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814 S Garcia St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4301
+1 956-943-7133
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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67 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This restaurant deserves a 10 for value. It is located off the main drag. The interior is mostly clean. Service was OK but some language difficulties. Broad menu. We were there for breakfast. Good selection. The migas Mexicano was good. Spice was nice. The egg and chorizo breakfast taco was also good. It came in a floor tortilla but they... More 

Thank james k
Laguna Vista, Texas
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Yummy! We love this place for its authentic Mexican food and amazing service. It's a small hidden place, but worth the drive!!

Thank ilymuniz
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We have dined here four times. Once on a Wednesday and had the all you can eat Mexican and three times on Friday for the all you can eat shrimp. We usually come with friends and sometimes the guys will keep track of the shrimp each one eats. When the first plate of food arrives there are a bunch of... More 

Thank dvandrv
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This is just a great place to eat if you like Mexican food at a fair price, and the service is always great.

Thank rob c
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

The food at El Papa's is very good; fresh and homemade Tex-Mex! The guacamole for $3.50 is an insanely great price and delicious. Service is mediocre, but I'm willing to overlook it because of the food and prices. (3.99 for breakfast and 5.99-6.99 for a lunch special)

Thank Lil3120
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Ate breakfast here every morning that we stayed on south padre island. It was well worth the drive. Awesome tortillas. It was all good. Can't wait to go back for wed night. Attention Mexican food restaurants....take lessons here.

Thank Debbie S
South Beloit, Illinois
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Nice clean restaurant with plenty of seating. Off the main drag approximately a 1/2 mile. You might need your gps. Staff was very friendly and efficient. I ate the all you can eat Mexican plate only offered on Wednesday evenings for $8.99. Served with Spanish rice, refried beans, two enchiladas, two very small tacos and a chilupa. Chips and salsa... More 

Thank 863dan
Tahlequah, Oklahoma, United States
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

We were looking for a local place to eat and found some reviews on El Papa's. Reviews said good food at a good price. Our experience was that and more. Good friendly service and the salsa is the best in the area.

Thank Arlan H
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

I have only been for lunch. The food tasted good and was cheap. Nothing fancy. A lot of locals eat here. The charro beans are delicious.

Thank gregorybald
Port Isabel, Texas
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

If I don't know what I want to eat, I hit Papa's. They always have something to satisfy your hunger. Specials daily and a full menu. Close to home and just like family!!

Thank rcoffman

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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 814 S Garcia St, Port Isabel, TX 78578-4301
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel
  • Phone Number: +1 956-943-7133

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?