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Virginia's On The Bay

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815 Trout St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5027
+1 361-749-4088
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11:00 - 22:00
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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a dinner here one evening. We did not stay in Port Aransas making the restaurant a less likely option. Anyway, the Crab Dip is great! It is basically diced crab with seasoning. We split the Cajun Dump, which is a basic boil with shrimp, snow crab and sausage. They did not have a true fresh fish option (everything... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Eh. It's ok. Neat area, the wait and service not so neat. The food was really just so-so. I was pretty disappointed as much hype I had heard from locals.

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Morris, Oklahoma
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere here is as great as the food. You have a bay view while enjoying your meal. It's an open air dining area with all the sites and sounds of the ocean. This place makes the best "veggie" burger I have ever had!! Wonderful food and service!

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Austin, Texas
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our 2nd time here. My hubby & I sat outside by the water during sunset..was cool to see dolphins play in the water! Had grilled flounder & garlic mashed potatoes. Delicious! My hubby's snow crab was very good too. Good service even though it was the spring break crowd.

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Thank LonghornLC
Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Other than a long wait to be seated, the dinner and atmosphere here are spot on and fabulous! Great place!

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Spicewood, Texas
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love going to Virginia's every time we visit Port A. The wait can be long on 4th of July weekend so we go upstairs for cocktails while we wait on our table. They even have an elevator for Grandma. It beats waiting outside in the heat and they have a full bar with appetizers with an amazing view of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was taken by a friend who knew the restaurant well. The food was superb and served by a very friendly waitress. We were right by the water front, and even though it was dark it had a lovely ambience. Definitely worth a visit.

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Austin, TX.
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was slow as usual but that's just the norm. Food not as good as it used to be. Ordered steamed crab and it was well over done. Fish and chips was just ok. Kids meals priced at almost twice everywhere else in town at $10 per. Asked to split check when we ordered and waitress said she could do... More 

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Hope, Indiana, United States
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Virginia's garlic fish was recommended to us by a new acquaintance, and we weren't disappointed. The portion size was good, although a little less rice would have been ok. The grilled zucchini was a great side dish. And it was all a great value in a nice atmosphere. We ate here several times, and the food and price spoiled us... More 

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Austin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You are on a marina and could easily be in Florida with the view but the food is top shelf mass food providers, I'm sure, in other words delivered frozen and it's as expensive as if you were eating at a top Houston restaurant. Food in general is not a bargain here but be prepared. I would recommend a drink... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 Trout St, Port Aransas, TX 78373-5027
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Aransas
  • Phone Number: +1 361-749-4088

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?