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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%
Travellers talk about
“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 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 Melanie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked up to eat here after spending several hours at Bob Hall Pier Beach. The food was ok. We had raw oysters and 1 seemed old, and my son’s peel and eat shrimp were over cooked a bit. My husband had the seafood nachos...More

Thank Erin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After spending the morning at Padre Island National Seashore it was time for lunch and found this seafood bar and restaurant nearby. Located at the base of a 1000 foot fishing pier I pulled into a paved parking lot with sand blowing around on it...More

Thank Homestyle68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonably priced. The menu is limited, but the flounder is good. Waitress was attentive and friendly. Enjoyed nice ocean breeze and surf view.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is right on the beach, awesome view, awesome drinks and food. You can enjoy the ocean breeze, watch the waves. Great place to people watch...

Thank mochahershey
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We did a detour to Mikel May's for beverages and appetizers and beverages..the margaritas were refreshing I enjoyed the mango margarita. Raine took very good care of us! Sit in covered, breezy patio in heat of day

1  Thank Laura H
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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
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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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