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Things to do in Mustang Island

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Beach
“Mustang Island State Park is a state park located south of the city of Port Aransas, Texas, United States on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico that covers 3,954 acres and has a 5-mile beachfront”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The food here is absolutely phenomenal. It's a little place, we usually pick a day where we can go outside. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
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“Fun place on the marina. All seating is outside but covered. Enjoyable even in the middle of summer. Large variety of food options!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“An intimate, family owned eatery. Focused on fresh fish and pasta. A cozy and wonderful beach restaurant. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Beautiful beaches, lots of beach rental options and a convenient restaurant right off the beach. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Owned by friends. Awesome Mexican food, especially seafood entrees. Great margaritas! Always a crowd but worth the wait!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Sports Bar
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“A relaxed pub with good bar food selections and a focus on draft beer. Has a strong selection of texas micro brews ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Dive Bar
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“Home of the famous Belt Sander Races on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays each month. You've gotta see this!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“Bar during the day, dance club at night. Live music on certain nights of the week, D.J. "Weekend at Bernie's" move theme. Look for Bernie!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
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“Perfect spot for coffee and dessert! Creamy gelato, with new flavors every day, and many coffee options to choose from. Also, a great spot for breakfast pastries on the go, with tasty cinnamon rolls and muffins!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Park
“With more than five miles of coastline, we have plenty of room for fun in the sun. Hang out on the beach, fish in the bay, add birds to your life list, and explore this unspoiled barrier island park. It’s time to head to the coast!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“This place survived Hurricane Harvey! I think its the nicotine covered baseball caps hanging from the ceiling that held it together. Love this place, its been here since dirt. Always and interesting crowd. Looks rough but its safe. Just a great authentic dive bar. Live music on the weekends ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Stop by any Stripes Gas Station to buy the required $12 sticker (Good for the entire year purchased) This will allow you to drive right onto the beach, pick a spot, and enjoy the day!”
  • 5 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“You can watch the huge ships go through the channel. You will see dolphins jumping out of the water. You will see large turtles hovering around the rocks. It is fun to feed them shrimp!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Harbour / Marina
“2 hours trip for the family with swords fights water pistol battles and treasure hunting. They have an adult-only trip with wine on board.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
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“It's local and it's great for walking in directly from the beach! Buffet has soup, salad, pizza and desserts. Great for the family.”
  • 9 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“The food here is absolutely phenomenal. It's a little place, we usually pick a day where we can go outside. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“Fun place on the marina. All seating is outside but covered. Enjoyable even in the middle of summer. Large variety of food options!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“An intimate, family owned eatery. Focused on fresh fish and pasta. A cozy and wonderful beach restaurant. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Owned by friends. Awesome Mexican food, especially seafood entrees. Great margaritas! Always a crowd but worth the wait!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Sports Bar
“A relaxed pub with good bar food selections and a focus on draft beer. Has a strong selection of texas micro brews ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Dive Bar
“Home of the famous Belt Sander Races on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays each month. You've gotta see this!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 4 locals recommend
Meal Delivery
“It's local and it's great for walking in directly from the beach! Buffet has soup, salad, pizza and desserts. Great for the family.”
  • 9 locals recommend

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