By: Jessie Chrobocinski Photo via: Maggie’s Family Kitchen
Our local eateries continue to show up and serve our communities, whether through charitable donations or adjusting their business model to adapt to new customer needs. Shake up mealtime in a safe and socially-distanced way by ordering delivery or curbside pick-up from these ten local must-try restaurants.
Maggie’s Family Kitchen
Order a meal from this family restaurant to taste home cooked meats, scratch-made marinara sauce baked into their famous pizza, and popular Italian dishes. Don’t forget to order dessert! From homemade cheesecakes, cannolis, and chocolate cakes at Maggie’s Family Kitchen, you can trust the best ingredients are used for each and every dish. Open Monday-Saturday from 12:00 pm-9:00 pm.
361-653-3354 | 5334 Everhart Rd. Ste. 103
Take a break from cooking and order Kyoto Sushi for a great selection of sushi and Chinese food. The San Antonio Roll and Play Boy Roll are a must-try! Order a bento box and prepare to have your tummy filled, served with a house salad, two pieces crab rangoon, half a California roll, steamed or fried rice, and soup options from miso, hibachi, and egg drop, or hot and sour. Delivery available Tuesday-Thursday from 11:00 am–9:30 pm, Friday–Saturday from 11:00 am–10:00 pm, Sunday from 11:00 am–9:30 pm.
361-500-4455 | 5506 Saratoga Blvd.
Treat your tastebuds to Mediterranean, Pakistani, Persian, and Indian flavors at Sufi Kabob, popularly known for their savory grilled kabobs and warm, fresh naan. Open Monday-Saturday 10:00 am-11:00 pm, and Sunday from 12:00-8:00 pm.
361-356-6715 | 7150 S. Padre Island Dr. Ste. 104
Trap House Kitchen
If you’re in the mood for local soul food, look no further than Trap House Kitchen. From smothered chicken and pork chop dishes with rice to delicious fish and wing baskets, they’ve got you covered! Add a few of their mouthwatering sides to your order and you’ll be full for days. Order takeout by calling and placing an order. You can pay in person or via CashApp ($TrapHouseKitchenCC). Oh, and don’t forget to check out their delicious rotating daily specials before checking out!
361-452-0723 | 1501 West Point Road Ste. 201
Sugarbakers and Small Planet Delicatessen & Bakery
Home to some of the most appetizing sandwiches, salads, and desserts, Sugar Bakers and Small Planet Deli have the fresh tasting ingredients needed to craft deliciously unique sandwiches and dishes. Treat yourself to what you deserve! Sugar Bakers is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, and Saturday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Small Planet Deli is open Monday-Saturday from 10:00 am-9:00 pm.
Small Planet Delicatessen & Bakery : 361-452-2962 | 5625 Saratoga Blvd.
Sugarbakers: 361-884-9541 | 2766 Santa Fe St.
Get your hands dirty in the comfort of your home with pounds or half-pound Cajun seafood boils, from shrimp, mussels, clam, and crawfish to variations of crab and lobster, all covered in the sauce of your choice.
Surfing Crab also offers hibachi grilled dinners with steam or fried rice, mixed vegetables, and soup and salad. Open for curbside-pickup and delivery, Sunday-Thursday from 12:00 pm-10:30 pm, and Friday-Saturday from 12:00 pm-11:00 pm.
361-414-9446 | 6418 S. Staples St. Ste. 124
Señor Jaime’s Mexican Restaurant & Cantina
Señor Jaime’s offers authentic Mexican dishes prepared from the owner, Irasema Campbell’s recipes. Open Monday-Thursday from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm, Friday-Saturday from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm, and Sunday from 11:00 am-4:00 pm.
361-850-8646 | 4615 Everhart Rd.
Railroad Seafood Station
You can’t go wrong with a traditional Gulf-Coast style seafood dinner and fresh-brewed craft beer from Railroad Seafood Station. Besides their mouthwatering signature, crisp homemade onion rings, the rich-tasting tender Gulf shrimp is the hallmark of Railroad Seafood Station. Order curbside or delivery Monday-Thursday from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm, and Friday – Saturday until 11:00 pm.
361-883-6200 | 1214 N. Chaparral St.
Although this spot originated at the 626 Night Market in Los Angeles, California, Crescendo Cafe has introduced the vibrant flavors of South East Asia to the Coastal Bend – making Corpus Christi their second location. Including tasty ramen in both soup and burger form, dessert crepes, and a newly added sushi selection, among other delectable appetizers, salads, and entrees. Although nitro treat production is on pause due to COVID-19, we are looking forward to consuming those one-of-a-kind frozen treats! Open 7 days a week from 11:00 am-10:00 pm.
361-442-2445 | 5118 S. Staples St. Ste. C
Water Street Oyster Bar
Last but certainly not least, Water Street Oyster Bar is a local staple featuring raw oysters and mesquite-grilled gulf catches. A good meal at Water Street must start with the Shrimp Picayune. Order curbside or delivery any day of the week from 11:00 am-10:00 pm.
361-881-9448 | 309 N. Water St. Ste. A