Island Blog

Padre Island Brewing Company

You may know South Padre Island as Texas’ tropical paradise with miles of sandy beaches and endless outdoor activities, but did you know that the Island is also home to the second oldest brewpub in the state of Texas? We sat down with the owner and brewmaster of Padre Island Brewing Company, Mark…

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Drinks with a View

Beachside or bayside, sunrise or sunset...no matter where you're at on South Padre Island or what time of day it is you don't have to look very hard for a spectacular view. There are many restaurants and bars on the Island that boast great views of the Gulf of Mexico or the Laguna Madre Bay, but…

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4 Beachside Restaurants to Visit on SPI

The beachside of the Island is privy to pristine beaches and breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico. Take in the stunning view, the island ambience and the delicious food at any of the beachside restaurants South Padre Island has to offer. Beachside Bar and Grill Address: 6501, 310 Padre Blvd…

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4 Bayside Restaurants to Visit on SPI

The view from the Laguna Madre Bay is breathtaking — especially at sunset. Soak in the stunning views with an equally amazing meal at any of the many bayside restaurants South Padre Island has to offer. The Painted Marlin Grille Address: 202 W Whiting St, South Padre Island, TX 78597 | Hours:…

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Eats Off the Beaten Path

After a long day of exploring the pristine shorelines of the Island, indulge like a local with eats off the beaten path. With over 40 local spots to choose from, the Island offers visitors casual, take out, and fine dining, with beach and bayside settings. From fresh, Gulf Coast seafood samplings to…

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Brunch Spots on SPI

Brunch is a favorite on the island. Sleep in a little and relax and, whenever you're ready, enjoy some delicious island fare. We all have our favorites, but here are a few popular brunch spots on South Padre Island. Grapevine Café & Coffee House A post shared by ⠀❁⠀❁⠀❁⠀ (@e.lf) on May 10, 2016…

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