Comfort Suites Near Texas A&M - Corpus Christi
1814 Ennis Joslin Rd
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
Phone: (361) 991-7100
Fax: (361) 993-2055
This casual restaurant offers both Chinese and Vietnamese specialties including a few fusion innovations. Here you will find a variety of spring rolls with different fillings from shrimp to chicken and pork. Hearty soups come with everything but the kitchen sink and are served in gigantic bowls. Chinese favorites include orange chicken and fried rice and moo shu pork. Be sure to try the exotic bubble tea drinks for something different.
Think American style seats, pitchers of beer, and music playing from the jukebox. Panjo's Pizza is not the most Italian of places, but they sure know how to make pizzas. On their menu you'll find a mix of cuisines; besides pizzas, there are burgers, salads, cheesecakes, and more. Most of the times live music is being played on the old ragtime piano, if they manage to top the noise of lively conversations, that is.
Come enjoy some authentic southern food and legendary southern hospitality. Reminiscent of restaurants on New Orleans, the menu features some of the best Cajun specialties such as fried catfish, fried shrimp, seafood gumbo, and everyone's favorite, hushpuppies. The most popular dish is fried oysters, but be sure to try the shrimp and the frog legs. Decor is casual and the people are friendly.
Featuring all of your favorite Mexican dishes, tostadas, tacos chile relleno and tamales all one one plate. Choose one of their combination plates and get a sampling of everything. This family friendly restaurant even lets kids eat for free on Tuesday nights. The bar prepares a stunning array of mouth watering margaritas, martinis and tequinis (martinis made with tequila). For desert be sure to leave room for a piece of flan or deep fried ice cream.
This classic American favorite is a great place to take the kids or spend a rowdy night out with friends. With more peanuts than the circus, this establishment promises, good food and good fun. For those looking for something else besides a hearty piece of steak, the menu features fresh salads, burgers, ribs and a cute kids menu. Don't forget dessert, try the big and chewy hot fudge brownie.
With a huge menu featuring everything from steak, chicken, seafood duck, lamb and even quail, there is something for everyone at Niko's. Even if you are vegetarian or prefer lighter fare, Niko's offers "Texas-size" salads with all the trimmings. Especially recommended is the baked stuffed shrimp--with lobster filling and a lemon sauce. The adjoining bar is open extra late and appetizers are served until 2:00am just in case you need a midnight snack.
Among locals George's Seafood Company is the go-to place for fresh Gulf Coast seafood. With their good quality food and service, the place simply delivers. However, as seafood comes at a premium, prices have increased slightly. The owner shows great dedication to providing a high quality dining experience. Don't be surprised if he pops up at your table himself to make sure you're completely satisfied.
LongHorn Steakhouse is legendary for it's Texas-sized steaks. Choose from New York Strip, Porterhouse, Prime Rib, T-Bone or sirloin. The menu also features, chicken and seafood dishes and delightful desserts. Vegetarians may have a hard time choosing an entree here, and are better off choosing another restaurant.
Family-owned Wallbangers Gourmet Hamburgers has been around for ages, but has never failed to deliver. Consequently, do expect a line at the door. Here's how it works: order and wait for your name to be called, then head to the bar to top it generously with selected veggies and sauces. Their so-called stuffed burgers are considered to be the best in town. The all-American decor adds to this savory dining experience.
A unique approach to dining and shopping, the Cracker Barrel easily combines both concepts in to a restaurant/gift shop. After you have finished with your meal, or perhaps before you indulge in classic country dishes; stop by the shop and browse through a nice selection of CDs and other gift items. It is a good idea to visit in the morning to order some fluffy buttermilk pancakes with all the trimmin's.
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.
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.