30 Best Things to do in Corpus Christi

Tucked into a bay sheltered by Padre and Mustang islands in the Gulf of Mexico, Corpus Christi is a popular seaside city with miles of beautiful beaches and several conservation areas that are rich in fauna and flora.

Founded in 1519 by Spanish explorer Alonso Alvarez de Pineda, the city began as a humble outpost in the heart of no man’s land between Mexico and the United States, and many battles were fought and won on its peripheries. The city’s storied history can be explored in museums like the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History and historic houses like the Centennial and Sidbury.

Fondly known as the Texas Riviera, the attractive city has a wealth of things to see and do from art galleries, museums, an aquarium, and a WWII aircraft carrier to several conservation areas where outdoor activities like hiking, mountain biking, and surfing can be enjoyed.

Here are some of the best things to do in Corpus Christi, Texas.

1. Wander Around the Padre Island National Seashore

1. Padre Island National Seashore
Padre Island National Seashore by heydere / CC BY-NC 2.0

Padre Island National Seashore is a national park on an uninhabited barrier island that separates the Gulf of Mexico and the Laguna Madre. Stretching over 70 miles along the coast, the park features a variety of landscapes from rolling dunes and vast prairies to windswept tidal flats and one of only six hypersaline lagoons in the world.

The national park is home to a variety of marine and terrestrial fauna and flora, including the endangered Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle. It is also home to over 380 bird species and more than 77% of North America’s wintering population of redhead ducks.

Address: 20420 Park Road 22, Corpus Christi, TX 78418

Opening Hours: 24 hours

Suggested Tour: Padre Island Expeditions

2. Explore the USS Lexington

2. The USS Lexington
USS Lexington by Jim Evans / CC BY-SA 4.0

The USS Lexington is a US warship that has been converted into a naval aviation museum and education facility. Nicknamed “The Blue Ghost”, the aircraft carrier defended the United States for over 50 years and now stands as a proud symbol of the nation. You can explore the ship on self-guided tours and watch an interactive show at the Joe Jessel 3D Mega Theater where you can take the ship into battle on the main Hangar Deck or jump into the pilot’s seat of a fighter jet in a Flight Simulator.

Address: 2914 N. Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, Texas 78403

Opening Hours: 9 am – 5 pm, daily

Suggested Tour: USS Lexington Self-Guided Tours

3. Visit the Texas State Aquarium

3. Texas State Aquarium
The H-E-B Caribbean Sea Exhibit by Smcafee87 / CC BY-SA 4.0

A visit to the Texas State Aquarium is a must-do for a fun-filled family day out. The aquarium is home to a variety of marine life that reflects the extraordinary biodiversity of the Gulf of Mexico. Notable exhibits include Dolphin Bay, home to two elegant Atlantic bottlenose dolphins; Stingray Lagoon, where visitors can touch pods of rays; and Floating Phantoms filled with sea nettles and jellyfish.

Visit the Flower Gardens to see brightly colored coral reefs, stingrays and moray eels. Enjoy daily dive shows, training sessions with the animals, feedings, and interactive programs with stingrays and sharks.

Address: 2710 N. Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402

Opening Hours: 10 am – 5 pm

Suggested Tour: Texas State Aquarium Tour

4. Surf’s Up at the Texas Surf Museum

4. Texas Surf Museum
Texas Surf Museum by Jay Phagan / CC BY-NC 2.0

The Texas Surf Museum celebrates the Lone Star State’s unique place in the sport’s history. An array of exhibits, displays, and stories showcase the history of surfing in general and in the state, including a surfing film in the projection theater and a wealth of interesting photographs and old surfboards. It’s a fascinating museum even if you aren’t a surfer.

Address: 309A N. Water Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday: from 11 am

5. Soak up Some Local Art at the Art Museum of South Texas

5. Art Museum of the South
Art Museum of South Texas by Jim Evans / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Art Museum of South Texas focuses on works by artists from the Americas and surrounding regions. The museum features a permanent collection with over 1,500 works of art in various mediums, from painting, sculpture, and drawing to textiles, collages, and ceramics. The museum is an architectural gem and has some excellent evolving exhibitions, gallery talks, and workshops.

Address: 1902 North Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Opening Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm / Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm

6. Go Horseback Riding on The Beach

6. Horseback Riding on The Beach
Horseback Riding on The Beach by Courtney Ferguson / CC BY-NC 2.0

Gallop along the beach on a horseback riding trip with Horses on The Beach Corpus Christi. Horseback riding adventures and experiences are offered for all ages and levels of rider and well-trained, manageable horses, led by expert guides. Horses on The Beach also offers nightly ‘Ranch Cookouts’, which include horseback rides, hayrides, and a catered barbecue.

Address: 16562 SPID – Park Road 22, Corpus Christi, TX 78418

Opening Hours: 8 am – 9 pm, daily

7. Take a Clay-Making Class at the Art Center of Corpus Christi

7. Clay Making

Located on North Shore Boulevard in the heart of Corpus Christi’s bayfront district, the Art Center of Corpus Christi is a multi-purpose facility that promotes art in the community by offering a variety of rotating exhibitions of original artworks, as well as offers engaging art experiences.

Take a clay art class at the Barry Brown Clay Studio and enjoy a range of community-focused events like the Art Walk and Wednesday Art Markets.

Address: 100 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Opening Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 4 pm


8. Delve into the History of Corpus Christi

8. The Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History
Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History by Larry D. Moore / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History features a series of collections that document more than half a century of Southern Texan history. Exhibits include intricate decorative arts from local cultures and shipwrecks of early explorers. Take an in-depth look at the microscopic world at the Explore the Nanoverse exhibit and take the family on a Haunted Museum Tour at Halloween.

Address: 1900 N. Chaparral Street, Corpus Christi, Texas 7840

Opening Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm / Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm

9. Stroll Around South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center

9. The South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center
The South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center by Karen / CC BY-NC 2.0

The South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center is a nature center and public garden with several beautifully maintained gardens, including a hibiscus and hummingbird garden, a contemporary rose garden, and a sensory garden and water garden. A modern Exhibit House features exotic species like bromeliads, cycads, cacti, and succulents, and you can stroll along the Mesquite trail, which winds its way through stunning landscapes boasting over 35 species of grasses, herbs, shrubs, woody trees, and several species of wildlife.

Address: 8545 South Staples, Corpus Christi TX. 78413

Opening Hours: 9 am – 6 pm, daily

Suggested Tour: South Texas Botanical Gardens Tours


10. Catch a Game at the Whataburger Field

10. Whataburger Field
Whataburger Field by Cole Taylor / CC BY-NC 2.0

Whataburger Field is the city’s much-loved ballpark and home to the Hooks baseball team. Built on a historic site dominated by cotton warehouses at the seaport, the stadium’s design pays tribute to the site’s heritage with details like the antique cotton presses that frame the left-center field scoreboard.

The 7,000-seater stadium also has basketball courts, a youth baseball field, a climbing wall, and a trampoline, and an air-conditioned entertainment area called the Cotton Club.

Address: 734 E Port Ave, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Suggested Tour: Whataburger Field Virtual Tour

11. Pay Homage to Selena

11. Grave of Selena
Grave of Selena by Terry Ross / CC BY-SA 2.0

Pay homage to the famous singer, Selena Quintanilla-Pérez at the Selena Museum. Hailed as the ‘Queen of Tejano Music,’ Selena became the best-selling Latin artist of the decade before being tragically killed by one of her fans at the age of 23. Built by her family, the museum takes visitors on a journey through the singer’s life with exhibits of her stage outfits, her music awards, and other special objects.

Address: 5410 Leopard St. Corpus Christi, TX 78408

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday: 10 am – 4 pm

12. Hit the Water at the Bob Hall Pier

12. The Bob Hall Pier
The Bob Hall Pier by WrightsCS Photography / CC BY-SA 2.0

Located in the 400-acre Padre Balli Park, the Bob Hall Pier is a fantastic place to enjoy a variety of outdoor activities from swimming and surfing to fishing. The 1,240-foot-long pier extends into the Gulf of Mexico and is an excellent spot to catch deep water fish. Vendors along the pier sell fishing supplies and if you can’t fish, you can join the Tackle Loaner Program on the pier to learn more about the sport. There is a small fee to enter the pier and you can enjoy lunch at one of the many picnic tables or cabanas nearby.

Address: Bob Hall Pier, Corpus Christi, TX 78418

North Beach

13. North Beach
North Beach by Jay Phagan / CC BY-SA 2.0

Formerly known as Corpus Christi Beach, North Beach is a beautiful, white sandy beach lapped by the warm waters of the Gulf and perfect for swimming, sunbathing, and beachcombing. The beach has sheltered cabanas and picnic spots, on-duty lifeguards, and public restrooms.

Address: Corpus Christi, Texas

14. Sip Craft Beer at Lazy Beach Brewing

14. Lazy Beach Brewing

Lazy Beach Brewing is a local microbrewery that produces a range of handcrafted beers and occasional seasonal beers. The microbrewery’s taproom on Bichon Drive and is a popular spot for sampling the brewery’s top tipple. Try the much-loved Beach in Wheat, the German-style Bocks, and the Corpus Christi beer, and you can snack on great food from a medley of food trucks.

Address: 7522 Bichon Dr #100, Corpus Christi, TX 78414

Opening Hours: Wednesday – Friday: 5 pm – 10 pm / Saturday: 3 pm – 10 pm / Sunday: 11 am – 2pm

15. Hike the Corpus Christi Bay Trail

15. The Corpus Christi Bay Trail
The Corpus Christi Bay Trail by Kim / CC BY-SA 2.0

A great way to see the city is to hike or bike the Corpus Christi Bay Trail, which stretches for nine miles along the waterfront. The beautiful coastal route passes some of the city’s main attractions like the Museum of Science and History and the Art Museum of South Texas and offers spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico. Keep an eye out for brown pelicans and falcons along the way.

Address: Corpus Christi, Texas

16. See Endangered Whooping Cranes at the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge

16. The Endangered Whooping Crane
The Endangered Whooping Crane by Michael Janke / CC BY-SA 2.0

The 70,000-acre Aransas National Wildlife Refuge is home to expansive tidal flats, salt marshes, grasslands, and freshwater ponds that teem with wildlife and birds and is a great place to visit if you love the outdoors. Explore the park on one of the many easy walking trails that wind through the refuge and keep an eye out for alligators, snakes, and the endangered whooping crane. An observation tower with scopes is available for birders to spot their favorite species. Other activities to enjoy in the park include fishing, mountain biking, and permitted hunting.

Address: 1 Wildlife Circle, Austwell, Texas

Opening Hours: 6:45 am – 7 pm, daily

17. Watch the Light Show on the Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge

17. Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge
Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge by SmartLightLiving / CC BY-SA 2.0

Built in 1959, the Corpus Christi Harbor Bridge is a 620-foot-long bridge that puts on a spectacular LED light show every night. Admire the beautiful architecture of the bridge, which handles more than 20,000 vehicles a day, and watch the light show which features over 10,000 LEDs glowing on this bridge. And the best thing about it is that it’s free!

Address: Corpus Christi, Texas

18. Take a Public Tour of the Historic Houses of Centennial and Sidbury

18. Sidbury House
Sidbury House by texastravel / CC BY-SA 2.0

Two historic houses in Corpus Christi have a rich heritage and are worth visiting to learn more about the history of the city. The Centennial House, also known as the Britton-Evans House, was built in 1849 and is the oldest building in Corpus Christi. Once used as a Civil War hospital, the house is now fully restored and open to the public for tours.

Another beautiful old home of note is Sidbury House, which was built in 1893 and is the only remaining example of Victorian architecture in the city. The house has an unusual outline, steep-pitched roofs, large verandas, steep-pitched roofs, and ornate balconies with elaborate woodwork.

Centennial House Address: 411 N. Upper Broadway, Corpus Christi, Texas

Opening Hours: 1st Sunday of the month: 12 pm – 4 pm

Sidbury House Address: 1609 N Chaparral St, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Opening Hours: Open only by prior appointment

Suggested Tour: Walking Tour of Heritage Park

19. Get a Fix of Local Maritime History at the Texas Maritime Museum

19. Texas Maritime Museum
The excavated wooden hull remains of the French ship La Belle shipwreck by Cmeide / CC BY-SA 3.0

Located on the very edge of the Laguna Madre, the Texas Maritime Museum chronicles the history between the city and the ocean that surrounds it. Dubbed the “Official Maritime Museum of Texas” the museum has wonderful exhibits of artifacts collected from the waters off the coast of Corpus Christi such as candlesticks, cannons, and pottery from the French ship La Belle that was wrecked in the nearby Matagorda Bay in 1686.

Address: 1202 Navigation Cir, Rockport, TX 78382

Opening Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 4 pm / Sunday 1 pm – 4 pm

Suggested Tour: Texas Maritime Museum Tour

20. Windsurf on the Waves at Laguna Madre

20. Windsurfer on Laguna Madre
Windsurfer on Laguna Madre by J. Stephen Conn / CC BY-SA 2.0

If you love windsurfing, there is no better place to hit the wind and the waves than at Laguna Madre. Bordered to the west by the Padre Island National Seashore and buffeted by winds that blow in from the Caribbean and Sargasso seas, the 100-mile-long hypersaline lagoon of Laguna Madre is a veritable magnet for windsurfers and kiteboarders. You can rent equipment and take lessons from one of the many outfitters along the shoreline of the lagoon.

Address: Bird Island Basin Rd, Corpus Christi

21. Make a Splash at the Hurricane Alley Waterpark

21. Hurricane Alley Waterpark

Hurricane Alley Waterpark is an award-winning waterpark on Port Avenue that features some of the best family-friendly attractions in Corpus Christi. From water slides and thrilling rides to a scenic lazy river and a 12,000square-foot Gulf Stream wave pool, the park is the place to be on hot summer days.

Address: 702 E Port Avenue, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Opening Hours: Saturday -Sunday: 11 am – 8 pm (summer only)

22. Watch a Show at the Harbor Playhouse

22. Harbor Playhouse
Voted as one of the state’s finest community theaters, the Harbor Playhouse has been captivating audiences with entertaining theatrical productions and shows since 1925. Watch a classic or contemporary play or musical at this theater, which produces and presents a year-round schedule of theatrical entertainment for all ages.

Address: 1802 N Chaparral Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday: 9 am – 5 pm

23. Hit the Beach at Mustang Island State Park

23. Mustang Island State Park
Mustang Island State Park by Jonathan Cutrer / CC BY-SA 2.0

Mustang Island State Park is a haven for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Based along the Gulf of Mexico’s coast, the 3,954-acre park has a five-mile beachfront and offers a wealth of outdoor recreation and activities from surfing, swimming, sunbathing, and beachcombing to camping, hiking, wildlife watching, and birding.

Address: 9394 TX-361, Corpus Christi, TX 78418

Opening Hours: 8 am – 5 pm, daily

24. Grab a Grog at Blackbeard’s on the Beach

24. Blackbeards on the Beach

Blackbeard’s On the Beach is a dining institution in Corpus Christi and has been serving great seafood, margaritas in mugs, and their famous “Grog” for over 20 years. The restaurant’s colorful history involves pirates, Indians, ghosts, and cigars, all of which can be learned from the pictures on the walls of this pirate-themed establishment, which also hosts live music throughout the week. Well worth a visit.

Address: 3117 Surfside Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday: 11 am – 9 pm / Saturday and Sunday: 11 am – 10 pm

25. Go Bird Watching

25. Hans Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge
Hans & Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge by Terry Ross / CC BY-SA 2.0

Corpus Christi is a haven for bird lovers and there are a variety of places to enjoy the pastime. Blucher Park is a four-acre pocket of green in the heart of Corpus Christi that is home to dozens of species, while the Hans & Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge on Ennis Joslin and Nile is a shorebird’s heaven filled waterfowl, shorebirds, and butterflies. There is an 800-foot nature trail and a one-mile boardwalk that winds through the marshes, grasslands, and woodlands that offer spectacular views. Head to Hazel Bazemore to see Broad-winged Hawks and other bird species from a comfortable Hawk Watch platform.

Blucher Park Address: Corpus Christi, TX 78401 / Opening Hours: 24 hours

Hans & Pat Suter Wildlife Refuge Address: 909 Ennis Joslin Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78412 / Opening Hours: 5 am – 11 pm, daily

Hazel Bazemore Address: 4343 Co Rd 69, Corpus Christi, TX 78410 / Opening Hours: 8 am – 9 pm, daily

26. Escape the Crowds at Malaquite Beach

26. Malaquite Beach
Malaquite Beach by Rich Luhr / CC BY-SA 2.0

Situated at the northern end of Padre Island, Malaquite Beach in Corpus Christi’s best-kept secret. This serene cove is free from crowds of beachgoers and is perfect for a laid-back beach escape. Spend the day soaking up some sun, swimming, and relaxing in the most beautiful surroundings. You can also camp on this spectacular stretch of coast.

Address: 20420 Park Road 22, Corpus Christi, TX 78418

27. Shop Until You Drop at La Palmera Mall

27. La Palmera Mall
If you need some retail therapy, then La Palmera Mall is the place to go. The 986,000square-foot shopping mall is home to more than 130 retail stores, specialty stores, and renowned retailers, such as H&M, Michaels Kors, Dillard’s, and Macy’s. Once your shopping is done, grab a bite at LongHorn Steakhouse or China Bistro and catch a movie at the mall’s movie complex.

Address: 5488 S Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX 78411

Opening Hours: 11 am – 8 pm, daily

28. Check Out Some Alternative Art at K Space

28. K Space

Located in the heart of downtown Corpus Christi, K Space is the oldest spot for alternative art in the Coastal Bend area. Opened in 2001 to showcase contemporary artworks, the one-of-a-kind organization exhibits non-commercial contemporary works made by local artists.

Address: 415D Starr Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78401

Opening Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 11 am – 5 pm

29. Go Skateboarding in Cole Park

29. Cole Park Skatepark
Cole Park Skatepark by Ronnie Pitman / CC BY-SA 2.0

Cole Park is a great place for a day out with the family. Set along the shoreline of Corpus Christi Bay, the 43-acre park has a wealth of facilities including a skatepark, a children’s play area, a lighted fishing pier, BBQ grills, and an amphitheater featuring live music every Thursday. The park also hosts an outdoor family movie night every Friday throughout the summer.

Address: 2600 Ocean Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78404

Opening Hours: 6 am – 10 pm

30. Watch Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Hatchlings Being Released

30. Kemps Ridley Hatchlings
Kemp’s Ridley Hatchlings by Hrchenge / CC BY-SA 4.0

Don’t miss a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see hundreds of endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtle hatchlings being released into the ocean. The nesting area for this endangered sea turtle is the Padre Island National Seashore and the turtle eggs are incubated here on the beach. When they are ready to be released, the public is allowed to come and watch this incredible natural phenomenon. Be sure to tell the rangers at the gate that you are there for the hatchling release.

Address: 20420 Park Road 22, Corpus Christi, TX 78418

Opening Hours: 24 hours

The Best of Corpus Christi

Best Neighborhoods to Stay in Corpus Christi

North Beach

The best place to stay in Corpus Christi is the North Beaches area. Here you’ll find beautiful white sandy beaches, and several of the city’s main attractions like the USS Lexington, the Texas State Aquarium, and the Art Museum of South Texas.

Marina Arts District

The lively and trendy Marina Arts District is a good place to stay if you want nighttime entertainment as it’s packed with plenty of cafés, bars, restaurants, shops, and all manner of entertainment options.

Best Hotels in Corpus Christi

Luxury: Omni Corpus Christi Hotel

31. Omni Corpus Christi Hotel
Omni Corpus Christi Hotel by Simiprof / CC BY-SA 3.0

Set in downtown Marina District and overlooking the Corpus Christi Bay, the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel is the top luxury hotel in the city. Stylish guest rooms have deluxe amenities and beautiful bay views, and hotel facilities include an outdoor heated pool, a fitness center, and indoor racquetball courts.

Address: 900 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, United States, Phone: +1 361-887-1600

Mid-Range: SpringHill Suites by Marriott Corpus Christi

The SpringHill Suites by Marriott Corpus Christi is a great mid-range hotel option with large suites offering mini-fridges and microwaves, an outdoor swimming pool, and a complimentary breakfast buffet. The hotel is a short drive from the South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center, the Texas State Aquarium, and Hurricane Alley Waterpark.

Address: 4331 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78411, United States, Phone: +1 361-851-2000

Budget: Hotel De Ville

Ideal for families, the bold Hotel De Ville in North Beach is within walking distance of the USS Lexington naval museum and the Texas State Aquarium. It offers comfortable family-size rooms and suites with lovely views, a beachfront restaurant, and has a Ferris Wheel that guests can ride for free.

Address: 3500 Surfside Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78402, United States, Phone: +1 361-882-3500

Best Beaches Corpus Christi

North Beach

32. Sunset on the North Beach
Sunset on the North Beach by Ewan McIntosh / CC BY-SA 2.0

North Beach is one of Corpus Christi’s most popular beaches and a great place to dip your toes in the water. Enjoy scenic views and seafood on the patio at Pier 99.

Whitecap Beach on Padre Island

33. Whitecap Beach on Padre Island
Whitecap Beach on Padre Island by jebrandt99/ CC BY-SA 2.0

One of the prettiest beaches on the island, Whitecap Beach has a mile-long seawall with restrooms and rinse-off showers.

Mustang Beach on Padre Island

34. Mustang Beach on Padre Island
Mustang Beach on Padre Island by Jonathan Cutrer/ CC BY-SA 2.0

Ideal for surfing, kitesurfing, wakeboarding, and fishing. The beach is beautiful and has covered picnic tables.

Best Restaurants in Corpus Christi

Republic of Texas Bar and Grill

Located on the 20th floor of the Omni Corpus Christi Hotel, the Republic of Texas Bar & Grill steakhouse is an award-winning dining establishment that offers outstanding cuisine, first-class service, and breathtaking panoramic views.

Address: 900 North Shoreline Boulevard, Corpus Christi, TX, Phone: 361-887-1600

Snoopy’s Pier

Snoopy’s Pier began life as a 600-foot fishing pier with a bait stand and burger joint and has grown into one of Corpus Christi’s favorite spots for fresh, local-harvested, and quality seafood. Head here for the popular shrimp sandwich and grilled cheese and heaving seafood platters.

Address: 13313 South Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX, Phone: 361 949 8815

Doc’s Seafood and Steaks

Doc’s Seafood and Steaks serves up an extensive menu of lunch and dinner dishes in a relaxed, laid-back atmosphere. Popular dishes include the award-winning seafood salad of blackened yellowfin, shrimp, tuna, and calamari, Angus ribeye served grilled or blackened, and chicken stuffed with crawfish, bacon, and cheese.

Address: 13309 South Padre Island Drive, Padre Island, Corpus Christi, Texas, 78418, Phone: 36 194 96744

Best Bars in Corpus Christi

Kokomo’s at Emerald Beach

Located on Shoreline Boulevard, this full-service hotel bar is right at the water’s edge with spectacular views, live music and/or karaoke, and an extensive cocktail menu.

Address: 1102 S Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401, United States, Phone: +1 361-883-5731

Fajitaville on the Beach

Based in the heart of Fajitaville overlooking North Beach, Fajitaville on the Beach is a classic beach bar with all the usual brightly colored cocktails and other beverages.

Address: 221 S Hotel Pl, Corpus Christi, TX 78402, United States, Phone: +1 361-888-5554

Snoopy’s Pier

Snoopy’s Pier is set right along the Packery Channel and has glorious Gulf Coast views. Enjoy golden-fried seafood, draft/bottle beer selections, and wine.

Address: 13313 South Padre Island Drive, Corpus Christi, TX, Phone: 361 949 8815

Best Coffee in Corpus Christi

Eleanor’s Coffee Bar + Market

Eleanor’s is the go-to spot for a caffeine boost of locally produced coffee from Corpus Christi and a delicious breakfast of savory pastries, sweet cookies, and unique smoothie bowls.

Address: 4231 S. Alameda St., Corpus Christi, TX 78412, Phone: +1 361-452-1018

Island Joe’s Coffee & Gallery

Island Joe’s Coffee & Gallery is a popular Padre Island fixture that makes killer coffee and smoothies made with the freshest ingredients like Mexican vanilla whipped cream and homemade coconut syrup.

Address: 13919 S. Padre Island Dr., Corpus Christi, TX 78418, Phone: +1 361-867-1276

Coffee Waves

Bay Area’s Coffee Waves on S. Alameda Street is another exceptional spot to score coffee, tea, gelato, and sandwiches.

Address: 10309 S Padre Island Dr, Corpus Christi, TX 78418, United States, Phone: +1 361-353-4586

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