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The Best Food in Town

We love to eat and when we do we eat local. 100% 98% of the time. We’ll tell you where we break that rule sometime soon.

Our collective culture doesn’t come from SPID. The shared art of local chefs creates the real cuisine–the true flavor–of The Coastal Bend.

Here are a few of our favorites.

Best Restaurant
Bellino’s Ristorante Italiano
Best New Restaurant
BKK thai kitchen + bar
Best Breakfast, Non-Taco
Town and Country Cafe
Best Southside Restaurant
Ginger Café And Grill
Best Downtown Restaurant
Vietnam Restaurant
Best Food Truck Line Up
a la Mano
First Friday of the Month
Best Outdoor Patio
Hester’s Cafe and Coffee Bar
Art Museum location
Best First Date
Yardarm Restaurant
Best Bakery
JB’s German Bakery
Best BBQ
Mr. G’s BBQ
Close second:
Julian’s BBQ
Best Burger
Mesquite Street Pizza and Pasta Co.
Best Chinese
Hua T’ai
Best Donuts
Gates Donut Shop
Best Indian
Royal India of Corpus Christi
Best Italian
Bellino’s Ristorante Italiano
Best Sushi
AKA Sushi Downtown
Best Middle Eastern
Ginger Café And Grill
Best Philippine
Little Manila Lumpia House 
Best Pizza
The Kitchen at House of Rock
Best Sandwiches
Citrus Bistro
Best Soup
Nuevo Café
Roasted Poblano Pepper
Best Thai
BKK thai kitchen + bar
Best Vietnamese
Vietnam Restaurant
Best Brussels Sprouts
Island Time Sushi Bar and Seafood Grill
Best Ceviche
Costa Sur Cevicheria & Cafe
Best Gumbo
Water Street Oyster and Sushi Bar
Best Hummus
Ginger Café And Grill
Best Pan Dulce
La Michoacana Bakery and Restaurant
Best Phở
Phở Saigon
Best Raspa
La Bamba Raspas
Best Raw Oysters
Water Street Oyster and Sushi Bar
Best Whole Fried Fish
Jaivita Mariscos
Whole Fried Drum

Coming Soon:
Afterdate | Barbacoa | Breakfast Taco | Brunch | Chain Restaurant | Chicken Fried Steak | Cupcake | Dessert | Dog-Friendly Restaurant | Enchiladas | Fajitas | Food Truck | Guacamole | Ice Cream | Late-Night Restaurant | Lunch Under $10 | Mexican | Nachos | Romantic Restaurant | Salsa | Seafood | Steakhouse