flirtini cocktail--the bar's version of a cosmo with a twist and a slice of banana pie. This is a great place for a casual date, a family dinner or lunch with some co-workers. The bar is open late on weekends.
Founded by an Italian immigrant family, this is the most authentic Italian restaurant in South Texas. The restaurant is still family-owned and operated, service is warm and friendly. The menu features salads, pastas, and of course fresh seafood dishes. This place is especially popular during the summer months, so reservations are recommended.
Right alongside Corpus Christi Beach (also known as North Beach), Rigatoni's has proven itself to be the city's favorite Italian restaurant. Some patron's favorite entrees are grilled tilapia, veal marsala and shrimp fra diavolo--this dish is for those who like a spicy kick to their meal. Italian and domestic beers and wines are available along with a tempting dessert menu. The restaurant also caters events.
Housed in one of the oldest buildings in the area, some people believe Blackbeard's to be haunted. If ghosts don't appeal to you, come for the mini-Rock 'n Roll museum housed within the restaurant. Or if you'd rather feed your stomach than feast your eyes, come for the wide range of dishes offered here. There are lots of seafood options, as well as burgers, sandwiches, chicken and pasta dishes, and even dishes that venture "south of the border." There is a full bar and most nights there is live music; see website for details.
Quite possibly the finest restaurant in the finest hotel in the city. Located on the top floor of the Omni Bayfront Hotel, this fine dining establishment offers stunning views of the bay and an exquisite menu. Their wine list goes on for pages and includes Californian, Italian, French, Australian and Argentine wines. The food is elegant, fresh and well presented in a intimate yet classy setting.
Located in the Omni Bayfront Hotel the Glass Pavilion Restaurant offers casual dining for those rushing between meetings in the Omni's many conference rooms. Serving mainly seafood, steaks, sandwiches and pasta dishes, the restaurant is open everyday for breakfast, lunch and dinner and also features a trendy bar for a quick drink.
Located in the historic Hoover Inn, this restaurant features a menu of traditional cuisine with an European flare.
If you are living in Corpus Christi and you're a vegan, vegetarian, or Californian, then this is the place for you. Tucked away behind hippy store Yin Yang Fandango, The Tango Tea Room definitely has a hippyish flair to it. With a wide variety of teas and juices, and a fine sandwich and sides menu, the place is bound to please multiple senses. The service in the restaurant is notoriously friendly. Every Wednesday a farmers market takes place on the outside courtyard.
Part of the Landry's Seafood Restaurant chain, the Corpus Christi branch is a treat because it is located on a renovated passenger barge at the end of People Street T-Head. The location makes for a unique dining experience that few other restaurants in town can offer. Like all other Landry's restaurants, the service is attentive and courteous and the food is always fresh and delicious. The garlic bread is particularly tasty and is always a crowd pleaser.
You will be pleasantly surprised to find an elegant, classy decor walking in to the only Thai restaurant in the city. The vegetarian-friendly menu is a nice, spicy alternative to typical Asian cuisine. Be sure to try th Pad Thai The restaurants welcomes groups and also offers a catering service.