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Wanna-Wanna Beach Bar & Grill

) #17 of 63 Restaurants in South Padre Island €€ - €€€ American, , Seafood
5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
+1 956-761-7600
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (49 reviews)
“ceviche” (29 reviews)
“burger” (53 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood
€€ - €€€
5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We ate/drink here 3 times on our stay to South Padre. Of all the places we went, we enjoyed Wanna Wanna the BEST!!! The service was Top Notch, and Drinks were YummY!!! Nachos were Awesome, and FisH Sandwich was good too!! Pina Coladas were good...More

Thank tasha a
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fast & fried food are the only options. Mostly a bar for those on the beach. Food was good, we had fish/fries, fish sandwich/fries, burgers and corn dogs between the 6 of us. Small place, only outside seating not kid friendly really.

Thank Noel s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just love this place - sits on the beach with such great views and a laid back attitude - we love to sit near the bar where you sit up higher and get the great ocean views - we were on the island for four...More

Thank TripGal63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friends and I stopped here for lunch. You just order food at the bar and pickup at a window. Unfortunately my friends burger had a hair in it, cooked in, a long one. It happens. She took it to the window but they just...More

Thank sherimt1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wana wana is just fun. Best ceviche. Best dark rum pina coladas (yes I like getting caught in the rain). Fast service. Sand volleyball court. Great entertainment. It is simple but delicious.

Thank HangingOutAt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food, amazing drinks,amazing view, and friendly staff:) I would be a regular if I lived local.

Thank Auntykarenk
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this place based on reviews. We were all in the mood for a good burger. Location is great, right on the beach w/beautiful views plus the music was good. The burgers were okay...not great...just okay. We all ordered a frozen margarita which were...More

Thank TXLimey
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Aways happy here with a full bar and good fast food! Portions are great and drinks are nice too. Location is excellent for those of us who stay near and walk over along the beach. You can enjoy a live band or singer and even...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Normally I have enjoyed going to Wanna-Wanna, but the last couple of visits it seems it has gone downhill. When setting by the bar area it had a strong bathroom smell. We just left without ordering.

Thank Nanabgl
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

There were 4 of us and we ordered the nachos, boil and peal shrimp and chicken fingers. All of it was excellent. Allot of cheese on the nachos. Sauce for the shrimp is very spicy. Beautiful view of the ocean. Very windy when we were...More

Thank Stennis S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Any music 8/25-29?
24 August 2016|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from melizalde08 | Reviewed this property |
yes they always have music playing. I've only been there in the summer time though so I would check their website to see what they have going on.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5100 Gulf Blvd, South Padre Island, TX 78597-7440
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  South Padre Island
  • Phone Number: +1 956-761-7600
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