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Yardarm Restaurant

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4310 Ocean Dr, 4310 Ocean Dr, 78412-2533, Corpus Christi, Texas, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-2533
+1 361-855-8157
17:30 - 22:00
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82 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I dined at the Yardarm in a group of 4 people. The quality of food was average and did not reflect the price. I understand that this is one of the more desirable restaurants to visit in Corpus Christi, so perhaps my expectations were higher than they should have been. Many people seem to like this restaurant, but my experience... More 

1 Thank foodERI
Corpus Christi, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Small restaurant that gives you that feel that many/most who are dining there are regulars. I have been 3 or 4 times over the last 15 years with my wife for special occasions. Not very easy to go gluten free. Not a kid place.

1 Thank vanjr
The Woodlands, Texas
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Have heard about this place and finally went. Sorry I waited so long! It's a little bitty place but very quaint (in a good way). Right on the water. Great service and even better food. Flounder is the bomb!

1 Thank Craig V
Double Oak, TX
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We lived in Corpus Christi 30 years ago, and the Yardarm was one of our favorite spots. It's a quirky little seafood restaurant in a cute house on the bay. We were surprised and pleased to see the same Greek owner greeting us at the door when we came back for a visit in November. Their prices have definitely increased... More 

Thank Diane W
Corpus Christi, Texas
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I recently dined here twice. The tables are close together. The ambience with the Bay view is quaint and fabulous. The food not so great. Most recently we had fried shrimp. Somebody took a hammer to it and then put way too much spice and salt on it. I didn't eat much the day I ate this... More 

Thank Margaret C
Ningpo, Zhejiang, China
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Patio Pete, our waiter, was knowledgeable and friendly. We were in search of good seafood and we were not disappointed. The wine list is adequate, not great. Overall it was excellent.

Thank Kimberly M
San Antonio, Texas
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We went back to the Yardarm for our anniversary after having our first formal date back in 1983. The place had not changed, the service was exceptional and the food was great! We were very pleased that we went back since it is a small family owned restaurant. My wife had a great Mexican martini along with her steak. Since... More 

1 Thank surfinbird81
Chesterfield, Missouri
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

It was a hot evening in July, but we sat outside and with the ocean breeze and the shade, it was very comfortable. We were last minute, and the restaurant was full. We had a very attentive, thorough, and professional waiter. My son ordered the drum fish with capers, and my husband and I ordered grilled drum fish. We all... More 

Thank Rob700
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The tables were too close together and allowed no space to get in and out. Neither my wife nor I found the food all that great. Too pricey for what we got.

1 Thank Rich R
Montgomery, Texas
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46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

We arrived at 6:30 for our reservation and were immediately showed to our table. Wow, what a view and we weren't sitting at the windows. The restaurant is casual, many men wearing shorts, and nicely decorated in a nautical theme. The service was perfect from the beginning to the end, not rushed, but there when needed. The wine list is... More 

1 Thank DickieD1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4310 Ocean Dr, 4310 Ocean Dr, 78412-2533, Corpus Christi, Texas, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-2533
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Corpus Christi
  • Phone Number: +1 361-855-8157

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