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Group dining on South Padre Island is a feast for the eyes and taste buds. Attendees can enjoy culinary classics and local island fare while sitting beachside or overlooking the Bay. Flexibility and value are key when booking a private dining experience. South Padre Island’s restaurants can accommodate intimate parties of ten, or groups as large as 500.

Blackbeard’s Restaurant

(956) 761-2962

Cuisine: South Padre Island fixture since 1978 serving fried seafood, burgers and sandwiches in a casual, family environment.

Private Dining Capacity: Up to 65

Gabriella’s Italian Restaurant

(956) 761-6111

Cuisine: A welcoming, family-friendly venue offering Italian classics, brick oven pizza, and beers on tap.

Private Dining Capacity: Up to 45

Louie’s Backyard

(956) 761-6406

Cuisine: Casual surf and turf with decks overlooking the Laguna Madre Bay.

Private Dining Capacity: Up to 250

Parrot Eyes Restaurant – Bar & Watersports

(956) 772-9040

Cuisine: Waterfront, family dining featuring burgers and sandwiches to South of the Border cuisine.

Private Dining Capacity: Up to 80

The Shrimp Haus

(956) 772-9772

Cuisine: Casual, beachfront dining offering a shrimp-centric seafood menu with live music.

Private Dining Capacity: Up to 400

Daddy’s Seafood & Cajun Kitchen

(956) 761-1975

Cuisine: Casual dining offering Cajun-inspired seafood, including pastas and po’ boys with a full bar and fish market.

Private Dining Capacity: Up to 75

Liam’s Steakhouse & Oyster Bar

(956) 761-4700

Cuisine: Fine dining on the Island featuring steak, seafood, and wine.

Private Dining Capacity: Up to 65

Padre Island Brewing Co.

(956) 761-9585

Cuisine: Gastropub crafting burgers, steaks, seafood, beer and more in a casual ambiance with a deck and views.

Private Dining Capacity: Up to 55

Sea Ranch Restaurant

(956) 761-1314

Cuisine: Wild-caught seafood, plus steaks and pastas, at a colorful, bi-level establishment with marina views.

Private Dining Capacity: Up to 40

See More Things To Do

Boy at Schlitterbahn


In your mind, you’re already here. The Island lets visitors be as active as they want to be.


Arts & Culture

Take a class, dance to the beat of live music, and immerse yourself in the arts.



From nearshore (bay) to offshore waters the fishing scene on the Island is welcoming and fun.



Save room in your suitcase! Shop for hidden gems at specialty shops and boutiques.


Spa & Fitness

Stay fit, relax or get pampered with therapies including massages, wraps and more.

Dolphin-Watch boat

Tours & Excursions

“Sea-ze” the day and prepare to be amazed with a variety of excursions fun for all ages.


Dine & Shop Guide

View our visitor and local guide to select restaurants and shops.