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Top store recommendations from locals

Breakfast Spot
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“Walking distance for a hearty breakfast, coffee and smoothies! Don’t forget to stop by! ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Satisfy your sweet tooth German-style at the popular BJ’s German Bakery & Café. Brezels, pastries, croissants, pies -- this quaint shop has it all. The menu also includes sandwiches and salads.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Café
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“Fabulous breakfast with gourmet coffee. Beans are imported and ground in-house.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Island Joe’s Coffee & Gallery is known for their specialty beverages and cold brew espresso on tap. The eclectic interior features original artwork from Corpus Christi photographer Bryan Tumlinson. Stop by Island Joe’s for homemade baked goods, paninis, protein bars and energy bites for a quick breakfast. You can also take advantage of their waffle bar featuring various topping options to customize your sweet treat.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Burger Restaurant
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“Easy walking distance, right across Padre Blvd. Excellent burgers made from natural, grass-fed beef. Their custard treats are yummy too!”
  • 9 locals recommend
Pharmacy
“Full-service pharmacy and plenty of essentials. Prices are high, so get the CVS app and discount card and learn how to use them. Coupons can get prices down to a reasonable level!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Corner Shop
“Aside from gas station CVS should have everything you need should you forget something or need pharmacy access. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Grocery Store
“Great local grocery store. The produce it really fresh and they have the BEST seasonings. On an endcap in the back of the store between the meat and cheese section. You've got to stop in and buy a few- you won't be sorry”
  • 32 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“They offer several tours such as dolphin watch, fishing trips, para sailing and several cruises.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Travel Agency
“They have ziplines and horseback riding on the virgin sand. Best views of the bay. Incredible views of the stars and planets at night can't be missed due to the lack of light polution on the north end of the island. You will see the sky as never before.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Discount Store
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“Handy little store to have on our island. They have almost everything you need in a hurry.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Store
“I spend way too much money when I go in here. They have the cutest clothes!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Boutique
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
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“We love this place to get good and reasonably priced pasta - but they also feature seafood. We usually carry-out after a long day at the beach, but I see it has been revamped and has an outdoor patio overlooking the lighthouse - might have to eat there next time. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Big Box Store
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“Closet shopping for us local islanders ... pick up groceries on your way in or send us your grocery list and we can pick them up and have them ready for your arrival in your property. ”
  • 9 locals recommend