Liam's Steakhouse And Oyster Bar

4.6
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Alfonso Salazar, better known as “Dirty Al” originally started shrimping as a young man with his father and 6 brothers. In 2003, he and his youngest son, Cameron, who graduated from Culinary School, transformed his bait stand into a restaurant where together they have been known for having “The World’s Best Fried Shrimp”! In 2005, his other two sons returned home to help grow the business. To this day, they now own 7 restaurants on beautiful South Padre Island and across the valley and continue to bring only the “best” Gulf Seafood to each customer’s table.
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JimJ
Houston
11 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Waterside seating was a delight! Our waiter, Bany, was top notch in every way.

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Marco
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Had a seat on the patio. Everything was excellent. The bomb for dessert was a blast!

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Desi
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We have dined many times at Liam’s Steakhouse and Oyster Bar; however, it was our first time back since the pandemic and it was good to see that business is thriving once again on the island.

As in the past, our dining experience at Liam's was exceptional where we celebrated both of our birthdays (mine in September; spouse in October). Managers - Daniel (Danny) Fernandez and Joseph Garcia ensured that our reservations were as requested – early seating, window table, wait-staff: Johnny or Joe.

We are very selective of restaurants that offer “steaks and seafood” that meet our expectations. Liam’s is one that does! On both occasions, Johnny spouse opted for the Stuffed Flounder, grilled asparagus and shared a baked potato. Later we were presented with a complimentary “Chocolate Bomb” dessert – it was a perfect way to end a remarkable birthday dinner celebration.

Again, the service was impeccable and we look forward to dining there next year!
Mr./Mrs. Williams’ – Houston, TX

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NOLA67
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience4

First time to visit. Nice interior and bayside location. Service was attentive; we had a trainee server who was closely assisted by her mentor. Food was inconsistent in execution but flavorful. The stuffed mushroom appetizer was too cheesy, the seafood stuffing was excellent. Unfortunately, the salmon entree was overcooked. The other entree, a stuffed flounder was delicious. The broccoli was undercooked.
The dessert, baked Alaska, was underwhelming but the tableside prep was nicely done.

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Jensundayfunday
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was amazing! Was running a little late for my reservation and with no hesitations they accommodated us. Will definitely be back soon 👍

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AmberC
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We can’t wait to go back! The food went beyond our expectations, our server was perfect, and the outside dock seating was just what we wanted.

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
6 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience2

The hostess didn’t want to sit us anywhere that we wanted and said all the seats where reserved even though they weren’t. She sat us next to a bunch of crying babies then got upset when we asked to sit outside and sat us in the table that’s pretty much almost outside the restaurant. We had to get a manager to get us an okay seat. Again, there were MANY empty seats that well had social distancing. Waitress and food were good but that was a terrible experience and there were lots and lots of mosquitos. They provided spray but that was about it. They should have some sort of torch type repellent outside instead of having us spray with stinky mosquito repellant.

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vipMikeF
Houston
8 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Great view of sunset.

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MitchR
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience3

Made reservations to be seated outside several days prior to our meal, when we arrived we were told that our reservation was not for outside and nothing was available. However several tables remained empty and unused outside. Service was ok but slow at times, food was good.

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KenW
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We all had seafood, cocktails and appetizers.
Loved it.
Great view.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The waiter provided everything exactly the way we requested and needed. It was a near perfect even. Every member of the 10 person party was pleased.

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AaronA
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Would definitely eat here again, everything was super. Beautiful sunset from where we sat.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
14 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great dinner at sunset was nice ending to our time at South Padre.

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vipJackH
Houston
25 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

The oysters were good and the size of the food portions was great. Steak was a little under cooked and not as tender as expected.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
9 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was incredible!! Oysters sample were the best we have ever had!

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MarayaD
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Fabulous food and service. The filet was phenomenal! The Mango Martini was delicious! The chocolate deseret that looks like a dinosaur egg was the best part of the meal! This place is a must

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MoxieBabe
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Vacation on South Padre Island.

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viptthdfn4
Houston
63 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A spectacular dinner on the waterfront deck. Perfect time to watch sunset. The food was delicious but wish the steak was a bit more charred. The lobster yum. Great lighting and ambiance.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on September 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent!!!

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vipfoodie4ever
Austin
51 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Liam's Steakhouse delivers a 4 star dining experience. It's a Chicago-style steakhouse, with good seafood selections available. Specialty cocktails were very good. Oysters on the half shell were super fresh and served ice-cold. The fresh ceviche was off the charts. The entrees, a lobster tail and fresh snapper, were both good. The star of the meal was the chocolate bomb, a 6 inch tall hollow chocolate egg, opened by the waitress pouring hot chocolate sauce in a cross-cross pattern on top. The egg opened like a flower blooming, revealing vanilla ice cream, fresh fruit and nuts inside. Awesome dessert! Stop by Liam's, for the chocolate bomb if nothing else!

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vipShuggsfood
Dallas
15 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wanted a beautiful outdoor atmosphere to celebrate our sons birthday! We got it!!!
Plus Liam’s also has a great staff and food that never disappoints!

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DavidH
Austin
11 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Johnny was our waiter and was really "Johnny on the spot!" He offered good recommendations for the Salmon. Martinis were smooth and cold and the coconut cream pie was fantastic, as it has been for the last several years! Requested a window table and was pleased that the request was fulfilled. It was windy so the 'wave' action on the bay was interesting to watch. Procedures for Covid 19 were adhered to. We will definitely be back next year!

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HilaryK
Austin
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience1

Ok. Let me start by saying I usually love this place, but this time it was a fail.
I felt very unsafe. Place was very crowded and hosts were wearing masks under their chins and other service helpers were wearing them under their noses. Our server did wear his properly and I was grateful for that!
My snapper was overcooked and tough, although my partners Mahi was great as were the martinis!

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AldoB
San Antonio
26 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service and great food

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LeoG
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food, great service. Enjoy the food and adult drinks.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience1

This restaurant really needs to improve on selecting their staff. The hostess was extremely unfriendly and unwelcoming. She had a look like if our presence bothered her and they had just opened up. She walked us to our table effortlessly. We really wanted to turn back around and walk out but we drove an hour to come and eat here based on friend’s recommendation. She was the exact same way with everyone else that walked in and that she walked to their tables. Our waitress started off the same, but she softened up a bit. None of the staff there looked happy to be there. Never again will we return here.

As for the food, it was good, but nothing worth going back for with that type of atmosphere.

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robertd
San Antonio
2 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good food ,nice sunset view and great service

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BrookeR
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Excellent service, awesome wait staff, was incredibly pricey but in all well worth it. Wished they'd pit in place a dress code though to give it a nice feel for customers and would have preferred not have to deal with children.

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SandyP
Austin
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We look forward to going to Liam's whenever we go to South Padre Island on vacation. On our most recent vacation to South Padre we ate there twice. On our first visit during that trip, our server Adrian, was exceptional. He was very friendly and provided awesome service. We went a second time during during that week and was disappointed that he was not working that night. The atmosphere, view, and food at Liam's is top notch.

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SteveP
San Antonio
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good enough we are going back two days later

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RogerE
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was very good. Service was excellent. Table spacing could have been farther apart. We had a very nice dinner.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Anniversary

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ErikaC
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience2

Disappointed with service and quality of food. I always visit this place when I go to the Island. I look forward to dinner! But on this visit my food was bland and the service was disappointing. Don't know if the business changed cooks?? but something is off!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Dallas
4 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner with the family.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday dinner and the food was fantastic

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DAVIDR
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food as always. Great waiter very nice. Will return

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OpenTable Diner
Houston
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great dining experience.

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DavidC
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience2

The restaurant has a sewer back up smell. Was horrible. Service was slow. Cocktails were watery.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Austin
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food and service were great. Beware: We sat outside in the evening and were eaten by mosquitoes. They did bring us big spray but be forewarned.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Liam’s is always a great place for dinner.

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Liam's Steakhouse And Oyster Bar is rated 4.6 stars by 157 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.