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The Lookout at Bluff's Landing, Corpus Christi, TX

The Lookout at Bluff's Landing

4.3
4.3
59 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood

Located on the sunlit shores of the Laguna Madre, near the tip of Corpus Christi Bay, The Lookout at Bluff’s Landing brings an elevated and unique waterfront dining experience to South Texas.

Our menus are designed to reflect our surroundings; real food made with quality local ingredients, and cocktails crafted with care. Whether you choose to sit in our cool coastal interior, or outside on our patio, you can enjoy our all-day menu offering all your seaside favorites. Alternatively, join us for dinner when our team of talented Chefs showcase an ever-changing seasonal menu, or on Sunday's for our exclusive brunch menu.

We believe in the good life; time spent in first-rate company, where friends become family and family become friends. Where great tasting food evokes salt life memories and you can enjoy your favorite drink in a place that feels like home. Most importantly, we believe that clean living, sustainability, and a respect for conservation can go hand-in-hand with all of this.

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Booked 10 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Farm-to-table, Cocktail Bar

  • Hours of operation

    Wed, Thu 11:00 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–11:00 pm Sun 10:00 am–4:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (361) 252-9861

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Joe Brock

  • Private party facilities

    We do offer private events and private dining. Email us at hello@bluffslookout.com for more information.

  • Neighborhood

    Corpus Christi

  • Parking details

    We have parking immediately next to the restaurant, with further parking available in the Bluff's Landing Marina; Lodge car park.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 59 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.3
4.3 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 3.8Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Corpus Christi / McAllen

    Fit for Foodies

  • Corpus Christi / McAllen

    Good for Groups

  • Corpus Christi / McAllen

    Healthy

  • Corpus Christi / McAllen

    Great for Lunch

  • Corpus Christi / McAllen

    Neighborhood Gem

  • Corpus Christi / McAllen

    Outdoor Dining

  • Corpus Christi / McAllen

    Romantic

  • Corpus Christi / McAllen

    Vibrant Bar Scene

  • Corpus Christi

    Most Booked

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  1. P

    Pris

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall3food2service2ambience3

    This place was very disappointing and way overpriced. I had no idea that my reservation time was during brunch, when the girl called me to confirm my time she never informed me of the limited menu during that time. My husband and I decided to stay because we had never been here and we figured we could eat an appetizer and get a drink since this was all they had to offer us. We obviously didn’t want breakfast at 4:00! Overall, we left this place starving and paid too much for two appetizers and one drink. I will not be returning here or recommending this place.

  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Everything was delicious and the staff was professional and laid back. Would definitely go back & will be back!

  3. S

    Stacey

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 8, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Fantastic dining experience all around. Had appetizers and entrees for 5. Everything was wonderful and obviously fresh. Wish we lived closer so we could eat here more often. We dined outside and the view was wonderful.

  4. DD

    DDGC

    Austin

    3 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience4

    We came in pretty early when the restaurant was slow. We asked for a table by the water and the hostess wasn’t willing to accommodate us. She gave us an excuse of the waitress team being on some type of rotation…didn’t make any sense. We were gone before anyone else was seated in that area.

  5. MB

    MelB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great drinks, great food, great company…who could ask for more!

  6. MH

    MichaelHartmann

    Austin

    31 reviews

    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on May 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The grouper with rice pilaf and broccolini was great. We also liked the Texas cippino.

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    This was our first time here, and we loved it. Great outdoor seating on the water. It felt clean and new. Our server was terrific, food and drinks came quickly. We will return!

  8. BA

    BertieA

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great vuew and comfort especially for those who prefer outdoor dining. Foid and drinks delicious.

  9. AG

    AGarcia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 5, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Having Celiac Disease this is a great choice as the food is absolutely delicious and everything on the menu is gluten free, except for the sandwich which can be made gluten free.

  10. LJ

    LoraJ

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience5

    Our waitress was super sweet and willing to check on menu details she wasn’t sure about. The place is beautiful! It is so clean and coastal modern. The grilled and blackened fish (not listed on menu but available) was overdone, but a huge filet. I’ll order something else next time. The bar is probably where we’ll hang out. The Bartender, cocktails, oyster appetizer and the views were really good.

  11. c

    carlas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    So delicious! The fried shrimp was huge and so fresh. Perfectly fried. The coleslaw was not the traditional recipe but was outstanding!! The fries were fresh cut. My plate came out smoking hot.

  12. MO

    MaryO

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    From the moment we walked in the staff was helpful. Don’t like that they have selective menus on Sundays but overall a great experience

  13. u

    unlicensedpotato

    San Antonio

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on April 9, 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience1

    Overpriced for what it is, just a refurbished marina lunch counter. Staff seemed overwhelmed, took about 30 mins per course (appetizer, salad, main course). Place obviously run by someone with no restaurant experience. Steaks are way way overpriced. What draws the crowd is obviously the outdoor deck dining. Place is just a ripoff. "Market price" 16oz ribeye I could have bought a grassfed whole brisket for less than those steaks cost. Avoid at all costs.

  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wonderful food and great service

  15. FL

    FrankL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 2, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    It is a redo! Food excellent and reasonably priced. Enjoyed a special date night out!

  16. LS

    LanaS

    Houston

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    We have dined at Bluff’s Landing several times in the past few weeks. Always consistent and the food is superb; we enjoy the outdoor patio. We love to bring friends and family for a memorable night out!

  17. BJ

    BuffaloJohn

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 23, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4

    Coastal bend had a article on CC best chicken sandwich. I don't recall The Lookout as one of the top ten in CC in the article. My point of view it was the best chicken sandwich I have ever had in this town. #1

  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Very good food, and very good service. 👍🏽👍🏽

  19. CR

    CrystalR

    San Francisco

    6 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 17, 2022

    overall1food2service1ambience1

    Trust the reviews! I thought, let’s give it a try. We were basically the only table, took an hour to get our food. They ran out of chicken and we had to change order. Menu very limited, cocktail drinks low quality, just really terrible experience. Disappointing.

  20. SW

    SeanW

    Houston

    19 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on March 17, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3

    I think they might still be getting their footing since COVID. Waiter seemed new. Forgot spoon for soup. I needed to get one inside. Did not have a few of the dishes on the menu (supply chain?)

  21. MD

    MarthaD

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 17, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience5

    Our server was overbooked and food took awhile but overall, it was a great night

  22. C

    Cavazos

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 13, 2022

    overall2food2service5ambience2

    The food was amazing, but cold by the time it got to us. Limited food and drink menu was a bit unimpressive. Seating was chaos. I don't imagine a table of 4 would like to split themselves apart for a full 2-3 hours. If i'm paying for tickets to an event, i would hope the price includes accommodations for the event. Otherwise, i can go to any bar on a saturday night to watch a drag show. Having to wait 30 minutes for some of our food to get here while the event was underway just set a bad tone for our group. I would understand a limited menu to make the dining process more streamlined, but for items like steak and eggs to take 15 minutes to make, while french toast(that is 4 slices of bread with no sides or protein based item) took 30 minutes seems like an issue. Staff was amazing otherwise, and the event was a lot of fun. I just wish for the amount of money we spent, the experience would have been less of a disappointment and more of something i can tell my friends about.

  23. C

    Curlyone

    Austin

    14 reviews

    2.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on March 6, 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience4

    First time visit was great but not so much for two subsequent visits. Food portions have changed from nice portions to smaller making this restaurant a lesser value. Also the food was cold and service lacking. Will no longer recommend.

  24. AV

    AnnV

    Raleigh

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 4, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience4

    Great atmosphere and nice employees. They seems to still be trying to get in the groove since opening and maybe a little short staffed. Service was slow but also very apologetic. Would definitely give them another chance.

  25. JZ

    JesseZ

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 3, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Great food and drinks. Friendly waitstaff, large covered patio overlooking the water We will be back.

  26. d

    dh2oman

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 23, 2022

    overall3food3service5ambience5

    the gluten free thing killed it for me. if i'm going out to eat, i'm treating myself. i want the best tasting everything. the things that were fried were lacking in taste. going to try it again grilled or blackened. a little pricey, but not completely over the top. the folks across from us finished their drinks before their food was out. we got there with a reservation for 2 for lunch and were there an hour and a half. the place itself is really nice, high end, presentation is great, and the staff all had smiles. we went their all the time when it was laguna reef and hope to make the lookout that place for us again.

  27. R

    Raferjack

    New Orleans

    17 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on February 20, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3

    Very good. Outside dining will be much nicer on the deck with lagoon view in the spring and summer. Inside dining atmosphere is clean, new, pleasant if not boring. Waitress was good to excellent. Drinks were well made. Will go again to try more entrees. If you want the fried seafood/basket food type of place this is probably a good spot. For more elegant food the Snapper Thermador was perfectly cooked and the sauce was outstanding. Jambalaya seems to be the other popular choice but after that not a lot of unique choices. Hopefully they will keep creative and improving,

  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4

    Nice experience my wife and I had during valentines evening!

  29. MP

    MeredithP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    This is my new go to restaurant. I love the modern vibe and the servers and bartenders are the kindest and most accommodating. The food is also AMAZING and worth the price.

  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Amarillo

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5

    Very nice yet casual place, perfect for any meal of the day. Staff was super friendly and attentive. Definitely worth checking out!

  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Spent Valentine’s Day with my family on the patio and everything was perfect. The server was fantastic. She read the menu and drinks to us and informed me that everything on the menu was gluten free! I’m celiac so it was nice not having to worry about my allergy for once. I had a baby and they were very accommodating and moved the outdoor heater closer to us. I will be back.

  32. W

    Wrex

    Corpus Christi

    11 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    I don't know where else in Corpus Christi to go for a meal this good. We had red snapper thermidor, which was a special that night, and the sauce was really delicious and the accompanying broccolini and rice were excellent too. To start with we had chips and guacamole, both homemade and very tasty. The view isn't quite as scenic as the couple of restaurants on the island side of the bay and it takes a little longer to get here, but you literally can't get a better dinner and drinks with a water view.

  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    loved this place food was amazing and fast!

  34. DC

    DavidC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Brie was our waitress and she was the best, the food was excellent and I now have a new place to call my favorite!

  35. SH

    SidH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Our food was really good, and our little waitress was wonderful. Be sure to try the French press coffee and the peach cobbler. Delicious!

  36. G

    Gret

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 14, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience4

    Sold out of many foods and the food that was served was extremely poor quality for the price.

  37. ER

    ElizabethR

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2022

    overall2food2service5ambience3

    The spare ribs were not good at all. We spent a significant amount of money on our meal, you could do more to make it more festive, live music is a big pull for most customers. It is unfortunate that you have created a wonderful place to eat but, however, the experience is food has been a disappointment and the experience is lacking. Finally, your staff should not be apologizing for food delivery delays because of being "short staffed" or asking to pick up glasses from the table because they "don't have enough in the back to use", when you restaurant is not at capacity.

  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 30, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    First time there, and the wife and I loved the setting, the ambiance, and food. We definitely will be going back.

  39. CC

    CCTs

    Tahoe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 9, 2021

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Went for our anniversary with our kiddos. Yummy food and worth the price! Can’t wait to go back!

  40. G

    Greatplace

    Corpus Christi

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 5, 2021

    overall3food2service3ambience3

    The food is ok. About the only thing I like is the pork shank. Although every time I’ve gotten it it has a different flavor. Should be more consistent.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Physical distancing

    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff temperature check required
    • Contact tracing information collected

FAQs

The Lookout at Bluff's Landing is rated 4.3 stars by 59 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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Booked 10 times today
Google Map for The Lookout at Bluff's Landing

4242 Laguna Shores Rd Corpus Christi, TX 78418-3140

Additional information

  • Neighborhood

    Corpus Christi

  • Hours of operation

    Wed, Thu 11:00 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–11:00 pm Sun 10:00 am–4:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Seafood, Farm-to-table, Cocktail Bar

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking details

    We have parking immediately next to the restaurant, with further parking available in the Bluff's Landing Marina; Lodge car park.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Joe Brock

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (361) 252-9861

  • Private party facilities

    We do offer private events and private dining. Email us at hello@bluffslookout.com for more information.

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