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The Phoenix

4.3
4.3
80 Reviews
$31 to $50
Seafood

-Fine dining featuring Chef Tiana Worsham
-Fresh seafood and prime cuts of meat
-Wine cellar, premium indoor bar
-Sushi by David Mukai Villarreal
-Beautiful marina setting
-Outdoor seating weather permitting
-Reservations welcome
-First come first served outside
-Children under 10 welcome before 7pm

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What 80 people are saying

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4.3
4.3 based on all time ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.2Service
  • 4.0Ambience
  • 3.9Value

NoiseModerate

81% of people would recommend it to a friend

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  1. AC

    ACWH

    San Antonio

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 27, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Unfortunately we did not get to eat at the Phoenix Sunday night due to Hurricane Harvey wreaking havoc on our favorite Texas town. But I have dined at this restaurant multiple times over the last several years to know that the food is excellent and the waitstaff is super friendly. I truly hope that they have not sustained too much damage that they won't rebuild. I can't wait for this town to get back on their feet so we can come and stay and support the local joints.

  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 19, 2017

    overall5food5service4ambience3

    About the nicest restaurant in downtown Port A we could find. Food and Sushi were very good. A bit pricey for the meal, but I expected that. Scallops and Crab Cakes were awesome!

  3. DK

    DavidandKathyB

    San Antonio

    6 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on August 12, 2017

    overall3food4service3ambience3

    Took too long for the food and we don't drink alcohol, we felt like our bill was run up because we weren't having wine! This is our third visit we loved it last two times this time we were told extra charge if you want more bread, we ordered a $30.00 appetizer and then we're charged $1.00 for two cocktail sauces and .50 for an extra salad dressing and the menu states you can add a crab cake for 12.00 we were charged 14.00 for an appetizer crab cake! The food is good for the most part oh and you can't sub your vegetable it's full price if you do 6.00 for an order of mashed potatoes!

  4. P

    Peabrainchemist

    Dallas

    33 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on August 11, 2017

    overall3food3service3ambience3

    A very lively restaurant with dining both inside and outside. Inside is quieter and more formal. The outside dining was obviously warmer, noisier and more casual. The food is good and reasonably priced. Without reservations you can expect to wait on a weekend night and parking is a real bear. Definitely one of the nicer restaurants in Port Aransas.

  5. LW

    LindaW

    Dallas

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 11, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food and drinks. The crab claws are the best this time of year. A little expensive $30 but if you have a group its a great appetizer! The sushi Lew is my favorite ! Ruby and Waldo are great too with the Miso soup. Don't forget to try the Phoenix Old Fashion or Lemon drop Martini ! Andi and Victor are friendly servers that makes sure you get exactly what you want. Andi even sang us a lil birthday song!!😄

  6. LW

    LindaW

    Dallas

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on August 4, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great food and bar drinks. The best Phoenix Old Fashion with dark red cherries ! Reasonable pricing for all the food you get. Always the same Great service, great sushi and great bread!! My favorite sushi is Lew and Ruby! Best to make reservation to get a table before 8:00 pm.

  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 29, 2017

    overall4food5service4ambience3

    Fantastic sushi! Very fresh and prepared as well as some of the best in Austin. Service was friendly, professional, and prompt. Pretty casual atmosphere.

  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 28, 2017

    overall5food5service4ambience4

    Hostess is always short and borderline rude, everytime, it is almost as if it is a theme??? Peak times , they seem overwhelmed, short handed. It is what it is , I guess. Island peak season.

  9. L

    Laundrywoman

    San Antonio

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on July 22, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Great meal for our group of 6 people. Service was attentive and food was delicious.

  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Corpus Christi

    8 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on July 22, 2017

    overall4food4service3ambience4

    The fried fish was cod. In Port A, I would appreciate fresh fish caught in the Gulf. At least it wasn't tilapia. The bread is amazing! And the Reubens at lunch are the best!!!

  11. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 22, 2017

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    We were visiting in Corpus Christi for the weekend from Houston. My brother in law recommended this place for dinner. The food was absolutely delicious! We would definitely be back

  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    6 reviews

    2.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on July 13, 2017

    overall2food2service1ambience3

    Sushi was very fishy tasting. Food was not worth the price and service was slow.

  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 13, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    we have been there 9 times since they opened and have never been disappointed. Always our first choice for dining when we go to Port Aransas on vacation.This is the only restaurant my husband has asked go back and compliment the cooks.

  14. JC

    JamiC

    Houston

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on July 9, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Service was excellent and the crab cakes are some of the best I have ever had. We will eat there every time we go to Port A.

  15. LW

    LindaW

    Dallas

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on July 9, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    The best place on the island for sushi! Quiet and casual dining. Great drinks great service and great food. A great place inside or outside bar for a drink and sushi with your hubby or best friend! Closed on Tues/Wed so plan your dining around it! We do!!

  16. L

    Longhornmd

    Dallas

    61 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    61 reviews

    Dined on July 7, 2017

    overall5food5service4ambience5

    Tiana is an outstanding chef! She never disappoints! Always check out the specials! The regular menu items are always great, too!

  17. JA

    JimmyA

    Houston

    23 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    23 reviews

    Dined on July 7, 2017

    overall2food5service2ambience2

    Understaffed. Service deteriorated - waited excessively for bill. Senseless charges - I.e., extra for olive spears with martini. Reluctant to return.

  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    1 review

    vip
    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 5, 2017

    overall3food5service3ambience5

    Great food, and the server was fine, but there must have been a staffing issue. The whole thing took forever, and was poorly timed. Good food and drinks though

  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Antonio

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 30, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    If you want really fresh seafood, this is your place. Great service & beautiful presentation, also. One of our favorites in Port Aransas!

  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    6 reviews

    2.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 30, 2017

    overall2food2service2ambience2

    When the chef had Cafe Phoenix, which was on a popular Port A restaurant street, the food was not only presented well (still is), but it was incredible and creative.... sadly that is not the case anymore. We used to be excited to return to see what Chef Tatiana would create, and she often came out and spoke to the customers. We have been there 3 times since they moved a couple years ago, returning because we are hopeful that it will be at the level of the old location... We won't return....

  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 30, 2017

    overall2food2service2ambience2

    Overrated. Crowded tourist location. Uninspired salad bar. Boring menu. Little kids using salad bar unsupervised. I won't go there again

  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Corpus Christi

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Birthday Dinner with friends

  23. ML

    MichaelL

    San Antonio

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on May 31, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Wonderful dining experience. Love coming to The Phoenix every time we are in Port Aransas.

  24. a

    aowens905

    Dallas

    14 reviews

    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on May 27, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    The food was fabulous from the fried green tomatoes to the Halibut, fried shrimp and crab cakes. Portions are good sized. Candice was our server and was fantastic. Would highly recommend and we will definitely eat here again.

  25. DR

    DavidR

    New Orleans

    26 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    26 reviews

    Dined on May 20, 2017

    overall4food5service3ambience4

    The sushi at Phoenix is as good as I've had anywhere, and I've tried sushi restaurants in the US from coast-to-coast for 20 years.. Considering the price point at Phoenix, it's my favorite sushi joint anywhere. David, the sushi chef, is a maestro!

  26. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 11, 2017

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    Relaxing dinner outdoors. Our menu selections were good. Still the best Crab cakes!! The grilled shrimp served on top of green fried tomatos was excellent.

  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New Orleans

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Amazing food and a favorite when we are in Port A!

  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Austin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 23, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience4

    Outstanding food, awesome variety of food choices, and our favorite meal each time we visit the area.

  29. JB

    JBKAPRIL

    Denver

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on April 22, 2017

    overall4food4service4ambience4

    Excellent food - sat on the covered patio, enjoyed the breeze and watched other diners and their dogs. Very casual and relaxing atmosphere. Fried green tomatoes appetizer with crab very good.

  30. MM

    MicheleMorganB

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 1, 2017

    overall3food5service3ambience3

    1. Make sure to bring a sweater or jacket if you get cold easily! I was wearing a quarter sleeve dress and was FREEZING! Lots of air vents! Husband was cold too and he does not complain about being cold ever! 2. Service was EH.. wasn't very busy, our waitress passed our table a bunch of times and we probably sat for a good 10 min before being greeted or ordering drinks. Another 10 min for drinks to be delivered! 3. We ordered sushi which was DELICIOUS! BUT you do not get a lot for your money. We ordered 4-5 rolls and each roll was about 6 pieces. Normally when we spend 100$ on sushi dinner we leave with left overs for next days lunch. This was not the case. We had no left overs i was full, however my husband could've kept eating. For 100$ you should not leave a restaurant still wanting more food.

  31. GF

    GreatFoodandBar

    Austin

    25 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on March 25, 2017

    overall3food5service4ambience3

    Great food and our waitress was so sweet! They were just understaffed (and every table full) and so it took a REALLY long time to get service / food.

  32. MP

    MaryP

    Hawaii

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 17, 2017

    overall3food3service3ambience4

    A little disappointed this time around. Had the scallops, one of my favorites, but the outside had a burnt taste- they weren't overcooked, but there was a metallic taste.

  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Houston

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on March 10, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Outstanding! We had a red snapper special with avocado slices, bread crumbs and a lemon sauce. It was excellent! Their crab cake was delicious, too. We will definitely be going back!

  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 4, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Sushi Dave was amazing, as always. I had the biggest crab cakes ever...great flavor. Others at the table had steaks and raved about how good they were. I strayed from my usual tuna stack. It's still the best thing on the menu, imo. Besides the sushi...Dave, I'm so glad you are somewhere where the staff is as friendly as can be.

  35. Z

    Zorrogourmet

    San Antonio

    61 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    61 reviews

    Dined on February 19, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    It was a pleasant surprise to find this restaurant in Puerto Aranza. The food was excellent, fresh and well presented. Very friendly service and reasonable prices. Go there!

  36. P

    Pablo

    Miami

    31 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2017

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Always the best service in town!! Andy is amazing!! Love the sushi! Highly recommend for anyone wanting beautiful sushi in a great atmosphere. Port A is very lucky to have The Phoenix!!

  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 31, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great atmosphere, service, and food was delicious!

  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Corpus Christi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 31, 2016

    overall5food5service5ambience5

    Great place, have dined here many times. You won't be disappointed. New Years Dinner set menu was fantastic and no one was rushed. Do make reservations.

  39. A

    Annoyedandhungry

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 30, 2016

    overall1food1service1ambience1

    We got there for them to tell us they forgot to call us and say there weren't any spots available. They said they have issues with open table.

  40. SW

    SteveW

    Austin

    5 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 22, 2016

    overall4food4service5ambience4

    We dined there to celebrate my wife's birthday. The food was good, but pricey. They didn't do anything special to help celebrate the occasion, even though we mentioned it twice. I'd rate it a "pretty good."

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