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Back when Greek Brothers first opened, diners had three options: oysters on the half-shell, boiled shrimp, or pizza. Today, the menu is home to more than 50 items, and the roadhouse-style restaurant has transitioned from pizzas to grilled-to-order steaks hand-cut in house. But the roadhouse-style restaurant?characterized by exposed brick walls and Budweiser posters from the '80s?hasn't gotten above its raising. It still serves classics such as chicken-fried steak or mama Blanche's seafood gumbo. Frequent live bands add to the light grittiness of the ambiance, and keep the dining room buzzing with the sounds of country or classic rock.
133 S Mechanic St
El Campo,
TX
US
The palatial, airy expanse of Drillers Restaurant & Bar provides plenty of space for big groups and intimate conversations alike. Brick walls, high ceilings, and a slick wood bar and floor shape the room with rustic cleanness, while the mouthwatering fragrances of steak, ribs, and wings compete for hungry diners' attention. Over beer or appetizers, sports fans glue their eyes to flat-screen TVs, while music lovers time their visits with the restaurant's regular live entertainment.
820 Escondido Street
Kenedy,
TX
US
The home of "increasingly famous burgers," Wild Horse Saloon & Grill spreads out tasty pub fare in a building that previously served as a church and a community theater. After finding a seat, guests can grab a handful of free peanuts, fling the shells to the floor in slow motion, and check the menu for potential edibles. The Stampede burger's hand-pressed, one-pound patty of Angus beef is smothered in a slew of toppings including bacon, four slices of cheese, peppers, and chili and arrives with a heap of hand-cut french fries ($12.45). Diners can also blow their tongues' minds with a "somewhat famous" chicken sandwich ($7.45) or bite into the eatery's "completely obscure" fish entree, the grilled mahi mahi sandwich ($7.95). Thin-crust pizzas ($5.95–$17.95) can be ordered from a selection of signature styles, customized with an array of fresh ingredients, or quickly stacked into a pizza-cake in the event of an impromptu wedding.
212 Beach Ave
Port Aransas,
TX
US
The Tipsy Canvas first sprang into being in 2009. The founders wanted to create a new way for people to engage with art, even if they lacked experience. They found that step-by-step instruction from an artist and a glass of wine to loosen up gave people that opportunity. They now have three Texas studios where other artists follow their teaching example and help students recreate original works of art.
5878 Everhart Rd.
Corpus Christi,
TX
US
Beachside Grill & Lounge's menu mingles a bevy of breakfast, lunch, and dinner edibles with scenic views of the Gulf of Mexico. Call dozing tongue buds to attention with trumpeting orders of sweet-potato fries (starting at $4.25), chicken quesadillas ($8.50), and coconut shrimp ($7.75). Pizzas come in standard varieties, such as pepperoni ($14.25), and specialty styles, including the Texas barbecue chicken pizza, crowned with red onions and mozzarella ($15.75). Ears and eyes are equally sated with heaping helpings of Beachside's multiple TVs and live music on Fridays and Saturdays. This Groupon is also valid at the adjacent Sand Bar, perfect for outdoorsy eaters that enjoy the company of land-loving mermaids and their baritone crab overlords.
15202 Windward Dr
Corpus Christi,
TX
US
Enjoy a casual night out at Brewster Street Icehouse, a local American restaurant. Watching your diet? Stay on track at Brewster Street Icehouse, a local restaurant with gluten-free and low-fat options. Brewster Street Icehouse diners can also take advantage of the many drink options offered here. Tots are more than welcome to dine with their parents at Brewster Street Icehouse. Brewster Street Icehouse offers discounted prices on food and drinks during happy hour. Parties of any size can easily be seated at Brewster Street Icehouse. Take your meal to the next level on the patio at Brewster Street Icehouse. Dining at Brewster Street Icehouse comes with dancing and a DJ, so make sure to wear your party shoes. With the booming music and energetic crowds, this restaurant can get downright loud. Whether you're coming from work or a ballgame, the dress code at laid-back Brewster Street Icehouse is come-as-you-are. You can also have Brewster Street Icehouse cater your next event. Or, take your grub to go. Parking is plentiful — the restaurant provides valet in the nearby lot, where regular parking is also available. Drivers can take advantage of alternate street parking when the lot is packed. Prices at Brewster Street Icehouse are a bargain (usually less than $15 for a meal), so you'll have plenty of cash left over to treat a friend (or two).
1724 N Tancahua St
Corpus Christi,
TX
US
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