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5 Best: Mac and Cheese

02/01/2018 11:36AM ● By Jacqueline Gonzalez

Words by: Jaqueline Gonzalez  

1. Grub Burger Bar:

Originating in 2012, Grub Burger Bar delivers its unique approach to food in a relaxing, fun environment. Along with their delicious menu items, you can order a heaping serving of mac and cheese, topped with bacon. It is so delicious, they not only carry it as a side, they’ve also added it along with their signature patty, and birthed their most popular menu item- the Mac and Cheese burger. Don’t just eat—grub! 

4902 South Staples, A-1, Corpus Christi, TX 78412 (361)444-2424

2. Water Street Oyster Bar:

Known for satisfying the seafood cravings of many South Texans since 1983, Water Street prides itself on food, service, and people. Regardless of which popular seafood dish you choose, be sure to indulge in their Smoked Gouda Mac and Cheese. is deliciously cheesy dish is topped with bread crumbs for an added air, and will complement any seafood choice, while making your taste buds dance. 

309 Water Street. Corpus Christi, TX 78401 (361) 881-9448

3. The Post:

Though typically praised for their extensive cocktail list and gastro-pub atmosphere, most are unaware that e Post at Lamar Park also serves up one of the most mouth-watering mac n cheese dishes in the Coastal Bend. They start by mixing American, Smoked Gouda, Aged Cheddar, and Parmesan cheeses with true oil; then top it with a generous helping of tasty lobster and finished off with toasted panko bread crumbs. It truly is a masterpiece in and of itself. 

411 Doddridge St #102, Corpus Christi, TX 78411

4. 8te:

Designated as one of the hippest restaurants in town, 8te is known for making ordinary dishes extraordinary. Although this is simply a side dish, the Skillet Mac and Cheese from 8te is a must try. With the noodles drowning in the rich, bubbling cheese sauce, this "nosh" will have you drooling.

5. Munchies Bus:

As one of the most popular chef owned and operated, contemporary food trucks in South Texas, Munchies Bus delivers only the highest quality products for their customers. Using all natural, healthy ingredients, they bring to life authentic Mexican style mixed with tropical Puerto Rican flavor. Chef Tony’s homemade mac and cheese can be found, sandwiched in with other ingredients in the OG Philly Mac – a Munchies Bus favorite! 

(860) 961-6606