Port Aransas is a coastal foodie dream town! So many restaurants to choose from all over town, from fast food to gourmet dinners there is something for everyone!
From your classic beach vacation staples like fried fish and shrimp spots to fresh seafood, burgers, and bbq. We even have Cajun, Italian, Asian Fusion, Mexican, and a lady slinging hot dogs on the corner. Whatever it is, there is surely a place in Port Aransas to satisfy your cravings.
Cook Your Catch: Did you know most places in Port Aransas will cook your catch? If you go fishing on one of our many fishing charters or great fishing spots, you can bring your catch to the restaurant, and they will cook it for you! Here is a list of places that will cook your catch!
Grab Food on a Golf Cart: There’s nothing more fun than taking a golf cart to dinner in Port Aransas. Most restaurants are golf cart accessible. Be sure to book your golf cart in advance. Click here to book online with Coastal Eds Coastal Carts.
Try All of The Tacos: Everyone has their version of Fish Tacos! Grilled, blackened shrimp, locally caught fresh, and tasty tacos are available all over town! Unofficial fresh fish taco capital of South Texas! Here are some of our favorite local fish taco spots!
Class it up with some of our fine dining establishments. Hose the sand off and get cleaned up for a fine dining experience. Few places offer reservations, so plan for an early or late dinner. Some of our favorites are Roosevelt’s at the historic Tarpon Inn, The Phoenix with its Sunset views, Tortugas and their multi-course meals, Lisa Bellas at Cinnamon Shore and the famous Venetian Hot Plate
Beach and Chill: Beach, then chill at some of the laid-back spots we have to offer. Have an ice-cold beer and with excellent food options.
Family-Friendly Eats: Most places offer kid-friendly food items, but a few pass the kid-approved vibe checklist. Fin’s offers a fun view of our resident Pirate ship, Port A Pizzeria has a small arcade, Lelos has an excellent outdoor space with games and Seafood and Spaghetti Works fulfills all the spaghetti noodle slurping dreams.
Fast Food We highly suggest trying out one of our many local spots however in a pinch we have a few fast food options available. Subway, Whataburger, Sonic, Dominos, Dairy Queen, and our grocery store IGA has a deli with fast and ready options.
Try Everything: Check out our Master List of all of our food & drink roundups to become a true expert in all things Port Aransas food.