South Padre Island has many informal restaurants…here are eight restaurant suggestions ideal for nice, casual conversation.  South Padre Island restaurants have the good fortune to be bordered by the Gulf of Mexico and Laguna Madre Bay…making a dining experience while viewing the Gulf of Mexico at sunset relaxing and pleasurable.

Cafe Kranzler

Located on the southern tip of Texas, South Padre Island is bordered by the Gulf of Mexico and the Laguna Madre Bay.  This 34 mile-long barrier reef is one-half mile at the widest point and the only link to the mainland is the two and one-half mile Queen Isabella Memorial Bridge. Spanish explorer Alonzo de Pineda named this barrier reef “Isla Blanca” or “White Sand” in 1519…and South Padre has been “white sand” to many since then.

Finding a quality accommodation along the Texas Gulf Coast can be just one of the answers to beating the stress of life.  Following are three on-the-water accommodations choices guaranteed to please most any visitor.

Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge, 47,000 acres, is in the path of migrant birds from the eastern United States, along the Gulf shoreline. The refuge is noted for its exceptional opportunities for bird watching and other wildlife. More than 400 birds have been sighted in Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife.

South Padre Island is known for its gorgeous sunsets on the Texas Gulf Coast. It is located on the southern tip of Texas. If meeting family and friends, enjoy one of the dining spots guarantee to please.