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Any visit to Port Aransas simply wouldn’t be complete without a meal at Moby Dick’s Restaurant. The locals will agree that it’s truly a family favorite, a great place for gathering with friends, with great food and drink specials throughout the week.
You only need to take two steps inside before the whimsical, pirate nature of Moby Dick’s hits you. The nautical decor instantly reminds you you’re at the coast with many fun mounted and hung items to delight even the youngest pirates. The consistently good food makes it one of the best places to eat in Port Aransas.
What to Order
One of the most popular items on the menu is the Caribbean Coconut Shrimp. But on any given day, the special of the day could feature a prime rib sandwich, chicken fried steak or homemade crab cakes.
Moby Dick’s is a great place for groups, large families and kids, with plenty of seating available inside that can accommodate large parties. They also offer a great kid’s menu with a wide variety of options and sides for the lil’ mateys in your group, including a foot-long corn dog.
What It’s Like Inside
Inside Moby Dick’s is a colorful feast for the eyes, with a pirate-themed atmosphere of nautical and pirate decor. Explore inside while you wait for your table, it’s a treat!
Be sure to look up while you’re there to take in all the mounted fish and shark’s teeth. It’s tons of fun to browse every wall and a never-ending source of conversation.
What Not to Miss
While you’re waiting on your table, or before you go, be sure to check out the well-stocked gift shop inside the restaurant to shop for seashells, t-shirts and other coastal treasures.
Where to Find It
Moby Dick’s Seafood Restaurant
517 S. Alister Street
Port Aransas, TX 78373