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Mikel May's Beachside Bar and Grill

15820 South Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
+1 361-949-7437
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“seafood tacos” (14 reviews)
“fish basket” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
15820 South Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are so many good restaurants there dont waste time going here. Order two different drinks and both watered down. Shrimp only fresh seafood they have everything else is frozen. They are on a fishing pier come on.

Thank stan w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only restaurant on a pier on Padre Island. Awesome views and good food. Great interior and atmosphere. They have a very good happy hour and the servers are very friendly. Will recommend going here. Just a little on the high side in price.

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The seafood was really good and fresh. We were not very impressed with the crab cakes, I will skip them next time. Really cute place, great atmosphere. The waitresses were super nice and friendly 😊

Thank AubryFTexas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful location, on the water, friendly server, but otherwise disappointing. Good start, cocktail of of the day, rum and strawberry something. At $5.00, good value. Shrimp and crab nachos in a cream sauce was tasty, but light on shrimp. At $16.00, needed more shrimp and...More

Thank CharlieinTexas
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Stopped in for dinner after a hot summer day at Padre Island. Staff was friendly and the service was good. Not a place to get dressed up to eat at and I don't think that's what they intend anyway. Great place to get a great...More

Thank TravlRight
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Recommended by bartender at my hotel. Average food, but decent. Sits above the waves with great views of beach and ocean. Enjoyed my lunch there with friends.

Thank DavidS050
Reviewed 5 September 2018

We recently had family move out on to the island and they brought us here for dinner our first night in town. Though it's blazing hot outside and open air seating, its very comfortable due to the sea breezes. The service was good, the food...More

Thank mellyons01
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Last day in CC and headed to the beach since it’s Labor Day. Arrived about 9:30 and took a walk to Mikel Mays around 11 for what we thought would be lunch. Surprised it was brunch. Not at all sad about this. They had a...More

Thank mytripsAJ
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Came for a late lunch Labor Day weekend. Restaurant wasn’t full and we had to wait for a hostess to seat us. Once seated we waited 15 minutes to even give our drink order. Service was very slow the whole time. Food was average- very...More

Thank hbestmom
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Went there Thursday eve for dinner. Family ordered fish and shrimp, hamburgers, seafood nachos and the chicken sandwich. Huge servings and the kids had 1/2 of their burgers left over. Had peach cobbler and key lime pie for dessert. Will definitely go back! The only...More

Thank Disappointedagai2014
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10 August 2016|
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Response from MMTexasGal | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Traveling by car from Mustang Island, you would need to access Mikel Mays by taking 361 to SPID. Mikel Mays is located just beside Bob Hall Pier. You can access it by driving along the beach if you are south of The... More
18 July 2016|
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Response from brentrourk | Reviewed this property |
By the sea breeze
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15820 South Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78418
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-949-7437
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