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El Buen Pescador

225 W Queen Isabella, Port Isabel, TX 78578-2418
+1 956-433-5971
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (16 reviews)
“fresh shrimp” (5 reviews)
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08:00 - 22:00 Hours
225 W Queen Isabella, Port Isabel, TX 78578-2418
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its all authentic Mexican. The shrimp were fresh and well prepared and the bistek was well seasoned and fresh. Surprisingly good lunch and inexpensive. Highly recommend for lunch if in the area. They do not have fountain drinks be plenty of canned/bottled soda.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SportingClays3200
Reviewed 5 November 2018

My wife and i go here once every other month and their all you can eat seafood platter with fish and shrimp is way more than you'll get anywhere else and its cooked to perfection, as is their seafood soup. If it comes from the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bhousewolf63
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Noticed this place while looking for lunch. Had their beef fajitas, very good. Another in our party had the blackened fish with shrimp and had no complaints. Worth the stop.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tootsi
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

So we decided to stop here, based on reviews. The first problem was that our server understood almost no English, which was challenging, but we worked through it. I order a Diet Coke and as soon as I tasted it I knew it was 'expired'....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ShawnVandy
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Trying out some of the smaller hometown type restaurants this trip to the Island on South Padre. All good, but the overhead fans need extensions added to the cords so one can turn them off. Food got cold too fast. Servers could come around more...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rafael F
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The available parking near to the door was the reason we stopped for breakfast. First appearance looked like a rather unkept restaurant. The fans were on high and made it very uncomfortable. We changed tables and were more comfortable. Our food was prepared quickly which...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Shirley R
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Read some reviews of the restaurant and thought we give it a try. Impressed with the all you can eat fish/shrimp @ $11.95 with a large serving which was plenty. Kids had burgers/fries which were fair. Establishment is small and service was fine. Passed on...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

The food is great and the prices are the best in town. The all you can eat fish and shrimp is the best deal in the area. It’s not fancy but it is clean and the service is good. Every meal is cooked to order...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Shelby W
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Great tasting food and very generous portions. Kids loved the fried shrimp and fish and calamari appetizer! Friendly service and nice casual/family atmosphere.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lurybam
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Best tasting, Best deal for all you can eat fish & shrimp..not the best decor and it can be hot and slow service when it's busy...but yea...it's really good. My favorite salsa and chips in town ..great seafood soup too..always take home some tees Leche...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 363brendar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 W Queen Isabella, Port Isabel, TX 78578-2418
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Port Isabel
  • Phone Number: +1 956-433-5971
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