Discover the best casual dining spots in Corpus Christi that accommodate large groups. Whether it’s seafood you’re craving, or pizza and a good burger and fries, read along to find the best spot for you and your group to dine and unwind on the coast.


Nueces Brewing 

Swing by this brewery and barbecue joint that uses old-world brewing techniques to create simple, crisp, and refreshing brews. Pair any of these handcrafted blends with a plate of mouthwatering Texas barbecue for a delicious and unique experience on the coast.

401 S. Water St.  


Executive Surf Club  

Head to this iconic live music venue with your group and enjoy a casual meal, listen to the best in live music, or simply enjoy the salty atmosphere of the coast. Choose indoor or outdoor seating and be sure to get a side of their award-winning fries that pair well with everything on their menu.   

306 N. Chaparral St. 



Try this family and pet-friendly cocktail garden with food and drink options for the whole group. Choose from a variety of shareable and individual dishes cooked from their kitchen right on the patio, and pair your meal with an array of beverages or creative cocktails. Enjoy live music, yard games, events, and activities, and before you swing by, make sure to check out their daily specials! 

702 N. Chaparral St.


Brewster Street Ice House 

Offering the best in live music from Texas Country to cover bands, this Texas-themed grill and icehouse is the best place to go when you feel like dancing and grabbing a delicious meal. Choose from burgers, sandwiches, tacos, seafood, and more, and try their selection of Texas craft beers and liquors. With their spacious indoor and outdoor dining areas, there’s plenty of room for your entire group. There’s even a playground for the little ones, so parents can relax and unwind while the kids play. Whether it’s a birthday party or a good time with friends, Brewster’s has you covered.  

1724 N. Tancahua and 5550 Holly Rd.  


B&J’s Pizza  

You can’t go wrong with delicious pizza made from hand-tossed dough and sauces, and fresh ingredients. At B&J’s, you’ll find an extensive menu of signature pizzas, subs, and wings, and you’ll also find two large dining areas with plenty of seating for everyone. If you go during lunch hours, make sure to check out their lunch specials. With two locations for your convenience, this place is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat and leave happy.  

6335 S. Padre Island Dr. and 6662 S. Staples St.  

The Post at Lamar Park 

Stop by this unique U.S. Post Office-themed location where pre-prohibition cocktails are served alongside a variety of American-Fusion dishes using the freshest ingredients for top-tier flavor and a gastropub experience. Whether you’re there to graze, grub, or enjoy Sunday brunch, the whole group will find something to satisfy their tastebuds. With plenty of indoor and outdoor seating, The Post is the ideal spot for your next group dining experience.  

411 Doddridge St.  


Tannins - Southside  

Indulge in a culinary adventure at this laid-back Southside bar and grill, where sandwiches, paninis, wraps, flatbread pizzas, and more await. Choose from over 50 Texas craft beers, an extensive wine selection, and craft cocktails made with freshly squeezed juices and house made infused syrups to go with your meal. Afterward, try their Wine Ice Cream or Texas Vanilla Bean “Piggy” Ice Cream Sundae for the perfect sweet touch. If you’ve got a big group, this place can accommodate!  

7629 S. Staples Ste. A111 

The Island 

Hardknocks Sports Grill 

Bring the whole group to Corpus Christi’s first family sports grill for some delicious food and great drink specials, all while catching sports on one of 83 HD televisions. Enjoy crawfish boils or choose from a variety of dishes including sandwiches, steak, or just a good burger and fries. Dine indoors or outdoors for an unforgettable meal on the island.  

15401 S. Padre Island Drive #119 

Snoopy’s Pier 

Satisfy those hunger pangs by grabbing a bite at Snoopy’s Pier, where you’ll find plenty of seating for large groups and the best in old-fashioned quality seafood in a family-friendly setting. Enjoy the fresh gulf breeze while taking in the scenic waterfront views of the Laguna Madre. Make sure to leave room for dessert and head next door to Scoopy’s Ice Cream Shop on the Veranda for one of their delicious, handcrafted desserts made with Blue Bell ice cream for the perfect finishing touch.  

13313 S. Padre Island Dr.  


Docs Seafood and Steaks  

Doc’s Seafood & Steaks is the perfect example of island dining. This picturesque location right on the waterfront provides diners with plenty of seating for large groups and unobstructed indoor and outdoor views of the water. Choose from a variety of top-notch dishes, live music, and the relaxing ambiance of the island. If you’re dining late, make sure to catch some of the best sunset views our area has to offer.

13309 S. Padre Island Dr.