Comfort Suites Central
538 South Padre Island Drive
Corpus Christi, TX 78405
Phone: (361) 299-2266
Fax: (361) 299-2269
National chain known for its yummy Italian dishes, Carino's does not disappoint. Choose from pastas, salads and seafood platters and even some unique skillet dishes. The wine selection is decent and of course features a variety of Italian and American wines. Desserts are always the best part of a meal so don't forget to indulge in tiramisu, a cannoli or piece of chocolate cake.
If you have a big appetite and want a variety of food to sample--step in to the Golden Corral Buffet & Grill. Known primarily throughout the southwester states, this buffet restaurant aims to please with home-style American cooking. Here you can have your fill of pot roast, mini hamburgers, mashed potatoes and even tamales. On top of that enjoy the huge salad bar with a wide selection of fruits and veggies.
Red Bailey's Tavern might not be a plush or a luxurious eatery but it sure is a neat place to go for some delicious meal. You can get a taste of the local flavors that also define the lifestyle and the food preferences of the local patrons. Besides, this tavern is also famed as a watering hole for the amazing drinks that it serves. Red Bailey's Tavern works perfectly well if a wholesome meal, fine drinks and some relaxed time is what you are looking for.
This intimate little corner of Corpus Christi is perfect for a romantic night out. The menu features a variety of soups and salads along with a selection of classic Italian dishes such as spaghetti, fettucine, and lasagne. Especially recommended are the seafood dishes which will surely not disappoint. Select your favorite bottle from the impressive wine list. Banquet facilities and catering are available.
Just the mere mention of Hester's for breakfast is enough to make residents of Corpus Christi smile approvingly. The colorful eclectic decor welcomes visitors with the aroma of fresh coffee and pancakes. Very popular with brunching ladies and on Sunday mornings; even if you don't get up in time for breakfast, you can still come on for pancakes and waffles any time of day. Be sure to try the house blend coffee and the pecan waffles with plenty of maple syrup.
Featuring live bands and karaoke, this is the place you need to be at for music. Here you can catch a concert by your favorite local musician or pretend to be a rock star on karaoke night. The atmosphere is warm and friendly and the drinks are always flowing. Great for a fun night out with friends or other groups.
A little bit pricier than the average Corpus Christi restaurants, Mamma Mia's serves rich and full plates of Italian classics. Whether you're a returning customer or newcomer, the pipe-smoking owner will welcome you himself. Decent house wines and appetizing desserts complete the Italian dining experience. Although the place has an upscale appearance it doensn't feel stuffy.
Once the little ones are in bed, call the babysitter and head down to Katz 21. This swanky restaurant's decor evokes the swing era while being intimate and sexy. Specializing in steaks and other international dishes, including seafood and pastas. Perfect for a romantic night out or for a birthday outing. The restaurant also has live music, typically jazz and also has a bar, Spirits 21.
Don't go to Kuzina Mediterranean Grill unless you don't mind coming back over and over again. Reviving fresh Mediterranean tastes, this restaurant serves authentic, mainly, Middle Eastern and Greek meals. For those feeling carnivorous, there's a list of American-styled burgers to choose from. With their appropriate prices, good portions, and freshly-baked appetizers, Kuzina Mediterranean Grill surely is a winner.
A Corpus Christi original, the massive fast-food chain has expanded all across the southern states--just look for the distinctive white and orange rooftops. Whataburger originated right here in Corpus Christi in 1950 and is still a favorite for a big juicy burger. The restaurant offer a variety of burger toppings for every pallet--jalepenos and avocado on your burger? No problem. Open 24 hours a day, its perfect for a late night snack or for lunch with the kids. Various locations throughout the city, we like the one on North Shoreline Boulevard, just steps from the ocean.
Popular with corporate crowds, Taylor Center Deli's dishes are worth waiting in line for. Sandwiches come on freshly baked breads and are served with hearty salads or soups. Make sure to leave some space and appetite for their rich homemade desserts. This little shop is set up informally, making it more personal than corporate. Keep an eye out for the chef's daily specials.
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away. Check website for locations and menu selections.