but DON'T waste your time and money at this place that should definitely close its doors for the bad service and the terrible food and drinks they offer...!More, Our seniors group from a church in McAllen went to eat for our weekly lunch outing at PadreRita Grill. Disappointing.More, The food and service at this place was terrible. Specialties: Fresh, fresh, fresh! I would definitely recommend this as a great location with a casual vibe.More. A passing waiter asked if everything was okay but didn’t stop to listen when we said no. Jero April 4, 2016. These condos offer an inviting, relaxing atmosphere perfect for a vacation I think once the new staff gets the hang of things they will be off to a great start post Covid.More, This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in South Africa. In short, we paid $35 for one meal of fish and shrimp and three soft drinks. and while the fish was ok, I tasted mostly onions in my shrimp taco. 47 min to be exact. The crew first visited the restaurant in 2014 to give it an updated look and menu. I think this restaurant has the potential to be really really good. Patio seating is dog friendly. PadreRitaGrill, South Padre Island: See 556 unbiased reviews of PadreRitaGrill, rated 3.5 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #42 of 88 restaurants in South Padre Island. The remainder of the bill had an 18% gratuity added. My husband and I ordered pasta (Alfredo's and shrimp scampi with salads and bread) after waiting for more then hour, we got 2 identical plates, telling us it's different dishes. The scrambled eggs were nearly gone and were cold and flavorless. Tacos were messy eating but well worth it, lots of shrimp! We were cheerfully greeted by Chef Zack, who promptly accommodated our party with the help of his lovely wife ( who had just had a baby girl 10 days prior ). I Had the last piece of fruit. They even hire them to work a night and pay for their hotel room? When we asked waiter, he finally brought it 30 min later. Wow! This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. places prior that had wrong schedules advertised online? Here at the World Famous Padre Rita Grill, we serve seafood, steak, burgers, tacos, and salads! They had advertised serving Thanksgiving dinner. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. We called ahead and at this point we just wanted to get some food and drink in our system. Valley Morning Star They feature a weekend Buffet and entrees like pineapple onion chicken and chipotle chicken tacos. The Hawaiian pizza was fantastic! We ordered simple cheese pizza for the kids. The fries had great seasoning and were crispy on the outside and nice and soft inside. If you want amazing food and outstanding service come here and ask for Zach. Not recommended for anyone! Here at the World Famous Padre Rita Grill, we serve seafood, steak, burgers, tacos, and salads! If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. What other restaurant on S.P.I can say they feed the hungry routinely. Our entrees include Coconut Shrimp, Grilled Pineapple Onion Chicken, and Chipotle Chicken Tacos, Plain Burgers, Fancy Burgers, all types of Seafood, crab, clams, mussels. Food was bad, service even worse! Love in all the food. Did I mention it was very late at night, on COVID curfew times and we had stopped at 3...places prior that had wrong schedules advertised online? We all left full and with no complaints. My mom and I drove 12 hrs to Padre. Many mixed reviews due to experience of waiters and which cook you get. Food was bland and tasteless. Our name says it all! Golf Cart or Bike Rentals at SPI Fun Rental and Island Surf Rental (Up to 40% Off). Nine Options Available. He also had issues taking our order on his electronic pad, and later said kitchen didn’t receive our order which resulted in the delay. All the sides to include the rice and beans ( we tried both the black and charro beans) were very flavorful. The hostess (blonde in a ponytail), graciously found a table for our party. After a couple of minor mistakes when it come to serving, which they gladly and quickly corrected. The waitress never came to check on us. Padre Rita Grill, Daily Lunch Specials. The food was very good and tasty. Our waitress, Stephanie, was extremely friendly and kept our glasses full, table clear and furnished very friendly conversation!! I had the breakfast buffet at 10:30. I especially loved the beef fajitas. Our server, Stephanie was very attentive and pleasant. We had shrimp tacos, and the Friday fish special, and both were fresh and tasty. The fries had great seasoning and were crispy on the outside and nice and soft inside. Zach...was our waiter and cook. 4 reviews for Padre Rita Grill | Restaurant in South Padre Island, TX | Padreritagrill 4001 Padre Blvd. I had the breakfast buffet at 10:30. Check us out today! Well yes, all of that. Beachside Bar & Grill TRIPADVISOR RANKS US 4.5/5. The waffles and pancakes looked they had gone through a wringer. The clam bisque was delicious, made in-house. The cheese was hard and stale, the beans were sour, the rice was gummy and mushy, the tortillas were raw, and the guacamole was spoiled....In other words, there was nothing edible on the plate. She also provided a Hula hoop performance and she was really good. We called ahead and at this point we just wanted to get some food and drink in our system. What other restaurant on S.P.I can say they feed the hungry routinely. We rank these hotels, restaurants, and attractions by balancing reviews from our members with how close they are to this location. more, You seem to have JavaScript disabled. Went to this little gem on a locals night 12/10/16. The food was really flavorful and a good helping for the price. Nice outdoor patio area. And can’t comment on indoor decor, but decor on patio was still tacky—this is a Restaurant Impossible revamp? The money is terrible. They even hire them to work a night and pay for their hotel room? Get quick answers from PadreRitaGrill staff and past visitors. Remarks on the buffet.. fried fish was cold, shrimp was really good, potatoes good, paella was bland, shrimp fettuccine was excellent, crab legs were small but tasty and prime rib - delicious. Online ordering menu for PadreRitaGrill. They had a seafood buffet and since I'm allergic to shellfish I got a chicken sandwich. Save your money and eat elsewhere. In short, we paid $35 for one meal of fish and shrimp and three soft drinks. We were cheerfully greeted by Chef Zack, who promptly accommodated our party with the help of his lovely wife ( who had just had a baby girl 10 days prior ). Around 6pm. Good price for happy margaritas! You will not make good tips. Wonderful owners who feed the homeless...and hungry. We ordered fajitas; the meat was barely warm, flavorless and chewy. We waited for a long time for our food, which we are often used to when we have a large party but it seamed unusually long. Well yes, all of that. Padreritagrill LLC is a Texas Domestic Limited-Liability Company (Llc) filed on June 13, 2010. He is amazing! The shrimp tacos ( grilled) were flavorful and cooked very well. When pizza arrived it was soggy and undercooked. Chef Robert Irvine and the Restaurant: Impossible crew revisited Padre Rita Grill in South Padre Island, Texas, to get an update on how things were going. A passing waiter asked if everything was okay but didn’t stop to listen when we said no. They have a heart and spirit here that shows why they have been open for a decade. Thank you PadreRita Grill. The clam bisque was delicious, made in-house. 40% Off. 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